Toward The Sun reel

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Toward The Sun has been added to 12 tune sets.

Toward The Sun has been added to 41 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Toward The Sun
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|: F2 c2 f3 f | a2 d2 d2 cd | e2 A2 ABBA | BecA B2 AG|
F2 c2 f2 ef | addc ~d2 cd | e2 A2 ABBA |[1 Be c3 BAG :|[2 B z3 d4 ||
|: cFFE F2 EF | AF D3 d3 | c ~E3 GEGA | BG E2 d2 d2 |
cFFE F2 EF | ADDC D2 CD |[1 E2 A,E CE (3CB,A, | B,CEF ABcd :|[2 E2 A,E B2 BA | B2 z4 AG :|
2
X: 2
T: Toward The Sun
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: B2 f2 b3 b | d'2 g2 g2 fg | a2 d2 deed | eafd e2 dc|
B2 f2 b2 ab | d'ggf ~g2 fg | a2 d2 deed |[1 ea f3 edc :|[2 e z3 g4 ||
|: fBBA B2 AB | dB G3 g3 | f ~A3 cAcd | ec A2 g2 g2 |
fBBA B2 AB | dGGF G2 FG |[1 A2 DA FA (3FED | EFAB defg :|[2 A2 DA e2 ed | e2 z4 dc :|
3
X: 3
T: Toward The Sun
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|: B2 f2 b3 b | d'2 g2 g2 fg | a2 d2 deed | eafd e2 dc|
B2 f2 b2 ab | d'ggf ~g2 fg | a2 d2 deed |[1 ea f2- fedc :|[2 e z3 g4 ||
|: fBBA B2 AB | dB G2- G g3 | f ~A3 cAcd | ec A2 g2 g2 |
fBBA B2 AB | dGGF G2 FG |[1 A2 DA FA (3FED | EFAB defg :|[2 A2 DA e2 ed | e2 z4 dc :|
# Added by Calum .

Five comments

Toward The Sun

Incredibly energetic Brian Finnegan tune. I’ve fallen in love with this one. Flook plays it in F# dorian (I think?), but I’m also including a setting transposed into B dorain (I think!) for my fellow D whistle players.

This is apparently on his CD with William Coulter, but I haven’t gotten my hands on a copy yet. I learned it from the videos of Flook’s recent performances in Moscow, and I might not have everything quite perfect. If you’re interested in hearing how it’s played (and you should be!) there’s one video linked in Reel for Rubik https://thesession.org/tunes/14043 which precedes it in the set, and the other is here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-u5n7ZZPPM

Make that F# and B Aeolian!

Toward The Sun, X:3

This is the same as X:2 with the syncopation made slightly easier to read.

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Re: Toward The Sun

There is another recording !
The second part of the song "Cherry Blossom" by Fourth Moon on their album Ellipsis.

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