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I would say he was from Orkney, Inkster is an Orkney name and Inganess is I think in this part of Scotland. Lots of Inksters in the island of Rousay, a beautiful island which can be reached by ferry from Tingwall. (You cld look up Hugh Inkster + fiddl... more…Posted by .
From the Cape Breton Violin Album. Composed by Hugh Inkster who I believe was a Fiddler. Does anyone know if he is still alive or not, if not when was he born and when did he die? more…Posted by .
Splendid Isolation, X:10
Transcribed off "The Land's End Sessions" by Barbara Hintermeier, Cornelius Bode and Steffen Gabriel. more…Posted by .
Re: Julia Clifford’s
Cheers #NfldWhistler, I'll keep it up :-) more…Posted by .
Re: The Convenience
I have a funny path to this tune. Reading through the We Banjo 3 tune book, I ran across it and likes it. I did some research and found this post. After looking up Olcan I realize he is the fiddle player leading a Session I sat in on in Westport. I only... more…Posted by .
Re: The Scolding Wives Of Abertarff
One scolding wife would be enough, thank you very much. more…Posted by .
At last I've found it! This is a tune played by two fiddlers in a barn dance scene in the 1979 film 'Tess' by Roman Polanski. I've been trying to find a name for this tune for years and have trawled through the film credits and written emails to various '... more…Posted by .
The Cairn Stones, X:2
Same tune, different key. more…Posted by .
The Cairn Stones
Yes, I wrote This Tune. more…Posted by .
The Final Demand
From the playing of Bowstring. Composed by Chris Taylor. more…Posted by .