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TRIP TO TORONTO. Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A popular Cape Breton jig composed by fiddler Donald Angus Beaton (1912-1982). Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987) always played this tune in a medley with Dan Hughie MacEachern’s “Juanita.”


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Donald Angus Beaton (Welcome to Mabou: The Life and Music of Donald Angus Beaton)

Recorded sources : - EMI Music Canada E2 80683, The Rankin Family - "North Country" (1993). Inter-Media Services IMS-WRC1-1546, Winnie Chafe - "Cape Breton Scottish Violin Favourites." Ivernia Recordings, Moore & McGregor - "Dream with Me" (2016). Rounder Records 7011, "The Beatons of Mabou: Marches, Jigs, Strathspeys, And Reels Of The Highland Scot" (1978).

See also listing at :
Hear the tune played by Mike MacDougal at the Celtic Music Interpretive Center [1]
Hear the tune played by the Beatons of Mabou at the Celtic Music Interpretive Center [2] See the sheet music from the Donald Angus Beaton project of the Celtic Music Interpretive Center [3]



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