Morris Reel (2)

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MORRIS REEL [2]. AKA and see "Headington Morris Reel." English, Morris Dance Tune (2/2 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A dance and tune collected from dancers in the village of Headington (Oxfordshire), in England's Cotswolds. Collector Cecil Sharp met anglo-concertina player William Kimber (1872-1961) the day after Christmas (Boxing Day), in 1899, playing for the Headington Quarry Morris Dancers. Kimber called "The Morris Reel (1)" by the title "Bold Huzzar (The)", although at times he also used a version of "Soldier's Joy" for the dance (recorded on HMV B.9672 in 1948).

William Kimber



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 189.

Recorded sources:




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