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What tune shall we play in August?

100 Pipers
- 5 (12.2%)
Tripping Upstairs
- 15 (36.6%)
Shreds and Patches
- 14 (34.1%)
The Hexhamshire Lass
- 7 (17.1%)

Total Members Voted: 33

Voting closed: July 31, 2019, 08:26:03 PM


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Author Topic: Poll: Tune of the Month for August 2019  (Read 1586 times)

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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for August 2019
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2019, 10:21:35 AM »

Found it!
Definitely only 32 bar tune.
Played straight first two times through, then another instrument (guitar/mandolin/bouzouki) takes the tune and Tony plays a high harmony in the A music, then Tony goes back to the tune but on the repeat of the A music he adds the long high notes (played with RH little finger while still playing the tune underneath - a trademark feature of his style.) So you are probably remembering those harmonies and variations on the A music.

The album includes amongst others Nic Jones on fiddle and guitar and Johnny Moynihan on mandolin, bouzouki and whistle and they are prominent on that track. I'd forgotten what a fine fiddle player Nic Jones was. The CD is still available from Free Reed for only £6.
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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for August 2019
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2019, 10:37:41 AM »

Anahata - I found it too...the Tony Hall connection was correct.....

There is a You Tube version by Sandy Shallis of this parish and she plays the Tony Hall version....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYTDxiAr_ok
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