Bell's Favorite

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 Theme code Index    3465 751H5
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Down-East/Maritime
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    USA(New England), CANADA(Maritimes/English), CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Don Messer
 Book/Manuscript title    Way
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 74
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1948
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BELL'S FAVORITE. Canadian, New England; Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Bears some resemblance to "Tennessee Hornpipe" in Bayard (1981).

Printed sources: Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 74. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 132, p. 87. Miller & Perron (New England Fiddlers Repertoire), 1983; No. 46.

X:1
T:Bell's Favorite
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
FEF GFG|BAF A2d|cde ABc|dcB A2G|
FEF GFG|BAF A2d|cde ABc|d3 d3:|
|:a2a fdf|gfg e2d|cde ABc|dcB Afg|
aba fdf|gfg e2d|cde ABc|d3 d3:||