Miss Crawford’s reel

Also known as The Bluebells Of Bearnas, Con McGinley’s.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

Miss Crawford's has been added to 15 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Miss Crawford's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
E2|A2GA FAEA|FAEA cefa|eAfA gAaA|BcBA AGFE|
A2GA FAEA|FAEA cefa|ecfa ecaf|ecdB A2:|
A2|agab agfe|dcde fedc|BEcE dEcE|BcBA AGFE|
agab agfe|dcde fedc|Bcde fgaf|eagb a2a2|
agab agfe|dcde fedc|BEcE dEcE|BcBA AGFE|
A2GA FAEA|FAEA cefa|ecfa ecaf|ecdB A2|]

Two comments

Miss Crawford’s Reel

This is a great tune in Kerr’s First Collection of Merry Melodies, attributed to one A. McAlpin. Really nice fiddle tune, and ideal for practising string crossing with.

Miss Crawford’s Reel

This can be found in the Donegal tradition under the title "Ril Bidi o Bearnas" ("The Bluebells of Bearnas") and also "Con McGinley’s Reel". Source for this information: ‘Donegal Fiddlers Summer School Music Tutor, Vol.2’

X:966
T:Bluebells of Bearnas, The
T:Miss Crawford’s
S:Donegal Fiddle Tutor Vol.2
Z:Nigel Gatherer
L:1/8
M:4/4
K:A
ec | (3ABA GA FAEc | BEcE dEcE | (3ABA GA FAEc | BEGB A2
cB | A2 GA FAED | CEAc dcdf | eceg fdfa | gbga a2 ||
(3feg | aA (3AAA aAce | dcBA GBEg | aA (3AAA aAce | GABc defg |
a2 gb aece | dcBc dfed | ceAc dfBa | gbeg a2 |]