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JOAN MACDONALD. AKA - "Miss Joan MacDonald." Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Dan R. MacDonald for Joan MacDonald, who, like Dan R., was a member of The Five MacDonald Fiddlers . Joan was the pianist for the group and was a composer in her own right ("Sweetness of Mary (The)"). She married, and became known as Joan MacDonald Boes.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Willie Kennedy - "Cape Breton Violin." Shanachie 14001, "The Early Recordings of Angus Chisholm" (Cape Breton).

See also listing at:
Hear the recording by Angus Chisholm at Juneberry 78's [1] (last tune in medley, paired with "Irish Hornpipe" and "Marguerite MacNeill").




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