Master Fiddler An interview with this American born fiddler and
Holland. In conversation with Trevor Buck.
Old-Time Troubadour This New York born fiddle meastro
Molsky talks to Trevor Buck about American Old-time music and his
passion for Celtic music.
Music in the Isle of Man Brian Myers writes about the
origins of Celtic music of the Isle
of Man. Making Friends withTom
of Fiddles member Tom Leary talks to Sophie Parkes about his Irish
roots and his musical influences. Jamie
Lavalof Seattle: A New Star for the Old World
Linda Morpurgo writes about this classical players tranistion
into folk fiddle. National Folk Survey
Susan Mallett writes about the preliminary findings of this first ever
survey into UK folk music. London Fiddlers' Convention
Haigh writes about the origins of this annual event. The
Warwick Folk Festival
A preview of this summer's festival which for this year only
will include a Fiddle Festival which will be run in conjunction
with the main event. An event not to be missed!
Tunes in the centre pages: Three tunes from The Isle of Man; Eunyssagh Vona (or Monas Delight), Kirree fo Niaghtey,
Three Little Boats.
Books reviewed: John Moar looks at The Dumossie Collection and
Iris Nicholson's Favourites (Book 1). Tom Bell-Richards reviews English
Dance Music Volumes 1 and 2, The Village Band Book and The Mellstock
Fiddle maestro and teacher Pete
a look at the regional variation of fiddle styles.
Violin maker Nick Woodward of The
Bristol Violin Shop talks about arching (body shape) and the different
types of rosin on the market. A chance to win one of the two latest
types of rosin on the market.