Sheet Music: Lady MacKenzie of Coull

TitleLady MacKenzie of Coull
ComposerTraditional Scottish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeE4–B5
Time signature4/4
Tempo84 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2012-05-04
Last updated2012-05-04
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Categories
Celtic Music, Strathspeys, Traditional/Folk

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Friday 4 May 2012

Tune of the Day: Lady MacKenzie of Coull

Traditional Scottish strathspey

Today's tune is a Scottish strathspey. A strathspey is a type of dance tune in 4/4 time, similar to a hornpipe but slower and more stately, and usually characterized by the presence of many dotted rhythms. These rhythms are usually left out of written notation, but they can be added to give a more authentic feel to the music.

Thanks to Ronald for suggesting this tune!