Rannie MacLellan's Reel (1)
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RANNIE MACLELLAN(‘S REEL) . Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Port Aconi, Cape Breton, fiddler Brenda Stubbert (b. 1959) for friend and fiddler Rannie MacLellan of Southwest Margaree, Cape Breton. See “Brenda at Southwest Margaree” for one of MacLellan’s compositions for Stubbert. The tune has gathered some currency among modern Cape Breton fiddlers and has been recorded a number of times.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cranford (Brenda Stubbert’s Collection), 1994; No. 53, p. 19. Fiddler Magazine, vol. 3, No. 2, Summer, 1996; p. 18.
Recorded sources: Celestial Entertainment CECS001, Brenda Stubbert - “In Jig Time!” (1995). Rounder RO 7023, Natalie MacMaster - “No Boundaries” (1996).
See also listings at:
Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index