T:Sir Reginald MacDonald 
B:Stewart-Robertson – The Athole Collection (1884)
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f|eAcA eAcA|B2 (Bc) defa|eAcA eAcA|BEGB A2 (A>f)|
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SIR REGINALD MACDONALD . Scottish, Canadian; Reel (cut time). Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The reel is also part of Cape Breton traditional music repertory. Admiral Sir Reginald John James George Macdonald (1820-1899) was a Royal Navy officer who was appointed Second-in-Command of the Channel Fleet in 1872 and went on to be Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station. From 1873 he became the 21st chief of the Clan Macdonald of Clanranald. He retired in 1884, the year this reel was published in The Athole Collection.
Sir Reginald MacDonald by Spy, published in Vanity Fair