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PIPE MAJOR J(OHN) STEWART. Scottish, March (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB’CCDD’. Composed by revered piper George S. MacLennan (1883-1927). Christine Martin (2002) says this Highland pipe march has crept into the North East fiddle tradition, albeit rendered with different bowings and style to West Coast Scottish playing.

Source for notated version: Hector MacAndrew (1903-) [Martin].

Printed sources: Martin (Traditional Scottish Fiddling), 2002; p. 119.

Recorded sources: Greentrax CDTRAX 9009, Hector MacAndrew (1903-1980) - “Scottish Tradition 9: The Fiddler and his Art” (1903).




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