Joe Confiant's Strathspey
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JOE CONFIANT'S. Canadian, Strathspey. Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AABB. Dunlay & Greenberg credit Johnny Wilmot (1916-1993) with disseminating this tune, learned from Joe Confiant. Cape Breton fiddler Joe Confiant (1900-1985) lived for many years in the George's River area of Northside, Cape Breton County.
Source for notated version: Stan Chapman (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) [Dunlay & Greenberg].
Printed sources: Dunlay & Greenberg (Traditional Celtic Violin Music from Cape Breton), 1996; p. 131.