Mother's Reel

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 Theme code Index    3H3H1H1H 5534
 Also known as    Reel de mon maton (Le), Reel du régiment, Ladies Quadrille, Yellow Knife
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Don Messer
 Region    Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Down-East/Maritime
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Central), USA(New England), CANADA(Maritimes/English), CANADA(Western Canada)
 Structure    AABCC, ABBCC, AABCC', AA'BB'CC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Don Messer
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Way Down East
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 27
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1948
 Artist    Biography:Don Messer and His Islanders
 Title of recording    Mother's Reel/Rambler's Hornpipe
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Apex 26287 (78rpm)
 Year recorded    1945
"Mother's Reel", Don Messer and His Islanders. Apex 26287-A (78 RPM)
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Mother's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel K:C g>f|e3f cBcA|GAGF EGFE|DGBG dGBG|DGBd gagf| e2ed cBcA|GAGF EGFE|DGBG dGAB|cdcB c2:| ||Bc|d2d^c defg|d2d^c defg|B2Bc BAGA|BcBA B2Bc| d2d^c defg|d2d^c defg|abag fdef|gagf g2|| K:C |:(3GAB|c2ec gc ea|gg ec Bc dB|c2ec gc ea|1 gg ec Bc dB:|2 gg ec Bc||

X:1 T:Mother’s T:Reel du régiment 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 Acadian, Irish, American and French-Canadian tunes. D: F:UGA Brown Media Archives: identifier artrosen_00180 (Track 7 -24:48 of the tape) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C P:A e2 e>d cBcA|.Gz GF EGEG|D-GBG dGBG|D-GBd ga(g/f/e)| eeed cB (c/B/A)|G2 GF EGEG|D-GD-G dGBd|cedB (c/B/c) gg| e2 ed cBcA|G2 GF E2GE|D-GBG dGBG|D-GBd gagg| eced cB (c/B/A)|G2 GF EGEG|D-GBG dGBd|cedB (c/B/c)|| P:B K:G Bc|.dzdB ddeg|d2 d-B d2 eg|B2 B-c BAGA|BGBB {Bc}BABc| d2dB ddeg|d2 dB defg|a2 ag fdef|gbaa g2AB|| P:C K:C GB|(c/d/c) ec gcec|gcec B-cdB|(c/d/c) ec gcec| gcec B-cdB|(c/d/c) ec gcea|ggec (Bc)dB|| P:C' (alternate) K:C cdec gcea|(g/a/g)ec B-cdB|(c/d/c) ec gcea| g(a/g/e)g B-cdB|(c/d/c) ec gcea|g(a/g/ e)c BcdB||

X:1 T:Mother's Reel S:Benny Thomasson (Texas) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Voyager VRDC 345, Benny Thomasson - Say Old Man can You Play the Fiddle? (1999) F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C gf|efed cdcA|GAGF EGFE| DGBG dGBG|DGBG gagf| efed cdcA|GAGF EGFE| DGBG dGBG|[E2c2](d/c/B) [E2c2]:| K:G |:Bc|d2(e/d/^c) defg|d2 (e/d/^c) defg|B2 B>(B c/B/A) G(B|c/B/A) GB AcBc| d2(e/d/^c) defg|d2 (e/d/^c) defg|abag fdaf|[B2g2] ([B/a][B/g/][B/f/][B/a/]) [B2g2]:| K:C |:(3G/A/B/|c2 ec gcec|"*"agec BcdB|c2 ec gcec|BcdB GdBG| c2 ec gcec|agec Bcde|gage fdBG|[E2c2](d/c/B) [E2c2]:|] P:Substitutions "*"(g/a/g)ec BcdB|c2 ef gced|cdBc dcBG|