Sir Wilfred Laurier's Jig

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X: 1 T: Sir Wilfred Laurier's Jig C: from Buddy MacMaster "Cape Breton Tradition" C: arr. by T. Traub 5-26-2005 R: jig M: 6/8 L: 1/8 K: G d|"G"gfg BAB|d3 dag|"Am"f2 e e2 c|"C"e3 eag|"D"fef A2 B|"D7"c3 cBc|"D"d2 e dBG |"G"B3 Bba || "G"gfg BAB|d3 dag|"C"f2 e e2 c|"C"e3 e2 f|"G"gag gdB|ded dBd|"D"fed cBA |"G"G3 G2 D|| |:"G"GAG GDG|ded B2 d|dBd dBd |"Am"ege c2 e|"C"ece ece|"D"g3 fag|fed cBA | [1"G"B3 BdB :| [2 "G"G3 G2 |]



SIR WILFRED LAURIER’S JIG. AKA and see “Stubbert's Jig (The).” Canadian, Single Jig (6/8 or 12/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Distantly related to “Sir Wilfrid Laurier March.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Brenda Stubbert (b. 1959, Point Aconi, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) who had the tune from her father, Robert Stubbert, who learned it from a blind travelling soap salesman named ‘Blind Frank’, a harmonica player [Cranford].

Printed sources : - Cranford (Brenda Stubbert's Colletion of Fiddle Tunes), 1994; No. 125, p. 43. Natalie MacMaster (Natalie MacMaster's Cape Breton Island Fiddle), 2001; p. 27.

Recorded sources: -Howie MacDonald - "A Few Tunes" (appears as “The Stubberts of Point Aconi Jig”). Rounder 7052, Buddy MacMaster - "The Cape Breton Tradition" (2003). Natalie MacMaster - "The Collection" (2007).

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



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