Mrs. Murray's Reel

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MRS. MURRAY('S REEL). AKA and see "Miss Murray's Reel." Scottish, Cape Breton; Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is "Miss Murray's Reel," first printed by Robert Bremner in 1757. Directions for the dance to a reel with this title were written down in 1752 by John McGill, dancing master in Girvan, for his students.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bremner (A Collection of Scots Reels), 1757; p. 11 (appears as "Miss Murray's Reel"). Huntington (William Litten's), 1977; p. 11.

Recorded sources: Shanachie 14001, "The Early Recordings of Angus Chisholm" (Cape Breton).




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