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The music does not say "Swing", but to me, it is more fun played that way (that is not how the fellow is playing it in the video above - he is playing it with lots of little ornaments, but he is still playing it STRAIGHT).
For beginner violin players, it is easier to first master the melody, and then add in the ornaments in lines 1 and 2.
My two versions are almost the same as Duncan Cameron's, but is closer to the arrangement found in The Fiddler's Fakebook.
Try this reel with a swing rhythm (LONG-short, LONG-short, LONG-short, LONG-short, etc.). It has a very different feeling!
The download links for the free printable PDF sheet music:
TODAY gave one of my youngest students the newest and easiest version of The Lake Pirates. SCORE!!! HE READ "THE LAKE PIRATES STRAIGHT" THROUGH. AMAZING. He was very excited about it, too! I almost ha…