Agree with Rod; definitely a jig; "Laird of Cockpen" is the suggested tune.
If someone INSISTS it's a reel not a jig, just play a generic; they'll never
On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Rod Downey <Xxx.Xxxxxx@xxxx.xxx.xx.xx>wrote:
> > > > lady catherine bruce's reel is a jig from the graded book. Here reel is > what old dances used to be called. The tune ytou have found is surely the > correct one. > > rod > > > > On Mon, 17 May 2010, Roderick Johnston wrote: > > Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 18:51:40 +0000 (GMT) >> From: Roderick Johnston <email@example.com> >> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org >> To: SCD news and discussion <email@example.com> >> Subject: Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (not jig) Urgent help >> >> >> I have been asked to play the above REEL for a class on Wednesday night. >> I can find no reference to a reel of that name only a jig. The dance tutor >> says there is a reel of that name as well as the jig. Does anyone know >> what the set tune should be. >> > > Rod, > Fort William > >> >>