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Tha Mi Sgith: a Gaelic lullaby for flutes and whistles

This week saw consolidation of our tunes in the classes and the FluteFling classes started looking at a couple of new tunes to work on over the next three weeks. See below for news on the scheduled break and classes. … Continue reading

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Fun Flute: The Duke of Gordon’s Birthday

This term the Improvers group are looking a couple of strathspeys and a reel. The first is The Duke of Gordon’s Birthday, written by William Marshall. In the key of G major, it sits nicely on the wooden flute and … Continue reading

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Fun Flute: Swedish Masquerade and Tha Mi Sgith added

To support all the hard work that goes on in the classes, I’ve been adding tunes to the Fun Flute resources page on The Flow. The latest update is Scots ceilidh dance The Swedish Masquerade for the Improvers group and … Continue reading

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Fun flute tunes: strathspeys

For the next few weeks, the advanced class of the Fun Flute group in Portobello will focus on a set of strathspeys. Taking a cue from those attending the class who requested session-friendly tunes that are also interesting, we will … Continue reading

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