Rover's Reel

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 Theme code Index    1564 1H2H2H2
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, English
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(East Anglia), USA(New England)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Musician's Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 601
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1880-1882
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Rover’s Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Contra Dance B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 601) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GBdg edcB|gbag aA A2|GBdg edcB|cedc BG G2:| gfga gbag|fdad bdad|gfga gbag|fdef g2g2:|]

X: 133 T: Scotch Reel O: No 133 Page 64 William Clarke of Feltwell (c. 1820-1850) N:The reel appears as "Rover's Reel" in Howe's Musicians's Omnibus 6-7 (1880-1882) Z: transcribed by M Humphreys M: C L: 1/8 K: G D|GBdg edcB| gbag aAAB|GBdg edcB| cAdc BG G2:|| | gdga (3gab ag| fdad bdad| gdga (3gab ag | dgfa g2 g2| gdga (3gab ag| agab c'2 d'a| gedc Bdge| dBcA G2 G2:||

X:234 T:Reel O:No 234 Wm Clarke of Feltwell (1858) N:AKA – “Rover’s Reel.” Clarke also entered the tune as N:”Scotch Reel” in his ms., No. 133. Z:Transcribed by M Humphreys May 2010 M:C L:1/8 K:G D| GBdg edcB| gbag aAAB| GBdg edcB| cAdc dG G2:|| ! gfga{ga}b2 ag| fd'ad' b2 (3dad|gdga (3gab ag|dgfa g2 d2| gdga (3gab ag| agab c' ba| gedc Bdge| dcBA G2G2||