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Rantin' Pipe and Tremblin' String: Music of 18th-century Scotland

Presented by Seven Times Salt at Church of the Good Shepherd, Watertown MA

May 11 2019
Rantin' Pipe and Tremblin' String: Music of 18th-century Scotland

Our program explores the unique crossroads of 18th-century Scottish folk and classical traditions, with traditional tunes for fiddle and pipes, works by Scottish composers, and the choicest jigs, reels and strathspeys.

Our program explores the unique crossroads of 18th-century Scottish folk and classical traditions. In 1707, the nation's Union with England sparked a patriotic surge of interest in Scotland's own music tradition. As the Scottish Enlightenment swept the nation, Edinburgh became a hotbed of concerts, dances, and patronage of the arts. Professional musicians and country fiddlers crossed paths at the new coffeehouses and music salons that sprang up, while Scottish composers produced masterful

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ADMISSION INFO

$20 suggested donation

Email: inquiries@seventimesalt.com

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reception to follow

LOCATION

Church of the Good Shepherd

9 Russell Ave. (corner of Mt. Auburn St.), Watertown, MA