Scottish Airs and Dances for Viola & Cello (or Solo Viola) (eBook)
The twenty-five pieces in this collection date back to 18th and 19th century Scotland. Included are song and fiddle airs, strathspeys, reels, jigs, a hornpipe and the sword dance. The pieces are arranged for viola and cello with guitar chords. Since the viola generally has the melody, the pieces can also be played by solo viola. The music of Scotland is unique. The airs have their own special beauty, and the dances are fun to play with lively tempos, dotted rhythms, and sudden key changes. This music has be ...more
Product Number:
22155EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
32
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
161911206X
ISBN13:
978-16191-1206-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/2/2012
The twenty-five pieces in this collection date back to 18th and 19th century Scotland. Included are song and fiddle airs, strathspeys, reels, jigs, a hornpipe and the sword dance. The pieces are arranged for viola and cello with guitar chords. Since the viola generally has the melody, the pieces can also be played by solo viola. The music of Scotland is unique. The airs have their own special beauty, and the dances are fun to play with lively tempos, dotted rhythms, and sudden key changes. This music has been the pleasure of country fiddler and pipers. Now violists and cellists, and their listeners, can feel themselves transported to the Lowlands and Highlands of Scotland.

* Twenty-five pieces dating back to 18th and 19th century cotland.
* Includes song and fiddle airs, strathspeys, reels, jigs, a hornpipe and the sword dance.
* Since the viola generally has the melody, the pieces can also be played by solo viola, and guitar chords are included.
* The airs have a special beauty and the dances are fun to play, with lively tempos, dotted rhythms, and sudden key changes.
 About Scottish Airs and Dances 
Ossian’s Hymn to the Sun (Laiodh Oisein Do’n Ghrian) 
Wantonness 
Steer Her Up and Had Her Gawn 
Jamie Come Try Me 
Ye Shepherds 
The Banks of Doon 
Gillie Callum 
Gloomy Winter 
Whistle an’ I’ll Come to Ye, My Love 
Logan Water 
The Haughs of Cromdale 
Niel Gow’s Lament for the Death of His Second Wife 
I Ha’e a Wife o’ My Ain 
Killiecrankie 
Jenny’s Lamentation 
Alas for Me (Oich Mar Tha Mi) 
Miss Admiral Gordon’s Strathspey, by William Marshall 
Lady Glenorchy 
Lady Charlotte Campbell, by Nathaniel Gow 
A Hundred Pipers 
Loch Torridon 
Muirland Willie 
The Lay of Fraoch (Laiodh Fraioch) 
O, Can Ye Sew Cushions 
Auld Lang Syne 
Notes 
About the arranger 
The Lay of Fraoch, poem  
 
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