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FRANK SUTHERLAND. Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. A Major ('A' part) & E Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Scottish fiddler-composer J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927) for Frank Sutherland, the spouse of his adopted daughter, Jeannie Skinner. Jeannie was Skinner's piano accompanist from the 1880's on. A daughter, Jessie, is recorded as having been born to the couple in 1902.
Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].
Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 66, p. 30.
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index