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DONALD STEWART THE PIPER. Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Martin): ABB' (Hardie). Composed by Scottish virtuoso performer and composer J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927), although it was not published until J. Murdoch Henderson included it in his Scottish Music Maker (1957), some thirty years after Skinner's death.

Source for notated version: fiddler Jean-Ann Callender (Aberdeen) [Martin].

Printed sources: Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1986; p. 19. Martin (Traditional Scottish Fiddling), 2002; p. 122.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet GLCD 3105, Aly Bain - "Lonely Bird" (1996). Rounder 7004, Joe Cormier - "The Dances Down Home" (1977).

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




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