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MARGARET CHISHOLM'S. Canadian, Jig. Canada, Cape Breton. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A 20th century composition by Cape Breton fiddler Dan Hugh MacEachern (1913-1996), of Queensville, in honor of Margaret (Chisholm) MacDonald (b. 1947). MacEachern had two privately published collections, MacEachern's collection: Cape Breton music for the violin; strathspey, marches, reels, jigs, slow airs, hornpipes (1975) and MacEachern's collection: the music of Dan Hughie MacEachern, vol. 2 (1993). See also a different tune in her honor, Dan R. MacDonald's "Miss Margaret Chisholm."
Source for notated version:
Recorded sources: RC2000, George Wilson - "Royal Circus" (2000). Rounder 7004, Joe Cormier - "The Dances Down Home" (1977). Rounder Records 7006, Theresa and Marie MacLellan - "A Trip To Mabou Ridge: Scottish Music From Cape Breton Island" (1976).