Reel (17)

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 Theme code Index    5L1L5L5L 6L6L21
 Also known as    Boys of Bluehill (The), Grandfather's Tune (2)
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:David Hamblon
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    ABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:A. Porter Hamblon
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:David Hamblon music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    early 20th century
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Reel [17] T:Untitled Reel N:A version of "Boys of Bluehill" M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:The Hamblon manuscript, containing tunes arranged and transcribed by S:A. Porter Hamblon (1875-195-), “as played by David Russell Hamblon S:(1809-1893) and his son Williamson (1846-1920).” N:”A Virginia Reel. As played by David R. Hamblon (1809-1893), arranged by A. N:Porter Hamblon.” N:Melodic similarity to the hornpipe "The Boys of Bluehill." Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D/B,/G,/B,/ DD|E/D/E/G/ AG|B/A/B/A/ GB|B/A/B/G/ EG| D/B,/G,/B,/ DD|E/D/E/G/ AG|B/A/B/A/ G/G/A/A/|BG G2|| |:d/B/G/B/ dd|c/B/c/d/ ed|Bd/d/ AB|G/A/B/G/ EG:| D/B,/G,/B,/ DD|E/D/E/G/ AG|B/A/B/A/ G/G/A/A/|BG G2|]