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Scottish Music Graded Exams Fiddle - Grade 1 (2014- December 2022) (book)

The fiddle syllabus 2014-December 2022 from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland offers a great choice of tunes for your repertoire and will enable you to create a programme for the RCS Traditional Music Exams or SQA exams, ceilidhs, mods and concerts.

The pieces were selected by Alistair McCulloch and Christine Martin and are from many well known players, teachers and composers of Scottish fiddle music.

For the Grade 1 fiddle syllabus 2014-December 2022, we offer you a choice of tunes to start you on your way to a rich and varied repertoire. Where appropriate, tunes in this volume have been edited for guidance purposes.

The syllabus requirements are included in the website samples.

The entry guidelines, syllabus and repertoires can be also viewed at http://www.rcs.ac.uk/traditional-music-graded-exams/

The arrangements represent the technical standard to be expected at the grade, and as such should be adhered to by candidates when performing in the exam.

Details

Instruments:
Fiddle
Book format:
A4
Date:
2014
Origin:
Scottish
Articulations:
Bowing, Staff notation
Tune Types:
Air, Dance tunes, Jig, March, Reel, Strathspey, Waltz
ISBN:
9781-90680-486-2
Level:
Beginners
Authors:
RCS
Pages:
12
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Table of contents

  • Tuireadh Iain Ruaidh (Iain Ruairidh's Lament)
  • The Yellow Haired Laddie
  • Come By the Hills
  • The Nameless Lassie
  • Morag of Dunvegan (Mòrag à Dùn Bheagain)
  • Will Ye No Come Back Again
  • Alasdair an Dùin (Alasdair of Dun)
  • Green Hills of Tyrol
  • The Cornerhouse Jig
  • Fear a Phìge ( The "still" man)
  • Aitken Drum
  • Oliver Jack
  • Marie’s Wedding
  • The Seven Step Polka
  • Rocking the Baby
  • The Stronsay Wedding
  • The Highlander’s Revenge
  • Sunset Over Foula
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Reviews

“I’d recommend them to anyone wanting to explore their chosen instrument, at any stage of life” Living Tradition Magazine 2015

Pete Heywood

“Many fantastic tunes here by the likes of Phil Cunningham, Gordon Duncan, Allan MacDonald, and a long list of luminaries from the Scottish music scene.”Fiddle On Magazine 2015

Charlie McKerron

“Each book is packed full of excellent tunes from the ‘Golden Age’ of our fiddle masters trhough to present day compositions, which together form an excellent resource for students and teachers alike.” Box and Fiddle Magazine 2015

Raemond Jappy

“I really enjoyed playing through the books ------- accessing this collection of music will certainly stimulate, encourage and build up a healthy repertoire of Scottish fiddle tunes” Fiddle On Magazine 2015

Charlie McKerron

“Many fantastic tunes here by the likes of Phil Cunningham, Gordon Duncan, Allan MacDonald, and a long list of luminaries from the Scottish music scene.”Fiddle On Magazine 2015

Charlie McKerron

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