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

    £20.00
    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.
    ISBN: 9781897784860
    AuthorJ. Murray Neil
    Pub Date19/10/1999
    BindingPaperback
    Pages240
    Availability: In Stock

    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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    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.