1: The Scots Fiddle: Tunes, Tales & Traditions of the North-East & Central Highlands

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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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The Scots Fiddle is a unique contribution to Scotland's heritage and folk tradition and demonstrates an awareness of the scope, richness and vitality of Scots fiddle music with accounts of the lives of composers, the times in which they lived, and an appreciation of the country and its culture. It includes slow airs, pastorals, strathspeys, reels, jigs, hornpipes and marches, some hidden gems from the 18th and 19th-century collections as well as new and previously unpublished compositions. J. Murray Neil is a fiddler with the East Lothian Strathspey and Reel Society and is a regular guest tuba player with Selkirk Silver Band at Selkirk Common Riding.

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J Murray Neil is a fiddler with the East Lothian Strathspey and Reel Society and is a regular guest tuba player with Selkirk Silver Band at Selkirk Common Riding. He has studied the history of fiddle music for many years.

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