Music of Spey

On Springthyme SPRCD 1004
OSSIAN - Ossian

Billy Ross - lead vocal & dulcimer; Billy Jackson - whistle, small pipes & vocal; George Jackson - guitar, mandolin & vocal; John Martin - fiddle, cello & vocal.

A fine slow air by the Scottish fiddler, 'strathspey king' James Scott Skinner from his Miller of Hirn collection of 1881. The piece was inspired by one of the great salmon rivers of the North East that flows through whisky distilling country from the Grampian mountains to the Moray Firth.

c p 2008 Autumn Harvest :