Nevada City, California, USA – Culburnie Records has released
Legacy Of The Scottish Fiddle, Volume 2, Tunes from the Life & Land of Robert
Burns. The fiddle tunes of 18th century Edinburgh inspired the songs of
Scotland’s renowned poet Robert Burns. It includes jigs, airs, marches, reels
and strathpeys; tunes that Robert Burns used to flirt, dance, sob and sing. This long-awaited second CD in
Alasdair Fraser’s Legacy Of The Scottish Fiddle series includes such
favorites as “A Man’s a Man,” “Scots Wha Hae,” “Killiekrankie,” and “Ca’ the
Ewes,” reflecting the legacy of Robert Burns and many others who gave their
songs and melodies, based in tradition, yet imbued with their own spirits, and
the spirit of their times.
Alasdair Fraser is joined by Scottish dance pianist Muriel Johnstone, and
cellist Natalie Haas, who is reviving the cello’s historic role at the rhythmic
heart of Scottish fiddle music.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.