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3 weeks ago

Speyfest

Tune in at 5pm tonight for Bruce MacGregor and Anna Massie’s live @ 5 where the Fochabers Fiddlers will make a virtual appearance 🎶 ...

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4 weeks ago

Speyfest

Who watched this brilliant short film last night? Special thanks to Daithi and Adele (A Louth Lilt) and all of those who made this possible. Please check out the link below!

We have been so privileged to have such amazing musicians lead the Speyfest workshops. We really hope we’ll be able to do it all again next year!
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4 weeks ago

Speyfest

Something lovely to watch tonight!Join us on our Facebook page, Thursday 7th May at 8pm, for a premiere of the musical documentary 'Finding Fochabers'

'Finding Fochabers' follows composer and performer Daithí Kearney to the North East of Scotland where he participates at the Celtic music festival Speyfest. It reflects on his engagement as a researcher over a number of fieldtrips with the history and culture of the area and his response through creative arts practice.

This short documentary film highlights the legacy of a local musician and teacher, James Alexander and older fiddle traditions of composer William Marshall, who is buried near Fochabers and includes new instrumental and vocal compositions by Kearney.

Ethnomusicologist, Geographer and Performer, Dr Daithi Kearney is a lecturer in Music and co-director of the Creative Arts Research Centre at Dundalk Institute of Technology. Daithi has toured regularly as a musician, singer and dance and has released albums "Midelton Rare" and "A Louth Lilt"

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Dundalk Tourist Office Speyfest, Culture Ireland, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Music at DkIT, Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music Fochabers Heritage
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2 months ago

Speyfest

This is amazing!!! Get involved! ...

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2 months ago

Speyfest

Speyfest's cover photo ...

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