Hammered Dulcimer,
Living History, Scottish Fiddle &
Traditional Music

It's the Eighth of January.

Eighth of January - The "Battle of New Orleans" tune.

Hunters of Kentucky - The original 1815 song about the battle of New Orleans, and Andrew Jackson's campaign song. Two versions - one with the original 1815 accompaniment, and one as a single staff lead sheet.

New Year's Eve Hangovers

Auld lang syne - the currently "traditional" version

Auld lang syne - the "original" tune that Robert Burns preferred

Sir Alexander Don's Strathspey - Scottish tune which appears to be the ancestor of the current tune for "Auld lang syne"

The Parting Glass - Scottish traditional parting song popular before Auld lang syne, and now included in a Tullamore TV Dew commercial


The 2015 Scottish Fiddle School information is now here.







Last update Eighth of January 2015

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