Honorable Miss Sempill
X:1 T:Honorable Miss Semple’s Reel, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Preston’s 24 Country Dances for the Year 1804 (No. 581, p. 226) N: “With proper tunes and directions to each dance, as they are performed at N:Court, Bath and all Public Assemblies.” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G f|g2 dB GBdB|a2 ec Acea|g2 (dB) GBdB|cedc BG-Gf| g2 (dB) GBdB|a2 (ec) Acea|g2 eg dgBg|cA (d/c/B/A/) BGG|| D|(B,D).G.D (CE).A.E|(DF).A.B (cA).B.G|(B,D).G.D (CE).A.E|(DF).A.B (BG).G.D| (B,D).G.D (CE).A.E|(DF).A.B (ce).d.c|(Bd).g.B (ce).a.g|(fd).a.f .g.G.G|]
HONORABLE MISS SEMPILL. AKA - "Honorable Miss Semple’s Reel." AKA and see "Miss Simple's Reel." Scottish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune is attributed to Robert Mackintosh ('Red Rob') by John Glen. The tune was entered into Book 2 of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) under the title "Miss Simple's Reel."