The Chorus reel

There are 37 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

The Chorus appears in 5 other tune collections.

The Chorus has been added to 3 tune sets.

The Chorus has been added to 87 tunebooks.

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Four settings

1
X: 1
T: The Chorus
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
AD~D2 AGFG | AD~D2 A2dB | AD~D2 AGFG | ~E2cA G2FG |
AD~D2 AGFG | AD~D2 D2dB | AD~D2 AGFG | ~E2cA G2FG ||
Addc AGFG | Addc ~A2AG | Fddc AGFG | ~E2cA G2FG |
Addc AGFG | Addc A2Bc | dBcA BGAG | ~E2cA G2eg ||
|:~f2dg f2dg | ~f2df ~a2ag | f2dg ~f2df | ~e2ef g2ag :|
|: fde^c d2dB | AD~D2 A2Bc | dBcA BGAG |1 E2cA G2ag :|2 E2cA G2FG||
2
X: 2
T: The Chorus
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
AG|F2DF ABAG|FADF A2d2|D3F ABAF|GFEF G2:||
Bc|dBcA BGFG|Ad^cd A2B=c|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2Bc|
dBcA BGFG|ABcd efge|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2||
|:ag|fddd fddd|fdfg abag|fddd fddd|cdef g2:|
Bc|dBcA BGFG|Ad^cd A2B=c|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2Bc|
d2 (3cdc BGFG|ABcd efge|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2||
3
X: 3
T: The Chorus
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
fage d2 d2|ABAF D2 D2|g(fed) =c2 c2|EDEF G2 G2:|
EDEF G2 G2|(FG)Ac [G2B2] [G2B2]|AFAB d2 d2| FGAB GGG<G|
AFAF (G2 G2)|Gefg (af)de|(fd)fg a2 a2|defg afdf|
(e=c)ef g2 g2|defg afde|(fd)fg a2 ag|
fage d2 d2|ABAF D2 D2|g(fed) =c2 c2|EDEF G2 G2|
fage d2 d2|ABAF D2 D2|g(fed) =c2 c2|EDEF G2 G2:|
4
X: 4
T: The Chorus
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|:AD D2 AGFG | AD D2 A2dB | AD D2 AGFG | E2cA G2FG |
AD D2 AGFG | AD D2 AD D2| AD D2 AGFG | E2cA G2FG ||
Addc AGFG | Addc A3G | Fddc AGFG | E2cA G2FG |
Addc AGFG | Addc A2Bc | dBcA BGAG | E2cA G2eg ||
|:f2dg f2dg | f2df a3g | f2dg f2df | e3f g2ag |
f2dg f2dg | f2df a3g | f2dg f2df | e3f g2ag ||
|: fde^c d2dB | AD D2 A2Bc | dBcA BGAG | E2cA G2ag |
fde^c d2dB | AD D2 AD D2 | dBcA BGAG |E2cA G2FG||
# Added by JACKB .

Nine comments

This tune goes nicely with Ashmolean House following it.

Variant in G

Here is a G major variant of this tune. It has a different feel to the Dmix version but I don’t think it is quite sufficiently different to merit a submission as a separate tune. This variant comes from an old New England collection of fiddle music.
R:reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
AG|F2DF ABAG|FADF A2d2|D3F ABAF|GFEF G2:||
Bc|dBcA BGFG|Ad^cd A2B=c|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2Bc|
dBcA BGFG|ABcd efge|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2||
|:ag|fddd fddd|fdfg abag|fddd fddd|cdef g2:|
Bc|dBcA BGFG|Ad^cd A2B=c|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2Bc|
d2 (3cdc BGFG|ABcd efge|dBcA BGFG|AcBA G2||

-trevor macsheoinin

The Cross Reel

A close variant of this tune is played in Shetland as The Cross Reel - I’m sure it’s on one of the "Da Silver Bow" albums played by Aly Bain and others. Also in Tom Anderson’s collection Ringing Strings.

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The Cross Reel

The cross reel mentioned above is on The Boys of the Lough - The Day Dawn CD, where it’s played after Da Day Dawn and the C part of the Papa Stour Sworddance. This is the ABC for the Cross Reel
X:1
T:Da Cross Reel
M:4/4
R:reel
L:1/8
K:D
fage d2 d2|ABAF D2 D2|g(fed) =c2 c2|EDEF G2 G2:|
|:[G2B2]-[GB]G [F2A2] [F/2A/2]\
L:1/16
[F3A3]|\
L:1/8
[G2B2]-[GB]G [F2A2] [F2A2]|\
[G2B2]-[GB]G [F2A2] [F/2A/2]\
L:1/16
[F3A3]|
L:1/8
EDEF G2 G2|(FG)Ac [G2B2] [G2B2]|AFAB d2 d2| FGAB GGG<G|
AFAF (G2 G2)|Gefg (af)de|(fd)fg a2 a2|defg afdf|
(e=c)ef g2 g2|defg afde|(fd)fg a2 ag|
fage d2 d2|ABAF D2 D2|g(fed) =c2 c2|EDEF G2 G2|
fage d2 d2|ABAF D2 D2|g(fed) =c2 c2|EDEF G2 G2:|

relationships?

heard this on this very nice "forgotten gems" and The Glen Road To Carrick played by Tiarnan O Duinnchinn on Ceol is Piob comes to my mind…

Re: The Chorus

This tune and the Glen Road strike me as different variations of the same tune.