SCAPA FLOW - Reel/Rant

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david n. siegel
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SCAPA FLOW - Reel/Rant

Post by david n. siegel » Sun Jan 01, 2006 1:29 pm

Lucky for me, our New Years is in the Autumn, and we don't celebrate 31st December. So, Sunday, the 1st of January is an ordinary work day here. Not being hungover, I wrote a reel.

It is hot off the press, not neccessarily "done," and I invite musical critique. I hasten to add that three Low A's in a row with G-D-E cuttings can never be totally "original," but I see this grouping as a Rant idiom. Hope there's something original here, and that I haven't made a complete idiom out of myself--or rather the tune.

The idea here was to compose a reel that is easy to play but sounds strong, and can be played cleanly and nearly up-to-speed by less experienced pipers. Only cuttings here, except for a few E doublings, and no really awkward note combinations.
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scapaflow.mid
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OOGC Reel CC SCAPA FLOW.bww
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scapaflowREVISED.GIF
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Last edited by david n. siegel on Thu Feb 23, 2006 5:57 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by MajikPipeR » Wed Feb 22, 2006 12:41 am

Could you post a midi? I'm not too good at learning tunes straight from the music and I'm using a mac (which means no bww for me)..

Thanks.
-mattt

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mrzdavid
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Post by mrzdavid » Sat Feb 25, 2006 2:06 am

Nice one David! I like the rolling rhythm to it.

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