Dr. Keith--Aberdeen

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DOCTOR KEITH, ABERDEEN. Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by the great Scots fiddler and composer James Scott Skinner (1843-1927).

Source for notated version: Kenny Chaisson (b. c. 1947, Bear River, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island; now resident of Rollo Bay) [Perlman]; Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 150, p. 60. Gatherer (Gatherer's Musical Museum), 1987; p. 33. Little (Scottish and Cape Breton Fiddle Music in New Hampshire), 1984; p. 12. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 142. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 199. Skinner, The Miller O Hirn Collection (1881).

Recorded sources: Rounder Records 7057, Jerry Holland - "Parlor Music" (2005). See also listing at Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1].




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