Annotation:Montreal Reel (1)

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MONTREAL REEL [1]. AKA - "Montreal Breakdown." Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 28. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 52, p. 33.

Recorded sources : - Apex AL 1611, "Don Messer & His Islanders - 4." F&W Records 1, "F&W String Band" (1969). Fretless 103, "Clem Myers: Northeast Regional Oldtime Fiddle Champion 1967/1970" (1974). London Records, Andy DeJarlis and His Early Settlers - "Swing Your Partners." MCA 7002, "Don Messer's Canadian Gold."

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Manitoba fiddler Andy DeJarlis's recording of the reel on [2]
Hear Don Messer's recording of the reel at Ted McGraw's site [3] (2nd tune in medley, preceded by "Durang's Hornpipe (1)").

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