Creignish Hills reel

By Hugh A MacDonald

There are 8 recordings of this tune.

Creignish Hills has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Creignish Hills
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
egfd e2 dB|deBd ABGB|egfd e2 dB|gedB A/A/A AB|
(e/f/g) fd e2 dB|deBd ABGA|BABd edea|gedB A/A/A||
ea|eAed BAAB|d2 ed BGGa|eAed BAAB|dGdB A/A/A AB|
eAed BAAB|d2 ed BGGB|egfd e2 dB|gedB A/A/A AB||

Three comments

Just found out from the man himself, Ashley MacIssac was actually the main composer of this tune. Fr. Hugh thought of the first few notes, Ashley made the rest, but never bothered to copywright it, or claim ownership. I didn’t get all the details, but it’s rarely attributed to him.

Re: Creignish Hills

Wow, Joe, I didn’t know that! I do love the tune. Thought Fr. Hugh wrote it while he was a priest here, but maybe I’m mixing him up with another priest…Your transcription is perfect!