Best of Scottish Fiddle (ARC Music EUCD2098, 2007)
The beauty of the Scottish fiddle is represented in Best of Scottish Fiddle. The compilation some of the finest contemporary fiddlers in Scotland. The selection combines tradition and modernity, mixing traditional jigs and airs with modern pieces.
The album flows nicely, with a succession of beautiful evocative tunes followed by rapid fire fiddling. The artists included are Old Blind Dogs, Jonny Hardie, Gavin Marwick, Ross Kennedy, Cape Breton master Jerry Holland, the Hudson Swan Band and a few more.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.