Moladh Maureen Nic Coinnich
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MOLADH MAUREEN NIC COINNICH (In Praise of Maureen MacKenzie). Canadian, Pipe March. Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Cape Breton piper John MacLean (Dartmouth), originally as an air and hornpipe. It was reworked as a pipe march by Jerry Holland, and Brenda Stubbert has composed variation sets. Maureen (Rankin) MacKenzie (d. 2000) was a fluent speaker and teacher of Gaelic, and worked in Cape Breton schools. She also founded the Gaelic Choral Group, Cosir Nan Eilean, the Mabou Feis and was a director of the Federation of the Clans of Nova Scotia.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 1, p. 1. Cranford (Brenda Stubbert: The Second Collection).
Recorded sources: Jerry Holland - "Crystal Clear" (2000). Tri - "A-measg Chairdean."
See also listings at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index