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RareTunes is an independent archive of recordings of Scottish Traditional Music, although it's not all Scottish or Traditional or Music. The archive was developed by Stuart Eydmann and Derek Hoy.



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by Alf Edwards
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English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Ewan MacColl and Alf Edwards
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Song by Ewan MacColl. English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topics: concertina, Ewan MacColl
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by Alf Edwards
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English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards.
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Irish. English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina.
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by Alf Edwards
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English.  English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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Scottish. English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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Northumbrian. English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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Irish.  English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Alf Edwards
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Irish.  English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Ewan MacColl and Alf Edwards
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Song by Ewan MacColl. English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topics: concertina, Ewan MacColl
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by Alf Edwards
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Irish.  English concertina played by Alf Edwards of LP ALF EDWARDS The Art of the Concertina [Prestige International INT 13060] Published 1960. Included in the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topic: concertina
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by Jock Tamson's Bairns
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Scottish traditional music and song by Edinburgh band Jock Tamson's Bairns. Part of the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topics: Scots, Scottish, Celtic, folk
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by James Scott Skinner
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The rell £10 Fiddle by James Scott Skinner slowed down to 125% time for learning and study. Original taken from "Medley No. 2" Scottish fiddle music played on fiddle by James Scott Skinner. From 78 rpm record Regal G6624 26762. Recorded London February 1910. Original also on Internet Archive. Part of the raretunes.org online archive.
Topics: James Scott Skinner, fidle, Scottish
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"Medley No. 2" Scottish fiddle music played on fiddle by James Scott Skinner. From 78 rpm record Regal G6624 26762. Recorded London February 1910.
Topics: Scott skinner, fidde, Scottish
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Scottish traditional music played on button accordion by Davy Hutchison of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. From 78 rpm record Beltona 1671 M13428 Recorded Peckham April 1931, location unknown. Part of the raretunes.org online archive where more information can be found.
Topics: Scottish, Celtic, accordion, traditional music
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by The Whistlebinkies
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Scottish traditional music played by The Whistlebinkies. Recorded Glasgow, Scotland c. 1999. Part of the rarteunes.org archive collection.
Topics: Scotland, Scottish, Bagpipes, Celtic, folk
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Scottish traditional music played on fiddle (Sarah Hoy), Border Pipes (Fin Moore) and mandolin (Ewan MacPherson). Recorded live in Edinburgh 2018. Recorded and edited by Stuart Eydmann. Part of the raretunes.org archive.
Topics: Scottish, traditional music, fiddle, bagpipes, mandolin, Celtic
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by Stuart Eydmann
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A traditional Irish lament played on fiddle by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh. Recorded March 2021. 'I first heard this tune in the 1970s played by fiddler Matt Cranitch and by The Boys of the Lough'. Part of the raretunes.org online archive.
Topics: Irish, lament, fiddle, Scottish
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by Tony Cuffe
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Song from Nova Scotia to a tune by Tony Cuffe. This song, in a studio recording, is the title track of his first solo CD (Iona Records IR011, 1988). Recorded Massasoit Community College, Mass. USA as part of their "In Person" (No.95) series. For a discussion of the song see: http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=182 Waterson : Carthy have recorded the song at: http://www.last.fm/music/Waterson%3ACarthy/_/When+First+I+Came+to+Caledonia also Martin Simpson at:...
Topics: singer, scottish music, scotland
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by The Whistlebinkies
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Sung by Judith Peacock Cummings. Scottish traditional music played by The Whistlebinkies. Recorded Glasgow, Scotland c. 1999. Part of the rarteunes.org archive collection.
Topics: Celtic, Gaelic, Scottish, folk, traditional, Scalpay
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by Sarah Hoy, Fin Moore and Ewan MacPherson
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Scottish traditional music played on fiddle (Sarah Hoy), smallpipes in D (Fin Moore) and guitar (Ewan MacPherson). Part of the raretunes.org archive. Recorded Edinburgh 2018. Recorded and edited by Stuart Eydmann.
Topics: Scottish, traditional music, bagpipes, fiddle, Celtic
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Scottish traditional music on Fiddle (Sarah Hoy), Border Pipes (Fin Moore) and Guitar (Ewan MacPherson). Recorded live, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018. Part of the raretunes.org archive. Recorded and edited by Stuart Eydmann.
Topics: Scottis, traditional music, Celtic, bagpipes, fiddle
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Irish song air played on English concertina by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Topics: concertina, Scotland
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Scottish air played by Stuart Eydmann on English concertina. Recorded Edinburgh.
Topics: Scotland, concertina
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by The Whistlebinkies
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Scottish traditional music played by The Whistlebinkies. Recorded Glasgow, Scotland c. 1999. Part of the rarteunes.org archive collection.
Topics: Scottish, Scotland, Celtic, folk, Glasgow, bagpipes
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by Tony Cuffe
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Recorded by Stuart Eydmann at a house ceilidh, Edinburgh. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/unidentified-swedish-tune/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Rob MacKillop
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This is a recording of the first performance of this work made at Boarhills Church, Boarhills, Fife, Scotland 1st February, 2002. Commission financed by the Scottish Arts Council and The Hope Scott Trust. This version of the reording was remastered by Stuart Eydmann from an mp3 supplied by the player Rob MacKillop. From the programme note by composer Eddie McGuire: "While working towards my aim of writing a short characteristic piece for every instrument, one of the great benefits is the...
Topics: oud, scottish music, scotland, oud, lute, mackillop, mcguire
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by Tony Cuffe
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Bagpipe music. Recorded by Kenny Hadden at Stonehaven Folk Club, 1987. Recording kindly provided by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/march-banjo-breakdown-hornpipe/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe; Stuart Eydmann; Derek Hoy
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Recorded at a house session, Edinburgh. Tony Cuffe is playing a mouth organ retuned by himself to play in the bagpipe scale. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/cuffe_hoy_eydmann_session1/
Topics: fiddle, mouth organ, scottish music, scotland, raretunes
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Such a Parcel of Rouges in a Nation played on English concertina by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 2016. Part of the archives.org collection.
Topics: Scotland, concertina, raretunes
Scottish traditional music on Fiddle (Sarah Hoy), Border Pipes (Fin Moore) and Guitar (Ewan MacPherson). Recorded live, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018. Part of the raretunes.org archive. Recorded and edited by Stuart Eydmann.
Topics: Scottish, traditional music, bagpipes, fiddle
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/mans-man/
Topics: guitar, singer, scottish music, scotland, Robert Burns
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by Tony Cuffe
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Bagpipe tunes. Recorded by Kenny Hadden, Stonehaven Folk Club, 1987. Recording kindly supplied by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/march-hornpipe/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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A song associated with the construction of the hydro-electric dam at Shira Glen. From the Electric Scotland website: The writer of this song Helen Fullerton ran the little mobile shop serving the construction workers on the Glen Shira hydro-electricity scheme. She knew at first hand the hard work and danger facing the construction men, many of them Irish, who helped bring electric light, for the first time, to many parts of Scotland. There's a place that's over-grown at the foot o' Shira Glen,...
Topics: ", s, i, n, g, e, r, ", ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Bagpipe retreat march. Recorded by Kenny Hadden, Aberdeen Folk Club, 1975. Recording kindly supplied by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/battle-somme/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by The Easy Club
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Traditional music played by Scottish group The Easy Club. Recorded in Sweden in 1984. Part of the raretunes.org archive collection where more information is available.
Topics: Scotland, folk, traditional music, cittern, bodhran
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by Tony Cuffe, Ossian
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From a tape supplied by the Cuffe family. Featuring Ossian this may be from a live concert or broadcast. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/jamie-raeburn/
Topics: singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/whistle-oer-lave-ot-2/
Topics: guitar, singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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From the TV broadcast of the stage show "There is a happy land". With Simon MacKenzie and Cathy Ann MacPhee. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/gaelic-song/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland, "Gaelic"
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by Bella MacNab's Dance Band
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Scottish traditional dance music performed by the fiddle-led Bella MacNab's Dance Band of Edinburgh, Scotland. Recorded by Stuart Eydmann and Derek Hoy. Part of the raretunes.org archive collection where more information can be had.
Topics: Scotland, dance, fiddle, traditional, Celtic
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Scottish traditional bagpipe jig played by Stuart Eydmann of Edinburgh, Scotland on English concertina. Recorded Edinburgh 2020. Part of the raretunes.org archive
Topics: Scottish, concertina
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/battle-harlaw/
Topics: singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/road-and-miles-dundee/
Topics: guitar, singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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From a domestic rehearsal tape. Recorded Arlington, Mass. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/mans-man-4/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", ", s, i, n, g, e, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Recorded by Kenny Hadden at Stonehaven Folk Club, 1987. Recording kindly supplied by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/march-ewie-wi-crookit-horn/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Stuart Eydmann playing English concertina in Scottish composer Eddie McGuire's orchestral work Reflections, Dancing . Recorded live Hong Kong 17 January 2006.
Topics: Concertina, Scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Ord Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/braw-sailin-sea/
Topics: guitar, singer, scottish music, scotland, Ord
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/such-parcel-rougues-nation/
Topics: singer, scottish music, scotland, Burns
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/bonny-susie-clelland/
Topics: guitar, singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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From the TV broadcast of the stage show "There is a happy land". With Iain MacDonald, bagpipes and Ossian. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/donald-macgillivray/
Topics: ", s, i, n, g, e, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Scottish air played on English concertina by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh, Scotland
Topics: Scotland, concertina
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/wee-german-lairdie/
Topics: guitar, singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/morning-early/
Topics: guitar, singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Recorded by Kenny Hadden, Aberdeen Folk Club, 1975. Recording kindly supplied by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/sae-will-we-yet-2/
Topics: ", s, i, n, g, e, r, ", ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Scottish dance tune played on English concertina by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh, Scotland
Topics: Scotland, concertina
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by Stuart Eydmann
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An air played on English Concertina by Stuart Eydmann. All other instruments by Stuart Eydmann. Composed by Tony Cuffe. Recorded Edinburgh, Scotland, 2010. Part of the raretunes.org collelction.
Topics: Scotland, concertina, Cuffe
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by The Easy Club
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Short opening track. Music from Scottish band The Easy Club recorded in Sweden in 1984.
Topics: Scotland, folk, cittern
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Scottish traditional fiddle tune by Stuart Eydmann playing a gut-strung fiddle of 1775 made by Ruddiman of Aberdeen. Recorded Edinburgh, January 2020. Part of the raretunes.org archive collection.
Topics: Scotland, fiddle
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by Stuart Eydmann
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A new jig/march composed and played on fiddle by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh, Scotland. Dedicated to his new grand daughter Annabel Eydmann, born 2020. Recorded Edinburgh, March 2021. Part of the raretunes.org online archive.
Topics: Fiddle, Scotland, Scottish, Celtic
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by Ewan MacPherson
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Song written and sung by Scottish artist Ewan MacPherson. Part of the raretunes.org archive. Recorded live Edinburgh 2018. Recorded and edited by Stuart Eydmann.
Topic: Scottish contemporary song
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by Stuart Eydmann
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The Piper, the Harper, the Fiddler , air composed by Scottish composer Eddie McGuire, played by Stuart Eydmann on English Concertina.
Topics: concertina, mcguire, eydmann
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Traditional Scottish strathspey played on English concertina by Stuart Eydmann. Recorded Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 October 2020. Part of the raretunes.org archive collection.
Topics: concertina, strathspey
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by Stuart Eydmann
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Scottish traditional march played on English concertina by Stuart Eydmann. Recorded Edinburgh 30 October 2020. Part of the raretunes.org archive.
Topics: Scotland, concertina, Celtic
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by Ewan MacPherson
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Contemporary song written and sung by Scottish singer Ewan MacPherson. Recorded live Edinburgh 2018. Recorded and edited by Stuart Eydmann. Part of the raretunes.org archive.
Topics: Conteporary song, Scotland
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by The Easy Club
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Traditional song performed by Scottish band The Easy Club. Recorded in Sweden in 1984. Part of the raretunes.org archive collection where more information can be had.
Topics: Scotland, folk, cittern
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by Judith Peacock Cummings
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From an unrealised Whistlebinkies project. Recorded Craig Armstrong's studio, Glasgow 1 January 2002. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/o-tha-n-tombaca-daor-am-buachaille-dubh-fionnghail-b/
Topics: singer, scottish music, scotland, Gaelic
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by Paul Robeson
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Hill was memorialised in a tribute poem written about him c. 1930 by Alfred Hayes titled "I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night", sometimes referred to simply as "Joe Hill". Hayes's lyrics were turned into a song in 1936 by Earl Robinson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Hill Paul Robeson sang this song while in Edinburgh to perform a miners' benefit concert in the Usher Hall for 3000 miners and their families sponsored by the Scottish National Union of Mineworkers as featured...
Topics: singer, scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Do you know the proper name and source for this song? Recorded by Kenny Hadden, Aberdeen Folk Club, 1975. Recording kindly supplied by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/gauger/
Topics: ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", ", s, i, n, g, e, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Recorded by Kenny Hadden, Stonehaven Folk Club, 1987. Recording kindly supplied by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/johnny-todd/
Topics: ", s, i, n, g, e, r, ", ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Recorded by Kenny Hadden, Stonehaven Folk Club, 1987. Recording kindly supplied by Kenny. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/when-first-i-went-caledonia-2/
Topics: ", s, i, n, g, e, r, ", ", g, u, i, t, a, r, ", scottish music, scotland
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by Tony Cuffe
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Rehersal recording. Part of the Raretunes Archive- see http://www.raretunes.org/recordings/rantin-rovin-robin-2/
Topics: whistle, scottish music, scotland