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.

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Leaving Port Askaig – The National Piping Centre

But I know nothing about its background. The time now is Old Askqig Beach, Maine Posts: I also know that this has been one of the Guards warm up tunes for many many years.

You can find out more about Islay and Port Askaig by checking out the Ileach web page at www. John McCain Holy smoking keyboard!

Leaving Port Askaig (jig) on The Session

The Poort of Jura rise through the mist on the other side of the sound and the Isle of Islay is inhabited by the friendliest people in the world. It was one prot my favorites when I was with the Chrysler Highlanders in the mid ’60s. And well they should be, There are 7 working distilleries on the island and lots of pubs.


Any scholar here know the origins? You can ‘leave’ Port 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.

Leaving Port Askaig – First Part (Tune Building)

Music Archive Old askaog from the Music Forum. That may be a load of cr p though. In the 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. It doesn’t really matter, now does it?