Tiree Air composed by Simon Thoumire

This solo was written in 2007 and first performed at the Scots Fiddle Festival alongside my Scots Fiddle Concerto. It has been performed since by Shona Monney at the Distil Showcase. Composer website: http://www.simonthoumire.com Publisher: PRS for Music Tune type: Score Listen: If you have a question for Simon Thoumire you can contact them here. […]

Scots Fiddle Concerto composed by Simon Thoumire

This piece was written in 2007 and debuted at the Scots Fiddle Festival in the same year. It features Gordon Gunn on lead fiddle with Lori Watson and Sarah Wilson (fiddle), Dave Milligan (piano) and Kevin Mackenzie (guitar). It was part of a series of work including 3 solos, a duet and this concerto. Composer […]

‘Lulu and the Girls of Rumster’ and ‘Freckles’ (5/6 of 6) from ‘Disassembled’ composed by Jennifer Austin

I wrote this for the Strathspey and Surreal Society 2016. It was played by a fantastic group of 22 fiddlers for their concert at Celtic connections ’16. Disassembled is made up of 6 tunes: Dramtime/The Swell in Ardtoe Disassembled Little Auk for Mum Lulu and the Girls of Rumster/Freckles I wrote a blog about was […]

Little Auk for Mum (4 of 6) from “Disassembled” composed by Jennifer Austin

I wrote this for the Strathspey and Surreal Society 2016. It was played by a fantastic group of 22 fiddlers for their concert at Celtic connections ’16. Disassembled is made up of 6 tunes: Dramtime/The Swell in Ardtoe Disassembled Little Auk for Mum Lulu and the Girls of Rumster/Freckles I wrote a blog about was […]

Disassembled (3 of 6) from “Disassembled” whole score composed by Jennifer Austin

I wrote this for the Strathspey and Surreal Society 2016. It was played by a fantastic group of 22 fiddlers for their concert at Celtic connections ’16. Disassembled is made up of 6 tunes: Dramtime/The Swell in Ardtoe Disassembled Little Auk for Mum Lulu and the Girls of Rumster/Freckles I wrote a blog about was […]

Dramtime and The Swell in Ardtoe (2 of 6) of “Disassembled” composed by Jennifer Austin

I wrote this for the Strathspey and Surreal Society 2016. It was played by a fantastic group of 22 fiddlers for their concert at Celtic connections ’16. Disassembled is made up of 6 tunes: Dramtime/The Swell in Ardtoe Disassembled Little Auk for Mum Lulu and the Girls of Rumster/Freckles I wrote a blog about was […]

For A’ That Variation (Ending 2) composed by Shona Mooney

This is my alternative ending. The fiddlers voted for the first ending in the end but, I liked the idea of democratically involving all the musicians in the process of deciding how to end. Composer website: http://www.shonamooneymusic.com Publisher: PRS Tune type: Score Listen:

For A’ That Variation composed by Shona Mooney

This score was commissioned by Creative Scotland for the Celtic Connections Festival 2016. It was performed by the Strathspey & Surreal Society: 22 of Scotland’s best fiddlers alongside students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. For A’ That Variation is based on two traditional tunes that were used by Robert Burns for his songs – […]

A’ cheud luan do’n raidh (The First Monday of the Season) composed by Simon Thoumire

I wrote this fiddle duet as part of a series of fiddle solos and concerto in 2007. The were all premiered at Scots Fiddle Festival in this year. The music was performed by Aidan O’Rourke and Patsy Reid. They did an amazing job. You can hear them on the listening link. Composer website: http://www.simonthoumire.com Publisher: […]

Deil Amang The Fiddlers composed by Simon Thoumire

This piece of music was written for a 21 strong fiddle orchestra and was performed on Saturday 23rd January 2016 at Celtic Connections. The music is in 4 parts so feel free to give it a go! It is based on the three traditional reels Mrs MacLeod, Fairy Dance and Deil Amang the Tailors. You […]