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X:1 T: Dismissal Reel C: Sandy MacLean M:C L:1/8 B:MacQuarrie - Cape Breton Collection (1940, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|G2 (Bd) edBa|bgab gedB|G2 (Bd) edBa|gedB A2 BA| G2 (Bd) edBa|bgab gedB|GABd egdc|BdAF G2:| Bd|g2 fg efga|bgab gedB|G2 (Bd) edBa|gedB A2 Bd| gdBd gfga|bgab gedB|GABd egdc|BdAF G2Bd| g2 fg efga|bgab gedB|G2(Bd) edBa|gedB A2BA| G2 (Bd) edBa|bgab gedB|GABd egdc|BdAF G3||

DISMISSAL, THE. Canadian, Reel. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB' (MacQuarrie): AA'BB'. The reel was composed by Foot Cape, Cape Breton, musician Sandy MacLean, and appeared in MacQuarrie’s Cape Breton Collection (1940), from which it was picked up by PEI fiddlers as well.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Peter Chaisson, Jr. (B. 1942, Bear River, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources : - Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 183, p. 69. MacQuarrie (Cape Breton Collection of Scottish Melodies), 1940; p. 20. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 50.

Recorded sources: - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ‎LM470, Peter & Kenny Chaisson - "Atlantic Fiddling" (1979). Rounder CD 11661-7033-2, Natalie MacMaster - "My Roots are Showing" (2000). WMT002, Wendy MacIsaac - "That's What You Get" (1997?).

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

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