Alex Dan MacIsaac’s strathspey

Also known as Alec Dan MacIsaac’s.

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

Alex Dan MacIsaac’s has been added to 3 tune sets.

Alex Dan MacIsaac's has been added to 29 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Alex Dan MacIsaac's
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|: G/ |\
(3AAA A>B (3GGG G>B | (3AAA A>B d/c/B/A/ G>B | A>AA<B G>AB<d | c>AB>G A<GE3/ :|
a/ |\
g<ee<g e>dB>g | e<de>g a<bg>a | g<ee<g G>AB<d | c>AB>G A<GE>a |
g<ee<g e<dB>g | e<d (3efg a2 g>a | g<be<g G>A (3Bcd | c<A (3BAG A<GE3/ |]
2
X: 2
T: Alex Dan MacIsaac's
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
B | "Am"{AB}A>AA<B "G"G>GG<B | "Am"A>B{cB}c>A "G"d/c/B/A/ G<B | "Am"{AB}A>AA<B "G"G>AB<d | "Am"{cB}c>A"G"{BA}B>G "Em"A>GE :|
a | "C"{ga}g>ee<g "G"e<dB>g | "Am"{eg}e>de<g a>b{ab}a>e | "C"g>ee<g "G"G>AB<d | "Am"{cB}c>A"G"{BA}B>G "Em"A>GE>a |
"C"{ga}g>ee<g "G"e<dB>g | "Am"{eg}e>de<g a>b{ab}a>e | "Em"g<be<g "G"G>AB<d | "Am"{cB}c>A"G"{BA}B>G "Em"A>GE |]
# Added by Tate .
3
X: 3
T: Alex Dan MacIsaac's
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|: G/ |\
A2 A<B (3GGG G<B | A>Bc>A d2 G>E | A2 A<B G>AB<d | (3cBA (3BAG A>GE3/ :|
a/ |\
g>ee<g e>dB<g | e>de>g a>ba<e | g<ee>g G>AB<d | c>AB>G A>GE>a |
g2 e<g e>dB<g | e>de<g a2 g>a | g<be<g G2 (3Bcd | c<AB>G A>GE3/ |]

Five comments

"Alec / Alex Dan MacIsaacs" ~ other takes on this

"Traditional Celtic Violin Music of Cape Breton"
Kate Dunlay & David Greenberg
ISBN: 0-9680802-0-0

http://www.dungreen.com/
http://www.dungreen.com/tunebook/book.html (here are problems with this link!)
http://www.cranfordpub.com/
http://www.cranfordpub.com/books/dungreen.htm

Page 55: "Alex Dan MacIsaac’s" ~ as played by Jerry Holland

And here’s another take on it from me ~

X: 2
T: Alec Dan MacIsaac’s
T: Alex Dan MacIsaac’s
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: strathspey
K: Ador
|: G |\
(3AAA A<B (3GGG G<B | A>Bc>A d/c/B/A/ G>E |
A>AA<B G>AB<d | (3cBA (3BAG A>GE :|
|: a |\
g>ee<g e>dB<g | e>de>g a>ba<e |
[1 g<ee>g G>AB<d | c>AB>G A>GE :|
[2 g<be<g G>A (3Bcd | c<AB>G A>GE |]

Andrea Beaton Version

The setting I have provided is how I learned it from Andrea Beaton.

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Nice, lucky you… 😉 Thanks for the contribution. Where did you hook up with Andrea?

Re: Alex Dan MacIsaac’s

Challenging tune.

Re: Alex Dan MacIsaac’s

Take it a slow strathspey, it lies well that way…