Sheet Music: Reel of Stumpie

TitleReel of Stumpie
Alternate titlesButtered Peas
Highland Wedding
Jack's be the Daddy On't
No Man's Jig
ComposerTraditional Scottish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA major
Time signature4/4
Tempo108 BPM
Performance time0:35
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2018-03-02
Last updated2018-03-02
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Celtic Music, Reels, Strathspeys, Traditional/Folk


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Friday 2 March 2018

Tune of the Day: Reel of Stumpie

Traditional Scottish tune

The earliest recorded appearance of this reel is in David Young's Duke of Perth Manuscript (a.k.a. the Drummond Castle MS), which dates back to 1734. It was probably derived from “Buttered Peas”, an air that can be found in James Ralph's 1730 opera Fashionable Lady.