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T: Sarah (Mrs. John Angus) MacArthur's
T: Strathspey, A Mixolydian
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.
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 
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