The first tune "A Winter Yet" is a medium-paced strathspey and leads on into the reel "The Crackit Bowl". I composed the reel to be an adaptation of the strathspey tune. Suggest play each tune twice. No prizes for guessing which old Scots sayings I got the titles from! Composer website: Publisher: Tune type: Strathspey […]
A tune for my sister, after having to have her thumb stitched up! Composer website: http://www.louisebichan.co.uk Publisher: Tune type: Strathspey Listen: If you have a question for Louise Bichan you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.
Tune written for a family yacht owned by the Vass family of Nairn (Mike Vass). Recorded by Blazin Fiddles on their new album ‘key’ (2018) and Eabhal on their debut album (2019). Also performed by Plockton High School pupils. Can also be played more rounded (less jagged) with a ‘jiggy’ feel to make it sound […]
I wrote this sitting in a pub garden after a ceilidh gig. I didn't have my mandolin with me so I borrowed a guitar, and this was what grew out of me trying to play the melody to John McCusker's Frank's Reel on an instrument I don't play! Composer website: Publisher: Tune type: Strathspey Listen: […]
Written for our good friend and long time chairman of the Eilean Ban Trust, Mr Hugh Davies. He's tall, grey haired and he puts a great deal of effort into looking after Eilean Ban island. Composer website: Publisher: Tune type: Strathspey Listen: If you have a question for Susan Phillips you can contact them here. […]