The Bird Feeder reel

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X: 1
T: The Bird Feeder
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amix
|:aeea edcA|BcdB BcdB|aeea edcA|EABd cAA2|aeea edcA|BcdB e2z2|e^def gEGA |~B3d cAA2:|
|:(3Bcd ec d~e2d|cdea ~e3d|(3Bcd ec d~e2d|cEGA BAA2|(3Bcd ec d~e2d|cdea e2z2|aeea edcA| EABd cAA2:|

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The Bird Feeder

I learned this off the "Cherish the Ladies" album, "At Home". It is track 1 and is the second tune in the set: Limerick Lasses, The Bird Feeder, The Bank of Ireland, and Grampa’s Ceili Band. I found it credited to Joanie Madden. I learned it first and then looked it up here and found that it had not been transcribed so I joined "thesession" to share it.

This is my first try at ABC notation and I think I did OK but I just couldn’t find a way to write eighth note triplets. If someone can help with this I’d appreciate it and I’ll edit it later if I’m able. Also, some of the repeated notes are cuts and I think there may be a better way to represent them(?) Otherwise, I think the notes are pretty accurate. I didn’t quite hear the d# the first time through but it is definitely there.

Re: The Bird Feeder

Ref. Triplets in ABC. Try adding (3 before the three triplet notes