New Wedding Reel

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X:1 T:New Wedding, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" B:R.M. Levey – “Dance Music of Ireland, vol. 2” (1873, No. 84) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G OBGAG BGAB|BGAB cedc|BGAG BGAG|FDAF G2G2:| g2 (ge) fgaf|g2 (ge) fddf|g2 (ge) fgaf|bgef g2g2| g2 (ge) fgaf|g2 (ge) fddf|g2 (ge) fgaf|bgef gedcO!D.C.!||



NEW WEDDING REEL. AKA and see "Second Wedding (The)." American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Francis O'Neill printed a version of the tune as "Second Wedding (The)," very similar to "New Wedding Reel" printed in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883). "The New Wedding" in R.M. Levey's second collection of Dance Music in Ireland (1873) is a distanced version of both the O'Neill and Ryan reels, but is considered cognate.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 25. Levey (Second Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1873; No. 84. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 51.

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