[NSP] Re: Winter tunes

2007-12-06 Thread Ian Lawther
I've had replies to this letting me know its Shrove Tuesday which might be a stretch to count as the current season - but I may just stretch it. My thinking with it is that Chevy Chase is used at the game, The Lads of Alnwick take part in it and Lamshaw's Fancy could round out the set as

[NSP] Re: Winter tunes

2007-12-06 Thread Colin
Hunt the Wren (Dec 26th)? Not tried it on pipes so don't know if it's possible but one I have always intended to learn. http://www.skep.com/midi/ALPHLIST.HTM has the zip file has the midi in it (at the right tempo). There's also a Welsh version which is different but I can't find it (I have the

[NSP] Re: Winter tunes

2007-12-06 Thread Dru Brooke-Taylor
If you've got the Green Piper's Pocket Book, there's Old Towler, which is wholly secular but also sort of half belongs to the South Yorkshire carolling tradition. The words definitely belong to the cold half of the year. Dru Brooke-Taylor On 5 Dec 2007, at 22:47, Ian Lawther wrote: In a

[NSP] Re: re Winter Tunes

2007-12-06 Thread Ian Lawther
The school assembly I am playing in is a holiday celebration which is the way US schools get to cover Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Eid al-Adha without offending anyone. Last year we were going to do the North Skelton dance but the school ended up closed due to a huge power cut but it was