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X: 1 T: Sarah (Mrs. John Angus) MacArthur's T: Strathspey, A Mixolydian L: 1/16 M: C K: A Mixolydian |: F| E3A A3F E3A A3G| FD3 D3F G3E F3D| E3A A3G F3G A3a| g3f e3d cA3 A3:|B,| A,3a a3g f2g2 a3f| g3f e3d cA3 B3B,| A,3a a3g f2g2 a3f| g3f e3d cA3 A3B,|A,3a a3g f2g2 a3f| g3f e3d cA3 B3F| E3A A3G F3G A3a| g3f e3d cA3 A3|| D: The Beatons of Mabou, Rounder 7011

SARAH MACARTHUR’S. AKA and see “Mrs. John Angus MacArthur's” (Bean Iain Aonghais Nic Artair). Canadian, Strathspey. Canada, Cape Breton. A Major/Mixolydian. AEae or Standard tunings (fiddle). AAB. Sarah was born Sarah Catherine Beaton, daughter of John Beaton, and married John Angus MacArthur at North East Mabou.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Mary MacDonald (learned from Sarah MacArthur), and Donald Angus Beaton and Kinnon Beaton (Mabou, Cape Breton) [Dunlay & Greenberg].

Printed sources : - Dunlay & Greenberg (Traditional Celtic Violin Music from Cape Breton), 1996; p. 132.

Recorded sources: -CEI 8001, Winnie Chafe - “Echoes” (1988). NXD-5447, Doug MacPhee - “Cape Breton Master of the Keyboard” (appears as “Curly Sandy Beaton’s Strathspey”). Rounder 7011, Kinnon and Donald Angus Beaton - “The Beaton’s of Mabou” (1978. Appears as “Mrs. John Angus Mac Arthur’s”). WRC1-5253, Brenda Stubbert - “Tamerack ‘er Down”.

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]

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