This tune has been floating about my head for a month or two. I wasn’t sure if it was a Portuguese tune that I had heard somewhere or a figment of my fevered imagination. I asked my friend António Freire, a well known piper from Coimbra in Portugal, if he recognised it and he said he didn’t. So… I’ve claimed it as my own and named it Fitas De António, Antonio’s Ribbons, after the colourful ribbons hanging from the cover of Antonio’s gaita de foles (see pic below).
I use the excellent, open-source software MuseScore for final score engraving. You can upload your tunes to musescore.com and then embed the score in your own site.Fitas De António – S P McNally by bagpie