The Westbrook Bell reel

Also known as Westbrook Muster.

The Westbrook Bell has been added to 6 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Westbrook Bell
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
g2fg (3efg dB|(3cdc (3BcB AGEG|EGDG (3EFG DB,|1 DEGA (3Bcd ef:|2 DEGA BG{F}G2||
gfga (3bag (3agf|gdBd ecAg|fdad bdad|gfga bgdg|
{a}g3a bgdB|cBcd efga|(3bag (3agf gdBd|cAFD G4||
2
X: 2
T: The Westbrook Bell
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
g2fg (3efg dB|(3cdc (3BcB AGEG|GE{G}ED ~E3G|1 DEGA (3Bcd ef:|2 DEGA BG{F}G2||
gfga (3bag (3agf|gdBd ecAg|fdad bdad|gfga bgdg|
{a}g3a bgdB|cBcd efga|(3bag (3agf gdBd|cAFD G4||

Two comments

The Westbrook Bell

After my post berating "other genres" & "new compositions" I thought I’d have the audicity to post one of my own compositions.

The tune is inspired by the Sligo Tradition & was written about a month ago. I didn’t have a title for it yet though. I kicked around a couple of names from "The Creel" (a store owned by some of my relations in Carrick) to a "A Wink from the Ladies" but none seemed to fit it too well. Until last weekend, I attended a fife & drum muster in Westbrook, CT. Long after the parade, & the 100 odd person fife & drum ‘jam session’ an Irish-ish session broke out. There is a bell in the Congressional Church that chimes EVERY HOUR, even 4 am. This is when the session broke way to dirty jokes & even dirtier songs. This is also the point when i found a name fitting to the tune.

Please let me know what you folks think of it.

The Westbrook Bell

X: 1
T: Westbrook Bell, The
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Gmaj
g2fg (3efg dB |(3cdc (3BcB AGEG| GE{G}ED ~E3G |1DEGA (3Bcd ef:|2DEGA BG{F}G2|]
gfga (3bag (3agf | gdBd ecAg| fdad bdad | gfga bgdg |!
{a}g3a bgdB | cBcd efga | (3bag (3agf gdBd | cAFD G4|]