Red House reel

Also known as The Red House In Cardiff.

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

Red House has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Red House
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
|:G2g2 g2fe|d4 B4|A2f2 f2ed|c4 A4|
G2g2 g2fe|d4 B4|cBAG F2GA|1 B2G2 G4:|2 B2G2 G2||
|:Bc|d2B2 G2Bc|d4 B4|cBAG FGAB|c4 B2A2|
dcBA G2Bc|d4 B4|cBAG F2GA|B2G2 G2:|
|:Bc|d2d2 d2Bc|d2d2 d2AB|c2c2 c2AB|c2c2 c2Bc|
d2d2 d2Bc|d2d2 d2g2|f2g2 a2^f2|1 g6:|2 g8||

Two comments

Red House

I found this tune in a collection of manuscript pieces written at the end of a 1746 edition of “The grounds and rules of musick explained” in Harvard’s Houghton Library, Theatre Collection.

Re: Red House

This is a Welsh version. In G major and a bit jollier!
T:Red House in Cardiff, The
BA|G2g2 gfe2|d4 c2B2|c2e2 edc2|BcBA B2G2|!
G2g2 gfe2|d4 c4|B2G2 FGAF|G2B2 G2:|
|:Bc|dcBA GABc|d2d2 dcBA|cBAG FGAB|c2c2 cBAG|!
dcBA GABc|d2d2 dcBA|BdBG AcAF|G2B2 G2:|