Scottish Airs and Dances for Viola & Cello (or Solo Viola) (eBook)
22155EB
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.
Scottish Airs and Dances for Viola & Cello (or Solo Viola)

About Scottish Airs and Dances 2
Ossian’s Hymn to the Sun (Laiodh Oisein Do’n Ghrian) 4
Wantonness 6
Steer Her Up and Had Her Gawn 7
Jamie Come Try Me 8
Ye Shepherds 9
The Banks of Doon 10
Gillie Callum 11
Gloomy Winter 12
Whistle an’ I’ll Come to Ye, My Love 13
Logan Water 14
The Haughs of Cromdale 15
Niel Gow’s Lament for the Death of His Second Wife 16
I Ha’e a Wife o’ My Ain 17
Killiecrankie 18
Jenny’s Lamentation 20
Alas for Me (Oich Mar Tha Mi) 21
Miss Admiral Gordon’s Strathspey, by William Marshall 22
Lady Glenorchy 23
Lady Charlotte Campbell, by Nathaniel Gow 24
A Hundred Pipers 25
Loch Torridon 26
Muirland Willie 27
The Lay of Fraoch (Laiodh Fraioch) 28
O, Can Ye Sew Cushions 29
Auld Lang Syne 30
Notes 31
About the arranger 32
The Lay of Fraoch, poem 32
 
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