Sweeper’s reel

Also known as The Sweeper’s, Sweepers.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Sweeper's has been added to 10 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Sweeper's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
GGGB gage|aege e<efg|GGGB gagf|eAdB AB e2:|
GGGB dedB|gedB e<efg|GGGB efeB|dGdB AB e2|
GGGB dedB|gedB e<efg|GGGB dBaf|gedB e<efg||

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I learned this tune from Edinburgh fiddler Roddy Neilson a few years back. It appears on the excellent Margaret Stewart and Allan MacDonald album ‘Fhuair mi Pog’. It’s a more unusual highland pipe tune as it’s written in G major as opposed the normal A or D.