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X:1 T:Keno Reel M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, B:leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a B:Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, B:Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc. (1876, p. 17) N:Coes performed with the San Francisco Minstrels in California from 1852 to 1859. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (3A,/B,/C/|(3D/D/D/ D/A,/ B,/D/G/B/|A/F/E/D/ F/D/B,/A,/ |(3D/D/D/ D/A,/ B,/D/G/B/|A/F/E/F/ Dz:| |:(3A/B/c/|d/c/B/A/ B/c/d/e/|f/d/g/e/ f/d/e/c/|d/c/B/A/ B/c/d/e/|f/d/e/c/ d/c/B/c/| d/c/B/A/ B/c/d/e/|f/d/g/e/ a/f/g/e/|d/c/B/A/ B/c/d/e/|f/d/e/c/ cz:|]



KENO REEL. American, Reel (cut or 2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Chinese immigrants introduced the gambling game Keno to the US in the 19th century, where the name was Westernized into boc hop bu and puck-apu. By 1866, it had already become a widely popular gambling game in Houston, Texas, under the name keno.


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Printed sources : - George H. Coes (Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc.), 1876; p. 17. Laybourn (Köhler's Violin Repository Book 1), 1881; p. 76.






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