Rachel

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in D

From the Melvin Wine Collection

3 files for this tune:

Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
Full Transcription (PDF)
MIDI

Source:
Field recording found at the Digital Library of Appalachia

Comments:
Here's a fun little tune. According to the Fiddler's Companion, it may have once been a hornpipe, but Wine played it like a breakdown.

Here's a YouTube video of Melvin Wine playing Rachel:


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