JoJofidhlear’s ninety-eight comments

  • Re: McLauchlane’s Scots Measure

    Traditional Tune Archive credits the earliest instance of a similar tune to Alexander McGlashan’s Collection of Scots Measures (c. 1781, p. 12). You can find a copy of it at hms.scot. more…

  • Re: Ceolta Seisiún Na hÉireann / Irish Session Tunes: The Orange Book

    Just purchased these books at the suggestion of one of the discussions, and noticed this was the only one of the set that was missing. So, here it is. more…

  • Calling All Fiddlers (and those who put up with them)!

    I've just posted an event called International Night of a Thousand Fiddles. Glenora Distillery in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia is sponsoring the invitation to establish a world record for the most fiddles played on one night worldwide on August 31, 2019. Th... more…

  • Fiddler’s Choice

    This tune was written by Bill Sampson to commemorate Glenora Distillery's whiskey of the same name, to be played around the world on August 31, 2019, International Night of A Thousand Fiddles. The idea is to set a record of most fiddles played around the... more…

  • International Night of a Thousand Fiddles

    Glenora Distillers, North America’s first single malt whisky distillery, located in Glenville, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada is pleased to announce the International Night of A Thousand Fiddles. more…

  • The Scots Lament

    Heard this on Abby Newton's Castles, Kirks, and Caves and the liner notes attributed it to James Oswald in A Second Collection of Curious Scots Tunes (1742). more…

  • Re: The Rough Bounds

    Thanks, Kenny. That is the only problem with digital downloads, missing out on the album notes. more…

  • Re: The Rough Bounds

    Daimh just got better with two fiddles in their lineup! I was able to add all the gaelic titles from the lyrics section of their website, but I don't know the titles of the Donald MacLeod reels (4th track). Perhaps a piper here can add them. more…

  • Re: Ryan Young

    Ryan's interpretation of a number of Scottish tunes. Distinctive expressive style. My new favorite album. more…

  • Re: Lesser Known Scottish 4/4 Marches

    Phil Cunningham's Blackwell Court played as a march more…