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  Music of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scottish traditional music, although influencing and being influenced by both Irish traditional music and English traditional music, is very much a creature unto itself, and, despite the popularity of various international pop music forms, remains a vital and living tradition.
The history of the guitar in traditional music is recent; equally so is that of the cittern and bouzouki, which in the forms used in Scottish and Irish music only date to the late 1960s.
Music had long been primarily a solo affair, until The Clutha, a Glasgow-based group, began solidifying the idea of a Celtic band, which eventually consisted of fiddle or pipes leading the melody, and bouzouki and guitar along with the vocals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Scotland   (2289 words)

 Early and traditional music in Scotland
There's more documentation on music in Scotland back through the centuries than there is in Ireland.
Politically, Scotland maintained "the Auld Alliance" with France against England, which resulted in a strong French influence at the Scottish court.
Scotland remained nominally independent for about another century, when it was absorbed into the United Kingdom.
www.standingstones.com /tmscot.html   (362 words)

 Music In Scotland Home
This Scottish music site is dedicated to promoting music and musicians with a Celtic connection to a world-wide audience.
If you are new to Scottish music, click here for a quick guide.
Music In Scotland Ltd. is owned and administered by Scottish musician Jim Leighton.
www.musicinscotland.com   (570 words)

 Gaelic Music of Scotland and Ireland
Ornamentation is one of the most prominent features of both Scottish and Irish Gaelic music, and the best singers and instrumentalists are identified by their skill in applying just the right trills, grace notes, and bends.
Nonsense rhymes and meaningless syllables are sung to the music of instrumental dance tunes, such as reels.
Bagpipes come to mind when one thinks of the music of Scotland, and they are still considered the primary national instrument.
www.sbgmusic.com /html/teacher/reference/cultures/gaelic.html   (665 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Black music from Scotland? It could be the gospel truth
But Willie Ruff, an Afro-American professor of music at Yale, was adamant - he had traced the origins of gospel music to Scotland.
Psalm singing and gospel music are the backbone of the fl Church in the United States, with gospel music CD sales alone worth half a billion dollars last year.
Warwick Edwards, a reader in the music department of Glasgow University, added: "Psalm singing from the Western Isles is certainly known in America.
news.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=961062003   (1529 words)

 Scotland Music
A music diary with details of concerts of all types in the coming months.
This site also has contact details for amateur music groups, so that those interested in joining up can find a group that suits their interests and abilities.
Based in Inverness, Scotland, is a charitable trust established for the encouragement of Scottish national and traditional music.
scotlandinter.net /music.htm   (59 words)

 Scottish country dance - music CD index
The Scottish Country Dance Index lists, in alphabetical order, all the dances for which the music is available on CD, and the album on which it is to be found.
Dancers can now not only trace their favourite dance to a particular album, but also, where more than one artiste has recorded it, select their CD according to either the style or the speed of the music they desire.
It is therefore only an approximate guide to the speed, but should be more than adequate for selecting the appropriate track to dance to.
www.musicinscotland.com /scottish_country_dance_cd_index.htm   (233 words)

 Music In Scotland Newsletter - April 2002
Scotia Dance and Music Publishers is pleased to present the Music In Scotland Newsletter.
Scotland's Piper of the Year 2000, Gordon Walker, has been piping from the tender age of 4 and has won many competitions.
Dance music, piping and songs from this talented husband and wife team.
www.scotia-dance.org /newsletter/news0204.html   (1416 words)

 Amazon.com: Bagpipe Marches and Music of Scotland: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Amazon.com: Bagpipe Marches and Music of Scotland: Music
Scotland the Brave: Bagpipes Greatest Hits ~ 48th Highlanders
The accordian music was nice, and made the changes smooth.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002NSE?v=glance   (608 words)

 SAVE FREE CELTIC MUSIC - Free Music Downloads
I believe free music downloads are an essential piece of the puzzle for independent artists to sell more CDs in the new digital era.
By visiting this webpage, you are taking that extra step to find out more about the artists who support free Celtic music downloads.
Visit some of the bands that make the Celtic MP3s Music Magazine possible.
www.celticmp3s.com /help   (229 words)

 Scottish Music Scotland Celtic CD mp3 DVD shop
Scottish music, Irish, Roots, World, Folk and Celtic music - over 4,000 CD, DVD and video titles sent worldwide direct from Scotland.
I recently ordered two Scottish music CDs from your company - my first online purchase - no fuss, no bother, and two great CDs to take me back to the country I love so much - Scotland!
The most popular lower priced Scottish music compilations.
www.musicscotland.com   (279 words)

 Music of Scotland DVD Features
Peter Morrison sings Scotlands favorite songs as this video brings the viewer on a journey through Scotland.
Musical & Performing Arts, Folk/Ethnic, Special Interest, Music Video, Music, Scotland
Set in the lovely surroundings of Dalmeny House, Scotland's greatest baritone sings his country's favorite songs.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/music_of_scotland/dvd.php?select=1   (225 words)

 Folk Music of Scotland
The background music is Wha'll Be King But Charlie?
This is part of my Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales & America website.
These are songs from my site that were popular in Scotland, arranged in chronological order.
www.contemplator.com /scotland   (303 words)

 Country Music Scotland Country Fans Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
My Name is Tanya and I started this group to try and bring country music fans in Scotland and the rest of the UK Ireland and Beyond together in friendship and to introduce them to my online country music magazine country music scotland.
Theres very little BJ doesent know about Country Music.
He is the head reviewer at Country music scotland and quite a character
groups.msn.com /CountryMusicScotlandCountryFansGroup   (146 words)

 Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America
Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America
But winter is arriving and I may have some time for updates in the future.
It feels great to hear the old music again and I'm looking forward to new arrangements.
www.contemplator.com /folk.html   (241 words)

 nemis :: new music in scotland
NEMIS was established in 1999 as a music network for Scottish artists,labels,music businesses,media,recording studios,venues, radio, creatives and professional services within the industry in order to bring together those with a strong interest in the promotion and development of new music in Scotland...
Here is my personal list so please don't spam them and do send any additions...
King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut are launching Your Sound, which is dedicated to unsigned...
www.nemis.org   (302 words)

 APRIL 2005
The Band Directory, Music Tuition, Rehearsal rooms and Recording Studios pages are now fully automated and the details will appear almost immediately.
Please submit your details by filling in the online form so they can be included.
Latest submissions will appear at the top of the list so please resubmit your details if there are any changes in the future.
www.gigguide.co.uk   (162 words)

 eBay - music of ..., CDs, Records items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=music+of+...&newu=1&krd=1   (557 words)

 BBC - MusicScotland - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Listen again to Radio Scotland's music shows for seven days after transmission.
Remix your own Tigerstyle vs Future Pilot AKA track.
Mix up different genres to create something totally unique.
www.bbc.co.uk /scotland/musicscotland   (30 words)

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