Playing Strathspeys 'properly'

Thestrongs

Message 2624 · 10 Oct 1995 19:21:32 · Variable-width font · Whole thread

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In a message dated 95-10-10 12:27:59 EDT, you write:

>In my experience, maybe 1% of the musicians I've
>heard know how to play a strathspey (live or on record), whether on the
>fiddle, piano or accordion - the other 99% haven't a clue! From what I've
heard, and
>know about those who 'can', it would seem you have to be (a) brought up IN
>Scotland; (b), have studied strathspey STEP technique; and/or (c) be at
least
>a second-generation SCD-music-family member.

Maybe you 1% could give us 99% some hints? or is that even possible via this
medium.

David Strong

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