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X:1 T:Lime Hill M:4/4 L:1/8 K:A Major a | e<cc>B A<FF>A | E<CE>F A2 A>B | c>Bc>e f>ef<a |! e<c{d}c>A (B2 B<a) | e<cc>B A<FF>A | E<CE>F A2 A>B |! c>Bc>e f>ef>a | e<cB>c A2 A | d | c<ee>f e<ca>e |! c<ee>f {gf}e2 e>a | c<ff>a f>e a/2g/2f/2e/2 | c<ff>g f2 f>a | c<ee>f e<ca>e |! c<ee>f (e2 e>g) | (3agf (3edc (3dfd (3cac | B<EG>B A2 A ||



LIME HILL. Canadian, Strathspey. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, fiddler and prolific composer Dan R. MacDonald [1], and one of his most popular compositions. The tune is named for a little village in west Cape Breton not far from the town of Mabou and composed by MacDonald following a trip there with the father of the members of the group the Rankin Family, who later recorded it.

Dan R. MacDonald (1911 - 1976)


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Eddy Arsenault (b. 1921, St. Chrysostom, East Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources : - Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island) 1996; p. 193.

Recorded sources : - Rounder Records , John L. MacDonald - "Formerly of Foot Cape Road: Scottish Fiddle Music in the Classic Inverness County Style" (2005). John Morris Rankin - "The Rankin Family" (1989).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]



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