Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland. Leaving Port Askaig is one of my favorite pipe tunes. But I know nothing about its background. Any scholar here know the origins? Thanks!. LEAVING PORT ASKAIG. Scottish, March (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning ( fiddle). AABB’CCDD’. Composed by Pipe Major William Ross [1].

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Port Askaig is a lovely place although it is a little congested when the ferry docks.

The Paps of Jura rise through the mist on the other side of the sound and the Isle of Islay is pirt by the friendliest people in the world. Without that info we cannot locate your account. John McCain Holy smoking keyboard!

Originally posted by Michael McWilliams: You can reset your password by going here. Otherwise please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the forums. Heard it was written for troops leaving to go to WW1.


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Any scholar here know the origins? Your Display Name from the old forum and any possible email addresses you would have used before.

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That may be a load of cr p though. I also know that this has been one of the Guards warm asksig tunes for many many years. Send a private message to Michael McWilliams. I was an infant at the time, of course. It was one of my favorites when I was with the Chrysler Highlanders in the mid ’60s.

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Send a private message to John McCain. You can ‘leave’ Asskaig Askaig by the little Jura ferry which can be rather scary in rough seas, by the Caledonia McBrayne ferry to Kennycraig, or by the road south. Send a private message to Mike McKee. In order to help you, please provide the following info: John MacDonald Holy smoking keyboard! Old Orchard Beach, Maine Posts: But I know nothing about its background.


Welcome to the forums at bobdunsire. And well they should be, There are 7 working distilleries on the island and lots of pubs. You can find out more about Islay and Port Askaig by checking out the Ileach web page at www.

Be sure to try your current email and any email addresses you may have had in the past. All times are GMT In portt second half of the 6th measure of the first and third parts, replace the Double-B, D-gracenote-to-C with Grip-to-B, Grip-to-C, keeping the note values the same.

The time now is Leaving Port Askaig is one of my favorite pipe tunes.