The Glengarry Collection, Volume 1 (Book + Online Video)
The Highland Fiddle Music of Aonghas Grant
21525M
The Glengarry Collection contains 164 Slow Airs, Marches, Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs and Hornpipes with Stories, History and Photographs. It focuses on the core of Aonghas' music: Highland fiddling, with its links to pipe tunes and Gaelic songs. Some of these tunes have never been published before, while others are available only in out-of-print books or in pipe settings, and the collection also includes a number of tunes composed by Aonghas himself, and tunes composed in honor of Aonghas. The tunes are fully ...more
Product Number:
21525M
Format:
Book + Online Video
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
136
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8852-1
ISBN13:
978-07866-8852-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
5/26/2015
The Glengarry Collection contains 164 Slow Airs, Marches, Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs and Hornpipes with Stories, History and Photographs. It focuses on the core of Aonghas' music: Highland fiddling, with its links to pipe tunes and Gaelic songs. Some of these tunes have never been published before, while others are available only in out-of-print books or in pipe settings, and the collection also includes a number of tunes composed by Aonghas himself, and tunes composed in honor of Aonghas. The tunes are fully chorded in a style appropriate to Aonghas' band experience. All these are richly illustrated by transcriptions of Aonghas' bowings, grace-notes, stories, and photos of scenes and people from Aonghas' varied life careers, including old family photos. Finally, there is an accompanying video download available online with videos of Aonghas' impromptu and passionate performances of 61 of the tunes in the collection.
The Glengarry Collection, Volume 1

Map: Aonghas Grant’s Scotland........................................ ii
Tune Listing......................................................... iv
Acknowledgments...................................................... vi
Author’s Preface..................................................... vii
Editor’s Preface..................................................... viii
Using This Collection................................................ ix
Aonghas Grant, Highland Fiddler...................................... xv
Photographs and Illustrations........................................ xviii
Tunes and Stories
Slow Tunes........................................................... 1
Marches.............................................................. 35
Strathspeys & Reels.................................................. 65
Jigs................................................................. 95
Hornpipes............................................................ 105
Related Collections, Discography and Further Reading................. 109
Text Index........................................................... 111
Tune Index........................................................... 114
DVD Insert........................................................... 118
 
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