Circus Reel (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Circus Reel [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Daniel McLaren – Collection of Strathspey Reels, etc. (1794) K:F A|F2 (FA) cAAf|F2 (FA) BGGA|F2 (FA) cAAc|defg aff:| |:g|affc Accf|affd eggb|a>fge fdc>A|B<Gc>B AFF:|]

CIRCUS REEL, THE. Scottish, Reel (cut or whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title probably has associations with the Royal Circus of Edinburgh, established by equestrian John Bill Ricketts and John Parker in 1791.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - McLaren (A Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1794. Petrie (Third Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1802; p. 15.

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