Billy Caples' Reel

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 Theme code Index    5144 5115L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Bill Black
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music's the Very Best Thing
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 50, p. 26
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1996
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

T: Billy Caples' Reel
S: Mike Reynolds
Z: transcribed by B.Black
Q: 350
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: G
e | dG (3GFG cBce | dGGA GEDE | GFGA BABc | dega bage |
dG (3GFG cBce | dGGA GEDE | GFGA dcde | dggf g3 :|
e | (3gfg bg efge | dBGB AGED | (3gfg bg egdg | eaab agef |
(3ede ge cdec | dBGB AGED | GFGA BABc | dggf g3 :||

BILLY CAPLES' REEL. Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is named after Boston accordion player Billy Caples, thought to be the source for the tune.

Source for notated version: New Jersey flute and Boston fiddle players Mike and Larry Reynolds, respectively [Black].

Printed source: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 50, p. 26.