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MARY CLAIRE. AKA - "Mary Clare." Canadian, Hornpipe. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Perlman): AABB'(Cranford/Holland). Composed by fiddler Jerry Holland (1955-2009, Inverness, Cape Breton).
Source for notated version: Kenny Chaisson (b.c. 1947, Bear River, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island; now resides in Rollo Bay) [Perlman].
Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection), 1995; No. 45, p. 13. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 115.
Recorded sources: Glencoe 001, Jerry Holland - "The Cape Breton Symphony" (1976). Rounder Records, "Jerry Holland" (1976). Rounder Records 7057, Jerry Holland - "Parlor Music" (2005).
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index