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X:1 T:Donnybrook [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:"Stop Reel" B:Harding's All-Round Collection (1905, No. 199) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (3D/E/F/|Gd/B/ G(3d/B/A/|G/D/E/F/ G/A/B/c/|d/B/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|E/AB/ A/F/E/D/| Gd/B/ G(3d/B/A/|G/D/E/F/ G/A/B/c/|d/B/g/e/ d/B/A/G/|E/A/F/D/ G:| z|bg ze|zf CB,|bg ze|zF B,2|bg ze|zF CB,|G(3F/^G/^A/ B(3F/G/A/|B z[FAcd]||

DONNYBROOK [2]. American, "Stop Reel." G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABA. Called a 'stop reel' presumably because the 'B' part has several halting syncopations in it. Presumably it was the vehicle for a novelty or stage dance from around the turn of the 20th century.

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Printed sources : - Harding's All Round Collection, 1905; No. 199, p. 63.

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