Matt Seattle’s one hundred and fifty comments

  • 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…

  • this would be entirely unconnected our gig this Saturday, then, when the pipes will of course play G#, and the piper will know where the first beat of the bar is? :-)> more…

  • Composer

    Kim Bibby-Wilson, who plays this on Northumbrian pipes in F, wrote it for her daughter when she was but a wee bairn (she's just graduated from Uni). I wrote the harmony, the arrangement is published in More Airs for Pairs. more…

  • I was referring to several other errors, look closely at William's original. I'm very certain about the pitch corrections made in the 2008 Great Northern Tune Book, and pretty certain about the rhythmic corrections. Philip's version incorporates these cor... more…

  • Alternative version

    X:3, broadly the same as X:2 from my colleague DonaldK, is from a sheet handed out at a workshop, and although the main differences are rhythmic there are a few different notes and a 2nd-time ending for strain 2. more…

  • Re: Tunes written in harmony

    Have you heard of this man, Weejie? more…