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The Cape Breton Musical Heritage Series

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Eight volumes of standard musical notation
compiled by Paul Stewart Cranford - Over 2000 tunes

Melodies from Cape Breton, Scottish, and Irish traditions

Available separately or as a complete set

For more information including individual indexes, reviews, and pricing click on any link below

Jerry Holland's Collection of Fiddle Tunes

Brenda Stubbert's Collection of Fiddle Tunes (7 vol. index included)

The Lighthouse Collection

Winston Fitzgerald: A Collection of Fiddle Tunes

Jerry Holland: The Second Collection

The Brenda Stubbert: The Second Collection

The Cape Breton Fiddlers Collection

The Cape Breton Scottish Collection

 

 

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The Complete Series

SPECIAL - All 8 books for $100

(or make a custom bundle)

 

 

Searchable-printable PDF Index
of first 7 volumes by Title

Searchable-printable PDF Index
of first 7 volumes by Title by Tune type

(these pdfs are currently being updated to include the newest volume)

NEW - The Cape Breton Scottish Collection (2013) - 318 melodies. Older Scottish fiddle music paying respect both to the composers' intentions as given in classic Scottish collections and to the Cape Breton traditions which have given this music new life. No duplication with previous volumes. Lke all books in the series, the repertoire has been selected to stay clear of other compilations distributed by Cranford Publications - books including The Skye, Simon Fraser, Alexander Walker, Scottish Violinist, The Harp and Claymore, DunGreen, and William Marshall Collections.

The Cape Breton Fiddlers Collection (2nd edition 2010) complements the other tunebooks in the series. In addition to old favourites from both the aural and written traditions, the book also includes tunes from the repertoires of members and friends of The Cape Breton Fiddlers Association.

INDEX
Composer listing
Independent
Review (from Fiddler Magazine)
Example of Notation (with sound clip)

Cover Holland Book One

Vol 1
Jerry Holland's Collection of Fiddle Tunes (1988-2004)

Now into its 5th edition (with chords added by Jerry himself), this book is ever-popular amongst Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton musicians.

Also available as a specially priced
Book CD bundle
Cover Stubbert Book One

Vol 2 Review

Brenda Stubbert's Collection of Fiddle Tunes (1994-2008)

Brenda's 1st five CDs all contain tunes found in the book. Brenda's tunes have been recorded by most Cape Breton fiddlers including both Buddy & Natalie MacMaster.

Also available as a specially priced
Book CD bundle
Cover Lighthouse Book One

Vol 3 - Review

The Lighthouse Collection (1996-2010), For 34 years fiddler Paul Cranford worked on remote islands as a lighthouse keeper. This book contains over 250 of his own tunes (composed from 1979-1996) plus 40 compositions from his friends.

Paul's tunes have been recorded by such notables as Jerry Holland, Brenda Stubbert, Natalie MacMaster, The Barra MacNeils and David Greenberg. Various Book CD bundles

Cover Fitzgerald Book

Vol 4 review -

Winston Fitzgerald Collection (1997-2005).

Winston was without doubt Cape Breton's most influential recording artist. This book focuses on his interpretations of older music. His style has influenced all of the current geneation.

Also available as a specially priced
Book CD bundle
Cover Holland Book Two

Vol 5 - Review

Jerry Holland: The Second Collection (2000-2005)

A fresh compilation of 322 new and traditional tunes arranged by Jerry complete with his carefully chosen chords for accompaniment.
Also available as a specially priced

Also available as a specially priced
Book CD bundle
Cover Stubbert Book Two

Vol 6 - Review

Brenda Stubbert - The Second Collection (2007)

Contains 161 tunes. A mixture of new Stubbert compositions alongside new and old music. Contains tunes recorded on all of her CDs

Also available as a specially priced
Book CD bundle

A Review of the first 5 books of the CB Heritage Series | 8 book bundle

Searchable-printable PDF Index by Title | Searchable-printable PDF Index by Tune type

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