My Brother's Letter
X:1 T:My Brother's Letter C:Vincent MacLellan M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:MacQuarrie - Cape Breton Collection of Scottish Music (1940) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A E|A/A/A cA BAFA|EACA A,CEA|cAec fedc|BABc BAFG| A/A/A cA BAFA|EACA A,CEA|eaga fdec|BABc A/A/A A:|| |:e|a/a/a ag aecA|Aceg fecA|BEcE dEcE|BAGF EDCB,| A,AFA Eece|AEFA EDCB,|Aaga ceAe|BEGB A/A/A A:|]
MY BROTHER'S LETTER. Canadian, Reel. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Cape Breton musician Vincent MacLellan, who was, according to Paul Cranford, "a carpenter, fiddler and amateur fiddle maker originally from the Margarees. Angus Allan Gillis was his first cousin. Vincent lived much of his life in the Mira area."