The Almost reel

Also known as Hornpipe, The Hornpipe.

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Almost has been added to 65 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Almost
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
B2>d2 cA B2|DddA dAFA|B2>d2 cA B2|DddA BF F2|
B2>d2 cA B2|DddA dAFA|B2>d2 cA B2|DddA BA A2|
B2>d2 eB d2|BddA dAFA|EBeB dc B2|DddA BFF2|
B2>d2 eB d2|BddA dAFA|EBeB dc B2|Ddd f2 dcB|]
X: 2
T: The Almost
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:B2>d2 cA B2|DddA dAFA|B2>d2 cA B2|DddA BF F2|
B2>d2 cA B2|DddA dAFA|B2>d2 cA B2|DddA BF F2||
|:B2>d2 eB d2|BddA dAFA|EBeB dc B2|DddA BFF2|
B2>d2 eB d2|BddA dAFA|EBeB dc B2|Ddd(f f)edc||
# Added by JACKB .

Two comments

Almost Reel

I first heard this reel on L

Composer

This tune was written by bagpiper Chris Armstrong from Scotland. Donogh Hennessy says that Lunasa learned the tune from Chris’s album "Notes from Ma Heid" which he recorded when he was 17. It got it’s name because it was orignally written as a hornpipe.

-Max