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X:Ochal Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Young - The Drummond Castle Manuscript, Part 2 (1734, No. 20) B:https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rja14/musicfiles/manuscripts/drummond2.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmix A|D/D/D (dF) A2 Ac|BGAF G/F/E/D/ CE|D/D/D (dF) A3g|fdef d/d/d d:| |:e|fdgf ecce|fdge d2 de|fdgf ecce|fdge fdge|fdgf ecce|(f/g/a) ef d2d:|]



OCHAL REEL. AKA and see "Eccles's Rant/Reel," "Glenlyon (2)," "Mr. Campbell's Reel." Scottish, Reel (cut time). D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the Drummond Castle Manuscript, Part 2 (1734, No. 20, in the possession of the Earl of Ancaster at Drummond Castle), inscribed "A Collection of the best Highland Reels written by David Young, W.M. & Accomptant." Young also entered the tune in two of his subsequent manuscript collections, The MacFarlane Manuscript (c. 1740, No. 93, p. 141) and the Young-Bodleian Manuscript (c. 1740, No. 46, f. 50), albeit under the title "Eccles's Rant/Reel" in both. Under the title "Mr. Campbell's Reel" the melody can be found in the George Skene Manuscript (1715-17, No. 19, f.6).


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