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PORTREE BAY. Scottish, Canadian; Pipe March and Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD. Composed by Pipe Major John G. MacKenzie, of Glasgow, Scotland. See also "John MacKenzie's Fancy."

Old print, Portree, Isle of Skye

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Dunoon Highland Gathering Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, c. 1912; no. 3, p. 3.

Recorded sources: Celestial Entertainment CECS001, Brenda Stubbert (Cape Breton) – “In Jig Time!” (1995). Celtic CX 28, Dan R. MacDonald – "Dan R. MacDonald." Angus & Kenneth MacKenzie – "Pìob is Fidheall." Topic 12TS347, Angus Grant – "Highland Fiddle."

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
See Paul Cranford's Cape Breton fiddle setting in standard notation, along with notes [2]




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