Tune Page History

Full history of changes in set lists and tunes, in reverse chronological order:


2020-01-03: Updated RSJ Tune Index

2019-09-07: Fixed incorrect link to mp3 for Set 14

2018-09-13: Added a PDF that combines all 52 sets into one file, designed for printing two-sided.

2018-09-12: Updated version of RSJ Tune Index

2018-09-12: Updated version of Set List (added missing sets and keys)

2018-02-06: New version of Set 19 (Lament for Prophet)

2017-12-11: Removed several duplicates and never played tunes from Christmas Tune Collection, added an arrangement for Christmas in Carrick.

2017-12-11: Added new TUNE LIST for the Reel Sloow Jam group.

2017-02-24: Added mp3 files for sets 10, 12, 14, 23, 26. Thanks Tom Duxbury for the recordings!

2016-11-24: Added the Christmas Collection (bottom of page)

2016-04-05: Added mp3 files for RSJ 22 Dark Island and RSJ 8 Josephine's Waltz.

2016-03-11: Added mp3 files for several sets. Recorded live at pub sessions so you can get a good idea of how the tunes are played locally. Thanks to Tom Duxbury for the files!

Full History: This page was getting too full! The longer list of changes is now here for those who are interested.

2016-03-10: Added Sam Cormier Reel to set 51, also added Midi for set 51. Added RSJ22 Dark Island.

2015-04-05: Combined all midi files into a single .zip archive. to allow downloading of all midi at one time

2015-03-14: Combined all tunes into three files, for easier printing. OCBS_Sets_01To16; OCBS_Sets17To35 and OCBS_Sets_36To52 links below

2014-10-31: Added set #51 Huntingtone Castle, Grand Etang, Bog an Lochan, Flora MacDonald, Mrs. McDonald of Clanranald

2014-04-02: Set #50 - Removed Bonnie Annie, added Timor the Tartar

2014-03-21: New set # 52 - from Cape Breton Fiddler's Association. Memories of Paddy Leblanc etc.

2014-03-21: Revised set#22 - edit Walker Street , remove Mary Jessie Gillis and Miss Ann Moir, improve readability.

2014-03-24: Revised set #29 -remove Sir Wilfred Laurier, replace with Canty Old Man

2014-03-21: Revised set #15 - removed Charlie Hunter jig, remove repeat sign for part B in New Stove.

2014-03-20: Revised version of set #50: added reels Pride of the Ball and Bonnie Annie *this set is still a work in progress*

2013-10-26: Added new set #50 Iron Man/ Tom Dey/Devil in the Kitchen/Muillean Dubh

2013-10-03: Updated RSJ listings, added RSJ 12 Mary Jessie Gillis (G)

2013-04-12: Added new set #49 Kenmure's On An' Awa' Willie.

2013-03-22: Added new RSJ tune Rev. Archie Beaton (with harmony). Thanks to John Miller again for the hard work transcribing it to abc format!

2012-08-27 Updated complete Set List. Also a Tune Index and Key Signature Index to complement the Set List. Merci Claude for volunteering to maintain these Indexes.

2012-08-17: Added new set #48 Tipperty's Jean (D Jigs.)

2012-06-27: Thanks to John Miller for the following revisions: Morag's Waltz: -measure 15 changed d to d3; -last measure changed D3 to D2 – its a transition to the pick-up measure in Jessica so it and the pick-up should equal 3 beats. Jessica Waltz: -I put a repeat sign after the A part to isolate the pick-up; -Jessica is played AABB so I added a repeat sign the the start of part B (the end already had one but didn't seem to go anywhere); -added 1st and 2nd endings at the end of the B part and to smooth out the first ending added an E after the D


2012-03-30: Revised version of RSJ7_Trip to Mabou Ridge in a clean format with midi file. Thanks to John Miller for the transcription into abc format!

2012-03-11: Added new set #47 Mairi's Wedding/Bonnie Lassie/Highlanders Return. Revised the chords for set RSJ 4. Added repeats to #38 Si Bheag Si Mhor. Added Reel Slooow Jam set Trip to Mabou Ridge.

2012-02-04: Added new sets #43, #44, #45 ,#46 Irish Sets for St. Patrick's Day. Added section and tunes for Reel Slooow Jam sets.

2012-03-30: Revised version of RSJ7_Trip to Mabou Ridge in a clean format with midi file. Thanks to John Miller for the transcription into abc format!

2012-03-11: Added new set #47 Mairi's Wedding/Bonnie Lassie/Highlanders Return. Revised the chords for set RSJ 4. Added repeats to #38 Si Bheag Si Mhor. 2012-03-11: Added Reel Slooow Jam set Trip to Mabou Ridge.

2012-02-04: Added new sets #43, #44, #45 ,#46 Irish Sets for St. Patrick's Day. Added section and tunes for Reel Slooow Jam sets.

2011-02-21: Added new set #42. Revised set #36. Updated Set List and Tune Index to reflect the changes.

2011-02-12: Added new set #41. New, updated Complete Set List and Alphabetic Tune Index.

2011-02-03: Finally (!) added pdf and midi file for Set 39-Irish Set for St. Paddy's Day.

2010-11-04: Updated Set 9 (again!). This time it has Sweetness of Mary, AND Editor's Favourite AND the second ending on Mortgage Burn.

2010-08-31: Updated a few incorrect notes in Set #36 Johnny Cope. Added new tune Sweetness of Mary to Set #9.

2010-05-17: Added Set 40 Denis Lanctot's Falcon Bigney Set.

2010-03-24: Notation for the set of tunes taught by Troy MacGillivray at the OCBS workshop on Feb. 20. A Winston Jig/Kathleen's Jig/John Campbell Strathspey/Lady Georgina Campbell.

2010-02-16: Set 19 revised version of Dublin Reel; Set 29 removed Banjo Jig; Set 34 revised version of Broken Lantern; Set 20 fixed missing lines at bottom of page 2. Added Set 38 which in the past used to be posted as Set 20. Sets 8 tunes haven't changed but it is now printed larger over two pages instead of one.


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