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Bill Ochs, 1946-2016
The Irish music world was saddened to learn that Bill Ochs passed away on October 5, 2016. There will be a memorial celebration for Bill on April 22, 2017, at 1:30pm at All Souls Unitarian Church in Manhattan (79th & Lexington Ave.). All friends are welcome.

Music Transcriptions & Sound Clips

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?From The Clarke Tin Whistle Book & CD
(Bill Ochs, Clarke Tin Whistle; with Lisa Gutkin, fiddle on #1; Ben Harms, tambourine on #2; and Patricia Brady, bodhrán on #5)

1. Over the Waterfall, American fiddle tune: 00:40
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2. Rufty Tufty, English country dance: 00:30
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3. Casadh an tSúgáin (The Twisting of the Hayrope), Irish slow air: 00:56
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4. Cutty's Wedding, Scottish strathspey: 00:33
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5. Rolling in the Ryegrass, The Boys of 25, Irish reels: 01:10
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?From Micho Russell's Ireland's Whistling Ambassador CD
(Note: Micho plays a C whistle on tunes 6, 8, 9 & 10 and a D whistle on tune 7.)

6. Cloichín?Beaga na Farraige (The Small Stones of the Sea), reel: 00:45
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7. The Four Posts of the Bed, single jig: 00:42
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8. Johnny Sally's Reel: 00:49
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9. Napoleon Crossing the Rhine, song air: 00:58
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10. Boil the Breakfast Early, reel: 00:50
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