Cuckoo’s Nest

Cuckoo’s Nest is a reel in the key of D, but featuring a C chord for a modal feel. As usual for fiddle tunes, it repeats in AABB structure. However, which section is A and which is B varies from player to player.

Sheet music

Backing tracks

Cuckoo’s Nest Backup 70bpm
Cuckoo’s Nest Backup 100bpm
Cuckoo’s Nest Backup 120bpm


Nickel Creek plays the sections reversed from the sheet music above.