Scottish Weekend: The Cry of the Harp, Gaelic Music Traditions in Scotland

Mohonk Mountain House, 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY

As part of the Mohonk Mountain House's Scottish Weekend, James will present the following workshop:


The Cry of the Harp: Gaelic Music Traditions in Scotland

Prize-winning singer and harper James Ruff will lead you on a journey through the historic music traditions of Gaelic Scotland focusing on the lore of the Gaelic harp and its historic links to the pipes and Gaelic poetry. James will perform and discuss traditional work songs, love songs, pipe songs, harp songs and mouth music – including selections from his new CD: The Gaels’ Honour.


James will also be performing for the Classic Scottish Concert at 9pm.

(see Mohonk website)

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