Opera Reel (1)

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Opera Reel (1)

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 Theme code Index   1133 1126L
 Also known as    McDonagh's Reel (4), Duke of Cornwall's Reel, Tommy Gunn's Reel, Celebrated Opera Reel (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, English, Irish, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario), USA(Central), USA(Great Lakes/Northern Tier), USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(New England), USA(Southwest)
 Structure    ABBCCD
 Editor/Compiler    Thomas WIlson
 Book/Manuscript title    A Companion to the Ball Room
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 81
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1816
 Artist    Jasper Bisbee
 Title of recording    Opera Reel
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Edison 51278 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1923
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X:6 T:Opera Reel [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel/Country Dance B:Tracy’s selection of the present favorite country dances (179?) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D DD/D/ DG FEFA|DD/D/ DF EDEF|DD/D/ DG FEFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:dDdD dAFD|dDdD dAFD|dDdD dgfe|dDdD dAFD|BdAF E2E2:| |:afaf gege|fdfd ecBA|afaf gege|fbac d2d2:| |:Ddfd Eebg|Aceg fdfd|Ddfd Eege|fbac d2d2:||

X:1 T:Opera Reel, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:John Gow – A Favorite Collection of Slow Airs, B:Strathspeys and Reels (London, c. 1804, p. 24) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D/D/D DG TFEFA|D/D/D DF TEDEF|D/D/D DG FEFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:(dD)(dD) dAFD|(dD)(dD) .d(gfe)|(dD)(dD) dAFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:afaf gege|fdcd ecBA|afaf gege|fdec d/d/d d2:| |:.D(dfd) .E(ege)|Aceg fdfd|.D(dfd) .E(ege)|fdec d/d/d d2:|]

X:1 T:Opera Reel [1] M:C L:1/8 Q:"Allegro" R:Reel B:Thomas Wilson - Companion to the Ball Room (1816, p. 81) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D DD/D/ DD FEFA|DD/D/ DF EDEF|DD/D/ DD FEFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:dDdD dAFA|dDdD dgfe|dDdD dAFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:fafa gege|fdfd edBA|Ddfd Eege|fdec d/d/d d2:| |:Ddfd Dege|Ddfd ecBA|fafa gege|fdec d2d2:|]

X:1 T:Opera Reel [2], The M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 7) S: http://archive.org/details/MEEamesBook N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C C2C2 EGEG|C2C2 DCDE|C2C2 EGEG|AcGE D2D2:| |:c2c2 cGEG|c2c2 defd|c2c2 CGEG|AcGE D2D2:| |:gege fdfd|egdc BA G2|gege fdfd|egdB c2c2:| |:c2 ec defd|c2 ec dcBG|c2 ec defd|egdB c2c2:|]

X:1 T:Celebrated Opera Reel [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Howe - Musician's Omnibus (1862, p. 42) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D2D2 FAFA|D2D2 EDEF|D2D2 FAFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:d2d2 dAFA|d2d2 efge|d2d2 dAFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:afaf gege|faed cB A2|afaf gege|faec d2d2:| |:d2 fd efge|d2 fd edcA|d2 fd efge|faec d2d2:|]

X:1 T:Opera Reel [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Kerr - Merry Melodies vol. 4 (c. 1880's, No. 55, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D/D/D D2 FEFA|D/D/D (DF) EDEF|D/D/D D2 FEFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:dDdD dAFA|dDdD egfe|dDdD dAFA|BdAF E2E2:| |:afaf gege|fdfd ecBA|Ddfd Eege|fdec d/d/d/ d2:| |:Dddd Eege|Ddfd ecBA|afaf gege|fdec d/d/d d2:|

X:1 T:Opera Reel [1] M:C| L:1/8 K:D A,2|D2 D2 FEFA|DCDF EDB,A,|D2 D2 FEFA|BdAF EDCE| D2 D2 FEFA|DCDF EDB,A,|D2 D2 FEFA|(3Bcd AFE2|| |:(3ABc|dcec dAFA|Adcd egfe|dcec dAFA|BdAF E2:|| |:fg|afaf gfge|fafe dcBA|afaf gfge|faec d2:| ||(3ABc|defd efge|faec dcBA|defd efge|faec d2 (3ABc| defd efge|faec dcBA|defd efge|faec d2|]