This book brings together over 70 tunes all inspired by this beautiful Scottish Highland peninsula and by the people who live there. Aimed at musicians in general, it is filled with heartfelt melodies that reflect a love of the land and carry the player along.
'a wonderful collection of music'
Duncan Chisholm, fiddler/composer
'firmly rooted in the traditional idiom- often with an unexpected twist'
Bill Taylor, harpist
Munlochy, The Fair Maid of Avoch, North Kessock, The Cromarty Rose Waltz, The Mist Over Munlochy, Rosemarkie Man, Crossing the Kessock, The Cromarty Lighthouse, Ormond Hill, Udale Bay, Rosemarkie Burn, Newhall Point, The River Stone, The Salmon River, The Balmore Road, Cnoc na Craisg, Millbuie, Muir of Tarradale, Craiglea, Glachbeg, Kilmuir, Moorcroft, Greenleonachs, Drumderfit Hill, Ferintosh, The Little Red Den, The Knockbain Road, Braes of Dunvournie, Balnakyle, Killearnan, Angus Walker, The Muirton Shepherd, Helen of the Flowers, Maarten, Wendy’s Tune, Davey More, Davy Forsyth, Freida McKenzie, Isobel Anderson, Klementyna & the Moon, Rhona Fletcher, Jumping the Fence for Jock, The House of Urquhart, Murdo MacIver, Alex Ross, Muriel, Isla & Inca, Adam & Lauren, The Brahan Seer, Charlie’s Tune, Kirsty’s Tune, Emmy, A Tune for Seoras, The Glendale Lad & the Dingwall Lassie, Elizabeth MacLeod, Fiona’s Tune, St. Michael’s Church, The Chapter House, Mardaville, Cromarty Gaelic Church, The Black Isle Show, The Twisted Hazel, Red Ruadh, The Horsetail Stramash, Skyward, First Dawn, The Buzzard & the Crow, The Barley Skimmers, The Dunnock, The Lapwing Rising, The Blackbird of Knockbain, The Banshee Hoolie, Frost Walking, Northern Light, The Wintering Sky, Bracken in Snow
Hilary de Vries Scotland, UK
Scottish composer/musician whose work is greatly influenced by landscape, birdsong and poetry. She has recorded and released
two albums of her own music.
Her publications include music for bagpipes and clarsach, and music inspired by Orkney and the Black Isle.
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