Tag Archives: composer

Stepping It Out Again (CD)

A compilation CD of traditional songs, tunes, stories and stepping from the county of Suffolk, north of England, Oxfordshire and Ulster. John Howson’s collection of recordings is housed in the British Library’s National Sound Archive. They were deposited there, digitised and catalogued as part of the Traditional Music In England Project. When he was awarded […]

Ronnie Ross – The Land That I Love (CD)

Ronnie Ross has been working in Scottish entertainment since the 1960s and is an excellent all round entertainer. He sings, plays keyboards, accordion and guitar, while his backing musicians provide guitar, banjo, mandolin, bagpipes, drums and backing vocals. He works the hotel and club circuit in the Highlands of Scotland. Well known and much loved […]

Bruce Guthro – Celtic Crossing (CD)

Charismatic front man of the Scottish band Runrig, Canadian born Bruce’s music is based on Celtic rock inspired by the Scottish highlands. The album was recorded in Ireland, with half the songs written by Bruce, along with a few classic folk songs from Nova Scotia. “Farewell Nova Scotia” can almost be described as his home […]

Freeland Barbour – Music For Old Time Dancing vol 2 (CD)

Accordion ace Freeland Barbour (of Silly Wizard, Wallochmor Ceilidh Band and The Occasionals fame) plays specifically for Old Time dancing. Freeland also works as a soloist, composer and producer. Jessie Stuart of Keith acted as dance consultant for this series. Hear music samples, view track listings, see more details and order here: Freeland Barbour – […]

Roddy Matthews – Friends Forever (CD)

Roddy is one of the foremost fiddlers of Northumberland. A superb selection of music, including some of his own jaunty compositions. Reels, jigs, marches, waltzes, slow airs and hornpipes from around the north of Britain, with backing from equally talented friends. ‘Friends Forever’ are the wonderful people of Shetland, and is a slow air which […]

Sandy Brechin’s Play Scottish Accordion – Beginners (DVD-ROM)

Entertaining in-depth video lessons with Scottish accordion master Sandy Brechin, plus practise video tracks with backing band. Teach yourself the basics of Scottish accordion music as you play through a repertoire of great Scottish tunes. Learn at your own pace. No experience necessary. Packed full of exciting tunes, close-ups, master tips and techniques. Includes normal […]