Tunes from Acadian Fiddler Eddy Arsenault:



Location: R7

Instructor: JOHNSTONE[F]

Style: Franco American New England Prince Edward Island Québecois (French Canadian)

Acadian fiddler Eddie Arsenault was one of most popular fiddlers on PEI. Although he played some Quebecois and Acadian tunes, most of his repertoire was from the Scottish tradition. We will learn a few of his popular tunes such as the “Brae Reel,” the “Princess Reel,” and perhaps a simple waltz, “Leaving Lismore.”