Fiddle Performances

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1. SMM 402 A red red Rose
Major Graham
Niel Gow A Collection of Strathspey Reels 1784

2. SMM 295 The banks of Nith
Robie donna gorach: Daft Robin
Niel Gow A Collection of Strathspey Reels 1784

3. SMM 290 For a’ that an’ a’ that
Lady McIntosh’s Reel
Robert Bremner A Collection of Scots Reels 1757-61

4. SMM 149 Duncan Davison (‘There was a lass, they ca’d her Meg’)
Duncan Davidson: A Strathspey
Robert Petrie A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels 1796
Ye’ll ay be welcome back again
Robert Bremner A Collection of Scots Reels 1757-61

5. SMM235 I love my Jean (‘Of a’ the airts’)
Miss Admiral Gordon’s Reel: A Strathspey
William Marshall A Collection of Strathspey Reels 1781

6. SMM376 Sic’ a wife as Willie had
Blue Britches
Robert Bremner A Collection of Scots Reels 1757-61

7. SMM195 Where braving angry winter’s storms
Neil Gow’s Lamentation for Jas. Moray Esqr. of Abercarney
Niel Gow First Book of Niel Gow’s Reels, 2d edition 1801

8. SMM 196 Tibbie, I hae seen the day
Invercald’s Rant
Alexander McGlashan A Collection of Strathspey Reels 1778

Credits:

Tracks 1-6:

Aaron McGregor, violin

Alison McGillivray, cello

Track 7:

Aaron McGregor, violin
David McGuinness, square piano by Muir, Wood & Co., Edinburgh c.1815

Track 8:

Shona Mooney, violin
Alison McGillivray, cello

from the album Nathaniel Gow’s Dance Band

 

Music research by Aaron McGregor

Recorded by Neil McDermott (Tracks 1-7); and Matt Parkin (Track 8)

Produced by David McGuinness

 

recordings ©2016 Concerto Caledonia

Licensed to University of Glasgow for non-commercial use by the Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century project, and associated projects