Earl of Seafield's Reel (3) (The)

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EARL OF SEAFIELD'S REEL [3], THE. AKA and see "Andy's Reel." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A 19th century tune composed by Donald Grant, appearing in a collection of 1820. The melody was recorded by Cape Breton fiddler Joe Cormier (like Winston Fitzgerald, a founding member of the Cape Breton Symphony) under the title "Andy's Reel."

Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 128, p. 52.

Recorded sources: Rounder Records 7001, Joe Cormier - "Scottish Violin Music from Cape Breton Island" (1974. Appears as "Andy's Reel").

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]

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