Niel Gow

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The patriarch of the Scottish family of virtuoso folk-fiddle players. Gow and his family members brought the traditions of the previous 150 years of folk music and playing to respectable heights. His…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of his Second Wife Miscellaneous (Classical)
Tulloch, Gorum Vocal Music
Lawers House, marching air Miscellaneous (Classical)
Loch Erroch Side
Music from the Mabou Coal Mines, medley of tunes from Cape Breton violinists Miscellaneous (Classical)
MacMinuets, medley of minuets by Robert Mackintosh & Daniel Dow Miscellaneous (Classical)
Put the Gown upon the Bishop, reel Miscellaneous (Classical)
Dunkeld House Chamber Music
Callam, medley of Callam Sharghlas & other jigs from Niel Gow's collection, with Miss Johnston' s Quick Step Miscellaneous (Classical)
Miss Sarah Drummond of Perth / Mount Your Baggage, strathspey and variations Chamber Music
Pinkie House Medley, for violin, steel stringed guitar & harpsichord Chamber Music
Dunfermline Races, reel Miscellaneous (Classical)
Lament for James Moray of Abercarney for flute & ensemble Chamber Music
Cape Breton Compliments, medley of Scottish & Cape Breton Tunes Miscellaneous (Classical)
Bach Meets Cape Breton, medley of Baroque dance movements & Cape Breton reels Chamber Music
Fy Gar Guitar Miscellaneous (Classical)
Mrs. Macdonald of Clanrannald, reel Chamber Music
Blue Bonnets Over the Border, reel Miscellaneous (Classical)
Lass Blast, for violin, steel stringed guitar & harpsichord Chamber Music
New Claret Miscellaneous (Classical)
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