The Baker’s reel

Also known as La Boulangère, Reel Du Boulanger.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Baker’s appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Baker’s has been added to 4 tune sets.

The Baker's has been added to 28 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: The Baker's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
efg|:aedc BcdB|~c2 Bc A3 F|EAGA BcdB|cBAc Befg|
aedc BcdB|~c2 Bc A3 F|EAGA BcdB|1 (3cBA Bc Aefg:|2 (3cBA Bc Aagf||
ec ~c2 ecfc|ec ~c2 ecfc|ecAc ecBA|GABc ~d2 cd|
ec ~c2 ecfc|ec ~c2 e2 fg|agfe dcBA|1 GABc ~d2 cd:|2 GABc defg||
2
X: 2
T: The Baker's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
cAED CEAc|dFBA GBed|cAED CEAc|1 dfBg aAAB:|2 dfBg aAAg||
aaga faec|dcBA GBeg|aaga faec|dfBg aAAg|
aaga faec|dcBA GBed|cAED CEAc|dfBg aAAB||
# Added by Shan .
3
X: 3
T: The Baker's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:A|BGDC B,DGB|cEAG FAdc|BGDC B,DGB|ceAf gGG:|
f|g2fg egdB|cBAG FAdf|g2fg egdB|ceAf gGGf|
g2fg egdB|cBAG FAdc|BGDC B,DGB|ceAf gGG||

Eight comments

Is this another version of the tune that starts like this?

efg |: afec dfed | ceBe A….. etc.

Somebody famous recorded it - Sharon Shannon or someone like that.

I prefer the French title - it reminds me of baguettes and pain au raisin. Although, presumably, this is a Quebecois tune.

Re: The Baker’s

In Scott Skinner’s book The Scottish Violinist as his own composition The Baker - key of A.