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X:8 T:Scordiness R:reel C:Charlie Sherrit D:Buddy MacMaster, Cape Breton Tradition B:A First Collection of Scottish Music (by Charlie Sherrit) Z:Paul Stewart Cranford (P.S.C.), <> L:1/8 Q:333 M:C| K:D G|TF2 DF ADFA|dfec dAAd|TB2 GB EBGB|(c/d/e) Ac ecAG| TF2 DF ADFA|dfec dAAd|(B/c/d) GB AdFA|GBAG FDD:| |:g|f2 df afdf|ABde fddf|Te2 Be gfed|(c/d/e) dB cAAg| f2 df afdf|ABde fddA|(B/c/d) GB AdFA|GBAG FDD:| W:Copyrights - estate of Charlie Sherrit (MCPS)

SCOURDINESS. AKA - "Scordiness." Scottish (originally), Canadian; Reel. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. Composed by the late Aberdeen musician Charles F. “Charlie” Sherrit, who published many of his compositions. It has achieved a degree of popularity among Cape Breton/PEI fiddlers.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Peter Chaisson, Jr. (Bear River, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman]

Printed sources : Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 76.

Recorded sources: - A & M Records 79602 2000-2, Ashley MacIsaac - “Close to the Floor” (1992). Rounder Records 7052, Buddy MacMaster - "Cape Breton Tradition" (2003).

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

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