dancingfiddle’s four comments

  • Re: The First Of May

    There's a version of this tune on track 8 (first tune in the medley) of the album called All the Pretty Horses, by The Elftones with Rhiannon Giddens. Loosely based on O'Neill's version, with some liberty taken on C naturals / C sharps. more…

  • Lochiel House

    I think this tune (Lochiel House) was written by Angus Fitchet (1910-1998), and it's the recommended signature tune for several Scottish country dances, including "Lochiel House" and "Ferla Mor." more…

  • Davie’s Brae

    I know this tune in F, and I believe it was composed by Jim Johnstone...beyond that, I don't know any details (including anything about Jim Johnstone). Can anyone help out with more information? I'd like to be able to give credit to the composer, and kn... more…

  • The Cobbler

    I like this D major jig very much, play it a lot at dances, and would like to give some credit to whoever wrote it, if it isn't "trad"--does anyone know who might have composed it? Many thanks-- more…