Alister McAlister strathspey

Also known as Alasdair MacAlasdair, Alasdair MacAlister.

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

Alister McAlister has been added to 1 tune set.

Alister McAlister has been added to 40 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Alister McAlister
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
d/B3/2B3/2A/ F/B3/2B3/2c/ |d/B3/2B3/2c/ f2 f3/2e/ |d/B3/2B3/2A/ F/B3/2B3/2d/ |c/A3/2A3/2c/ e2 -e :|
c |d3/2e/f3/2g/ a3/2b/a3/2f/ |d3/2e/f3/2g/ a2 a3/2f/ |d3/2e/f3/2g/ a3/2b/a3/2f/ |c/A3/2A3/2c/ e2 e3/2c/ |
d3/2e/f3/2g/ a3/2b/a3/2f/ |d3/2e/f3/2g/ a2 a3/2b/ |=c'3/2a/b3/2g/ a3/2f/g3/2e/ |c/A3/2A3/2c/ e2 -e ||
X: 2
T: Alister McAlister
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amin
e|: c<A A>G E<AA>B|c<AA>c c<ee>d|c<A A>G E<AA>c|B<GG>B d2 d>B :|
c>de>f g>ag>e|c>de>f g2 g>e|c>de>f g>ag>e|B<GG>B d2 d>B |
c>de>f g>ag>e|c>de>f g2 g>a|_b>ga>^f g>d=f>d|B<GG>B d4 ||

Three comments

The Tune

Well, lets see if this can redeem my reputation after the last fiasco! Played at my local session in Bminor sometimes played in Aminor. This tune didn’t seem to be on the server so I posted it!

A minor version

Just found this on a scrap of paper which I got from Gabe McVarish at a fiddle workshop at the Gaelic College, Skye, July 2004
X:1
T:Alasdair MacAlasdair
S:Gabe McVarish. Fiddle Workshop. Skye. July 2004
R:Strathspey
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Am
e|: c<A A>G E<AA>B|c<AA>c c<ee>d|c<A A>G E<AA>c|B<GG>B d2 d>B :|
c>de>f g>ag>e|c>de>f g2 g>e|c>de>f g>ag>e|B<GG>B d2 d>B |
c>de>f g>ag>e|c>de>f g2 g>a|_b>ga>^f g>d=f>d|B<GG>B d4 ||

Thanks for the minor version…

Thanks, Edgar for that! I’m enjoying playing it… interesting contrast in modality/tone center between the parts!

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