Brenda Stubbert's Reel

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 Theme code Index    127bL1 1254
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Jerry Holland
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    Barry W. Shears
 Book/Manuscript title    Gathering of the Clans Collection vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 61
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1986
 Artist    Jerry Holland
 Title of recording    Master Cape Breton Fiddler
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Boot Records
 Year recorded    1982
 Score   ()   

BRENDA STUBBERT'S REEL. Canadian, Reel. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. A Dorian (Cranford/Holland, Fiddler Magazine, Martin & Hughes): A Minor (Songer). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Songer): AABB' (Cranford/Holland, Fiddler Magazine, Martin & Hughes, Shears). One of the most famous compositions by Inverness, Cape Breton, fiddler, teacher and composer Jerry Holland (originally from Brockton, Mass.) in honor of another Cape Breton fiddler and composer, Brenda Stubbert.

Source for notated version: Carl & Jackie Webster (Cardigan, Central Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection), 1995; No. 40, p. 12. Fiddler Magazine, vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 1996; p. 17. Martin & Hughes (Ho-ro-gheallaigh), 1990; p. 18. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; pg. 91. Shears (Gathering of the Clans Collection), 1986; p. 61 (pipe setting). Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 40.

Recorded sources: BM-91, Buddy MacMaster - "Glencoe Hall." Boot Records, Jerry Holland - "Master Cape Breton Fiddler" (1982). Green Linnet SIF 1077, Capercaillie - "Crosswinds" (1987). Green Linnet SIF-1109, Altan - "The Red Crow" (1990). Green Linnett SIF1156, Jerry Holland - "Fiddlesticks Collection." SG155, Alasdair Fraser - "The Road North." Patty Furlong - "Traditional Irish Music on the Button Accordion" (1999). See also listings at: Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1], Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2], Alan Ng's [3].

T:Brenda Stubbert's Reel
C:Jerry Holland
S:Jerry Holland's Collection
"Am"A/A/A BA GAAB|A/A/A BA "G"edda|gedB GABd|"Em"{d}e2dB "Am"eAA:|
|:B|A/A/A a2 A/A/A g2|Aage ageg|"G"G/G/G BA BGGB|c2BA BGGB|
[1 "Am"A/A/A a2 A/A/A g2|Aage agea|"G"gedB GABd|"Em"{B}e2dB "Am"eAA:|
[2 "Am"A/A/A BA GAAB|A/A/A BA "G"edda|gedB GABd|"Em"{d}edB "Am"eAA|]

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