Tom Rae reel

By Dan R. MacDonald

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

There are 13 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

Tom Rae has been added to 1 tune set.

Tom Rae has been added to 10 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
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,/A,/A A,B,|A,2AF EDEC|B,DGE DB,G,B,|
EA,CB, A,CEC|B,GDB, A,/A,/A, A,|d|ceAe ceac|
Bdgd BGGe|ceAe ceac|BgdB AAAe|
ceAe ceac|Bdgd BGGB|cABG AEGD|EGDB, A,/A,./A, A,||
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2
X: 2
T: Tom Rae
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:A,2AG EDEC|B,DGE DB,G,B,|A,2AG EDEC|B,GDB, A,2A,B,|
A,2AG EDEC|B,DGE DB,G,B,|A,2CB, A,B,CA,|1 B,GDB, A,2A,B,:|2 B,GDB, A,2A,d||
K:AMix
|:ceAe ceac|Bdgd BGGd|ceAe ceac|BgdB A2Ad|
ceAe ceac|Bdgd BGGd|=cABG AGED|1 (3EFG DB, A,2A,d:|2 (3EFG DB, A,4||

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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