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by Stuart McHardy


The fiddle has long played an important parting Scottish musical tradition

The fiddle has long played an important parting Scottish musical tradition. Here in MacPherson's Rant and Other Tales of the Scottish Fiddle there are stories that reflect that importance. Whether the fiddle is in the hands of the notorious Highland freebooter MacPherson or being played by a young man learning a fairy tune, these tales reflect a traditional culture that us still thriving. Some of the stories are truly ancient while others quite modern, but all show that throughout Scotland there has long been a ready audience for music made by horsehair on catgut.

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The fiddle has long played an important parting Scottish musical tradition. ISBN13: 9781841582900. Release Date: September 2004.

Published July 2004 by Birlinn Publishers. There's no description for this book yet.

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Tales of the Picts - Luath Storyteller (Paperback). Stuart McHardy (author). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. Here for the first time these tales are gathered together with folk memories of bloody battles, chronicles of warriors and priestesses, saints and supernatural beings.

Stuart McHardy writer, musician, storyteller, folklorist, historian, linguist, poet, past president of the Pictish Arts Society has lectured on many aspects of Scottish history and culture both in Scotland and abroad, and has made regular appearances on television and radio. His most recent title The Quest for Arthur received widespread media coverage.

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The fiddle has long played an important parting Scottish musical tradition. Here in MacPherson's Rant and Other Tales of the Scottish Fiddle there are stories that reflect that importance. Whether the fiddle is in the hands of the notorious Highland freebooter MacPherson or being played by a young man learning a fairy tune, these tales reflect a traditional culture that us still thriving. Some of the stories are truly ancient while others quite modern, but all show that throughout Scotland there has long been a ready audience for music made by horsehair on catgut. Today as Scottish culture continues to thrive in the face of all the modern world can throw at it we should perhaps think on what Robert Burns once aid to a friend, 'Lang may yer elbuck, jink an diddle.' In addition to introducing some of the most famous, as well as some of the lesser-known, tales of the Scottish fiddle, Stuart McHardy also examines the history of the instrument, its repertoire and the place the fiddle and the fiddler have played in Scottish culture over the centuries. The result is a lively and informative companion to one of the central elements of the Scottish musical tradition.

Macpherson's Rant and Other Tales of the Scottish Fiddle epub download

ISBN13: 978-1841582900

ISBN: 1841582905

Author: Stuart McHardy

Category: Arts and Photo

Subcategory: Music

Language: English

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd; 1St Edition edition (July 1, 2004)

Pages: 229 pages

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