The Scots Fiddle: Tunes, Tales and Traditions of the North-east and Central Highlands v. 1

By J. Murray Neil

Format: Paperback

The first of a three-volume extended edition of "The Scots Fiddle", this text combines an extensive collection of traditional fiddle music (over 160 tunes) with background narratives and anecdotes on the history, legends and traditions associated with the music, and biographical sketches.

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Neil Wilson Publishing

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The first of a three-volume extended edition of "The Scots Fiddle", this text combines an extensive collection of traditional fiddle music (over 160 tunes) with background narratives and anecdotes on the history, legends and traditions associated with the music, and biographical sketches on composers and song-writers, and instruction on playing, through the provision of bowings and finger-board positions. The book is also illustrated throughout with steel engravings. The music provided includes slow airs, pastorals, strathspeys, reels, jigs, hornpipes and marches, tunes from the 18th and 19th centuries as well as new compositions.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Neil Wilson Publishing
Publication Date 19 Oct 1999
ISBN 9781897784860
Number of Pages 240

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