Alex MacEachern strathspey

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X: 1
T: Alex MacEachern
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amix
B |: "A"A<Ae>A {A}c>BA>f | e<A"D"f>d "Em"e2 e<a | "A"A<Ae>A {A}c>BA>=c | "G"B<GB<g [d2D2] d>B :|
"A"A<a{b}a>f {ef}e>dc<A | A<a"D"f>d "Em"e2 e<a | "A"A<a{a}a>f {ef}e>dc<A | "G"B<GB<g [d2D2] d>B |
"A"A<a{b}a>f {ef}e>dc<A | A<a"D"f>d "Em"e2 (3efg | "A"(3agf "G"{gf}g>e "D"(3fed "Em"e<g | "G"B<GB<g [d2D2] d |]
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Alex MacEachern

A Dan Hughie MacEachern strathspey from Cape Breton. Alex MacEachern was his older brother, who was also fiddler who influenced Dan Hughie’s music from early on. This tune can be heard at 2:33 in the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1A7866U8xlI which is where I learned this tune.

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Alex MacEachern

An absolutely brilliant set there, Tate - thanks for posting it. Were you there?

The other tunes on the video are:

Duke of Fife’s Welcome to Deeside (Strathspey with variations) http://thesession.org/tunes/9568
Ann MacNamara (Strathspey)
Alex MacEachern’s (Strathspey) - this page
Dusty Meadow (Strathspey)
Sandy Cameron (reel) http://thesession.org/tunes/5733
St Kilda Wedding http://thesession.org/tunes/1606
Trip to Windsor (reel) http://thesession.org/tunes/1074
The Ladies’ Fashion (reel) http://thesession.org/tunes/4652
Put Me In the Big Chest (reel) http://thesession.org/tunes/3105
Sir Reginald MacDonald (reel) http://thesession.org/tunes/12621
The King’s (reel) http://thesession.org/tunes/3859

No Nigel, I wasn’t there, but I would’ve loved to have been. Being from Ontario, I don’t get out that way nearly often enough.

Also Dusky Meadow is found at http://thesession.org/tunes/7681

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