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"Wiseman's Exercise" (sheet music)


"Wiseman's Exercise" is an ancient, traditional bagpipe tune. It is a strathspey or reel, a dancing tune.

Thanks to Joe Tully of Red Bank, NJ for his help in relay of the sheet music.

The actual sound file can be obtained by your email request to

A strathspey is a dance tune similar to a jig, but slower. It is named for a Scottish location, Strath Spey.

A direct link to a sound file is at the bottom of this web page. Simply click on W and scroll down for "Wiseman's Exercise". The URL is


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