Lass o' Corrie Mill (The)

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LASS O' CORRIE MILL, THE. AKA and see "Carlisle Lasses." Scottish, Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning. AB (Cranford, Fiddler Magazine): AA'BB' (Kerr). The tune appears in Feldman and O'Doherty's Northern Fiddler as "Neil Gow's Strathspey (1)," from the playing of Donegal fiddler Danny O'Donnell. It has also been recorded by Cape Breton fiddlers such as Winston Fitzgerald (on a 78 RPM), and Buddy and Natalie MacMaster.

Sources for notated versions: Natalie MacMaster (Port Hastings, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) [Fiddler Magazine]; Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources: Fiddler Magazine, vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 1996; p. 10. Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 155, p. 62. Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 1; Set 27, No. 1, p. 17.

Recorded sources: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. NMAS 1972, Natalie MacMaster - "Fit as a Fiddle" (1993). Rounder Records 7052, Buddy MacMaster - "The Cape Breton Tradition" (2003).

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




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