Mr. Thomas Jarvis's Reel

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X:1 T:Mr. Thomas Jarvis Reel C:John Clark M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:John Clark – A Collection of New Strathspey Reels & Country Dances (1795, p. 1) B: http://hms.scot/fiddle/copy/4/ N:”Dedicated to the Musical Society of Perth” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A c|cA A/A/A A2 EA|Bcd fBBe|cA A/A/A A2 EA|dfed cAA:| d|(c/d/e) (ea) fdec|fdec fBBd|(c/d/e) (ea) fdec|dBed cAAd| (c/d/e) (ea) fdec|fdec fBBd|(ce).e.a (df).f.b|edcB cAA||



MR. THOMAS JARVIS'S REEL. Scottish, Reel (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Mr. Thomas Jarvis" is a reel from the sole publication of fiddler-composer John Clark, who dedicated his volume to the Musical Society of Perth. Unfortunately, there is no further information to be had on Clark (John Glen and David Baptie are silent). See also Clark's composition for another member of the family, "Miss Mary Jarvis' Reel."


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Printed sources : - John Clark (A Collection of New Strathspey Reels & Country Dances), 1795; p. 1. Laybourn (Köhler’s Violin Repository, Book One), 1881; p. 88.






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