Prince Charlie reel

Also known as Prince Charles, Prince Charlie’s.

There are 17 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Bog An Lochan (a few times), The Tarbolton (a few times), Charles Sutherland (a few times), Malcolm Finlay (a few times) and Maybelle’s Compliments To Cameron (a few times).

Prince Charlie has been added to 3 tune sets.

Prince Charlie has been added to 46 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Prince Charlie
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
EEEF B2 Bc|d2 AG FDDF|EFGA BBBg|fedf eee||
f|eBef g2 fe|fbag fdd^d|eBef g2 eg|bgaf e2 ef|
e^def geBg|fdAG FDDf|geBg (ef)dA|FdAF E2 E|]
# Added by fiel .

Five comments

Original setting in Simon Fraser Collection,
18th century Scotland

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This is a nice tune - never met it before, but to me it cries out for C#s…

Prince Charlie

Ashley MacIsaac recorded this tune after Bog an Lochan and Flora MacDonald. Good to know I can play it on whistle. Thanks.

Prince Charlie

Dow said, "to me it cries out for C#s…"

You’re right: all the Cs are sharp in the Fraser collection (1874 edition).

Csharp? YES!

Definately I hear it cry for this also. I´ve tried to change it but couldn´t. Let´s leave it be and remember to play c#

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