Tunes Until Dawn
David Greenberg, fiddle
Doug MacPhee, piano

with guitarists Dave MacIsaac and Curly Boy Stubbs
plus guest fiddlers Kate Dunlay and Donald MacLellan

Tunes Until Dawn gives you a taste of the very traditional side of this versatile and emotional musician. The older repertoire pays hommage to many of David's musical idols, especially Mary MacDonald and Donald MacLellan. To round off the session David performs an number of his own compositions, some of which are already becoming part of the local repertoire. Tune listing.

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Clips

Miss Farquarson of Invercauld's (Robert MacKintosh)

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Keeper of Delight (Kate Dunlay)

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Francis Xavier Kennedy MacDonald (David Greenberg)

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Allistair C. MacLaren (Rod Campbell)

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Traditional Strathspey (from Duncan)

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Traditional Strathspey (from Mary MacDonald)

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Welcome Sara Malaney (David Greenberg)

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Mr. Moores (Duncan MacIntrye)

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Buddy's Detour (David Greenberg)

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Program Listing:

* = 20th-century Canadian composer

1. Mary Gray
Mary Gray strathspey (trad. 18th c.)
Miss Pensy MacDonald [Lady Belhaven's] reel (18th c.)
The Flagon reel (trad. 18th c.)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee, guitar: Dave MacIsaac

2. Greenberg Jigs on F
Jackie and Mamie MacDougall's jig (David Greenberg* SOCAN)
Buddy's Detour jig (David Greenberg* SOCAN)
Francis Xavier Kennedy MacDonald jig (David Greenberg* SOCAN)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee

3. Welcome Sara Malaney
Welcome Sara Malaney strathspey (David Greenberg* SOCAN)
A Mary MacDonald Strathspey (trad.)
A Duncan MacQuarrie Strathspey (trad.)
Miss MacKenzie of Ness House reel (Joseph Lowe 1797-1866.)
Compliments to Margaret MacPhee reel (John Campbell*)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee, guitar: Dave MacIsaac

4. New Year's Day
Another Mary MacDonald Strathspey (trad.)
New Year's Day ['Bhliadhn' Ùr] strathspey (trad.)
Wedderburn House reel (Abraham MacIntosh b. 1769)
Rams Horns reel (trad. 18th c.)

violin: David Greenberg, guitar: Dave MacIsaac

5. Whisky in the Fuarag
Lady Carmichael of Castlecraig strathspey (John Gow 18th-19th c.)
Whisky in the Fuarag strathspey (Fr. J. J. MacDonald*)
New Culloden Well strathspey (after Culloden Well by William Morrison 18th-19th c.)
Lady Muir MacKenzie reel (William Gow 1751-1791)
Fife Hunt reel (William Gow)
General MacDonald's reel (Niel Gow 1727-1807)

violins: David Greenberg & Kate Dunlay, piano: Doug MacPhee, guitar: Dave MacIsaac

6. Gicht Castle
Gicht Castle air (Hector MacAndrew 1903-1980)
Banks hornpipe (Parazotti 19th c.)
The Recluse (Michie)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee, guitar: Dave MacIsaac

7. High Bass Modal
"Editor's Favourite" strathspey (trad.)
Blair Drummond strathspey (trad. 18th c.)
Yet Another Mary MacDonald strathspey (trad.)
The Reel of Tulloch (trad. 18th c.)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee

8. Kate's Fancy
The Maids of Islay strathspey (trad. 18th c.)
Kate's Fancy reel (Paul Stewart Cranford* SOCAN)
Keeper of Delight reel (Kate Dunlay* SOCAN)

violin: Kate Dunlay, pump organ: David Greenberg

9. The Incomparable Doug MacPhee
The Incomparable Doug MacPhee clog (David Greenberg* SOCAN)
Mr. Moore strathspey (Duncan MacIntyre c. 1765-1807)
Miss Farquharson of Invercauld's Reel (Robert Mackintosh 1745-1807)
Coil-a-Creich Inn, Deeside (Alexander Walker b. 1837)
John H. Walker reel (Dan R. MacDonald* SOCAN)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee, guitar: Dave MacIsaac

10. The Warrior, the Mathematician, and the Belle
The Warrior's Grave (J. Scott Skinner 1843-1927)
The Mathematician (J. Scott Skinner)
Belle of the Stage clog (Edwin Christie 19th c.)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee, guitar: Curly Boy Stubbs

11. Doug's Turn
Miss Baigrie reel (Robert Baillie 19th c.)
Janet Beaton's reel (trad.)

piano: Doug MacPhee

12. Compliments to Annabelle
Dr. Alistair C. MacLaren pipe march (Rod Campbell)
Compliments to Annabelle strathspey (Donald MacLellan*)
Dusky Meadow (Donald MacLellan*)
Colonel McBain's Fancy pipe reel (Murdoch McDonald, 19th c.)
"MacKinnon's Other Rant" reel (trad.)
Little Donald's Wife [An Gabh Thu Bean, A Dhò'ill Bhig] reel (trad.)

violins: Donald MacLellan & David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee

13. Delvin Side
Delvin Side strathspey (trad. 18th c.)
Bog An Lochan strathspey (trad. 18th c.)
Flora MacDonald reel (trad 18th c.)
MacKinnon's Brook reel (trad.)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee

14. Togo Farewell waltzing air (David Greenberg* SOCAN)

violin: David Greenberg, guitar: Curly Boy Stubbs

15. Lord Moira
Lord Moira strathspey (pts 1-4 Duncan MacIntyre 1765-1807, pts 5-6 Donald MacLellan*)
The New Brig O' Methlick strathspey (William Hardie 20th c.)
Miss Erskine of Torry strathspey (Niel Gow 1727-1807)
Burnside of Tynet reel (William Marshall 1748-1833)
Lady Alexander Russell reel (William Marshall)
The Miser [Smairg A Chiùrradh Spiocaire] reel (trad.)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee

16. Christie Campbell
Mary and Duncan's Strathspey (trad.)
Christie Campbell [Cairistiona Chaimbeul] strathspey (trad.)
Sarah MacArthur's strathspey (trad.)
The Straw Man [Bodach Fodair] reel (trad.)
The Lea Rig [An Oidhche a bha Bhainis ann] reel (trad. 18th c.)

violin: David Greenberg, piano: Doug MacPhee

17. Corporal AB
Corporal AB jig (Hector MacKenzie* SOCAN)
Mrs. A. MacGlashan jig (John MacGlashan, 18th c.)

violin: David Greenberg, guitar: Dave MacIsaac

18. Joe's Favourite
Joe's Favourite reel (trad.)
The Yetts of Muckart reel (James Stewart Robertson, 19th c.)
Don Leo Rankin reel (Elmer Briand* and Dan R. MacDonald* SOCAN)

violins: David Greenberg & Kate Dunlay, piano: Doug MacPhee

 

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