X:1 T:Acadian Reel C:Edward P. Arsenault (Wellington, P.E.I., 1938-2014) D:Edward P. Arsenault, https://bowingdownhome.ca/islandora/object/bdh%3A789 D:Bryan Poirier, 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJ06H5Tc-Zc D:Nathalie Arsenault, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsJn73-aCCE M:2/2 Q:1/2=110 L:1/8 K:Amaj %%alignbars 2 |:af | eece AAce | fece feaf | eece [1,3 feaf | ecAc B2 :|2,4 feaf | ecBc A2:| |:A2 | ABcd e2ea | feaf ecBc | ABcd [1,3 eeea | fecA B2 :|2,4 eeaf | ecBc A2:|
ACADIAN REEL, THE. Canadian, Reel (whole or cut time). Canada, Prince Edward Island. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Edward P. Arsenault, from Wellington, "The Acadian Reel" is now one of the most popular fiddle tunes in Prince County, PEI, and known throughout the island. It has become customary to start the tune in the key of 'D' and then switch to the key of 'A'.