An­other Turn Around the Sun

The Victoria Standard - - Arts - by Paul S. Cran­ford.

If you have a tune you would like to share with other Cape Bre­ton fid­dlers or a mu­si­cal event that could be pro­moted in this col­umn con­tact The Vic­to­ria Stan­dard or Cran­ford Pub­li­ca­tions. Email - psc@cran­ford­ (www.cran­ford­

Lucy Macneil of the Barra Macneils plays fid­dle, bodhran and Celtic harp. She com­posed the above to tune to cel­e­brate her un­cle’s 80th birth­day (fid­der Carl Mackenzie is brother to Lucy mother, Jean. They hailed from Washabuck). This month you can hear Lucy play lo­cally at the fol­low­ing venues: • Wednes­day Aug. 1, 7PM, St. Andrew’s Church, Syd­ney Mines - The Barra Macneils. • Thurs­day Aug. 2, 7PM, Ding­wall, The Mark­land - The Barra Macneils. • Tues­day Aug. 28, 7:30PM, Celtic Tea­room, In­dian Brook - Lucy Macneil & Rob Du­rando.

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