Fisher's Wedding (The)

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X:1 T:Fisher’s Wedding, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 6 (1844-45, p. 20) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F A|F2 Ac (dc)Ac|dFcF AGGA|F2 Ac (dc)de|fcag f2f:| c|fc ~c2 dBAB|dBba gfed|cfag fdcA|BGcA F2 Fc| fcAc dBAB|dBba gfed|(c/d/e/f/) ag fdcA|BGcA F2F||



FISHER'S WEDDING. Scottish (originally), Canadian; Reel. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Surenne): AAB (Lowe): AABB (Kerr, Perlman, Stewart-Robertson): AABB' (Cranford/Fitzgerald).


Additional notes
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: A Collection of Fiddle Tunes), 1997; No. 156, p. 62. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 162, p. 19. Joseph Lowe (Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, book 6), 1844–1845; p. 20. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 117. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 216. Surenne (Dance Music of Scotland), 1852; p. 112.

Recorded sources : - Culburnie COL 102, Alasdair Fraser & Jody Stecher – "The Driven Bow" (1988).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]



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