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Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland. Leaving Port Askaig is one of my favorite pipe tunes. But I know nothing about its background. Any scholar here know the origins? Thanks!. LEAVING PORT ASKAIG. Scottish, March (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning ( fiddle). AABB’CCDD’. Composed by Pipe Major William Ross [1].

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That may be a load of cr p though. Send a private message to Mike McKee. Port Askaig is a lovely place although it is a little congested when the ferry docks.

You can reset your password by going here. Your Display Name from the old forum and any possible email addresses you would have used before. The Paps of Jura rise through the mist on the other side of the sound and the Isle of Islay is inhabited by the friendliest people in the world.

But I know nothing about its background. Send a private message to John McCain.


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Find More Posts by Kenton Smith. You can ‘leave’ Port Askaig by the little Jura ferry which can be rather scary in rough seas, by the Caledonia McBrayne ferry to Kennycraig, or by the road south. Welcome to the forums at bobdunsire. The time now is It doesn’t askaiy matter, now does it?

Leaving Port Askaig (jig) on The Session

Music Archive Old threads from the Music Forum. Any scholar here know the origins? Old Orchard Beach, Maine Posts: Heard it was written for troops leaving to go to WW1.

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Leaving Port Askaig – First Part (Tune Building)

In the second half of the 6th measure of the first and third parts, replace the Double-B, D-gracenote-to-C with Grip-to-B, Grip-to-C, keeping the note values the same. All times are GMT Send a private message to Michael McWilliams. Originally posted by Michael McWilliams: It was one of my favorites when I was with the Chrysler Highlanders in the mid ’60s.


You can askaif out more about Islay and Port Askaig by checking out the Ileach web page at www.

I also know that this has been one of the Guards warm up tunes for many many years. Leaving Port Askaig is one of my favorite pipe tunes. Keaving McCain Holy smoking keyboard! Otherwise please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the forums.

And well they should be, There are 7 working distilleries on the island and lots of pubs. Be sure to try your current email and any email addresses you may have had in the past. Without that info we cannot locate your leavinb. I was an infant at the time, of course.