creathana’s one hundred and fifty-eight comments

  • It was written by a piper named Angus Lawrie. George McHardy was Aidan O'Rourke's teacher though. more…

  • Re: Strathspey Quadruplets

    Oops, forgot the link to the Scott Skinner recordings! more…

  • Re: Strathspey Quadruplets

    I've always enjoyed Bruce MacGregor's strathspey playing and he's very good to listen to if you're intrested in the Highland style. There's a video of him on youtube playing a couple of strathspeys and from what I can tell he plays his quadruplets all sep... more…

  • The Prince’s Welcome to Inverness

    Is this not just a version of The Noon Lassies? https://thesession.org/tunes/1729 more…

  • Calum Ross

    It was part of a larger composition if I remember rightly and is sometimes known as March Aurora. I think the composition was originally performed by young musicians from the Highlands too but I could be remembering this information quite wrong... more…

  • Wackidoo

    Composed by Annbjørg Lien. more…

  • AJ’s

    The fourth bar in the ABC should be "EFE CB,C" else you'll get some very low bass clef C's showing in the sheet music! more…

  • Re: Scottish tunes

    Bogman posted a very good list on a previous thread which I hope he will not mind me linking. more…

  • Shouts

    The "Beeswing" featured on this album is a song and not the tune which is listed, just incase anyone is searching for it! more…

  • Phil Alexander’s

    In Chris Stout's tunebook he has the first part written exactly as you do but the second part is as follows: more…