Weel #419 ~ The Green Gates

  1. Barbara Shultz
    Barbara Shultz
    This week's winner is The Green Gates, which was submitted as an Irish Traditional reel. According to The Session, it is also known as The Green Gate, Na Geata, Willie Reynold’s, The Women’s Rock.

    Here is a link to 5 settings of this tune on thesession.org

    Here's what I've found on YouTube:







  2. Jill McAuley
    Jill McAuley
    I've always loved this tune, Téada do a great version of it. Finally learnt it off last night so still a work in progress:

  3. Colin Braithwaite
    Colin Braithwaite
    Very nice. I'll try to get a version up to half speed soon.
  4. maudlin mandolin
    maudlin mandolin


    Great stuff Jill. This tune has a tricky B part with turns in it. I played them with all picked notes rather than hammer on/ pull off, which is Mike Marshalls advice for this type of tune.
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