Three Handed Reel (2)

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X: 1 T:Three Handed Reel [2] T:Fanny Frail C:Trad. A:Bromsberrow Heath, Gloucestershire S:Dommett B:Dommett, p. 4, 26, 43 N:originally entered by Rich Holmes, 1996 Sept. M:4/4 K:D L:1/8 I:speed 300 fd A2 fd A2 | g2 f2 ec A2 | g2 f2 e2 d2 | edcB AGFE | DF A2 EG B2 | A2 d>d fd B2 | A2 dc B2 E2 | C2 F2 D4 ||

THREE HANDED REEL [2]. AKA and see "Fanny Frail." English, Morris Dance Tune (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune, a distanced relative (perhaps derivative) of “Manchester Hornpipe (1),” was collected from musicians and dancers at Bromsberrow Heath, Gloucestershire, in England's Cotswolds. Collector Peter Kennedy recorded it there in October, 1952, from melodeon player Beatrice Hill (who played it originally in the key of 'F', the key of her melodeon).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Lionel Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 113.

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