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 Theme code Index    1532 361H3
 Also known as    Bells of St. Louis (1) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    John Lowe
 Region    Scotland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Contra, Down-East/Maritime, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(New England), CANADA(Maritimes/English), CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Joseph Lowe
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Lowe's Collection of Reels Strathspeys and Jigs Book 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1844-45
 Artist    Biography:Hugh A. MacDonald
 Title of recording    Archie Menzies/Fisher's Hornpipe
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Celtic Music 002B (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1935
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Archie Menzies C:John Lowe M:C R:Reel L:1/8 B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 1 (1844–1845, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F C|~F2 CF (AF)EF|Acde fcAF|G2 DG (BG)DG|Bdef gecA| ~F2 CF (AF)EF|Acde fcAF|BdGB AcFA|GBCE F2F|| e|~f2 cf (af)ef|cfag fedc|~g2 dg (bg)^fg|dgba gfef| cfef afef|cfag fedc|BdGB AcFA|GBCE F2 F||

X:1 T:Archie Menzies Reel M:C| L:1/8 S:From a transcription by Carmelle Bégin of the playing of fiddler Dawson Girdwood. K:D A,2|:D2 (A,D) FDA,D|FABc dAFD|{E/F/}E2 (B,E) GEB,E|GABc dBAF| D2 (A,D) FDA,D|FABc dAFD|G2 (EG) (FE)(DE/F/)|1 EDCE D2 (A,B,/C/):|2 EDCE D2 (3ABc|| |:d2 (A>d) f>DA>d|f>de>c d>AFA|e2 (Be) geBe|gefd e(dc>A)| d2 (A>d) fdAd|fdec dA FD|G>FE>G F>E (3DEF|1 (3EED C>E D2 (3ABc:|2 E>DC>E D2 (A,B,C||

X:2 T:Archie Menzies Reel M:4/4 L:1/8 K:F C2|F2 CF AFEF|Acde fdAF|G2 DG BGDG|Bdef gdBG| F2 CF AFEF|Acde fcAF|BdGB AcFA|GFDE F2:| |:e2|f2 cf afef|cfag fedc|g2 dg bg^fg|dgba gfed| cfef afef|cfag fedc|BdGB AcFA|GFDE F2:|]