Lasses of Glenaodale
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LASSES OF GLENAODALE. AKA - "Lassies of Glenaodale." AKA and see "Elizabeth's Big Coat," "Effie's Big Coat," "Cota Mor Ealasaid." Canadian, Reel. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. A Dorian/A Mixolydian. ADae tuning (fiddle). AA'BB' (Perlman): AABC (Dunlay & Reich). The tune is sometimes played with or without the middle part on both Cape Breton and Prince Edward Island. Tonality varies between more mixolydian or dorian, depending on the version.
Source for notated version: Gus Longaphie (b. 1914, Little River, North-East Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].
Printed sources: Dunlay & Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music of Cape Breton), 1986; No. 33, p. 48 (appears as "Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music from Cape Breton Reel"). Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 88.
Recorded sources: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation LM470, Peter & Kenny Chaisson - "Atlantic Fiddling" (1979). Rounder 7001, Joe Cormier.
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index