Colonel McBain's

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search

Colonel McBain's  Click on the tune title to see or modify Colonel McBain's's annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Browse/:Colonel McBain's
Query the Archive
 Theme code Index    3b13b5 27bL24
 Also known as    Ardtaoiseac Mic Baeitine (An), Captain McBain's, Colonel McBean, Colonel M'Bain's Reel, Col. McBain, Boston Rattlers', Brian Boru's March (1), Dan Sullivan's Reel, Devonshire Hunt (The), Devonshire Reel (1) (The), Duke of Clarence Reel (The), General McBean, Hobb's Favorite, John Frank, Johnny's Wedding, Miss Abercrombie's Reel, Sporting Paddy (3), Sporting Molly (1), Phelan's Fancy, Woer with the pock of meal, Suìridhach a phoca mhine
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, Ireland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Bremner
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances for the Year 1769
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 101
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1769
 Artist    Joe Cormier
 Title of recording    Old Time Wedding Reels
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Rounder 7013
 Year recorded    1992
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Colln. MacBain’s Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Bremner – “For the year 1769 a collection of scots reels, or country dances” (p. 101) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gdor c|(B/c/d) Gd BGdB|(A/B/c) Fc AFcA|(B/c/d) Gd BGdG|(^F/G/A) DF G2-G:| =f|f2 Bf B/B/B fB|c>dT(cB) ABcA|Gg-ga bag^f|gb (a/g/^f) g2-ga| (g/a/b) fd Bdfd|cdTcB ABcA|Bdg^f gdc_e|dBcA G2-G||

X:1 T:Colln. McBean’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Ross – Choice Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances B:& Strathspeys (Edinburgh, 1780, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin c|(B/c/d) (Gd) BGdB|(A/B/c) (Fc) AFcA|(B/c/d) (Gd) BGdG|(^F/G/A) DF (G2 G):| A|B3f B/B/B (fB)|(c>dTc>)B ABcA|G (g2a) bag^f|gba^f g2 (ga)| (g/a/b) (=fd) Bdfd|(c>d)TcB ABcA|Bdg^f gBce|dBcA (G2 G)|]

X:1 T:Colonel McBain M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:John Sutherland music manuscript collection, c. 1785 N:Sutherland was a pastoral piper from Aberdeenshire Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|(G/A/B) EB GEBE|(F/G/A) DA FDAF|(G/A/B) EB GEBE|(F/G/A) DF E2E2:| |:FGGd BGdB|ABAG FGAF|Eeef gfed|eg(f/e/d) e2 ef| (e/f/g) dB GBdB|ABAG FGAF|GBed eBAc|BGAF E2E2:|

X:1 T:Colonel Macbain’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Joshua Campbell – A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys (Glasgow, 1789, pp. 32-33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin c|TB2 (Gd) BGdG|(A/B/c) (Fc) AFcA|TB2 (Gd) BGdG|TA>^FDF G3:| A|B2 (Bf) B/B/B (dB)|c>dcB ABcA|G(gg)a bag^f|(g/a/b) (a^f) g2 (g>a)| (g/a/b) (fd) Bdbd|caBg ABcA|Gg^fa gBce|dBcA G2G||

X:2 T:Col. Macbean's Reel C:R. Petrie S:Petrie's Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c. Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 6/11/04 N:Petrie's Second Collection, page 14 L:1/8 M:C| R:Reel K:Gm c|(B/c/d) (Gd) BGdG |(A/B/c) (Fc) AFcF|(B/c/d) (Gd) BGdG |^F/G/A DF G2 G, :| A|B3f B/B/B (fd)|cdcB ABcA|G(gga) bag^f|gba^f g2 (ga)| (g/a/b) (fd) Bdfd|cdcB ABcA|Bdg^f gdce |dBcA G2G |]

X:3 T:Colonel McBain M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C d|(c/d/e) (Ae) cAec|BdGd BGdB|(c/d/e) (Ae) cAec|BGEG A2z:|| B|(ce).g.e (ce).g.e|dedc cBAG|Aaab c'bag|ac'ag a2a2| gc'ge cege|dedc BcdB|ceag aedf|ecdB A2A||

X:1 T:Colonel McBain M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 4 (1844–1845, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin c|(B/c/d) Gd (BG)dB|(A/B/c) Fc(AF) cA|(B/c/d) Gd(BG) dG|^F/G/A D^F G2G:| A|B3-f B/B/B (fd)|cdcB ABcA|Ggga bag^f|(g/a/b) a^f g2 ga| (g/a/b) =fd (Bd)fd|cdcB ABcA|Bdg^f gdc_e|dBcA G2G||

X:1 T:Coll M’Bain’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Manson – Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1844, p. 61) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin c|(B/c/d) Gd BGdB|(A/B/c) (Fc) AFcA|(B/c/d) (Gd) BGdG|(^F/G/A) D>F {F}G2G:| A|TB2 Bf B/B/ fd|c>dcB ABcA|Ggga bag^f|(g/a/b) a^f Tg2 ga| g/a/b (=fd) (B/c/d/e/) fd|c>dcB A>BcA|Bdg^f gdc_e|dBcA {^F}G2 G,||

X:1 T:Suìridhach a phoca mhine T:Woer with the pock of meal T:Colonel Macbain M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix d|ceAa cAeA|BdGd BGdB|ceAa cAec|dBGB AAA:| d|c2 c<e c<cg>e|d>edc BcdB|d<aag aeea|gefd e2 ef| gage c<cge|dedc BcdB|d<aag aeea|ecdB AAA||

X:1 T:Colonel Mac Bean's Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 2, p. 156) N:Canon Goodman was a uilleann piper and cleric who collected primarily N:in County Cork in the mid-19th century N:The key is given as G major in Goodman's MS, but this may have been N:a mistake in transcription, for it works well in G minor. F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G c|(3Bcd Gd BGdB|(3ABc Fc AFcA|(3Bcd Gd BGdB|(3ABc DF G3:| |:c|B2 Bc Bdfd|cdcB ABcA|g2 ga bagf|(3gab af g2 ga| (3gab fd Bdfd|cdcB ABcA|G2 (3gab fdcB|dcBA G2:|]

X:4 T:Colonel McBain's Reel M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Rice-Walsh manuscript Z:Paul Kinder R:Reel K:Edor EF|GEBE GABG|FDAD FGAF|GEBE GABc|dBAF E2 EF| GEBE GABG|FDAD FGAF|GEBE GABc|dBAF E2|| ef|gefd edBc|dBAG FD D2|gfed edBA|Beed e2 ef| gefd edBc|dBAG FD D2|EFGA B2 Bc|dBAF E2||

X:1 T:Col. McBain’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 620) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin c|(B/c/d) Gd BGdB|(A/B/c) (Fc) AFcA|(B/c/d) (Gd) BGdG|(^F/G/A) D>F {F}G2G:| A|TB2 Bf B/B/b fd|c>dcB ABcA|Ggga bag^f|(g/a/b) a^f Tg2 ga| (g/a/b) =fd (B/c/d/e/) fd|c>dcB A>BcA|Bdg^f gdc_e|dBcA {F}G2G,||

X:1 T:Captain McBain’s Reel T:Colonel McBain’s M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 6, p. 2) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G Bc/d/ Gd BGdG|AB/c/ Fc AFcF|Bc/d/ Gd BGGB|AGFA G2A2| Bc/d/ Gd BGdG|AB/c/ Fc ABcA|Gggf gdBd|cAFA AG G2|| A|B2 =BA Bdfd|cdcB ABcA|Gggf gabg|agfa g2a2| G2 dc defd|cdcB AGFA|Gggf gdBd|AFA G2A2| BABA Bdgd|cdcB ABcA|Gggf gabg|agfa g2a2| bBBA Bdfd|cdcG ABcA|Ggga bgag|fdcA AG G2||

X:5 T:Colonel MacBean M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin c|B/c/d Gd BGdG|A/B/c Fc AFcA|B/c/d Gd BGdG|^F/G/A DF G2G:| A|~(B2 B)f B/B/B fd|cdcB ABcA|G(gg)a bag^f|g/a/b a^f ~g2 ga| g/a/b fd ~Bdfd|cdcB ABcA|Bdg^f gdce|dBcA G2G||

X:6 T:Colonel McBain M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 645 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin EF|GBEF GEBE|FADE FDAD|GBEF GEBE|FADF E2 EF| GBEF GEBE|FADE FDAD|G2 GF GBdB|AFDF E2||EF| G2 GF GBdB|ABAG FAAF|Eee^d ef|gefd Beef| gfge dedB|ABAG FGAF|Beed BcdB|AFDF E2||