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 Theme code Index    1H653 6312
 Also known as    Belle of Lexington, Belle Election, Hauling Home (The), Kitty's Wedding (1), Mrs. Smith’s Reel, Smith's Delight
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Contra, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    George Saunders
 Book/Manuscript title    New and Scientific Self-Instructing School for the Violin
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 39
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1847
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 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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 Score   (1)   



X:3 T:Smith’s Reel M:2/4 L:1/8 B:George Saunders - New and Scientific Self-Instructing B:School for the Violin (Providence, R.I., 1847, No. 39) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D {g}(f/e/)|dB/d/ AF/A/|{c}(B/A/) (F/A/) D {F}(E/D/)|B,/D/A,/D/ (D/F/)(B/F)|A/A/ D/F/ E {g}(f/e/)| dB/d/ AF/A/|{c}(B/A/) (F/A/) D {F}(E/D/)|B,/D/A,/D/ (D/F/)(B/A/)|F/A/E/A/ D:| |:(f/g/)|a/f/e/d/ b/a/f/d/|A/d/f/d/ .e/(d/B/d/)|D/F/A/d/ F/A/d/e/|f/a/d/f/ e(f/g/)| a/f/e/d/ b/a/f/d/|A/d/f/d/ .e/(d/B/d/)|D/F/A/d/ F/A/d/f/|.(e/A/c/.e/) d:||

X:1 T:Smith's Reel N:From the playing of fiddler Bob Walters (1889-1960, Burt County, N:east Nebraska), recorded by Bob Christeson in 1955. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Christeson - Old Time Fiddlers Repertory vol. 1 (1973, No. 79) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/smiths-reel Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D fg|a2 fa bafg|afdf edBd|AFDF ABde|fedf e2 fg| a2 fa bafg|afdf edBd|AFDF ABde|fdec d2:| |:fe|d2 Bd A2 FD|EDB,G, A,2 B,G,|A,B,DE FEDF|AFBF A2 fe| d2 Bd A2 FD|EDB,G, A,2 G,B,|A,B,DE FABF|AFEF D2:|]

X:1 T:Smith's Reel N:From the playing of fiddler A.J. Mears (1892-1975, Mansfield, near Ft. Worth, N:Tarrant County, northeast Texas) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Recorded for the Library of Congress in Oct., 1935, by John Lomax D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/smiths-reel-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D fg|afdf bafg|afdf edcB|ABAG FAde|fafd e2fg| afdf bafg|afdf edcB|ABAG FAde|faec d2:| |:fe|d2 B2A2F2|EGFD EDB,D|"*"(A,[D2D2])D [D2D2]DE|(F[A2A2])A [A3A3]e-| fedB AGFD|EGFD EDB,D|A,B,DE FDFA |BdAF D2:|] P:Substitution: "*"|A,B,DF EDB,D|FA2B A3e-|

X:1 T:Smith's Reel N:From the playing of Texas fiddler Bob Wills (1905-1975) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Capitol Records SKBB-11550, Bob Wills D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/smiths-reel-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D fg|afbf afde|fafd edBc|dedB ABde|fafd e2fg| afbf afde|fafd edBc|dedB ABde|fdec d2|| [F2A2]-|[A2A2][A2A2][A2A2]d2|BABc BA[F2A2]|+slide+[A2A2][AA]>B A-Bd2|fedf edB>A| +slide+[A6A6]d2|BABc BA [F2A2]|[A3A3]B A2(=f^f-|f)dec d2:|

X:1 T:Smith's Reel N:From the playing of Alfred Bailey (1918-1996, Fleming N:County, northeast Ky.), recorded in the field in 1986 by John Harrod. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3959 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D =f2-^f3e||Sd2B2 A2F2 |ABAF EDB,A, |A,A,DD FDED |FAAB A2f-e| d2B2A2FA| BAFD EDB,B,|A,A,DE FABA|AFED D2 f-e| d2B2A2FA| BAFD EDB,B,|A,A,DD FDED| FAAB A2f-e| d2B2A2FA| BAFD EDB,B,|A,A,DE FAdB|AFED D2|| |:A,2-|[D2D2]DF EDB,A,|DDFF A2A2|ABAF EDFA|BDFD EDB,G,| A,DDF EDB,G,|DDFF A2Bc|dBAF EDB,G,|A,-[D2D2][DD][D2D2]:| AB|:d2f2 afaf|bafd d2AA|dBAF EDFA|fAdf edBB| defg afaf|baff d2B2|DEFA Bcde|fded ddff| afdf bfdf|afdf bfdf|afdf edBc|dDFD Bcde| fAdf edfg|afdf bfdf|afdf edBD|DEFA Bcde|fded d2f-eS||

X:2 T:Smith’s Reel T:Kitty’s Wedding L:1/8 M:C| K:D fe|d2 Bd A2 FA|BA FA D2 ED|B,D A,D DF BF|AF DF E2 fe| d2 Bd A2 FA|BA FA D2 ED|BD A,D DF BF|AF EF D2:| |:fg|af ed ba fd|Ad fd ed Bd|DF Ad FA de|fa df e2 fg| af ed ba fd|Ad fd ed Bd|DF Ad FA df|eA Bc d2:||

X:1 T:Smith’s Reel M:C| L:1/8 S:Bruce Molsky, based on the 1935 recording by Bob Wills Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D fg | afbf afde | fafd edBc | dedB ABde | fafd e2 fg | afbf afde | fafd edBc | dedB ABde | fdec d2 :| |: [GA][A2A2][AA] [A2A2][A2A2] | BABc BA[FA][DA] | [A2A2] [AA][AA] ABde | fedf ed B2 | [D4A4][DA] [D2A2] [DA] | BABc BAFD | E A2 d Bde(f | f)dec d4 :|