Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Climbing Mont Ventoux Music Information Video

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A 2 x (S32+R32) recording by The Canongate Cadjers of the tunes, Erika Ritzau (strathspey) and Sir Christopher MacRae's Reel, both composed by Alex Ross, the band leader. This video also displays the sheet music for these tunes.


The Canongate Cadjers playing the 4x(S32+R32) music for Climbing Mont Ventoux with tunes, Erika Ritzau (strathspey), Sir Christopher MacRae's Reel (reel), Challenge from Dunbar (strathspey) and The Scaffs and Grundies Reel (reel), all composed by Alex Ross.

Dance Music

Alex Ross has generously made available in the public domain all of the above music composed by him and played by his band, Canongate Cadjers.

Downloading the Recorded Music

To download as an .mp3 file from the embedded YouTube video above:

  1. search with 'download mp3 from youtube' in your browser and choose one of the programs offered;
  2. click right on the YouTube video image above and select 'Copy Video URL';
  3. paste the URL into the field specified in the download program and follow the other instructions.

To download as an .mp3 file from the embedded Vimeo video above:

  1. search with 'download mp3 from vimeo' in your browser and choose one of the programs offered;
  2. select 'vimeo' (bottom right of the display) on the Vimeo video image above to go to the Vimeo player;
  3. click right on the Vimeo player URL and select 'Copy';
  4. paste the URL into the field specified in the download program and follow the other instructions.

Downloading the Sheet Music

The following image files can be downloaded direct from here:

Erika Ritzau - 32 bar Strathspey by Alex Ross

Erika Ritzau - 32 bar Strathspey by Alex Ross


Sir Christopher MacRae's Reel - 32 bar Reel by Alex Ross

Sir Christopher MacRae's Reel - 32 bar Reel by Alex Ross


Challenge from Dunbar - 32 bar Strathspey by Alex Ross

Challenge from Dunbar - 32 bar Strathspey by Alex Ross


Erika Ritzau - 32 bar Strathspey by Alex Ross

The Scaffs and Grundies Reel - 32 bar Reel by Alex Ross


See Climbing Mont Ventoux Dance Instruction Page


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