Crimson Crustacean

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 Theme code Index    1511H 47bL54
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 Composer/Core Source    Jack MacLean
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, Pipe
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    6/8
 History    CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AA'BB'CCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Barry W. Shears
 Book/Manuscript title    Gathering of the Clans Collection vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 74
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1986
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CRIMSON CRUSTACEAN. Canadian, Jig. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CCDD. Composed by Nova Scotia piper Jack MacLean, a former member of the Dartmouth and District Pipe Band, later known as Clan Sutherland (Shears). The title references a cooked lobster, the delicacy of the Maritime provinces.

Printed source: Shears (Gathering of the Clans Collection, vol. 1), 1986; p. 74.


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