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MIRA. Canadian, Jig. Canada, Cape Breton. F Major ('A' part) & C Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Cape Breton fiddler and composer Dan R. MacDonald (1911-1976). Parts of the first strain are played in the 3rd position on the fiddle fingerboard. Mira is the name of a community and a river located in eastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Dan R. MacDonald

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cameron (Trip to Windsor Collection: The Music of Dan R. MacDonald vol. 2), 1994; p. 59.

Recorded sources:

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