A repository of texts, media and other material relating mainly to aspects of traditional music in Scotland in the twentieth century, particularly around instrumental revivals.

Traditional Music Festivals

Fiddles an’ a’Jim Gilchrist on the 1976 Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival with photographs.

The Hunting of the Music : Jim Gilchrist’s impressions of the 1977 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Ennis.

Book Reviews

Stuart Eydmann’s review of Ailie Munro, The Folk Music Revival in Scotland. (London 1984) from an edition of Chapbook (reference lost).

Stuart Eydmann’s review of Ailie Munro, The Democratic Muse. Folk Music revival in Scotland. (London, 1996) from Folk Music Journal Vol. 7, No. 3 (1997), pp. 371-372.

Scotland and Ireland

Stuart Eydmann ‘Sounds Across the Moyle: Musical Resonances Between Argyll and Antrim’ (Ulster Historical Foundation, Belfast. 2018).

Scotland and Europe

Material relating to the musical relationships between Scotland and Brittany

Similar pages are in preparation regarding Scotland and Russia and Scotland and East Germany.