The Whaap reel

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

The Whaap has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Whaap
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
c3 c BAGB | ADDC D2 DG, | A,CEG F2 DG | ADDC D2 AB|
c3 c BAGB | ADDC D2 Ac | dedc AAGD |1 FDDC D2 AB :|2 FDDC D2 Ac ||
|: d3 d- ddcd | edcB A2 BA | c3 c- c d2 c | BGGc GGdG |
d3 d- ddcd | edcB A2 BA | c3 c BAGB |1 ADDC D2 Ac :|2 ADDC D z z2 |]
X: 2
T: The Whaap
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amix
g3 g fedf | eAAG A2 AD | EGBd c2 Ad | eAAG A2 ef|
g3 g fedf | eAAG A2 eg | abag eedA |1 cAAG A2 ef :|2 cAAG A2 eg ||
|: a3 a- aaga | bagf e2 fe | g3 g- g a2 g | fddg ddad |
a3 a- aaga | bagf e2 fe | g3 g fedf |1 eAAG A2 eg :|2 eAAG A z z2 |]

Five comments

The Whaap

Another great tune by Brian Cromarty. Saltfishforty place this with a real swing.

Re: The Whaap

Whaap is Orcadian dialect for curlew. Lovely, bubbling song and striking birds. A lot of them up here in Orkney.

Re: The Whaap

It’s called a whaup down here in The Border Country so I guess the name is Scotland-wide.

Re: The Whaap

Saltfishforty play it with two more of Brian’s tunes: Cattieface (a Short-eared Owl) and The Teeo (a Lapwing). It’s a lovely set :)