How do wire players find new material?

Over the past few years I’ve been involved with the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society. We’re an international, scattered bunch and many folks don’t have regular contact with a teacher or group of players. When I edited the branch’s newsletter, Wire Strings, I made sure each issue had music arrangements in it, just to…

Tune for a rainy day

This track was recorded for the Harp House CD which the Edinburgh International Harp Festival released in 2004. It seemed like a good thing to post on a rainy day here in Edinburgh! The tunes are Helen’s Farewell which I composed and a traditional piece called Dhomhnuill o Dhomhnuill which I found in Frances Tolmie’s…