Mudcat Café message #2427285 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #113961   Message #2427285
Posted By: Sandy Mc Lean
31-Aug-08 - 10:37 PM
Thread Name: Scots Trad gaelic?...Heck... I dunno...
Subject: RE: Scots Trad gaelic?...Heck... I dunno...
This is a more traditional application. It was usually used to provide dance tunes when no fiddle or bagpipe player was at hand. Muscians also used it to learn and pass along tunes.

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