Played with Heathery Cruach on Island Angel…
I learned this tune from the same source given here. I’m pretty sure Altan is playing a D sharp in the first bar of the B part, a la:
Both the Glory Reel and Heathery Cruach are predominantly northern tunes, so we play ‘em with mostly short, punchy single bow strokes.
Will, I agree with you about the D#, although I think you probably meant to say the C part.
Doh! Yep, that d sharp goes in the C part, sorry. Sum day I’m gonna lurn to cownt passed two…. :-)
There doesn’t seem to be any D notes in the Cpart - don’t you mean C#s ?
Kenny, Altan plays the first bar of the C part as:
and that d sharp—in tandem with the switch to c sharp too—gives the tune a nice wild edge (and drives backers in our session here absolutely nuts).
Ríl na nGlor
Watch and listen to Harry Bradley and Michael Clarkson’s amazing flute duet playing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbnuIYp6HsI
The same set appears on their recent album "The Pleasure of Hope": http://claddaghrecords.com/WWW/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=2887