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LADY GEORGINA CAMPBELL. AKA - "Miss Georgina Campbell." Scottish (priginally), Canadian; Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by "S.D.S." The tune is well-represented on Cape Breton fiddle recordings, including a 78 RPM record by Margaree, Cape Breton, fiddler Angus Allan Gillis. It was called "Miss Georgina Campbell" by Ken Perlman's source on Prince Edward Island, Peter Cahisson Sr.

Source for notated version: Peter Chaisson, Sr. (b. 1929, Bear River, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 184. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 53 (appears as "Miss Georgina Campbell").

Recorded sources: Atlantica Music 02 77657 50222 26, Natalie MacMaster - "Atlantic Fiddles" (1994). Canadian Broadcasting Corp. NMAS 1972, Natalie MacMaster - "Fit as a Fiddle" (1993). DAB1985, Donald Angus Beaton - "A Musical Legacy" (1985). Rounder CD 11661-7033-2, Natalie MacMaster - "My Roots Are Showing" (2000).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Hear at Angus Allan Gillis's recording at Juneberry 78's [2] (follows the strathspey "Don Side").




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