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 Man’s a Man for a’ that, Scots Wha Hae and cross rhythms (3 over 2) that come from Sub Saharan African musicking.

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Publisher: PRS

Tune type: Score