Father John Angus Rankin's March

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FATHER JOHN ANGUS RANKIN'S MARCH. Canadian, March (4/4 time). Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by the late fiddler Jerry Holland (1955-2009, Inverness, Cape Breton) in honor of Father John Angus Rankin, pianist, Cape Breton music enthusiast and former parish priest at Glendale, Inverness County, Cape Breton (retired 1994). Cranford (1995) notes tht Rankin helped to organize the 1st annual Glendale Fiddlers Festival in 1973.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection), 1995; No. 26, p. 8.

Recorded sources: Fiddlesticks cass., Jerry Holland - "Fathers and Sons" (1992). Green Linnett, Jerry Holland - "The Fiddlesticks Collection" (1995). Rounder Records , John L. MacDonald - "Formerly of Foot Cape Road: Scottish Fiddle Music in the Classic Inverness County Style" (2005).




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