Brenda Stubbert's Collection of Fiddle Tunes
Part of the Cape Breton Musical Heritage Series, this popular book contains a mix of 131 traditional and original fiddle tunes from a player steeped in Cape Breton's dance music tradition. New edition complete with chords, photos and a comprehensive index of the first seven Volumes the CB Heritage Series. This beautifully produced book is the second in The Cape Breton Musical Heritage Series, which editor Paul Cranford introduced in 1992 with Jerry Holland's Collection of Fiddle Tunes (Revised Edition). These collections focus on contemporary performers and the continuing musical tradition in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. They contain both traditional and newly composed tunes from Cape Breton, Scottish, Irish, and other sources, as played by the featured performer. A significant number of the melodies are compositions by Jerry Holland and Brenda Stubbert, as both are prolific composers of tunes that are being learned and played by others in the tradition.