The Burning House reel

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

The Burning House has been added to 1 tune set.

The Burning House has been added to 21 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Burning House
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
B|eA A/A/A Bede|B/B/B eA BAAB|dG G/G/G ABAB|dgfa gedB|
eA A/A/A Bede|B/B/B eA BAAB|dG G/G/G ABAB|gedB A/A/A A:|
b|ae e/e/e gfed|eAAB c/c/c BA|BG G/G/G DGBd|
[1 egfa gedb|ae e/e/e gfed|eAAB c/c/c BA|BG G/G/G DGBd|gedB A/A/A A:|
[2 egfa gedg|eA A/A/A Bede|B/B/B eA BAAB|dG G/G/G ABAB|gedB A/A/A A|]

Two comments

This was composed by Brenda Stubbert. I’ve taken this version from her CD "Music All Around". There is a slightly different version on Andrea Beaton’s "Cuts" and a slightly different transcription on Paul Cranford’s website, in both cases mainly in the amount of trebles. It has also been recorded by Buddy MacMaster, though i haven’t heard his version.
I like the way the tune deliberately avoids the third, until whapping it in on the B part.
With not a lot of breathing space the tune can stand being played not too fast - Brenda plays it at 109 bpm (that’s half notes).