Over The Straits Of Juan De Fuca reel

Also known as The Straits Of Juan De Fuca.

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

Over The Straits Of Juan De Fuca has been added to 25 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Over The Straits Of Juan De Fuca
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:FBBA B2Bc|dcde dcBA|FBBA B2Bc|defg a2f2|
FBBA B2Bc|dcde dcBA|f2fg fedB|1FBBA B2BA:|2FBBA B2Bd||
|:e2ef eBBB|eBfB g2fe|d4 dBAB|dedB d2Bd|
e2ef eBBB|eBfB g2fg|afff gfed|1BAFA B2Bd:|2BAFA B2BA||

Three comments

I got this reel off a recording by fiddlehead.

It’s played as a slow reel in a set before the lads of laois and the curlew

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This was written by someone up in olympia, Washington state in the us. Washington state lays on the Juan de Fuca plate, hence the name.

Someone up in Olympia says…

I wrote this tune in 2001 at the Centrum FiddleTunes festival, on a bluff overlooking the Puget Sound. Fort Worden, where the festival is held, is situated where the Pugest Sound proper and the Strait of Juan de Fuca meet (the Strait is between Washington and Vancouver Island, btw). I used to study with Anthea of Fiddlehead and still play a lot of tunes with her, and it ended up on a Fiddlehead recording.