Kate and Julie's First Reel

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KATE AND JULIE'S FIRST REEL. Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by the late Cape Breton fiddler and composer Jerry Holland (1955-2009). Paul Cranford [1] notes that the persons of the title were two ornithologists who were visiting the lighthouse island where he was working sometime in the 1990's. When Cranford returned to the mainland, he told Holland about them, which inspired the title for this reel, actually the first tune the women learned in the key of 'F'.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 173, p. 65.

Recorded sources: Jerry Holland & John Doyle - "Helping Hands."

See also listing at:
See notation at Paul Cranford Publications [2]




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