Examples of Music Notation
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and links-to GIFs of typeset music
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The Girls of Banbridge is an Irish jig which Johnny Wilmot recorded in the late 50s. His first two turns came from Joe Confiant. The third turn is his own creation.
The Yellow Tinker A popular Irish three part G to F reel.
The Drunken Landlady A popular Irish session tune originally in Em arranged here in Am with two Cape Breton composed variations
Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of his 2nd Wife
Natalie MacMaster's setting of one of the most beautiful airs in Scottish music.
Memories of Winston is found in Jerry Holland's Collection. It was written by Jerry in memory of Winston Fitzgerald and it is most definately reminiscent of Winston's style.
Miss Gordon of Park comes from 18th century Scottish composer William Marshall. The setting given comes from an early recording of Winston Fitzgerald (he called it Lady Menzies) and is also found in Winston's Book.
The Night We had the Goats A 19th century key G Scotttish pipe tune
The Farewell One of William Marshall's most famous tunes.
Sheldon MacNeil is a new Cape Breton reel by Raymond Ellis which has caught on quickly. It has been recorded three times in the last year ... by the composer, by Natalie MacMaster and by J.P. Cormier.
The Northside Kitchen A traditional Cape Breton setting of an Irish style G to F jig. In 1999 is was been recorded by both Brenda Stubbert and Natalie MacMaster. It is found in Brenda's book.
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