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GENERAL STEWART. AKA and see "Captain David Stewart 42nd Royal Highlander's Reel," "Lady Muir MacKenzie," "Mrs. Muir MacKenzies." Scottish, Canadian; Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune often follows "Athole Brose" in a stepdance medley on Cape Breton (as it does, for example, on John L. MacDonald's recording).

Source for notated version: Buddy MacMaster (Cape Breton) [Dunlay & Greenberg].

Printed sources: Dunlay & Greenberg (Traditional Celtic Violin Music from Cape Breton), 1996; p. 76.

Recorded sources: ATL 8835, Dave MacIsaac & Scott MacMillan - "Live" (1993). CLM 1000, Carl MacKenzie - "Tullochgorum" (1979). JAD-1, Jackie Dunn - "Dunn to a T" (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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