John MacKenzie's Fancy

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JOHN MACKENZIE'S FANCY. Scottish, Pipe Hornpipe. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The hornpipe form on the Scottish great-pipes is a relatively recent invention of the last fifty years. The piece was composed by James A. Barrie. See also MacKenzie's own composition, "Portree Bay."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 4), 1991. MacFadyen (Second Collection of Bagpipe Music), 1973; p. 52. William & James Barrie (A Lifetime of Compositions), 2001; p. 66.

Recorded sources: Maggie's Music MM213, Robin Bullock – "Midnight Howl". Temple Records TP021, Battlefield Band – "On the Rise" (1986).

See also listing at:
Hear a 1972 recording of the tune played by Pipe Major Donald MacLeod at Tobar an Dualchais [1]




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