Weel may the Keel Row

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 Theme code Index    3H1H4H2H 3H2H2H7
 Also known as    Johnny When You Die (2), Keel Row (The), Twin Sisters (4), Well May the Keel Row
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    English, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 2/2
 Structure    AB, AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Johnson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:McLean Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1772
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Weel may the Keel row. a Reel. R:reel M:C| L:1/8 B:Complete Tutor Violin (c. 1815) Z:Dr. Evan Jones, 2005 K:D a | fddf g2 (ea) | f2 (ef) e2 (ce) | fd d/d/d g2 (eg) | fdec d2 d :|| g | faad' b2 (gb) | {g}f2 (df) e2 (ce) |faad' b2 (gb) | fdec d2 (dg) | fa-ad' b2 (gb) | f2 (df) e2 (ce) | faad' bd'ab | fdec d2 d |]

X:2 T:Weel may the keel row M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, c. 1820, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e|cAAc d2 Be|c2 Ac B2 GB|cA A/A/A d2 Bd|cABG A2 A:|| d|ceea f2 df|ecAc B2 GB|ceea f2 de|cABG A2 Ad| ceea f2 de|c2 Ac B2 GB|ce.e.a (fa).e.f|cABG A2 A||

X:3 T:Weel May the Keel Row M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:Howe – 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A E | c>c A>c | d2 Bd | c>c Ac | (BG) EE | cc Ac | d2 Bd | c>A B>G | A3 ||D | c>e ea | f2 ed | c>A Ac | (BG) Ed | c>e e>a | f2 ed | c>A BG | A3 ||