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The Scots Musical Museum

Originally published April 2009. The Scots Musical Museum The Scots Musical Museum is probably the most significant early collections of Scottish tradition song. The first volume was published in 1787 and included three songs by Robert Burns. Burns eventually contributed about one third of the 600 songs contained in the final six volume collection, and[…]

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The Legendary Scot’s March

Originally Published May 2007. The Legendary Scot’s March This article was something I wrote along with Jeff Nordin for Clann Tartan Historical Reenactment while we were researching 17th century military music for that group to use. “We were masters of their cannon, and consequently of the field, but the smoke being great and the dust[…]