Hawthorn's Sweeter Shade (sample track)

by Stewart Hardy

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    The Purlongs - sample track from Hawthorn's Sweeter Shade.
    Other tracks and full album download available from the website:
    Wild Hills of Wannies
    Italian Maggot
    Bottle Bank
    Niel Gow’s Lament for the Death of His Second Wife
    Emma’s Reel
    If You Jack
    Young Blenheim
    King Jacob Shutter
    Roslin Castle
    Yule Sea
    Hawthorn’s Sweeter Shade
    Bess King’s Hornpipe
    Lament for the Death of the Rev. Archie Beaton
    Cheviot Rants
    Factory Smoke
    Farewell to Bradford
    Free Trade
    The Purlongs
    The Flower of Yarrow
    ... more

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The instrument stripped naked! An album of primarily solo fiddle and fiddle duets with a couple of tracks arranged for fiddle ensemble thrown in for good measure.

“Beautifully and stylishly played, good technique serves the music, never being used for mere flash.”
Tom Bell-Richards, Fiddle On

“Hardy's fiddling is technically nigh perfect, and his solo performance is enough to hold the attention for over an hour on this CD”
Alex Monaghan, Living Tradition


released December 1, 2012

Recorded and Mastered by Anthony Robb
Produced by Anthony Robb and Stewart Hardy
© 2012 Hooky Mat Records HMS 016



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Stewart Hardy Seaton Sluice, UK

Stewart Hardy is an internationally-acclaimed performer, composer and teacher with numerous recordings and broadcast credits to his name. Based in the North East of England, his love for the traditional music of Northumberland and Scotland shines through his repertoire and influences his own compositions. ... more

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