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JAMES HILL'S REEL. English, Reel. England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABA. Composed by Tyneside fiddler and composer James Hill (c. 1811-1853), renowned for his hornpipe compositions. The untitled reel appears in the music manuscript collection [1] of William Hall Lister and Robert Lister of East Bolden, Northumberland, compiled from 1840-1860. The attribution to James Hill is from Jack Davidson's manuscript.

Source for notated version: William Hall Lister and Robert Lister music ms. collection (1840-1860).

Printed sources: Northumberland Pipers' Society (The Fiddle Music of James Hill), 2005; No. 29, p. 11.

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