Kyle of Lochalsh

Dave Heath (1956)

Kyle of Lochalsh 1995

strings
Duration 
5
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Publisher 

In 1993 I was sitting on the Skye ferry when it suddenly occurred to me that I could compose a work combining the styles of Scots fiddler Aly Bain and jazz giant John Coltrane using the rhythms and harmonies of Celtic music and gradually extending them into a virtuoso fantasy for solo violin.

Dave Heath

Comments 

Version for solo violin also available

Performances 
1995 Scotland: Clio Gould / Scottish Ensemble
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