Big John McNeil

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Big John McNeil

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 Theme code Index   1L3L6L3L 13L6L3L
 Also known as    Big John McNeal, John McNeil, John McNeil's Reel, Lord Ramsay's Reel
 Composer/Core Source    Peter Milne
 Region    Canada, Ireland, Scotland, United States
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Contra, Down-East/Maritime, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    IRELAND(Ulster), USA(Central), USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(New England), CANADA(Maritimes/English), CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario), CANADA(Western Canada)
 Structure    AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    Feldman & O'Doherty
 Book/Manuscript title    Northern Fiddler (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 187
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1979
 Artist    Ward Allen
 Title of recording    Ward Allen Presents Maple Leaf Hoedown vol. 1
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    GRT Records SP 203
 Year recorded    
 PDF Score    ("" is not recognized as a Boolean (true/false) value.)   


Big John McNeil: Annotations


X:1
T:Big John McNeil
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Reel
K:A
A,2CE FECE|AECE FECE|A,2CE FECE|FAGF EDCB,|
A,2CE FECE|AECE FECB,|A,CB,D CEDF|EFBd cA A2:|
|:eAfA eAcd|eAfA e2 (3agf|eAfA eAce|dedc B2 cd|
eAfA eAcd|eAfA e2fg|agfe fedc|1 defg a2 cd:|2 BAGF EDCB,|]
X:2
T:Big John McNeil
T:Lord Ramsey's Reel
T:John McNeil's Reel
C:Peter Milne (1824-1908)
R:reel
H:A version of this is also called "Big John MacNeill"
D:De Dannan: Mist Covered Mountain
D:Begley & Cooney: Meitheal
Z:id:hn-reel-510
M:C|
K:A
A,2CE FECE|AECE FECE|A,2CE FECE|FCEC B,DCB,|
A,2CE FECE|AECE FECE|D2FD CDEC|1 B,A,G,A, B,CDB,:|2 B,A,G,A, B,2cd||
|:eA~A2 eAfA|eA~A2 efga|eA~A2 agfe|dB=GB dGBd|
eA~A2 eAfA|eA~A2 efga|agfe fedc|1 BAGA B2cd:|2 BAGF EDCB,||
X:3
T: Big John McNeil
C: Peter Milne (1824-1908)
N: Peter Milne was a friend and teacher of J.S.Skinner.
B: Hunter 237, BSFC IX-2, John McNeil's Reel in SFT p.13, NEFR p.133
M: C|
L: 1/8
F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/abc/Scotland/reel/BigJohnMcNeil_A3.abc
K: A
|: E2 \
|A,2CE FECE | AECE FECE |\
A,2CE FECE | FAGF EDCB, |
A,2CE FECE | AECE FECE |\
|B,DCE DFEG | FAGB cA A2 :|
|: cd |eAfA eAca | eAfA e2 (3fga |\
eAfA eAce | daca B2cd |
| eAfA eAca | eAfA e2fg |\
agfe fedc |[1 defg a2 :|[2 BAGF EDCB, :| HA,4 |]

Big John McNeil: Annotations