The Lion reel

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Lion has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Lion
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
|: B2dB cdBd | fdcB (3GGG BG | F2DF B,DFB | dFfd c3d |
e2ge fbfd | gfdB cBGA | (3BBB GB FBEB |1 DFEC B,3F :|2 DFEC B,3C ||
|: DFB,D EGcB | AcFA Bdgf | bBaB gfdB | cBdB cBGF |
DFB,D EGcB | AcFA Bdgf | bBaB gfdc |1 BGFD B,2 (3B,B,B, :|2 BGFD B,3F |]

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The Lion

C: Paul S. Cranford

from the playing of Laoise Kelly from her album "Just Harp"

Laoise writes:

"Paul Cranford is well known for his compositions in the Cape Breton style. I had many mad nights of music with Paul and other Cape Bretoners while staying there with the Bumblebees. Paul named this tune after his fiddle "The Lion" because of it’s powerful tone. (Or perhaps it should be called "The Lion’s Foot", in honour of my "stomping" foot which sometimes gets carried away keeping time!)"

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