Revision A adds several changes from our March 2011 session.
Start off with violin solo of first A part by Vienna accompanied by piano, bowed bass and light guitar.
Everyone in on the second A and then BB melody only.
Second time thru AA and BB with five people playing the second part (Marcia, Christina, Sami, Niki and Donna).
Finish with last B part with Vienna solo and accompaniment.
Snug in the Blanket
Start off first A SLOW.
Two bars Luke, two bars Sami, two bars Luke, two bars Sami.
Repeat with bowed bass.
Everyone in on the B up to speed. Play BB.
Everyone straight into the strathspey. Play A and B
Second time thru, piano drops out. Fiddle and bass play second part AB.
Third time thru start A part VERY quiet with pedal point piano and bass four pulses per bar and crescendo thru A part.
Release pedal at beginning of B. Play B part VERY loud
Decrescendo on last extended tonic…..
The Mortgage Burn
Twice thru with repeats slow and slinky.
First time: Pick up the pace from Mortgage
Lively bass. Play AABB
Second time: Variation
First A: One bar everyone: One bar BASS response: repeat for the eight bars
Second A One bar everyone: One bar PIANO response: repeat for the eight bars.
B part: Descant. Five fiddle volunteers play descant. The rest play the tune.
Wee Man From Skye
Luke plays “Wee Man from Skye” AABB with all fiddles drawing bass QUIETLY. Bass in, piano out.
( This is the same bass line as for “Sleep Soond.”)
Repeat with fiddles playing “Wee Man from Skye” AABB. Piano back in
Play once thru AABB loud and with energy
End with “Shave and a haircut.”