Ye Banks and Braes & Cock O’ The North, Scottish Medley

$19.95

“Ye Banks and Braes ” is also known as “The Banks O’ Doon”. It was written by Robert Burns in 1791. There are three versions of this song all written by Burns. The song was inspired by the story of Margaret (Peggy) Kennedy (1766—95), who was seduced then abandoned by Andrew McDouall, son of a wealthy family and sometime Member of Parliament for Wigtonshire. There is more to the story, but you can research this if you like.

Cock o’ the North is a military march, bagpipe tune and jig. The title comes from the nickname of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon, who in 1794 raised the 92nd Regiment of Foot, which later became the Gordon Highlanders.The composer is unknown, but it first appeared in print in 1816 as a violin tune. It was later published in a collection of bagpipe music by Donald MacDonald in 1822, with the title of Gairm n’an Coileach (Scottish Gaelic: “The Cock’s Crow”Wikipedia

Two fun little Scottish Jigs, that should rollick along as fast as you can play (effectively). They are both arranged with a similar structure, that being: Introduction (Ye Banks only), then the first theme, the first theme in harmony, the second theme and then the second theme in harmony, and then the whole thing repeats. You can play them separately or as written one after the other. 

Your purchase will allow you to copy sufficient parts for ONE group.

If you require a licence to play this arrangement in more than one group, please purchase additional copies for each.

 

Description

For Ukulele Orchestra:C6 Tuning, 2 x picking parts ,1 x strum & Bass. 

Playable on either HI or Low G tuned ukes

For all player levels,  ukulele 1 part does require good fretboard knowledge

Each pack comes with a score in notation, and separate parts (in both TAB and Notation), as well as a short introduction with playing notes. 

Here is an edited sound sample