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MACLAINE OF LOCH BUIE'S REEL. AKA and see: "Highlander's Rant (The)," "Greetings to the Beatons of Mabou," "Mabou Reel (2)," "MacLean of Loch Ban," "Wildcat Reel" (a similar tune), "Willy McKenzie's." Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A popular tune among Cape Breton fiddlers and frequently recorded. The melody appears in Ross's Collection of Pipe Music (1885).

Source for notated version: Donald Angus Beaton (Mabou, Cape Breton) [Dunlay and Reich].

Printed sources: Dunlay and Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music of Cape Breton), 1986; p. 40. Ross (Collection [of] Pipe Music), 1885; no. 251, p. 193.

Recorded sources: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. NMAS 1972, Natalie MacMaster – "Fit as a Fiddle" (1993). Celtic 13 Rodeo (Banff) 1257, The MacLellan Trio – "The Music of Cape Breton" (appears as "Wildcat Reel"). Celtic CX11, John A. MacDonald – "Scottish Fiddling" (appears as "The Highlander's Reel"). DAB4-1985, Donald Angus Beaton – "A Musical Legacy" (appears as "A Mabou Reel"). PLP4-1012, Joe Cormier – "The Cheticamp Connection" (appears as "Greetings to the Beatons of Mabou"). Rounder 7003, John Campbell – "Cape Breton Violin Music" (appears as "Traditional Reel"). STEPH 1-94, Stephanie Wills – "Tradition Continued" (1994). University College of Cape Breton UCCBP 1007, Dan Joe MacInnis – "Celtic Music of Cape Breton, Vol. I" (various artists) {appears as "MacLean of Loch Ban"}.

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

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