Princess Reel (The)

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 Theme code Index    3153 3153
 Also known as    Charlie's Reel, Silver Wedding Reel
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AABB
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Island Fiddler
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1982
 Artist    Biography:Margaret Ross
 Title of recording    The Prince Edward Island Style of Fiddling
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Rounder CD 7014
 Year recorded    1997
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Princess Reel, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Hector MacDonald (Bangor, P.E.I.), who learned it around 1930 “from Ervan Bambrick S:as “The Golden Wedding Reel” and remembers being the first to play the tune over the S:radio in Charlottetown.” B:The Island Fiddler (1982) [newsletter] K:G BdGB dGBG|BdGB dGBG|egce gcec|egce gcec| BdGB dGBG|BdGB dGBG|ceAc BGGB|ADFA G3G:| |:gfga gdBd|gfga gdBd|agab afdf|bgfa g2 Bd| gfga gdBd|gfga gdBd|ceAc BGGB|ADFA G3G:|]