Matt Seattle’s one hundred and fifty-five comments

  • Re: Is this original?

    Thanks again for suggestions, here is the whole tune - more…

  • Re: Is this original?

    Thanks very much for all replies, they're very helpful. more…

  • Is this original?

    I've had a tune bubbling away in my head for a while but can't figure out if it's autogenerated or something I've heard. Players at my local session think they've heard it, but don't know what it is. First 4 bars below, tempo between air and march. more…

  • Felix The Wrestler, X:3

    This is the tune as extended by Highland piper G S McLennan, who composed jig of Slurs. more…

  • Re: The Lowland and Borders Piping Society

    The situation is that the majority of players of both Border pipes and Scottish smallpipes are from a GHB background. A small proportion, who are not, are more interested in playing Border pipe music, which has a much older literate tradition than GHB mus... more…

  • Re: Wee Totum Fogg

    I believe you are correct on both counts Mr Bagpie (hi Steve). more…

  • Re: Wee Totum Fogg

    This is a bagpiper's misunderstanding 0f the tune usually called Rusty Gulley more…

  • Re: Glen Kabul

    Also recorded by Bag o Cats (FF was a member) on Greentrax IIRC. more…

  • Walker Jackson is the one credited with Jackson's Morning Brush and several other relatively early tunes, but you are right, there was more than one - I think Breandan Breathnach wrote an article about the Jackson attributions - try Google? And yes, he wa... more…

  • Composers & timings

    1 Teviotdale Skyline: Penchrise Pen (M Seattle) / The Fair Dodheid (M Seattle) / Skelfhill Pen (M Seattle) 3.37 more…