Hills of Cape Mabou

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HILLS OF CAPE MABOU (Cnuic Rudha Mhabou). AKA and see "Antony Murray's Reel," "Anthony Murray's Reel," "Lord Murray's Strathspey." Scottish, Canadian; Strathspey. Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AB. A version of Alexander "King" McGlashan's "Ant(h)ony Murray's Reel," published 1780. A very popular strathspey among Cape Breton fiddlers, frequently recorded (usually as "Anthony Murray's" or "Hills of Cape Mabou").

Source for notated version: Carl MacKenzie (Cape Breton) [Dunlay and Reich].

Printed sources: Dunlay and Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music of Cape Breton), 1986; p. 31.

Recorded sources: Rounder 7009, Doug MacPhee- "Cape Breton Piano." Rounder Records , John L. MacDonald - "Formerly of Foot Cape Road: Scottish Fiddle Music in the Classic Inverness County Style" (2005). WRCI-1548, Carl MacKenzie- "And His Sound Is Cape Breton" (appears as "Strathspey").

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

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