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Alex and Courtney's Engagement
Composed by Lindsay Davidson, 2020
Alex Kerr is the Baron of Ardgowan's nephew. He got engaged to Courtney in 2020 and Lindsay composed this tune as a special celebration gift for them.
The birls should all be very light.
The F and E doublings have been interpreted here to be quite open. The reason for this is to give a sense of space relaxation in line with the idea of the tune.
The strike on E is of a medium weight, as are the other strikes.
The throws take half the time form the E preceding them. Listen carefully to the slow version to make sure this is clear.
As with other tunes of this nature it is reasonable to give a breathing moment at the end of the phrases - quite simply stop for a cup of tea...
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