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Traditional Fiddle Music of the Scottish Borders with CD (spiral version)

This outstanding book and CD collection of traditional fiddle music from the Scottish Borders was transcribed and recorded from the playing of Tom Hughes of Jedburgh between 1978 and 1980.

A must for all fiddlers interested in exploring more of Scotland's fiddle heritage.

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Fraya compiled and edited her exciting new book "Release" which was launched to great acclaim at the "Harp Village" weekend in Cromarty in September 2023. It has popular tunes from her acclaimed recent album Release as well as other exciting compositions and arrangements from her performances. To hear the tunes: https://frayathomsen.bandcamp.com/album/release

Release - New Music for Lever harp is a book for intermediate to advanced players. It contains solo harp versions of the instrumental sections from Fraya Thomsen's amazing album Release. This album was composed as music for performance at Celtic Connections. There are also four bonus pieces from Fraya's previous projects.

This book has been funded through the National Lottery and by Creative Scotland.

Details

Instruments:
Harp
Book format:
A4
Authors:
Fraya Thomsen
Date:
2023
Articulations:
Staff notation
Tune Types:
Air, Dance tunes, Listening tune, Reel
Composers:
Fraya Thomsen
ISBN:
9781906804572
Level:
Intermediate
Arrangers:
Fraya Thomsen
Occasions:
Ceilidh, Hogmanay, Weddings
Pages:
32
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Contents

  • Kind Sad Girl
  • Mairie - Louise Napier's
  • Patsy Seddon's
  • For the Water Protectors
  • Electrons
  • Release
  • Bob Burt's/ For the love of Shoogles
  • Uncle Guhyananda's
  • Give me your Hand
  • Patrick MacDonald no 163
  • Hope
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Reviews

This is a magnificent book on this particular subject (Border fiddle music) and I strongly recommend it to fiddle players and others who like Borders music and its history . The Cd itself is a joy to listen to....

Kenny Wilson for Box and Fiddle

This is a rich and much needed resource ........... an in depth update to current understandings of Borders fiddle playing

Lori Watson for Fiddle On

I must tell you that I am supremely happy with the wonderful music in these albums and the fine production of the books and recordings - it is sucha pleasure to hear this authentic and enlivening music with its special Scottish flavour.

Richard Bohn , California

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