Lady Caroline Bligh's Reel

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 Theme code Index    131H3 4242H
 Also known as    Down the Street, Lady Catherine Bligh's Reel, Nimble Fingers (1), Miss Thornton’s Reel
 Composer/Core Source    Robert Mackintosh
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Mackintosh
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 35
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1804
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Lady Catherine Bligh’s Reel C:Robert Mackintosh M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Mackintosh – “A Fourth Collection of New Strathspey Reels, B:also some Famous old Reels” (c. 1804, p. 35) N:Dedicated to the Dutchess [sic] of Manchester N:Robert “Red Rob” Mackintosh (c. 1745-1808) was a Scottish violinist and N:composer active in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. Originally from N:Tullymet, near Pitlochry, Perthshire. He moved to London in the last decade N:of his life. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb f|(d/c/B/A/) BF DB,FD|ECed cGcA|(BABF) GBeg|fedc dBB|| f|fbab fbdB|ecdB (Acce)|dbdf egce|dfAc dBBf| dbab fbdB|ecfB (AccA)|BFDF GBEG|AcFe dBB||

X:1 T:Lady Caroline Bligh's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:A version of "Miss Thornton's Reel" S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 165. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2 BG gGBG|cBAB cAaA|BAGA BGdG|ecdB G2G:| {ga}b2 ag {ga}b2 ag|agfg abc'a|{ga}b2 ag egdg|bagf g2g2| {ga}b2 ag {ga}b2 ag|c'bag egdg|bgaf gefd|ecdB A2A||