A D throw is a common, three-step embellishment that occurs in all types of Highland bagipe music. It finishes on the note D from any other note on the chanter, hence the name.
The D throw is written as follows:
The D throw is, less commonly, written as follows:
In Scottish country dancing, the reel is one of the four traditional dances, the others being the jig, the strathspey and the waltz. A reel is in 4/4 time, but when written out, reels are most often written in a 2/2 time signature, also known as "cut time".