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Learn a Great Cape Breton Strathspey as Played by the Beaton Family



Location: R4

Instructor: Andrea Beaton (fiddle)

Style: Canadian Cape Breton Scottish

Cape Breton in Nova Scotia is home to the world’s largest fiddle and bow. Even better, it’s home to a driving, ornamented, fiddle style that draws on Scottish and Irish traditions and more. Mabou (where the Beatons are from) is a great community of strathspey lovers. We’ll learn "Lucy Campbell," a great, old 4 parter and put the “dirt” (ornaments) from Mabou in it.