The Alexander Walker Collection
150th Anniversary - 1866-2016

Digital Edition coming soon !!

 

Music editing and chords
Paul Cranford & Mario Colosimo

History
Peter Duffus

A digital-only issue of the Alexander Walker Collection will be available for a download/purchase from this page sometime late summer or fall 2016. If you would like to be informed, please subscribe to our newsletter.

In his day, Walker was thought to be one of Scotland's finest fiddlers. Previously his music has been re-issued in paperback, this new expanded edition will include photos, maps, anecdotes, history, genealogy and poetry supplied by Peter Duffus of the Glenbuchat Heritage Archive. Music notation and footnotes by Paul Cranford with chordal accompaniment suitable for guitar or piano by Mario Colosimo.

Dozens of Walker's tunes still circulate in Cape Breton. His melodies have been carefully arranged with chords to suit modern tastes.

introduction................................

tunes ................................

index ..............................  

Cover to the 1997 edition
(Now out of print)
Preview of
The New Digital Edition of
The Alexander Walker Collection

Sample tunes and histories given as individual PDFs
(the digital edition will be one large pdf with integrated links /index etc.)

Introduction by Peter Duffus

The Free Gardener | The Banks of Avon

Castle Newe | The Bridge of Bucket

Isla Side Lasses | Lads of Tarland

Lady Augusta Gordon Lennox | The Earl of Seafield

Lady Forbes of Newe | Lonach Hall

March to the Rendezvous | Marchoness of Townshend

Marr Lodge | Mayen House

Mill of Newe | The Willow Hornpipe

Royal Aberdeeenshire Highlanders | Mr. Barclay

Sir James M. Edingight | The Sporran Mullach

Tweedside Lasses | We'll Aye Gang Back to Yon Town

Alexander Walker with John Walker (bass) & Alexander Wattie (drum)

Books | Recordings | Glenbuchat Heritage (a new strathspey)

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5/20/16