Annotation:Cape Blomidon Reel

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CAPE BLOMIDON REEL. Canadian, Reel. B Flat Major ('A' part) & F Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Cape Blomidon Reel" is a popular tune in the Downeast fiddle repertoire of the Maritimes. The composition is credited to Ron Goodwin (1925-2003) of Annapolis Valley. Cape Blomidon is a headland located on the Bay of Fundy coast of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, in the Minas Basin.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Messer (Fiddlin' favorites with Don Messer and his Islanders), 1963. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 73, p. 48.

Recorded sources : - Banff/Rodeo Records RBS 1263, Jack Greenough - "16 Great Canadian Fiddlers" (1967). CBC LM470, Jack Greenough - "Atlantic Fiddling" (1979). Marathon ALS 348, Carl Elliot - "Good Old Down Home Fiddlin'" (1972).

See also listing at :
Hear Carl Elliot's 1972 recording at Slippery Hill [1]

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