Cairistiona Chaimbel

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X: 1 T:Christy Campbell R:strathspey C:traditional O:Cape Breton N:Tune books, related recordings N:..... Cranford Publications <http://www.cranfordpub.com> D:Jerry Holland, Crystal Clear B: The Dungreen Collection Z:This abc transcription is for personal use only, Z:provided this notice remains attached. Z:Paul Stewart Cranford <psc@cranfordpub.com> Q:288 L:1/8 M:C K:A A>GF<D =G>FE>C|A,>f (3eec B>AB<c|A>GF<D =G>FE>C|E<FG<E A2 (3AAB| A>GF<D =G>FE>C|A,>f (3eec B2 (3Bce|f<be>c B>AB<c|1A<FG<E E<A (3AAB:|2A<FG<E E<A|| (3eef|:e>A (3ccd e>fe>d|c>A A/A/A f>ef<b|A,2 (3eec e>fe>c|d<Bc<A F2 (3FAA| A,>A (3eec e>fe>d|c>A A/A/A/A/ f>ef>g|(3aee (3cee (3aee (3cee|1d<Bc>A B>a (3ggf:|2d<Bc>A B>dc<B|]



CAIRISTIONA CHAIMBEL (Christy Campbell). AKA and see "Miller of Drone (1) (The)" (for which authorship was claimed in 1801 by John Pringle and in 1802 by Nathanial Gow. A tune by the same name but in 6/8 time is listed in the contents of David Young's Bodleian Manuscript (1740)--see "Miller of Drone (2) (The)). Cape Breton, Strathspey. A Major. Standard, AEae, ADae tunings (fiddle). AABB'. "Christy Campbell" is one of the most frequently recorded reels by Cape Breton musicians.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Carl MacKenzie (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) [Dunlay and Reich].

Printed sources : - Dunlay and Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music of Cape Breton), 1986; p. 29. Fiddler Magazine, vol. 4, No. 1, 1997; p. 38.

Recorded sources: -Rounder 7037, Alex Francis MacKay - "Traditional Music of Cape Breton, vol. 1: Mabou Coal Mines" (2002). Topic 12TS354, John Willie Campbell- "Cape Breton Scottish Fiddle" (various artists); WRCI-1548, Carl MacKenzie- "And His Sound is Cape Breton."

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]



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