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Tune Req: Farewell (William Marshall)

09 May 00 - 09:25 PM (#225561)
Subject: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: keltcgrasshoppper

I`m(dulcimerdan)trying to locate this tune off of Natalie Macmasters last C.D written by william marshall.thanks in advance Dan


09 May 00 - 11:41 PM (#225604)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: Malcolm Douglas

There is supposed to be a .gif of the staff notation at Natalie Macmaster's official website,  macmastermusic.com, but in fact the links don't work because the file isn't there.  There's a book of Marshall tunes, The Music of William Marshall, available for $6 at  sheetmusicplus.com, though, which includes The Farewell.  Until somebody comes up with something better, you may just have to start learning it by ear...

Malcolm


10 May 00 - 12:56 AM (#225634)
Subject: Tune Add: THE FAREWELL (William Marshall?)
From: John in Brisbane

Here's the tune in ABC format:

X:1
T:Farewell, The
M:6/8
K:D
d2A FAF| D2A FAF| d2A (F/G/A)F| BGE E3|d2A FAF| D2A FAF| (B/c/d)B cec| dAF D3::
ded faf| ece g2e| dfd faf| ecA A3|dfd faf| ece gfg| agf edc| dAF D3:|

Regards, John


10 May 00 - 01:03 AM (#225639)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: John in Brisbane

Sorry Dan, the tune above is clearly not the strathspey that you're seeking. My apologies.

FAREWELL, THE [1]. Scottish, Slow Strathspey. E Major. Standard. One part. Composed by an elderly William Marshall (1748-1833); it was his musical farewell to his home of Keithmore, which Marshall left at age 74, having resided there 33 years. It was published posthumously in his A Second Collection of Scottish Melodies (the 1845 Collection). Other tunes with the same title were published earlier by James Aird and John Anderson. Marshall, Fiddlecase Edition; 1845 Collection, pg. 35.

Regards, John


11 May 00 - 08:06 AM (#226331)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: John in Brisbane

Can anyone else throw some light on this tune? Regards, John


11 May 00 - 01:38 PM (#226523)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: keltcgrasshoppper

thanks john,I`m looking for the march.I`m going to try the cape breton site. let ypou know if i have any luck. dan


11 May 00 - 03:22 PM (#226592)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: Malcolm Douglas

I felt sure that I'd tried  JC's Tunefinder, but on looking again just now, I found two copies of Marshall's The Farewell, one in D and one in E.  If you do a search there for the farewell, you'll find them.

Malcolm


11 May 00 - 07:37 PM (#226756)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: John in Brisbane

Well done Malcolm - I had tried the World Wide ABC Index without luck.

It's interesting that although John Chambers submitted both the D and E versions of the tune in the ABC database, the D version is marred by discords. Either John had an off day when he did the transposition to D, or the program he used was flawed. I know that the E#7s should be E7s and maybe there's some melody problems too. You'd be better off starting with the E Major version.

Regards, John


12 May 00 - 05:18 PM (#227276)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: keltcgrasshoppper

Help I went to the site and the e major version is the tune i`m looking for but I can`t down load it because I got this computer 4 weeks ago and I`m jus a rookie(dulcimerdan-duldan}Great tune


12 May 00 - 10:09 PM (#227358)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Farewell march-W.Marshall
From: Malcolm Douglas

If you're having problems getting the file, send me a personal message ("personal message" option at the top of the main Forum page, just under the "Mudcat Café banner) with your email address, and I'll send it to you -tell me if you need staff, midi or whatever- and/or tell you how to do it yourself.

Malcolm