On Saturday 4th January at Celtic Connections, the Strathspey and Surreal Society reformed for our third performance in the Old Fruitmarket. Alongside our 4 compositions that were written for the 2016 event we commissioned 5 new pieces from Aidan O’Rourke, Mhairi Mackinnon, Chris Stout and me. It was hard work and all the musicians involved […]
This is an arrangement of Jim Sutherland’s The Easy Club Reel, P/M Donald MacLeod’s The Seagull and J. Scott Skinner’s Goodnight Sweet Love for the young people of Meitheal Summer School in Limerick. It was great fun and the guys did an amazing job of learning if off by heart and performance. Here is our […]
This piece of music is based on Alexander Troupes air ‘Cluny Castle’ and is a concerto for fiddle. It was performed by virtuoso fiddler Patsy Reid at Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow on the 4th February 2017. Composer website: http://www.simonthoumire.com Publisher: PRS / MCPS Tune type: Score Listen: If you have a question for Simon […]
An arrangement of Frank Stanley’s Bluebell Polka and J. Murdoch Henderson’s J.F. Dickies reel for the Strathspey and Surreal Society performed on the 4th February, 2017 at Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow. Composer website: http://www.simonthoumire.com Publisher: MCPS Tune type: Score Listen: https://soundcloud.com/simonthoumire/bloobell-polka-1 If you have a question for Simon Thoumire you can contact them here. If […]
Written for a very good friend of mine, Conor Brady Composer website: https://www.facebook.com/joearmstrongmusic/ Publisher: Tune type: Score Listen: If you have a question for Joe Armstrong you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.