Bushwick Reel

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 Theme code Index    5555 3235
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Michael Higgins
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Mid Atlantic)
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Michael Higgins
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Original Dances Waltzes and Hornpipes for the Violin
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 4
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1829
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Bushwick Reel M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel C:M. Higgins B:Original Dances, Waltzes & Hornpipes for the Violin (1829, p. 4) B:Composed by M. Higgins. New York. Published by Firth & Hall, 1 Franklin Sq. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb d/e/|f/g/f/g/ fb|f/g/f/g/ fb|d/f/b/f/ c/f/a/f/|d/b/a/g/ f/e/d/e/| f/g/f/g/ fb|f/g/f/g/ fb|d/f/b/f/ c/f/a/f/|bf/d/ B|| F/E/|D/F/F B/F/d/F/|C/F/F A/F/c/F/|D/F/B/F/ C/F/A/F/|D/F/B/d/ c/A/F/E/| D/F/F B/F/d/F/|C/F/F A/F/c/F/|D/F/B/D/ C/F/A/c/|BdB!D.C.!||

X:1 T:Bushwick Reel N:The composition is credited to Zeke Backus in Coes collection, but N:was composed more than forty years prior by Michael Higgins. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, B:leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a B:Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, B:Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc. (1876, p. 25) N:Coes performed with the San Francisco Minstrels in California from 1852 to 1859. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb d/e/|{g}f/=e/f/g/ fb|{g}f/=e/f/g/ fb|d/f/b/f/ c/f/a/f/|d/f/b/a/ g/f/d/e/| {g}f/=e/f/g/ fb|{g}f/=e/f/g/ fb|d/f/b/f/ c/f/a/f/|b/g/d/f/ B:| F/E/|D/F/ {G}(3F/E/F/ B/F/d/F/|C/F/ {G}(3F/E/F/ A/F/c/F/|D/F/B/F/ C/F/A/F/|B/d/c/A/ B/G/F/E/| D/F/ {G}(3F/E/F/ A/F/d/F/ |CF {G}(3F/E/F/ A/F/c/F/|D/F/B/F/ C/F/A/F/|B/d/c/A/ B||