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Mari Black performs live at the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship Celebration at Blair Castle

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Acclaimed USA Fiddle player Mari Black performs A Fond Farewell, King Robert the Bruce, Marquis of Huntly’s Farewell & The Hurricane at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl in Perthshire.

On 30 October 2016, seventeen of the twenty Glenfiddich Fiddle Champions returned to Blair Castle for a unique and memorable ‘festival of champions’ to celebrate the legacy of this very special competition. They were joined by US fiddler, Tim MacDonald who had already secured an invitation to compete had the Championship continued that year.

This celebration event provided a memorable finale to the Championship, following the decision by the William Grant Foundation to discontinue the event in order to support Scottish music in new ways in future.

A full recording of the event is available to stream online from TRADtv: http://tradtv.scot/live/glenfiddich-fiddle-championship



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One Response to "Mari Black performs live at the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship Celebration at Blair Castle"
  1. Unforgetible performance. This is the best fiddle setting I have ever heard. She puts her heart in every note.. what a marvelous person and amazing musician.

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