Sources of Fiddle Music

How Willafjord Was Found

From the time that Columbus found the land mass of America barring his way westwards in 1492, many explorers braved the bleak Arctic regions in search of the elusive Northwest Passage. It was believed that a navigable channel must exist which connected the North...

Free Sheet Music for Fiddlers

Via our Facebook page, a piper based in Santiago, Chile, requested the sheet music for the Eightsome Reel as played by the SFO. Using the fantastic resource that is The Session website - even though it's meant primarily for Irish, not Scottish, tunes - we were able t0...

Fiddle Music at Christmas

On the Winter Solstice, as we approach the end of one year and the beginning of another, it seems appropriate to have a look at some traditional tunes with associations to Christmas or New Year. Speaking of fiddle music at Christmas, the lovely ladies of Scots fiddle...

Scots Fiddle Festival 2014

What must be about the 19th annual Scots Fiddle Festival takes place in Edinburgh over the weekend of 21st – 23rd November 2014. Run by Scots Fiddle Festival Ltd, a registered charity, it is a feast of fiddle music, with concerts, workshops, ceilidhs, recitals, talks,...