Mason's Apron (The)

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 Theme code Index    3111 5L132
 Also known as    Práiscín an Mhásúin, Práiscín an Saorcloice, Apron (The), Braes of Glenorchy (1), Carton's Reel (1), I Don't Like the Guidewife, Isla Reel (1) (The), Kerberry Reel (The), Lady Carbury, Miss Carbury, Miss Carberry, Lowrie Tarrel, Mason's Cap (The), Mason Laddie (The), Miss Carbery's Reel, Miss Hope’s Favorite, Praiscin an Saorcloc, Reel des bretelles, Roxberry Reel, S' coma leam do shean taighe, Tablier du macon (Le), Toss the Feather, Wooden Spoon (The), Gallagher's Reel (1), Reel de Longueuil, Goodwife (The), Drops of Brandy (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Contra, English, Irish, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish, Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Editor/Compiler    Robert Ross
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Choice Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1780
 Artist    John J. Kimmel
 Title of recording    Medley of Irish Reels: Mason's Apron/Cuckoo's Nest
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia A-1915 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1915
Mason's Apron

Played by: Seina Shirakura
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Listen to the: Under the Masons Apron Folk Show #59 April 2016
 Score   (1)   
The Mason's Apron

X:1 T:Mason's Apron M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel K:A |:ed|c2A2 ABAF|EFAB c2BA|dBB2 BcBA|Bcde f2ed| c2A2 ABAF|EFAB c2BA|Bcde fefa|AAcB A2:| |:ed|cAeA fAeA|cAeA fedc|dBfB gBfB|dBfB gfed| cAeA fAeA|cAeA fedc|Bcde fefa|AAcB A2:|]

X:1 T:Mason's Apron, The (Old Scotch) M:C L:1/8 Q:"Allegro" R:Reel B:Thomas Wilson - Companion to the Ball Room (1816, p. 53) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G BGGG G>AGE|DEGA B2 AG|cAAB A>BAG|ABcd e2g2| BGGG G>AGE|DEGA B2 AG|ABcd egdB|ABcd e2g2|| BGdG eGdG|BGdG B2 AG|cAeA gAeA|cAeA c2 BA| BGdG eGdG|BGdG B2 AG|cBcd efgB|ABcd e2g2||

X:1 T:Mason’s Apron, The, or Roxberry Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Rev. Luke Donnellan – “Oriel Songs and Dances", S:Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society (vol. II, No. 2, 1909; No. 49) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A ed|cAA/A/A ABAF|EFAB dcBA|dBB/B/B (3Bcd BA|Beef gfed| cAA/A/A ABAF|EFAB dcBA|Bcde fedc|dBAG A2 Ad|| cAeA fAeA|cAeA fedc|dBfB bBfB|dBfB gfed| cAeA fAeA|cAeA fedc|Bcde fdec|dBAG Bafd||

X:3 T:Mason's Apron M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Arthur Robertson's transcription of Sean Maguire's variations (1985) K:A (fg)|a>A A/A/A (cB)A(F|EF)AB c(ABc)|d>B B/B/B (dc)BA|(Bc)de (gf)ed| c>A A/A/A (cB)A(F|EF)AB c(ABc)|dcd(e ga)gf|edcB A:| |:(fed)|c>A A/A (fA)ed|c>A A/A/A (fe)dc|d>B B/B/B (gB)fB|d>B B/B/B (gf)ed| c>A A/A/A (fA)ed|c>A A/A/A (fe)dc|(Bc)de (ga)gf|edcB A:| |:(GAB)|c2 (ec) fcec|c/c/c (ac) gcfc|d2(fd) gdfd|d/d/d (ad) gdfd| c2 (ec) fcec|c/c/c (ac) gcfc|(dc)de (ga)gf|edcB A:| |:(efg)|a>e e/e/e (ae)fg|a(bga) fefa|b>f f/f/f (bf)g^a|b2 (^ab) fefg| a>e e/e/e (ae)fg|a(bga) fef(g|ag)af ecA(c|BA)Bc A2:| |:e2|(ac')_ea (c'e)ac'|(gd')eb (d'e)bd'|(ea)c'e (ac')ea|(3gbg eg (be)gb| (ea)c'e (ac')ec'|(gb)eb (d'e)bd'|(ea)c'e (gb)eb|g(efg) a2:|| P:"5th position variations, play an octave higher" c2|c2 (ec) fcec|c/c/c (ec) fcec|d2 (fd) AdFA|dFAd fded| c2 (ec) fcec|c/c/c (ec) fce(c|dc)de fde(d|cA)BG A3B| c2 (ec) fcec|Acec|Gcec|d/d/d (fd) AdFA|dFAd fded| c2 (ec) (fc)ec|c/c/ (ec) fce(c|dc)de fde(d|cA)BG A2|| P:"1st position" |:(e>g)|a>A A/A/A (cB)A(F|ED)CB, A,CEA|F>D D/D/D (FD)F(A|dc)BA GBeg| a>A A/A/A (cA)E(D|CA,)CE A(EcA)|dfB(d ce)Ac|BABc A2:|| d2|c2 (ec) Acec|Gcec =Gcec|d/d/d (fd) AdF(A|dF)Ad fded| c2 (ec) Acec|Gcec =Gcec|(dc)de (ga)gf|edcB AGAB| c2 (ec) Acec|Gcec =Gcec|d/d/d (fd) Adf(d|bg)af (e=f) (^fg)| (3aba (3gag (3fgf (3efe|(3ded (3cdc (3BcB (3ABA|(3GAG (3FGF (3EFE (3DED|(3CDC (3B,CB, {A,}C2||