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  • What's with this "second setting"? It's the Äppelbo gånglåt, and only the first strain.

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  • Da Slockit Light

    very similar to The Hills of Lorne by Charlie Hunter, did one inspire the other?

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  • Your transcription has 33 bars, Mix. The first bar - ff is two quavers and the second bar - f/g/f/e/ is four semiquavers. Those two bars are each one crotchet in length. The tune is 2/4. Remove the first bar line and all is OK.

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  • title

    not sure this is Pontesampaio. I listened to a half dozen recordings of it and not a single one had a section in the major key, and most had more than three sections, most of which only at best kind of resembled what's here.

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    This is the Muineira de Pontesampaio. Well known trad Galician tune. Legen has it that it was played during the Napoleonic wars in Galicia, when locals were ordered to take the castle of Ponte San Paio, which was garrisoned by the French. The army being ...

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