Mountain Reel (3)

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MOUNTAIN REEL [3]. French-Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Not Jean Carignan's "Mountain Reel (2)" (Reel de Montagne), nor Joseph Allard's "Reel des montages (1)" or the Chevaliers du folklore "Reel des montagnes (2)." Transplanted French-Canadian fiddler Omer Marcoux (Concord, N.H.), remembered that he and his brother used to play the tune at Pat's Peak. He did not recall the name of the tune but spontaneously told his collection's editors that he would call it "Mountain Reel"

Source for notated version: Omer Marcoux (d. 1982) [Miskoe & Paul].

Printed sources: Miskoe & Paul (Fiddle Tunes of Omer Marcoux), 1994; p. 12.

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