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Scottish Lute Manuscripts

A little while ago Classic FM filmed a video of me playing some of my arrangements from the Straloch and Rowallan Scottish lute manuscripts.

A few people were interested in the scores so I’ve decided to post them up here. Feel free to share these and/or edit them to suit.

Download Suite of 4 arrangements from Rowallan and Straloch

The List interview

Interview in The List online today: 

“There’s been a lot of political flux and I sometimes feel classical music hasn’t represented that enough.” 

I’ll be doing my best to #REPRESENT at East Neuk Festival at the end of this month. 

Tickets still available:

SoftLOUD is also part of the Made in Scotland showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August 21-26:

In this video I explain why I always carry moisturiser and masking tape with me, for purely professional reasons. These materials came in particularly helpful for my recording sessions with Delphian Records – excitingly my CD is now available for pre-order! It's a lazy Sunday morning, so take the time to listen through the sample tracks (Walton, Arnold and Dowland): • • • Pre-order here: • Presto Classical – • iTunes – • Amazon – • • #recording #recordingartist #cd #release #newrelease #microphone #production #vlog #recordingvlog #lessonslearned #BBC #BBCrecording #walton #arnold #berkeley #dowland #britten #fantasy #nocturnal #church #kirk #scotland #winter #scarf #cardigan #cold #waistcoat

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Theresa May responded to this song with: "To be perfectly honest I'm not very happy about it. I don't much like it." I made a brief arrangement of the theme of the chart hit, "Liar Liar" by Captain SKA (inspired by our Glorious Leader), given that Election Day is tomorrow. If you haven't come across this single, then do check it out here: My version is in 6/8 and it's taken on a slightly folky feel, which is cute. Feel free to muck about with the score and come up with your own realisations – I'd be really curious to see what you guys come up with. As ever, share if you found this useful, and more importantly, please vote tomorrow… #GE2017 #LiarLiar #theresamay #election #classicalguitar #captainska #captainskauk #corbyn #jezza #jeremycorbyn

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