Virginia Reel (1)

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 Theme code Index    5551H 51H2H2
 Also known as    Lord MacDonald (4), Leather Breeches, Leather Britches, McDonald's Reel, Virginia Reel Part 1
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Old-Time, Québécois/Acadian
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:George Reed
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1812
 Artist    Arthur Joseph Boulay
 Title of recording    Virginia Reel Part 1
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Victor 216419 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1923
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Virginia, or Lord MacDonald's Reel M:C L:1/8 Q:"Allegretto" S:Published, perhaps as single sheet, by George P. Reed, S:17 Tremont Row, Boston, Ma., 1812 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|Od3e d>Bg>B|dBgB aAAB|d^cde dBgB|ABcB ABGG:| |:B|D>GB>G A>GB>G|D>GB>G A>GA>B|D>GB>G A>GB>G|D>ED>A, B,G,G,G| D>GB>G A>GB>G|D>GB>G A>GEc|(BAGF) (GFED)|E>FGA BGG:| |:B|d3e d>Bg>B|d>Bg>B aAAB|d^cde dBgB|ABcB ABGG:| |:g|d>gb>g a>gb>g|d>gb>g a>ge>g|d>gb>g a>gbg|d>edc BGG g| d>gbg a>gbg|d>gbg a>gea|.b.a.g.f .g.f.e.d|.e.f.g.a bggbO||

X:1 T:Virginia Reel Part 1 S:Arthur-Joseph Boulay M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Victor 216419 (78 RPM), A.J. Boulay (1923) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B-|Bcde d2 g2|d2 gfaf g2|Bcde d2dd|cBAc BA G2| GABc d2g2|d2 gfaf g2|Bcde d2dd|cBAF G2 ef|| |:g2bg agbg|dgbg agef|g2bg agbg|dedc BA G2| g2bg agbg|dgbg a2 aa|\ M:5/4 L:1/8 abag f/g/f d3f|1 gaba gf g2 ef:|2 gaba gf g2 g2|| M:C| L:1/8 GABc d2 g2|d2 gfaf g2|Bcde d2dd|cBAc BA G2| GABc d2g2|d2 gfaf g2|Bcde d2dd|cBAF G2 DF|| |:G2 BG AGBG|DFGB AGEF|G2 BG AGBG|DEDC B,A,G,2| G2 BG AGBG|DFGB A2AB|cBAF GFED|EFGA B/c/B AF|\ M:2/4 L:1/8 |1 G2 DF:|2 G2D2||

X:2 T:Virginia Reel [1] M:C L:1/8 B:Ford - Traditional Music in America (1940, p. 108) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|d3e dBgB|dBgB aAAB|d3e dBgB|AcBA BGGB| Bdde dBgB|dBgB aAAB|Bdde dBgB|AcBA BGG:| |:B|dgbg agb|dgbg ageg|dgbg agbg|dedc BGGd| dgbg agbg|dgbg ageg|bagf gfed|efga bgg:|]