Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (not jig) Urgent help

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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

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From: "Roderick Johnston" <xxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 5:05 PM
To: <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
Subject: Re: Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (not jig) Urgent help

> Once again thank you all for your immediate responses.
>
> Rod,
> Fort William
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> ________________________________
> From: Rod Downey <Xxx.Xxxxxx@xxxx.xxx.xx.xx>
> To: SCD news and discussion <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
> Sent: Monday, 17 May, 2010 21:18:28
> Subject: Re: Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (not jig) Urgent help
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> 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
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> On Mon, 17 May 2010, Roderick Johnston wrote:
>
>> Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 18:51:40 +0000 (GMT)
>> From: Roderick Johnston <xxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
>> Reply-To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
>> To: SCD news and discussion <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
>> 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
>>
>
>

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