Good-Humoured Reel (The)

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 Theme code Index    5L122 5336L
 Also known as    Quick Step from Oscar and Malvina
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    IRELAND(Ulster)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Peter Kennedy
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 54, p. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1997
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Good-Humoured Reel, "A Scotch Air" M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 53) N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 450) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (DG)GB (AG)Gg|dBBG AGEz|(DG)GB AGGg|cBAB G2G2:| (ga)gf dBBg|dBBG AGEz|gage dBBg|agab g2g2| gage dBBg|dBcA AGEz|DGGA AGGg|dBAc G2G2:|