Cold Winds from Ben Wyviss

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COLD WINDS FROM BEN WYVISS. AKA- "Highlander's Jig," "Forest and Glen" "Graham's Brook." Scottish, Canadian; Jig. Canada, Cape Breton. A Mixolydian (D). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Appears in Kerr's Third as "Highlander's Jig" and as a four part pipe march entitled "Cold Winds From Ben Wyviss" in Queen's Own Highlanders. Compare also with "Gladly Would I Go" and the Irish jig "Move up to Me."

Source for notated version: Sandy MacIntyre [Dunlay and Reich].

Printed sources: Dunlay and Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music of Cape Breton), 1986; p. 70.

Recorded sources: SLMC-1001, Sandy MacIntyre- "Cape Breton...My Land in Music." Celtic CX 20, The Five MacDonald Fiddlers- "Scottish Reels..." (appears as "Forest and Glen"). IMS-WRCI-759, Winnie Chafe- "Cape Breton Scottish Memories."




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