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The Fiddler and His Art (album)

Fiddle music from five different regions of Scotland and played by tradition bearers. A source cd for learners and listeners interested in the different regional styles of playing in Scotland. Strathspeys, reels, slow airs, marches, waltzes and jigs from five different regions of Scotland played by stalwarts Hugh Inkster, Pat Shearer, Andrew Poleson, Donald MacDonell and Hector MacAndrew each playing their individual style and a selection of great music to represent their areas.

The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University's School of Scottish Studies.  See our fiddle section on the website - Taigh na Teud has a book and Cd of Traditional Scottish Fiddling from different regions which complements this cd collection.


Hugh inkster, Hector MacAndrew, Pat Shearer
Tune Types:
Air, Dance tunes, Fiddle pibroch, March, Reel, Strathspey
Ceilidh, Christmas, Hogmanay
ca. 55 mins, 0 secs

Table of contents

  • Lady Madelina Sinclair/Sandy Cameron
  • Mackintosh's Lament
  • Atholl Highlander's March To Loch Katrine/Inverness Gathering The/Corriemonie's Rant/Alexander Duff
  • Gabhaidh Sinn An Rathad Mor
  • Renfrewshire Militia/Inganess
  • Stronsay Waltz/Jock Halcrow
  • Headlands The/Caledonian March The/Standing Stones Of Stenness
  • Braes Of Tullymet/Captain Keeler
  • Jenny Nettles/Cam You Here To Coort And Clap/Mither Put Me To The Well/High Road To Linton
  • Neil Gow's Lament For Whiskey
  • Mills Hills/Pipe Major J. Stewart/Lodge Of Glentana/Gavin MacMillan
  • James F Dickie/JF Dickie's Delight
  • My Heart Is Broken Since Thy Departure
  • Mrs. Major Stewart Of The Island Of Java/Madame Frederick/Earl Grey/Waverley Ball