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V.A. MACLELLAN’S. Canadian, Reel. Canada, Nova Scotia. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Barry Shears identifies “V.A.” as itinerant musician Vincent MacLellan (1856-1935), originally of Broad Cove, Nova Scotia, a bard and musician who played the fiddle, bagpipe and piano. Several of his poems were published in a book entitled Failte Cheap Breatuinn (1892).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Shears (Gathering of the Clans Collection, vol. 1), 1986; p. 58 (pipe setting).

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