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PASSION FLOWER HORNPIPE. American, Canadian; Hornpipe. Canada, Cape Breton. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune, obtained from Ryan's Mammoth Collection (Boston, 1883), is associated with the playing of Donald Angus Beaton (1912–1981) among Cape Breton fiddlers.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 113. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; No. 898, p. 225.
Recorded sources: Inter-Media Services, IMS-WRC1-1546, Winnie Chafe - "Cape Breton Scottish Violin Favourites." Rounder 7011, "The Beatons of Mabou: Scottish Violin Music from Cape Breton" (1978). Ashley MacIsaac - "Fine thank you very much."
See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index