Southwest Bridge reel

Also known as Sou’west Bridge, The Sou’west Bridge, The Southwest Bridge.

There are 7 recordings of a tune by this name.

Southwest Bridge has been added to 22 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Southwest Bridge
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
F|D2 GF GABc|dgfa gdBG|F2 CF A,FCF|CDFG AGFC|
D2 GF GABc|dgfa g2 ga|bagf cdfc|dfcA BG G:|
a|g2 dg Bgdg|GBdB gdBG|f2 cf Afcf|FAcf agfa|
g2 dg BgdB|GBdg bagb|agfd cdfc|dfcA BG G:|
X: 2
T: Southwest Bridge
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
D|B2 ED EFGA|Bedf eBGE|D2 AD FDAD|ABDE FEDE|
B2 ED EFGA|Bedf e2 ef|gfed ABdA|BdAF GE E:|
f|e2 Be GeBe|EGBG eBGE|d2 Ad FdAd|DFAd fedf|
e2 Be GeBG|EGBe gfeg|fedB ABdA|BdAF GE E:|

Two comments

The Southwest Bridge

I’ve heard this dark, powerful tune played at a couple of contra dances, and I absolutely love it. It was written by the late Dan R. MacDonald of Cape Breton.

Soutwest Bridge Flute version

K:Emin
D|B2 ED EFGA|Bedf eBGE|D2 AD FDAD|ABDE FEDE|
B2 ED EFGA|Bedf e2 ef|gfed ABdA|BdAF GE E:|
f|e2 Be GeBe|EGBG eBGE|d2 Ad FdAd|DFAd fedf|
e2 Be GeBG|EGBe gfeg|fedB ABdA|BdAF GE E:|