Posts Tagged ‘skene’

Applied to a melody originally in the Skene lute manuscript (‘The Flowers of the Forest’) .

Pentatonic_harmony , score (pdf)

This is a recording done using a synthesizer to approximate the sound of bagpipes.

Pentatonic_harmony (recording, mp3)

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These are variations on the Scottish tune from the 17th Century.

The inspiration for this comes from David Tayler’s performances of the original piece.

A transcription of the original tablature can be found here in the fine collection, scotmus.com .

recording (mp3)

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