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
Loch Erroch Side
Lawers House, marching air Miscellaneous (Classical)
Blue Bonnets Over the Border, reel Miscellaneous (Classical)
Lament for the death of his brother Donald Miscellaneous (Classical)
Bach Meets Cape Breton, medley of Baroque dance movements & Cape Breton reels Chamber Music
Callam, medley of Callam Sharghlas & other jigs from Niel Gow's collection, with Miss Johnston' s Quick Step Miscellaneous (Classical)
Mrs. Macdonald of Clanrannald, reel Chamber Music
Dunkeld House Chamber Music
Fy Gar Guitar Miscellaneous (Classical)
Pinkie House Medley, for violin, steel stringed guitar & harpsichord Chamber Music
Music from the Mabou Coal Mines, medley of tunes from Cape Breton violinists Miscellaneous (Classical)
Suite Sonata, for baroque violin, guitar & harpsichord Chamber Music
Lass Blast, for violin, steel stringed guitar & harpsichord Chamber Music
Dunfermline Races, reel Miscellaneous (Classical)
E-bee Jig, for violin, steel stringed guitar & harpsichord Chamber Music
New Claret Miscellaneous (Classical)
Lament for James Moray of Abercarney for flute & ensemble Chamber Music
Cape Breton Compliments, medley of Scottish & Cape Breton Tunes Miscellaneous (Classical)
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