Cape Breton - Traditional Fiddle Sets with Guitar Tablature (Book)
21468
This book is a definitive documentation of Cape Breton-style fiddle music. Techniques specific to the style are touched on and many sets (groups of tunes - listening tunes, dance tunes, or a combination thereof - performed in a specific order) are included. Presented are the melodies, chords, and guitar tablature.
Product Number:
21468
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
120
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-7788-0
ISBN13:
978-07866-7788-7
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/27/2011
This book is a definitive documentation of Cape Breton-style fiddle music. Techniques specific to the style are touched on and many sets (groups of tunes - listening tunes, dance tunes, or a combination thereof - performed in a specific order) are included. Presented are the melodies, chords, and guitar tablature.
Cape Breton - Traditional Fiddle Sets with Guitar Tablature

INTRODUCTION ...................................................... 4
SET 1
The High Road to Linton (Reel) .............................. 9
Mrs. MacLeod Raasay (Reel) .................................. 10
SET 2
Highlander’s Jig ...................................................... 12
Stool of Repentence (Jig) ....................................... 13
Farewell to the Tay (Jig) ........................................ 14
SET 3
The Ewie Wi’ the Crookit Horn (Strathspey) ........ 15
Lord Kelly (Strathspey) .......................................... 16
Colonel McBain (Reel) ........................................... 17
Paresis (Reel) ......................................................... 18
SET 4
Huntingtone Castle (Slow Air) ............................... 19
Crossing to Ireland (Waltz) .................................... 22
The Warlocks (Strathspey) .................................... 25
Bog an Lochan (Strathspey) .................................. 26
The Nine Pint Coggie (Reel) .................................. 28
As a Thoiseach [Keep It Up] (Reel) ....................... 29
SET 5
Doug MacPhee’s Jig ................................................ 30
Margaret MacPhee’s Trip to Toronto (Jig) .............. 31
Walking the Floor (Jig) ........................................... 32
Scotty Fitzgerald’s Jig ............................................. 33
(George) Rose Wood (of Aberdeen) (Jig) ............... 35
SET 6
John Fred MacLean’s Strathspey ........................... 36
Sandy MacIntyre’s Reel .......................................... 38
Needfire Reel .......................................................... 40
SET 7
Peter Warner (Jig) .................................................. 42
Donald Angus Beaton’s Jig ..................................... 43
Buddy MacMaster’s Jig ........................................... 45
McFarlane’s Delight (Jig) ........................................ 46
The Dougal Creature (Jig) ...................................... 48
SET 8
Captain Campbell (Strathspey) ............................. 51
John of Badenyon (Reel) ........................................ 52
Hamish the Carpenter (Reel) ................................. 54
Put Me in the Big Chest (Reel) .............................. 55
SET 9
Road to Skye (Jig) .................................................. 56
Paddie’s Resource (Jig) ........................................... 57
Hills of Glenorchy (Jig) .......................................... 58
SET 10
Dusky Meadow (Strathspey) .................................. 61
Father John Hugh MacEachern’s Reel ................... 62
The Pigeon on the Gate (Reel) .............................. 64
SET 11
The Trippers (Jig) ................................................... 66
I Lost My Love (Jig) ............................................... 67
Wha’ll Be King but Charlie (Jig) ............................. 68
There Cam’ a Young Man (Jig) ............................... 69
Judique Jig ............................................................. 70
SET 12
Winston Fitzerald’s Jig ........................................... 71
A Cape Breton Jig .................................................. 72
A Cassie MacIntyre Jig ........................................... 74
3 Tempo Jig ............................................................ 75
SET 13
Lochnagar (Strathspey) ......................................... 76
Daft Willie Dawson (Strathspey) ............................ 77
Jenny Dang the Weaver (Reel) ............................... 78
Sir David Davidson of Cantray (Reel) .................... 80
SET 14
Findlay Walker’s Jig ................................................ 81
Alistair’s “No Great Mischief” Jig ........................... 82
John Donald Cameron (Jig) ................................... 83
SET 15
Miss Lyall Strathspey ............................................. 84
King George the Fourth (Strathspey) .................... 86
The Old King’s Reel ................................................ 88
The King’s Reel ....................................................... 90
Colonel Thornton (Reel) ........................................ 92
SET 16
The Laddie with the Pladdie (Strathspey) ............. 94
Duncan on the Plainstones (Reel) ......................... 96
Bodachan a Garie (Reel) ........................................ 97
SET 17
Fingal’s Cave (March) ............................................. 98
Cutting Ferns (Strathspey) .................................. 100
Lochiel’s Awa to France (Reel) ............................ 101
Gravel Walk (Reel) ............................................... 102
SET 18
The Sow’s Tail (Strathspey) ................................. 105
Homeward Bound (Reel) ...................................... 106
SET 19
Stumpie (Strathspey) ........................................... 108
Duke of Perth (Reel) ............................................ 109
West Mabou Reel .................................................. 110
I’ll Go Over the Mountain (Reel) ......................... 111
SET 20
The Dean Brig O’Edinburgh (Slow Air) ............... 112
The Autocrat (Hornpipe) ..................................... 113
The Recluse (Hornpipe) ....................................... 114
SET 21
Georgie Leadbeater’s Jig ...................................... 116
Lucy’s Jig .............................................................. 118
Mike’s Jig .............................................................. 119
 
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