In My Hands ... Natalie MacMaster

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Track 5
New York Jig

Natalie is joined by Irish harpist Laoise Kelly on this track.


The New York Jig (Alex MacEachern)
Miss Gordon Of Park (William Marshall)
The Moll In The Wad  (Traditional)

  • Composed by the brother of the famous Cape Breton composer Dan Hughie MacEachern The New York Jig is found in both Jerry Holland's Collection and in MacEacherns 2nd Collection (where it is called Alex Joe's Jig)
  • Miss Gordon Of Park  comes from 18th century Scottish composer William Marshall. The setting below comes from an early recording of Winston Fitzgerald (he called it Lady Menzies). See Winston's book.
  • The Moll In The Wad  is a traditional Irish jig which is found in various settings in Winston Fitzgerald's Collection, O'Neill's Music of Ireland and in Ryan's Mammoth.



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