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BEDOU'S REEL (Reel a' Bedou). Canadian, Reel. Canada, Prince Edward Island. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Perlman's source, Robert Arsenault, learned this tune from a Magdeline Islands fiddler named Bedou. The Magdelines are about 75 miles north of eastern Prince Edward Island, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Source for notated version: Robert Arsenault (b. 1938, Wellington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].
Printed sources: Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 72.