McDonald's Reel

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 Theme code Index    5551H 51H2H2
 Also known as    Lord MacDonald (4), Virginia Reel (1), Leather Breeches, Leather Britches
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:M.E. Eames
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:M.E. Eames music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1859
 Artist    Biography:Jasper Bisbee
 Title of recording    McDonald's Reel
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Edison 51278 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1923
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:McDonald’s Reel M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 7) S: N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|d3e d>Bg>B|d>Bg>B aAAB|d^cde dBgB|A/B/cBA BGGB| d3e d>Bg>B|d>Bg>B aAAB|d^cde dBgB|A/B/cBA BGG|| B|DGBG AGBG|DGBG AGAB|DGBG AGBG|dedc BGGB| DGBG AGBG|DGBG A>GEA|BAGF GFED|EFGA BGG|| B|d3e dBgB|dBgB aAAB|d^cde dBgB|A/B/cBA BGGB| d3e d>Bg>B|dBgB aAAB|d^cde dBgB|A/B/c BA BGG|| g|(dg)(bg) (ag)(bg)|(dg)(Bg) (ag)(eg)|(dg)(bg) (ag)(bg)|d>edc BGGg| (dg)(bg) (ag)(bg)|(dg)(bg) (ag)(eg)|(ba).g.f (gf)(ed)|efga bgg||

X:1 T:McDonald's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B | d3e dBgB | dBgB aAAB | d3e dBgB | AcBA BGGB | Bdde dBgB | dBgB aAAB | Bdde dBgB | AcBA BGG :| |: B | dgbg agbg | dgbg ageg | dgbg agbg | dedc BGGE | DGBG AGBG | DGBG AGEG | BAGF GFED | EFGA BGG :|

X:1 T:McDonald's Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robbins Collection of 200 Jigs, Reels and Country Dances (NY, 1933, No. 61, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|d3e dBgB|dBgB aAAB|d3e dBgB|AcBA BGGB| Bdde dBgB|dBgB aAAB|Bdde dBgB|AcBA BGG:| |:d|dgbg agbg|dgbg ageg|dgbg agbg|dedc BG G2| DGBG AGBG|DGBG AGEG|BAGF GFED|EFGA BGG:|

X:1 T:McDonald's Reel T:Lord MacDonald M:C| L:1/8 N:From an August 1, 1966, field recording of the playing of Fidel N:Martin (1891-1976) of Berlin N.H., originally from Rogersville, NB, recorded N:by folklorist Art Rosenbaum. Martin, a WWI veteran, had a repertory that N:consisted of “Down East”, Acadian, Irish, American and French-Canadian tunes. D: F:UGA Brown Media Archives: identifier artrosen_00180 (Track 15 -13:21 of the tape) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G P:A ef|ggbg agbg|ggbg agef|(g/f/g)bg agbg|d2ed BGBd| ggbg agbg|ggbg agef|ga (g/f/g/a/) gfed|egfg a2ef| (g/f/g)bg agbg|dgbg agef|(g/f/g)bg agbg|dddc BGBd| ggbg agbg|dgbg agef|J.g2 gf gf((3g/f/e/d)|egfg af g2|| P:B Bdde dBg2|dgBg aAA2|Bcde dBB2|AA{Bc}BA BGDG| Bdde dBgB|dBgB aAAc|Bcde dB g2|ABcA BGDG|| P:C DGBG AGBG|DGBG AGEF|G2 BG DGBG|DEDC B,DEF| GGBG DGBG|AG (B/c/B) AGAB|cBAG FEDF |EFGA BGAF| (G/A/G)BG AGBG|AGBG AGEF|GGBG AGBG|DEDC B,DEF| G2 BG AGBG|DG(Bc/B/) A2AB|cBAG (E/F/E)DF |EFGA BGDG|| P:D Bdde dBgg |dgbg aAA2| Bcdd dBgg |ABcA BGDG | Bdde dBgB |dBgg aAAc |Bcde dBgB |ABcA BGAe/f/|| P:A' (g/f/g)bg agbg|dgbg agef|ggbg agbg|Jd2 dc BGBd| Jg2bg agbg|d2bg a2ab|c'2a>g (f/g/f) ed|[M:6/4]e>gfg af (g/f/g/a/) (g/f/g-g2)||