New Honey Moon (The)

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 Theme code Index    5353H 64H1H6
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    John Hall
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Selection of Strathspeys Reels Waltzes & Irish Jigs
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 19
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1818
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:New Honey Moon, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:John Hall – “A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs” (c. 1818, p. 19) B: N:”Printed and sold by John Hall, at his Music Room.” N:Hall (1788-1862) was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. His dancing master’s ‘kit’ N:(a small fiddle) used in his dancing lessons, is still preserved. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A2 F>G A>d f2|(Be)ge dcBA|A2 F>G Adfd|Bgec d2d2:| e2 c>d e>f g2|f2 d>e f>g a2|b>g Tg2 a>f Tf2|gfed dcBA| e2 c>d e>f g2|f2 d>e f>g a2|bagb agfa|gfge d2d2||

X:1 T:Reel [50] T:Untitled N:A version of "New Honey Moon Reel" in John Hall's (Ayrshire) c. 1818 collection M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 115, p. 25) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G2 EG Gcec|Aefd cBAB|G2 EG Gcec|1AcBd cc/c/ cA:|2 AcBd cc/c/ c2|| d2Bc defd|e2cd ef g2|a2 fa g2 eg|fefd c2 ce| dcBc defd|ed d ef g2|agfa gfeg|fefd cBAB||