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TWIN SISTERS [1]. AKA and see “Pigeon on the Gate (2)," “Pigeon on the Gatepost (2).” Irish, Canadian; Reel (cut time). Canada; New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island. A Dorian (Brody): A Mixolydian (Perlman). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Brody): AA’BB’ (Perlman). A floating title which appears with a variety of tunes. Perlman (1996) notes that some communities on Prince Edward Island call “Pride of the Ball” by the title “Twin Sisters.”


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Gerry Robichaud [Brody]; Andrew Jones (b. 1980, Roseville, West Prince County, Prince Edward Island; now resides in Pleasant View, PEI) [Perlman].

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler’s Fakebook), 1983; p. 281. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 84.

Recorded sources : - Rounder CD 7014, Sid Baglole – “Fiddlers of Western Prince Edward Island” (1997). Voyager 310 S, Gerry Robichaud "Down East Fiddling." Voyager 316 S, Vivian Williams and Barbara Lamb "Twin Sisters."




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