Music Gear News
Bringing Manx music to students
Manx is a style of music that is native to the Isle of Man, reflecting the Celtic and Norse history of the island.
Laura Rowles, who is currently completing a PhD in Manx music at the University of Liverpool, has taught on the island for a number of years, specialising in piano, violin and vocals.
She has been commissioned by Manx Heritage Foundation to develop the new music book to bring the music to a wider audience, especially students.
"Along with singing the oldest records in Manx musical history involve the fiddle," she told the BBC.
"I am fascinated by the subject and it is great that young musicians on the island will be able to learn more about the subject."
She added that it is quite often used in traditional ghost stories, something which children love.
The book will be free to students who receive lessons through the music service, the BBC reported, made possible through generous funding from the Manx Heritage Foundation.
Posted by KT
Posted on 20 Jan 2012 12:35 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
The KHDK Kirk Hammett Ghoul JR Overdrive delivers signature overdrive/distortion tones in a tiny micro-sized pedal format
The exciting 2018 PRS SE range of guitars has been announced and will be available soon
Fender Releases Limited Edition Blues Deluxe Reissue Guitar Amplifier
Ableton Live 10 updates the Live range and is available soon
With select Capsun ProAudio purchases, get the critically acclaimed Capsun ProaAudio software absolutely free. Take your production to a brand new level.
Recent Music News
Wampler announces the Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive Pedal - a new and improved tribute to a renowned overdrive pedal
The Epiphone Ltd Ed Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying-V Guitar Outfit is a highly collectable yet gig-able instrument, with special signature appointments
The Apogee MiC Plus builds on the success of the 2011 MiC, bringing plug-and-play studio-grade recording quality to iOS devices and laptops
Fender releases new Ed O'Brien signature model Stratocaster loaded with a sustainer pickup; ideal for creating lush layered soundscapes
Until 30th November 2017, save up to 50% on Komplete 11 bundles with Maschine and Komplete Kontrol hardware.
The Yamaha EAD-10 system is the latest in hybrid drum technology, providing studio-quality sounds triggered from an acoustic kit