MusicHub Composer Spotlight: Peter C Davie

Peter C Davie is a composer with compositions uploaded to MusicHub. Read below to find out more about them. I think my composing style is heavily influenced by the music I have listened to over the years and I suppose I am putting together phrases in a unique way within traditional structures.  Thus the 18-6 […]

MusicHub Composer Spotlight: Colin Crombie

Colin Crombie is a composer with compositions uploaded to MusicHub. Read below to find out more about them. I’ve been writing songs (and other works) for about 50 years now, but the ones I’ve added to MusicHub are mostly from the last 20 years or so. I lived abroad for a long time – leaving […]

MusicHub Composer Spotlight: Karen Marshalsay

Karen Marshalsay is a composer with compositions uploaded to MusicHub. Read below to find out more about them. As a harper I learned arranging skills fairly early as you’re expected to perform your own rather than someone else’s arrangements, and as a traditional musician it just seems very natural to write tunes, so these two […]

MusicHub Composer Spotlight: Eilidh Firth

Eilidh Firth is a composer with compositions uploaded to MusicHub. Read below to find out more about them. Eilidh grew up in Dundee and began playing the violin at the age of six. In 2013, she graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a Bachelors of Arts in Scottish Music. Before her studies at […]

MusicHub Composer Spotlight: Simon McKerrell

Simon McKerrell is a composer with compositions uploaded to MusicHub. Read below to find out more about them. Performer/composer biog: Simon McKerrell is a piper who writes traditional tunes. Some of them are available free on this website and more on his personal website. He also released a collection of music (2007) with the piper Finlay MacDonald, […]

MusicHub Composer Spotlight: Joseph Armstrong

Joseph Armstrong is a composer with compositions uploaded to MusicHub. Read below to find out more about them. Joe Armstrong is a 23-year-old flautist, uilleann piper, singer and whistle player from Glasgow, Scotland. Joe began his musical career at St. Roch’s Irish Minstrels CCE branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, where he now prides himself as […]

Innes Watson MusicHub Tune Book

Brilliant fiddler and guitar Innes Watson has put together his first tune book for MusicHub. It consists of 10 of his favourite compositions. Why not have a play of them? They are: Cowboy and the Pussycat Das Do Da Eliss For Queen Nell Gameshow Roast Andrew Dunlop’s Lori’s Waltz Martin & Sarah’s The Wee Dafty Innes […]

The 2016 Collection is open for entries

Do you write tunes in a Scottish traditional style? Hands Up for Trad are looking for the top 20 tunes of 2016 for their 2016 Collection. They can be anything from reels, jigs, airs, waltzes and anything in between! All you have to do is to upload them to MusicHub! All the tunes will be listened […]

Scots Fiddle Concerto

In 2007 Simon Thoumire was commissioned by Creative Scotland to compose a Scots Fiddle Concerto which would be debuted at the Scots Fiddle Festival in November 2007. The concept was to write virtuosic music that showed of the skills of the Scottish fiddler to the world. The musician also uses their own ornamentation throughout the […]

The Alistair McCulloch Collection Volume 2

Don’t miss Alistair McCulloch’s brand new collection of 41 original tunes with chord symbols. It also includes selected harmony lines and links to larger scale arrangements and a detailed guide to fiddle ornamentation. Foreword by Liz Carroll. Tunes include – ‘Trip to Shanghai’, ‘A Hamnavoe Man’, ‘The 2am Turtle Patrol’,’The Kamikaze Honkers, ‘The Urquhart’s of […]