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Between May 2018 and March 2021, Matt Seattle composed 73 new tunes, most of them during lockdown, and mostly inspired by Border subjects.

76 tunes in all, plus photos, mainly in colour.

17 Airs, 6 Rants, 7 Jigs, 2 Slip Jigs, 21 Reels, 3 Marches, 1 Waltz, 1 Brawl, 1 3/2 Hornpipe, plus The Gala Water Suite containing 14 new tunes (various genres) bookended by two traditional tunes, rounded off with a guitar piece recently resurfaced from younger days.

 

CONTENTS

            AIRS

7          The Guidwife o’ Jethart

8          Kinnordy

9          Forteviot

10        The Little White Rose of Scotland

12        Black Agnes

13        Jimmy Nagle

14        The Walking Tree

15        The Reesle afore the Rain

16        The Guidwife o’ Carlops

17        Diamond Wedding Bells

17        Song for Devi and Linda

18        John and Gisela

18        Philip and Sandra

19        Appletreehall

19        Annie Jolly’s Tree

20        Stirkschawis

20        Harden Glen

 

            RANTS

21        Smailholm Tower

22        Tom Swinney of Rothbury

22        Iain Gelston’s Rant

23        The Falconers of Galashiels

23        Mr & Mrs Hughes of Holywood

24        Ruberslaw

 

            JIGS

25        The Musselpecker

26        The Jethart Unicorn

27        The Marronis of Kelso

27        Old Ginger

28        Goldielands

28        Timpendean

29        The Carrifran Survivor

 

            SLIP JIGS

29        Stuart Eydmann

29        The Gowdspink

 

            REELS

30        The Beltie

30        Epona

31        The Kelpies

31        The Binster Bussart

32        Green Grozet Wine

32–33  Hutton’s Unconformity

34        The Return of the Bees

35        The Bee in the Foxglove

35        The Wild Wheeling Geese of Caerlaverock      

            REELS continued

36        Yes Bikers

36        Knoxy Music

37        Mr Pete Stewart of Pencaitland

37        Adam Sanderson’s New Pipes

38        Mr Brian Holton of Ormiston House

38        The Laird o’ Windy-wa’s

39        Dryhope

39        Dolina Maclennan

40        Thundersnow

40        Bourtreeberry Wine

41        Hassendean Burn

41        The Slitrig Heron

 

            MARCHES

42        Scott’s View

43        High Owre Hawick

44        Roch Wind

 

            WALTZ

45        Waltz of the Heavy Metal Kids

 

            BRAWL

46        Lavinia’s Birthday Brangle

                        or Vinnie’s Birthday Brawl

 

            TRIPLE-TIME HORNPIPE

47        David Faulkner’s Hornpipe

 

            THE GALA WATER SUITE

48-50   Introductory Matter

50        Braw, Braw Lads o’ Gala Water

51        Nettlingflat

51        Heriot House

52        Halltree

52        Birdsong at the Bower

53        Hoppringle

54        Cortleferry

54        Torsonce

55        Lament for the Buckholm Martyrs

56        Torwoodlee

57        Blindlee

57        Appletreeleaves is Meikle Better

58        Old Gala House

59        Lothian Lads

59        Teviotdale Lads

60-62   Soor Plooms o’ Galashiels

          

  GUITAR PIECE

63-67   The Flight of the Magic Horse

Dimension (L x W x H) 29.7 x 21 x 0.5 Centimetre
Weight 325 Gram