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CARIBOU REEL. Canadian, Reel. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Woodridge, Manitoba, Métis fiddler Andy DeJarlis (1914-1975). The version in Songer's 1997 book, current among Portland, Oregon, contra dance musicians, is slightly distanced from the original (which appears in the Appendix). The tune was also recorded by John Arcand.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Kevin Carr (California) [Songer].

Printed sources : - DeJarlis (Canadian fiddle tunes from the Red River Valley vol. 1), 1958. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 46.

Recorded sources: -BMI Canada Records, "Andy de Jarlis' Canadian Fiddle Tunes from the Red River Valley" (1958).



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