Tom Rae reel

Also known as Mr. Thomas Rae, The Red Mill, Tom Rae’s.

There are 12 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with King George (a few times), Big John McNeil (a few times), Dusky Meadow (a few times), King George IV (a few times) and The King’s (a few times).

Tom Rae has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Tom Rae
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
B,|A,2AF EDEC|B,DGE DB,G,B,|A,2AF EDEC|
B,GDB, A,/2A,/2A A,B,|A,2AF EDEC|B,DGE DB,G,B,|
EA,CB, A,CEC|B,GDB, A,/2A,/2A, A,|\ d|ceAe ceac|
Bdgd BGGe|ceAe ceac|BgdB AAAe|
ceAe ceac|Bdgd BGGB|cABG AEGD|EGDB, A,/2A,./2A, A,||
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Two comments

Written by Dan R. MacDonald

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Adorian?

On Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton fiddle recording index, it’s listed as A dorian. When Howie MacDonald plays it, the first part sounds like a minor key, but the second part sounds major.

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