Scolty Hill sits on the south side of the river Dee at Banchory, Deeside. A monument, built for General William Burnett in 1840, stands at the top and is surrounded by abundant carpets of beautiful purple heather. Composer website: http://www.clairegullanmusic.co.uk Publisher: prs Tune type: Strathspey Listen: If you have a question for CLAIRE GULLAN you […]
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: […]