John Stenson’s Reel

Key: G, A*

Form: Reel


cB|:ABcA ~B2cB|ABcB {c}BAFB|ABcA ~B2cf|{f}ecAB AFAB|
ABcA ~B2cB|ABcA BAFA|d2dc dfed|1 cdBc A2cB:|2 cdBc A2cd||
|:{f}e2cd edcd|{f}e2cA BAFB|{f}e2cd edcA|{c}BABc BAFA|
{f}e2cd edcd|e2cA BAFA|d2dc dfed|1cdBc A2cd:|2 cdBc A2cB|


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Sheet Music*: Click image to enlarge. To download, right-click in enlarged image and "Save as...".

Sheet Music in PDF*: John Stenson’s


Source (if known): “The Stensons are relatives of Kevin Burke and live in Co. Sligo. John Stenson was a box player and Kevin learned the tune from him.” Quoted from on

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Region: Ireland

*Notes: This tune is commonly played in A (YouTube, sheet music and ABC above).  The MP3 audio clip is in G.