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NEW FIDDLE, THE. Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. E Mixoldyian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. A popular and frequently recorded 'double-tonic' jig composed by Cape Breton fiddler and composer Dan R. MacDonald (1911-1976) c. 1951 for a friend who had come into a new fiddle.

Dan R. MacDonald

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 279, p. 100. Susan Songer with Clyde Curley (Portland Collection vol. 3), 2015; p. 145.

Recorded sources : - A & M Records 79602 2000-2, Ashley MacIsaac - "Close to the Floor" (1992). "Natalie and Buddy MacMaster."

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

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