By Neil Gow,Richard Carlin
This quantity of virtually six hundred strathspeys, jigs and reels has been compiled from the unique collections released among 1784 and 1822 via Niel and Nathaniel Gow, the daddy and son violinist/composers.
Niel Gow revolutionized Scottish song by means of inventing a brand new type of bowing, often called the ‘up-driven’ process, that accented the original strathspey rhythm.
Besides the useful contributions of the Gows, different very important Scottish composers reminiscent of William Marshall and Donald Dow are featured, in addition to a number of the extra very important tunes within the conventional Scottish repertoire.
This special assortment additionally positive factors precise notes at the lifestyles and occasions of Niel and Nathaniel Gow, an research of the ‘up-driven’ bow strategy, the origination of the strathspey in addition to a whole discography and bibliography.
This e-book will end up a useful addition in your repertoire and residential library.