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X:1 T:Queen's Reel N:From the playing of fiddler Erskine Morris (1913-1997, Douglastown, eastern Gaspé, Que.) O:Canada M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Play ABBA'CBBBBA'BB N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) D: D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A P:A c2-|c4 cecB|ABc2 E2 AB|c2c2 B2 AB|c(A [E2A2]) A,2AB| c2-c2 cecB|ABcB E2 AB|cccc B2AB|[M:2/4]c(A [E2A2])|| P:B |:[M:C|]e2ce e2ce|ffec B2Ac|e2 ce e2ce|ffec Bc A2:| P:A' [M:2/4]EGAB |[M:C|][c2c2]c2 cecB | AB c2 [E2A2]AB|cccc BBAB|[M:2/4]c.A AB-| [M:C|][c2c2]c2 cecB|AB c2 [E2A2]AB|cccc BBAB|c.A-A2 [A,2E2]|| P:C EG|[M:C|]AAz F EEC>E|AA2E[A,2E2]EA,|AAzF EECA,|[M:3/2]DB,A,B, CD[E2A2] [E2A2]:|2 CCB,A, CA,2||

QUEEN'S REEL. Canadian, Reel (cut time). A Major. AEac# tuning (fiddle). "Queen's Reel", a slightly "crooked" (irregular meter) reel, is from the repertoire of Acadian fiddler Erskine Morris (1913-1997) of Douglastown, eastern Gaspé, Québec.

Additional notes

See also listing at :
Hear Erskine Morris's c. 1960's home recording at Slippery Hill [1] and at Glenn Paterson's Erskine Morris site [2]

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