An interview with Jon Boden of the hugely successful duo Spiers
and Boden. In conversation with Sophie Parkes. Jon talks about
his musical influences and how he started playing the fiddle.
An interview with fiddle player and composer Chris Woods, who talks
to Trevor Buck about his current band theEnglish
Acoustic Collectiveand state of English traditional music.
Other articles in this issue:
The Birth of Beauty
Linda Morpurgo talks about a new duo on the scene. Fiddle player Anna-Wendy
Stevenson and pianist James Ross.
Proptness in Emission.
A look at the mistranslation on a packet of violin strings.
Celts in the Cotswolds Celts in the Cotswolds is an annual Celtic
music festival held each February in Warickshire. Trevor and Sandra
Buck look back at this great little festival that took place earlier
Taransay Traditional Fiddle School
Dolan Morrison recalls the poeple and events at this summer's Taransay
Willie Clancy Summer School
Barry Taylor writes about the history of this popular summer school
that is held each July in Miltown Malbay on the west cost of Ireland.
Living the Tradition
Melville Davies recalls this summer's Shetland
Fiddle Frenzy. Six days of workshops, concerts and sessions.