Miss Gunning's Reel

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 Theme code Index    327L4L 3L125L
 Also known as    Contradiction (The), Contradiction Reel (1) (The), Miss Gunning's, Miss Gunning's Fancy
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, English, Irish, Northumbrian/Borders
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    ABBCD, AABBCC, ABCCD
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Charles and Samuel Thompson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 97
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1757
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Miss Gunning’s M:C| L:1/8 B:Thompson’s Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (London, 1757) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc’s:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A c2 BA (G/A/B) ED|CEAc BE E2|c2 BA (G/A/B) Ed|(c/d/e) EB cA A2:| |:aAaA aA A2|(G/A/B) TB2 (G/A/B) TB2|aAaA aA AB|c2 BA EA A2:| |:ceTfe ceTfe|fedc BE TE2|ceTfe ceTfe|fefg aA A2:||

X:2 T:Miss Gunning’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:McGlashan – Reels (1786) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e|(dc)(BA) (G/A/B) (.E.D) | CEAc BEEe | (dc)(BA) (G/A/B) (.E.d) | (c/d/e) Bd c>AA>e | (dc)(BA) (G/A/B) (.E.D) | CEAc BEEe | (.d.c.B.A. G.F.E.D) | CEAd cA A || e | aAaA aA (d/c/B/A/) | GB T(BA/B/) GB T(BA/B/) |aAaA aA d/c/B/A/ | (c/d/e) (Bd) cAAe | aAaA aA (d/c/B/A/) | GB T(BA/B/) GB T(BA/B/) | .e(cBA) .a(cBA) | (c/d/e) (Bd) cA A || |: e | dcBA G/A/B/G/ .E.D | CEAc B/A/G/F/ Ee | (dc)(BA) G/A/B/G/ Ed |c/d/e/c/ B/c/d/B/ cA A :| |: e | cefe cefe | fedc BEEe | cefe cefe | fefg aA A :|]

X:3 T:Miss Gunning's Reel S:Petrie's Second Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances &c. Z:Steve Wyrick <sjwyrick'at'astound'dot'net>, 6/5/04 N:Petrie's Second Collection, page 9 % Gore's Index gives earliest publication as Alexander MacGlashan's "A Coll. Of R. ..." 1786 L:1/8 M:C| R:Reel K:A e|{d}c2 (BA) GBED|CEAc BEEe |{d}c2 (BA) GBEd |ceBd cAA:| g|aAaA a(cBA)|GB (TB3/2A//B//) GB (TB3/2A//B//)|aAaA a(cBA)| (c/d/e) (Bd) cAAg|aAaA a(cBA)|GB (TB3/2A//B//) GB (TB3/2A//B//)|ecBA a(cBA)|(c/d/e) (Bd) cAA|]

X:4 T:Miss Gunning's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:John Rook music manuscript collection (1840, Waverly, Cumbria, p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D g|f2 ed ceAG|FAcf eAAg|f2 ed ceAg|faeg fdd|| d'dd'd d'ddg|c/d/e e2 c/d/e e2|d'dd'd d'ddg|f2 ed Ad d2|| faba faba|bagf eA A2|faba fabf|babc' d'd d2||

X:1 T:Miss Genning’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 626) B: http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/c/c7/IMSLP601433-PMLP562790-ONeill_Rare_Medium_M40_M8_v6.7_text.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A c2 BA G/A/B ED|CEAc BE E2|c2 BA G/A/B Ed|c/d/e EB cA A2:| |:aAaA aA A2|G/A/TB B2 G/A/BTB2|aAaA aA AB|c2 BA EA A2:| |:cefe cefe|fedc BE TE2|cefe cefe|fefg aA A2:|]