The Millstream reel

Also known as Box About The Fireplace, Lough Allen, The Mill Stream.

There are 6 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Millstream has been added to 1 tune set.

The Millstream has been added to 60 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Millstream
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
EAcd | e2cA BGEA | eAcA dcdf | eAcA BEEE | AcBc ABcd |
e2cA BGEA | eAcA dcdB | AcBd ce f/g/a | gedB ABcA
|: B2ef gedB | Aaaa gaba | gaba gedB |1 AcBc ABcA :|2 AcBc ABcd ||
X: 2
T: The Millstream
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
BC|dGBG AGEG|dGBG c2ce|dGBG AGEG|dGBA G2|
|AG|Adde =fefd|dggf g2ag|fdd=f ecce|dBcA G2AG|
Adde =fefd|dggf gbag|fdd=f ecce|dBcA G2||
X: 3
T: The Millstream
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
(cd)|eAcA BGEd|eAcA d2 (cd)|eAcA BGEG|AcBG A2 (cd)|
eAcA BGEd|eAcA d2 (cB)|AcBd cefa|gedB A2||
|:(BA)|Beef gedB|agab a2 (ba)|gaba gedB|AcBG A2:|]
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Five comments

O’Neill’s Music of Ireland: Lough Allen (1321)

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From Petrie’s collection

X: 1
T: The Mill Steam, a County of Cork reel
M: 2/2
K: G
Z: From P. Carew’s MSS
Z: Petrie’s #396
BC|dGBG AGEG|dGBG c2ce|dGBG AGEG|dGBA G2|
|AG|Adde =fefd|dggf g2ag|fdd=f ecce|dBcA G2AG|
Adde =fefd|dggf gbag|fdd=f ecce|dBcA G2||

Different key, definitely some similarities, but also has some ‘accidentals’, which I tend to like. ;)

Oops!

Those lead-ins notes should be Bc, not BC

The Millstream, X:3

Here is the version published by O’Neill in Dance Music of Ireland - 1001 Gems (1907), p. 107, no. 582, as Lough Allen, Loc-Aillinne.
According to tunearch.org, this tune is also known as Box about the Fireplace, The Mill Stream.

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