[NSP] Re: Northumbrian Evening

2008-05-03 Thread Neil Tavernor
Pipers All Piper (pipers) required,see below, for 6th June in Gnosall. Gnosall is on the A518 between Stafford and Newport. Leave M6 for Stafford at J13 or J14. Regards Neil - Original Message - From: Frank Hogarth To: 'Neil Tavernor' Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 2:19 PM Subject: RE:

[NSP] Re: SNP Tune South Wind

2008-05-03 Thread Julia . Say
On 3 May 2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does any one know the origins of the tune South Wind from the Northumbrian Piper's Second Tune Book Page 34. Is it Northumbrian, Scottish or Irish? Well, googling South Wind traditional tune brings up a lot of sites with Irish, Gaelic, or waltz in

[NSP] Re: SNP Tune South Wind

2008-05-03 Thread Chris Harris
I have versions of this in a couple of Irish tune books titled 'An Ghaoth Aneas'. One of them says this about it: The South Wind. Edward Bunting says he got this air in 1792 from an old man known as Poor Folk who walked the northern counties playing on a tin fiddle. It is in Bunting's Collection