Annotation:Pretty Jane's Reel

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X:1 T:Pretty Jane's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (EA)(AB) (cB)(cd) | ecdB cAFA | (EA)(AB) (cB)(cd) | ecAc B2A2 | (EA)(AB) (cB)(cd) | ecdB cAFA | (EA)(AB) (cB)(cd) | ecAc B2A2 :| |: a2 (ca) (ea)(ca) | dBcA (BG) E2 | a2 (ea) eac'a | {c'}babc' a2z2 | (ac')(fa) (ea)(ce) | dBcA (BG) E2 | EA(AB) cBcd | ecBc A2z2 :|

PRETTY JANE'S REEL. AKA and see “Stick it in the Ashes." American, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also O’Neill’s variants “Macroom Lasses” and “More Power to Your Elbow,” and Ryan’s/Cole’s “Last Night's Fun (1).” Famed Irish fiddler Michael Coleman (1891-1945) played a version as the first tune in his schottische set entitled "Killarney Wonder (4)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 38. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 64.

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