Emily’s reel

There are 7 recordings of a tune by this name.

Emily’s has been added to 2 tune sets.

Emily's has been added to 106 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Emily's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:AF~F2 ABDF|EB~B2 EBdB|AF~F2 ABdf|
efdB ~A2GB|AF~F2 ABdf|eB~B2 g2fg|
gffg fdAF|1 GEAF GFEB:|2 GEAF GFE2||
fdd/2d/2d fdgf|eB~B2 ~g3e|fdd/2d/2d fdga|b2af gfeg|
fdd/2d/2d fdgf|eB~B2 g2fg|gffg fdAF|GEAF GFE2||
~f3d fdgf|eB~B2 ~g3a|fdd/2d/2d fdga|b2af gfeg|
~f3d fdgf|eB~B2 g2fg|gffg fdAF|GEAF GFE2|
|:add/2d/2d Adbd|gG(3Bcd ~g3b|add/2d/2d Adga|
b2af gfeg|add/2d/2d Adbd|gG(3Bcd ~g2fg|
gffg fdAF|1 G2af gfeg:|2 G2AF GFEB||
X: 2
T: Emily's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
AFF2 ABdf | eBB2 EBdG | AFF2 ABdf | efdB ABdG | AFF2 ABdf |
eBB2 g2fg | gffg fdAF |G2GF GFE2 :||

Eight comments

Emily’s

This version is by Seamus Egan .
Album : Mick Moloney, Eugene O’Donnell, Seamus Egan :
" 3 Way Street ". ( green linnet GLCD1129 ).

Seamus Egan play this tune as a reel, but I prefer to play it as a slow reel.

This tune is in "Jerry Holland’s Collection of Fiddle Tunes" and it was composed by luthier Otis Thomas.

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Versions

I play the first part slightly different:

AFF2 ABdf | eBB2 EBdG | AFF2 ABdf | efdB ABdG | AFF2 ABdf |
eBB2 g2fg | gffg fdAF |G2GF GFE2 :||

Headstrong Emily

The first part has real character. I like it! Not sure about the rest, perhaps it’s meant to be played by a musician with a strong will.