Gabh Thu Bean a Dhò'ill Bhig (An)

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GABH THU BEAN DHOI'LL BHIG?, AN (Will You Take a Wife, Little Donald?). AKA - "Little Donald's Wife." Scottish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is popularly known on Cape Breton Island as "Little Donald's Wife."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 111. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 43.

Recorded sources: Rounder 82161-7032-2, Bill Lamey - "From Cape Breton to Boston and Back: Classic House Sessions of Traditional Cape Breton Music 1956-1977" (2000).

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




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