Northside Reel (1) (A)

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NORTHSIDE REEL [1], A. AKA - "North Side Reel." Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title refers to Northside, Cape Breton; the communities at the northern end of the island. The tune was recorded by North Sydney fiddler Joe Confiant, whose Irish-flavored fiddling was influential in the Northside area, and who was a friend of fiddler Robert Stubbert and his daughter, Brenda.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Patty Furlong - "Traditional Irish Music on the Button Accordion" (1999. Learned from Cape Breton fiddler Brenda Stubbert). Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 40493, Brenda Stubbert & Brian Doyle - "The Heart of Cape Breton: Fiddle Music Recorded Live Along the Ceilidh Trail" (2002. Various artists.).

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




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