Nacnud’s twelve comments

  • Re: The Winster Gallop

    To all who think this tune is beneath them, think back to when it was above them and they could not at that stage play it. If it helps people get started on their instrument it is a great tune and being simple it gives ample scope for variation, for examp... more…

  • Re: Prampushing

    The notes on the Nathaniel Gow tune Coilsfield House make mention of a Mary Campbell, Robert Burns' Highland Mary, a maid at the house when Burns was courting her. She features in one of his poems which has been set to various tunes, but apart from the na... more…

  • Re: 250 To Vigo

    I expect Duncan learned it from Aungus himself in a bar somewhere. which might explain the slight variation. more…

  • Re: My Home

    Played at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, said to be one of her favourite tunes. more…

  • Re: Highland Cathedral

    Love the tune. Hate the jingoistic words. more…

  • Re: Shove The Pig’s Foot A Little Closer To The Fire

    Goes well with Turkey in the Straw, especially if you are talking pork rather than iron. more…

  • Re: Squirrel Up A Tree

    I prefer the squirrel not quite so far up the tree.-played in D. It allows for the "B" part to move up in the first full bar without a stretch or position shift on a fiddle. more…

  • Re: Shove The Pig’s Foot A Little Closer To The Fire

    Can't see Pig's Foot as a Scottish pipe march somehow, but one never knows. more…

  • Re: The Frozen Mouse

    Did Jason not turn the heating on soon enough? more…

  • Re: Nigun Atik

    I find it interesting how the Session entry on Google search describes this a traditional Irish barndance. I never came across it in any Irish session I've been to. I assume it is a typo, meant to say Israeli, ot even Klezmer. more…