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MY CAPE BRETON HOME. Canadian, Waltz or Slow Air. Canada, Cape Breton. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Matthiesen): AABB (Cranford). Composed in 1988 by the late fiddler Jerry Holland (1955-2009, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) for his father, to commemorate their mutual love for Cape Breton. The tune is often played as a waltz.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection), 1995; No. 282, p. 83. Matthiesen (Waltz Book I), 1992; p. 36.
Recorded sources: Fiddlesticks cass., Jerry Holland - "Lively Steps" (1987).
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index