Really excited to post this tune. It was a fast favorite from Alex Francis MacKay-A Lifelong Home. The Aminor set on that recording just blew me away when I first heard it. MacKay’s setting is a bit different from what I have found elsewhere as William Marshall’s setting, who is named as it’s composer.
Some ideas if you are playing fiddle:
In the first bar, first group of 4 notes: what could normally be played as an open A string is easier played with the fourth finger. If you can catch it on a strong up bow it adds extra power as well. The same goes for the fingered G in the second bar.
The open A quarter/crotchet notes in the 4th bar of the first part and the 4th bar of the second part sound awesome played as a unison and the last two As in bar 8 can be given quick short rolls or a triplet or two.
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