The Earl Of Hyndford reel

Also known as The Earl Of Hyndford’s.

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

The Earl Of Hyndford has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: The Earl Of Hyndford
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Cdor
|: {G,}C2EG cdec| BGFE DB,FD| {G,}C2EG cdec|BGFD ECCE|
G,CEG cdec|BGFE DB,FD|ECFD GE_AF|[1 GEFD ECCE:|[2 GEFD ECCB||
|: cGEc Ggec|Bbfg dfBd|ecge dBGc|BGFD ECCB|
cGEc Ggec|BdFB DFB,D|ECFD GE_AF|[1 GEFD ECCB:|[2GEFD ECCE||
2
X: 2
T: The Earl Of Hyndford
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
|:EFGB efge|dBAG FDAF|GEGB efge|dBAF BEED|
EFGB efge|dBAG FDAF|GEAF BG=cA|AGAF GEED:|
|:eBGg ebge|dd'ab fadf|geba fdBe| dBAF BE~E2|
eBGg ebge|dFAd FADF|GEAF BG=cA|AGAF GEED:|
3
X: 3
T: The Earl Of Hyndford
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Fdor
C2EG cded|BGFE DB,B,D|C2EG cded|BGFDC3B,|
C2EG cded|BGFE DB,B,D|ECFD GEAF|GEFD ECCG|
cGEe cGce|Bbfg dfBd|ecge dBGc|BGDG ECCG|
cGEe cGce|BdFB DFBD|ECFD GEAF|GEFD ECCG|]

Four comments

Earl Of Hyndford

A great reel popular in Cape Breton fiddling. Actually in Cmin. Found on "The Dances Down Home" by Joe Cormier. The band Contraversial plays it in Amin, which is probably better for a more Irish feel.

The Earl Of Hyndford, X:2

a version from Kennedy’s Kitchen "A Pocketful of Lint (2006)" album

The Earl Of Hyndford’s

From the album The Legacy Of The Scottish Fiddle, Vol. 2. Who wrote it?