The Fiddle Music of Scotland: A Comprehensive Annotated Collection of 365 Tunes with a Historical Introduction

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The Fiddle Music of Scotland: A Comprehensive Annotated Collection of 365 Tunes with a Historical Introduction

HUNTER, James

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Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin. Topics include major composers, the Golden Age, fiddle music in Shetland, hints on bowing technique etc. Followed by airs and pastorals, strathspeys, reels, jigs, country dances, hornpipes, marches, and so on, including such well-known titles as Harvest Home, Lady Charlotte Campbell, and The Wind that Shakes the Barley. Also includes the more unusual Bow-Legged Bosun, The Devil's in the Kitchen, or Farewell to Whisky.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: W. & R. Chamber Ltd.
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1979
  • Place Published: n/a
  • ISBN: 0550203583

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Very good +
  • Details:
    xxvii, 365 examples of music, xxviii-xxxii p. 31 cm. B&w and colour illustrations. Brown cloth in dustjacket. Some light wear and soiling to jacket. Boards a bit warped. Small label and thumbing to front endpapers. A little foxing.

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