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JARNOVICH'S REEL. AKA and see "German Nice," "Giornovichi," "Jarnoviches' Strathspey." Scottish, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in Isaac Cooper of Banff's (b. 1755-d. 1810 or 1811, although sometimes the year is given as 1820) Collection of Strathspeys, Reels and Irish Jigs for the Piano-Forte & Violin to which are added Scots, Irish & Welch Airs Composed and Selected by I. Cooper at Banff (London, Edinburgh, c. 1806). Cooper was for many years a teacher of music and a dancing master in Banff. A strathspey setting of the tune appears in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) as "Jarnoviches' Strathspey." See note for "Jarnovich's Hornpipe" for more on Giovanni Giornovichi.