bagpie’s eighty-seven comments
It's a play on the phrase Jiggery Pokery (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jiggery-pokery) and the name of a Hohner melodeon. more…
Re: ABC software: integrated text editor/player/viewer for Mac Catalina
mazndofab: as the original question referenced, that's the 32bit version that isn't compatible with Catalina. There is a 64 bit beta version here - https://brsn.org.uk/easyabc/ - but it's pretty flaky. more…
Re: ABC software that will work with Mac Catalina?
Even the experimental 64 bit build is barely useable on Catalina. I have an old Mac mini that I've set up just for EasyABC but it's painfully slow. I've no idea what's involved but I wonder if we could crowdfund a few bob for someone to sort the 64 bit v... more…
Re: Good Scottish tunes for whistle?
The Kenny Gillies / Jig Runrig / Rory Macleod set is popular in my part of Argyll these days. more…
Sleepy Maggie, X:8
This version taken from 'A Collection of Quicksteps, Strathspeys, Reels and Jigs. Arranged for the Highland Bag-Pipe by Donald Macdonald & Son… Sixth Edition' from 1892. I've taken the liberty of changing the key signature as my pipes can play the G# an... more…
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Re: Strip the Willow
Any jig will do though we always kept the most well known tunes (Atholl Highlanders, Caliope House, Jig of Slurs etc) for the last dance of the night, an Orcadian Strip The Willow. more…
Re: Why the pub?
While the music and crack at a house session, with invited friends or acquaintances only, can be excellent, there's something about the unknowns of a pub session that make it my favourite place to play informally. Yes you may get a random guitar thumper e... more…
Re: The Puffer
Good luck Samantha, hope the sessions go well. I'm not sure how many I'll make, nearly 60 mile round trip for me. Had a quick look to see when I posted the original session listing, it was 15 years ago! https://thesession.org/sessions/663 more…