Rattray Head

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  • Tune Database entry
  • Tune Name: Rattray Head

  • Tune Type: 5/4 March

  • Composed By: Dr Bruce Thomson

  • Arranged By:

  • Year Composed: 1983

Dr Bruce Thomson
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Rattray Head

Post by Dr Bruce Thomson » Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:29 pm

Headland between Peterhead and Fraserburgh.
Dr Bruce Thomson has tunes published in various collections including the Godron Highlanders (Vol. 2) and two of his own publications. See http://www.brucethomson.info for more information.

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Location: Amble, Northumberland. England

Post by Seahorse » Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:20 pm

Strange as it may seem, this is the first time I've tried a 5/4, and it feels really weird. The timing is somewhat strange, but that's probably because it's not doing what I expect it to do. I'm sure I'll get my head around it though once my preconceptions have been overcome.

If I can get it fixed in my head, and I still like it, I'll make it into a Piobmaster file and pop it on here, if that's OK? Just say if you'd rather I didn't.

It originally caught my eye, because of the title. I used to walk my dog up to Rattray Head and back from Peterhead, when I was a loon. Trying to play this makes me feel like I did after my walks. :lol:

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