Jig vs Reel

Alan Paterson

Message 42323 · 26 Sep 2005 17:14:52 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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On 26/09/2005 14:26, XXxxxxx@xxx.xxx wrote:
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> Mairi's Wedding is a great dance but one reason it is a great dance is the
> music. A great song that most folks know and can hum to after a few
> renditions. An appropriate dance set will match other song tunes to the Mairi's
> Weding tune. Try doing the dance to some other reels and see if it is as much fun
> as in the original form. I expect it will have lost some of the excitement.

Isn't it wonderful how much variation in tastes exist? The main reason I
HATE the dance Mairi's Wedding is the horrible cheesy tune :-)

Alan

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