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MRS. JOHN ANGUS MACARTHUR'S (Bean Iain Aorghais Nic Artair). AKA and see “Sarah MacArthur’s.” Cape Breton, Strathspey. A Mixolydian. ADae tuning (fiddle). AAB.

Source for notated version: Mary (Beaton) MacDonald (Cape Breton) "who learned it from Mrs. John Angus MacArthur, of the musical Mabou Coal Mines MacArthur family, who was known for her mouth music" [Dunlay & Reich].

Printed sources: Dunlay and Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music from Cape Breton), 1986; p. 31.

Recorded sources: Rounder 7011, "The Beaton's of Mabou."

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

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