The Minch is the strait that separates the Scottish mainland from Lewis. Familiar with 4 part tunes in most time signatures. See also listing at: Callum Beaumont, the 2019 Bratach Gorm winner, gave a memorable first recital for the society on November 9. Rounder 82161-7032-2, Bill Lamey – "From Cape Breton to Boston and Back: Classic House Sessions of Traditional Cape Breton Music 1956-1977" (2000). Complete beginner. The melody was known as "McNab's" or "McNabb's Hornpipe" by Cape Breton fiddlers until quite recently, explains Cranford, due to an influential recording by Winston Fitzgerald. Knowledge of all embellishments. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. Culburnie Records CUL 121D, Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – "Fire and Grace" (2004). The Minch is the wide strait separating the Isle of Lewis from the Inner Hebrides and Scottish mainland. Scottish, Canadian; "Pipe Hornpipe." Scottish, Canadian; "Pipe Hornpipe." 1, 1991; p. 52. Level 3 Crossing the Minch, by Donald MacLeod, has become a seminal tune in the hornpipe repertoire, known by all traditional musicians. Advanced beginner. The Minch is the wide strait separating the Isle of Lewis from the Inner Hebrides and Scottish mainland. Crossing the Minch (drum setting) Hornpipe: D/S Alex McCormick: Duncan Finlay's Reel: If the link is red you can create them using the form provided. Made or making the transition to bagpipes, and being familiar with different types of tunes and time signatures. Book/Hire/Rent a bagpiper for your event today! D Major. https://bagpipelessons.com/product/crossing-the-minch-hornpipe bagpipetunes.net - Bagpipe Tunes - Over 5500 bagpipe tunes in BWW, BMW, and Piobmaster format - sheet music bagpipe songs bagpipe music bagpipe tunes bww music Level 1 https://tunearch.org/w/index.php?title=Crossing_the_Minch&oldid=382073. The piper in question was smoking a cigarette in the halls after a piping school recital. AABBCCDD. Equivalent to CLASP Grade 3, or North American Grade 4/5. Advanced intermediate. This page was last edited on 13 June 2019, at 17:17. Standard tuning (fiddle). AKA and see "McNab's," "McNabb's Hornpipe." AKA and see "McNab's," "McNabb's Hornpipe." CROSSING THE MINCH. bagpipetunes.net - Bagpipe Tunes - Over 5500 bagpipe tunes in BWW, BMW, and Piobmaster format - sheet music bagpipe songs bagpipe music bagpipe tunes bww music Level 2 Chapters 1-15 of the National Piping Centre Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1 running on a 10 week cycle. D Major. AABBCCDD. The Minch is the strait that separates the Scottish mainland from Lewis. The Atlanta Bagpiper, Brad Beaton, is an award-winning piper who has played for over 30 years for weddings, festivals, funerals and many other occasions. A little knowledge of piobaireachd. Glenn Brown, the Canadian now domiciled in Glasgow and who who won the Piobaireachd […] Completing the remainder of the National Piping Centre Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1 (chapter 15 – 26), running on a 10 cycle. Click on the tune title to see or modify Crossing the Minch's annotations. He called the tune "McNabb's Hornpipe" on the 78 RPM release, pairing it with "Farmer's Daughter (1)," and it proved to be one of his most popular recordings, making it onto the Canadian 'hit parade' of the time. But it does get added to/modified quite a bit--I heard a version in British Columbia by a well-known professional player which wasn't in any book, and would not have been suitable for a sailor's hornpipe dance. Level 4 Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings . Level 5 … Knowledge of all embellishments. Good knowledge of different types of tunes. CROSSING THE MINCH. Printed sources: Bain (50 Fiddle Solos), 1989; p. 4. Login to your account if you are already a subscriber or have purchased the lesson On Demand, Buy a subscription and gain access to every lesson and archive content, Purchase this lesson on Pay-Per-Vew at any time for only £5.00. Intermediate. The tunes listed here on this page can be printed, played and viewed on a PC with a program called "Bagpipe Music Writer" which can be obtained from Robert MacNeills Musicworks All the tunes have been tested and found ok with the BMW PRO, which is more sensitive than the standard version! The Lewis and Harris Piping Society has announced details of its second recitalist in its winter recital programme. Crossing the Minch Music. "Traditional," states Aly Bain in his collection, though Christine Martin credits it to Pipe Major Donald Shaw Ramsey, while Paul Cranford credits it to Pipe Major Donald MacLeod (1917-1982, born in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis). Crossing the Minch, by Donald MacLeod, has become a seminal tune in … Standard tuning (fiddle). Lesson Details The Minch is the strait that separates the Scottish mainland from Lewis. CLASP Grade 1 or North American Grade 1 and above. Recorded sources: Crossing the Minch, by Donald MacLeod, ... Made or making the transition to bagpipes, and being familiar with different types of tunes and time signatures. Proficient. Green Linnet GLCD 1145, Wolfstone – "Year of the Dog." Roughly of CLASP Grade 2/3 or North American Grade 2/3.