Freeman's Reel

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 Theme code Index    1216L 1565
 Also known as    Portsmouth Hornpipe (1), Whiskey You're the Devil, Freemason's Reel, Fireman's Reel (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John M. Aldinger
 Book/Manuscript title    John M. Aldinger music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    Civil War era
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 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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T:Freeman's Reel
M:C
L:1/8
S:John M. Aldinger’s music manuscript collection (American Civil War-era)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
N:The title appears to be Aldinger's miss-hearing of the title "Freemason's 
N:Reel" or "Fireman's Reel," both among the several names for the tune.
F: https://archive.org/stream/JohnMAldingerBook/MUMSS-00121#page/n41/mode/2up
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