The Fochaber’s Rant reel

Also known as The Fochabers Rant.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

The Fochaber's Rant has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Fochaber's Rant
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2 bg afgd|g2 bgaf g2|g2 bgafge|=fdcf AFcA:|
(Bc/d/) (BG) ecdc|(Bc/d/) (BG) gB d2|(Bc/d/) BG ecdB|cA=FA fA c2|
(Bc/d/) (BG) ecdc|(Bc/d/) (BG) gB d2|(Bc/d/) BG ecdB|cA=FA fA c2||

Three comments

Fochaber’s Rant, The

Marshall - 1822 Collection (Fiddler’s Companion)


I have never come across this tune before - but it is very nice. Should the key be C rather than G? It does finish on a C, but uses eight notes - the scale of C + F#.

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No no, G is the good key. What a strange tune…

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