Reel of Cluny (The)

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X:1 T:Reel of Cluny, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel C:Joseph Lowe S:Kerr – Merry Melodies, vol. 3, No. 88 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A E|A2 (c/B/A) aAcA|aAce fBBc|A2 (c/B/A) aAcA|dfec A/A/A A:| |:g|aece dfec|aece fBBg|1 aece dfec| dBec A/A/A A:|2 afge fdec|dfec A/A/A A||

REEL OF CLUNY, THE. Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Joseph Lowe of Marykirk, editor of the mid-19th century Lowe collections. Cluny Castle [1] was built in 1604 in Aberdeenshire in the parish of Cluny by the Gordon family, in whose hands it remains.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880’s; No. 88, p. 11. J. Murray Neil (The Scots Fiddle vol. 1: Tunes, Tales & Traditions of the North-East and Central Highlands), 2012.

Recorded sources : - Rounder 7017, Joseph Cormier - "Informal Sessions" (1996). Rounder 7059, Alex Francis MacKay with Gordon MacLean – “Gaelic in the Bow” (2005).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]

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