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NEW WATERFORD. Canadian, Jig. Canada, Cape Breton. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by fiddler and prolific composer Dan R. MacDonald. New Waterford [1] is a fishing and (formerly) coal-mining town on Cape Breton island, north of Sydney and northwest of Glace Bay. It is named for Waterford in Ireland, a name that reflects the Irish immigrant population that settled in the northeast of Cape Breton. Pianist Doug MacPhee is from New Waterford.

Dan R. MacDonald

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Recorded sources: Rounder Records , John L. MacDonald - "Formerly of Foot Cape Road: Scottish Fiddle Music in the Classic Inverness County Style" (2005).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]

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