Aly’s Soond reel

Also known as Aly’s Sound.

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

Aly’s Soond has been added to 2 tune sets.

Aly's Soond has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Aly's Soond
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FE|DFAB AFAB|defd efdB|AFAB defd|gefd e2FE|
DFAB AFAB|defd efge|afed edBA|Bddc d2:|
|:fe|dB B/B/B FBBc|dBcA B2fe|dB B/B/B FBBA|EAA^G A2fe|
dB B/B/B FBBc|dcde fefg|afed edBA|Bddc d2:|
X: 2
T: Aly's Soond
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FE | DFAB AFAB | defd efdB | AFAB defd | gefd e2
FE | DFAB AFAB | defd efge | afed edBA | Bddc d2 :|
fe | dBBA FBBc | dBcA B2 fe | dBBA FBBA | EAA^G A2
fe | dBBA FBBc | dcde fefg | afed edBA | Bddc d2 :|

Seven comments

The Drampire

A Freeland Barbour tune, as recorded by Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham. They take it at a fair lick on the studio recordings, starting around 120 and ramping it up to 128 for the third pass.

Aly’s Soond

It’s not "The Drampire". It’s "Aly’s Soond" by Tom Anderson.
Working off the back cover of "The Best of Aly & Phil", which misses Aly’s Soond off the track listing (but it’s listed in the liner notes). I just new it as the last tune in the set.

Which is exactly what happened when ceolachan originally posted the recording (Aly’s Soond was missing). I have amended it.

Aly’s Soond

This is as played by Shetland fiddler Willie Hunter on the LP ‘Aly Bain and Friends’ (1988). It was composed by Tom Anderson for his former pupil Aly Bain, who plays alongside Willie Hunter on the track. This tune is not in any of three volumes of the Tom Anderson Collection, but I notice it’s in Tom’s earlier collection ‘Gie’s An A’ where he said, "I wrote this in 1985 to convey a composite picture of the many different ways Aly Bain plays. The tune is really just ‘peerie snatches’ put together to give an overall impression of "Aly’s Soond".’

Re: Aly’s Soond

This is here already, Nigel. I put it up a few years ago.

Re: Aly’s Soond

But good to get background story.

Re: Aly’s Soond

Good heavens! I wonder why I couldn’t find it? Good tune, though, so thanks, Donald!