Lord St. Clair's Reel

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X:1 T:Lord St. Clair's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Roche Collection, vol. 3, No. 72 (1927) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2 (BG) dGBG|egfa gedB|G2 (BG) dGBG|1 AcBA GEDE:|2 AcBA G2 z2|| d|g2 (eg) fadf|gfga bfef|gbeg fadc|Bdgd BGGd| g2 (eg) fadf|gfga beef|(3bag (3agf gedc|Bdgd BG Gz||



LORD ST. CLAIR'S REEL. AKA and see "After the Sun Goes Down," "Albany Beef," "Buckley's Fancy," "Buckley's Favorite," "From Night 'Till Morn." Irish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. The hereditary title "Lord St. Clair" was established in 1677 in the Peerage of Scotland, although how the name came to be attached to the tune is unknown. The melody is fairly close in contour to O'Neill's "After the Sun Goes Down," although "Albany Beef" shares only one part of the tune.


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Printed sources : - Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3), 1927; No. 72, p. 22.






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