I think we are pretty much finished with this topic. However, last night I
came across a notation in a reel set, used for Lady C. Bruce.
Sylvia Miskoe, Concord, NH USA
From: "Roderick Johnston" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 5:05 PM
Subject: Re: Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (not jig) Urgent help
> Once again thank you all for your immediate responses. > > Rod, > Fort William > > > > > ________________________________ > From: Rod Downey <Xxx.Xxxxxx@xxxx.xxx.xx.xx> > To: SCD news and discussion <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Monday, 17 May, 2010 21:18:28 > Subject: Re: Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (not jig) Urgent help > > I thought they were after Lady Catherine Bruce's reel. > > > Lady C Bruce's reel is out of the miscellanies and is a reel > which from memory is original or ``any good reel''. Actually in the > miscellanies > most dances would be > like this and in the old edition I don't recall an own tune. > > The dance is a jumble of formations with a promenade for 3C > followed by an allemande for 2C as the progression. > Maybe there's a circle in there also to begin > and a figure of 8. Its a beginners or advanced technique dance. > > If this is the one they want any good reel with strong phrasing > played ABAB would be my guess. I'd pick something like > ``The Black Dance'' or Captain McBean's Reel or the like. > > 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 >> > >