Grandmother's Reel

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GRANDMOTHER'S REEL. Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by John Durocher, a native of Sarnia, southwestern Ontario, and considered one of Canada's best fiddle-composers of the 20th century. The first strin is similar to that of "Reel des Esquimaux (2)/Eskimo Reel," but perhaps not cognate.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 81, p. 56.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Hear the reel played by Don Messer and His Islanders at Ted McGraw's site [1] (1st tune in medley, followed by "Happy Acres Two-Step").




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