There is evidence that there was a flourishing culture of popular music in Scotland in the Late Middle Ages. [15] The new Scottish Parliament Building brought together these different elements into one purpose built parliamentary complex, housing 129 MSPs and more than 1,000 staff and civil servants. Scottish Music Scotland is home to a wealth of world-renowned contemporary bands and classical musicians currently gracing stages, stereos and soundtracks around the world. This decline was changed by the actions of individuals such as American musicologist Alan Lomax, who collected numerous songs in Scotland that were issued by Columbia Records around 1955. [10] Among Scott's early works was the influential collection of ballads Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (1802–03). The formal opening by the Queen took place on 9 October 2004. This revival began to have a major impact on classical music, with the development of what was in effect a national school of orchestral and operatic music in Scotland, with composers such as included Alexander Mackenzie, William Wallace, Learmont Drysdale, Hamish MacCunn and John McEwen. Living History. They also agreed to a devolution timetable proposed by Gordon Brown. We service the whole of the Highlands and our creative learning team live … In Scotland collectors included the Reverend James Duncan and Gavin Greig. [6] The Act specifically asserts the continued power of the UK Parliament to legislate in respect of Scotland. This was changed by individuals including Alan Lomax, Hamish Henderson and Peter Kennedy, through collecting, publications, recordings and radio programmes. Members of the organisation were also responsible for the removal of the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey in 1950 that attracted huge publicity for the cause of Scottish home rule. [30] From the 1980s Capercaillie combined Scottish folk music, electric instruments and haunting vocals to considerable success. Niteworks inspired the two aforementioned bands and the electronic sampling of Martyn Bennett have further developed Celtic electronic music which has been described as both Gaelictronica[33] and Celtictronica. The School of Scottish Studies was founded at University of Edinburgh in 1951, with Henderson as a research fellow and a collection of songs begun by Calum Maclean (1915–60). The fusing of various styles of American music with British folk created a distinctive form of fingerstyle guitar playing known as folk baroque, pioneered by figures including Davy Graham and Bert Jansch. [21] Also from this scene were the highly influential The Clutha, whose line up, with two fiddlers, was later augmented by the piper Jimmy Anderson, and the Whistlebinkies, who pursued a strongly instrumental format, relying on traditional instruments, including a Clàrsach (Celtic harp). The first folk club was founded in London by Ewan MacColl (1915–89), who emerged as a leading figure in the revival in Britain, recording influential records such as Scottish Popular Ballads (1956). The new united Kingdom of Great Britain came into being on 1 May 1707, with a single parliament of Great Britain which in effect was the Parliament of England with the addition of Scottish representation. Independence was rejected by a margin of 45% in favour to 55% against. Two of the most successful groups of the 1980s that emerged from this dance band circuit were Runrig and Capercaillie. Based on the Smith Commission's recommendations, the Scotland Act 2016 was passed by Parliament and received Royal Assent on 23 March 2016. A by-product of the Celtic Diaspora was the existence of large communities across the world that looked for their cultural roots and identity to their origins in the Celtic nations. Hutchison, I. G. C., "Workshop of Empire: The Nineteenth Century" in J. Wormald, ed.. Porter, J., "Introduction" in J. Porter, ed., This page was last edited on 11 January 2021, at 04:11. Out of the wreckage of the latter in 1974, guitarist Dick Gaughan (born 1948) formed probably the most successful band in this genre Five Hand Reel, who combed Irish and Scottish personnel, before he embarked on an influential solo career.[29]. The Scottish referendum of 1979 was a post-legislative referendum to decide whether there was sufficient support for the Scotland Act 1978 that was to create a deliberative assembly for Scotland. J. Herman, "British Folk-Rock; Celtic Rock", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Scottish_folk_music&oldid=999629454, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. While it seems young musicians from these communities usually chose between their folk culture and mainstream forms of music such as rock or pop, after the advent of Celtic punk relatively large numbers of bands began to emerge styling themselves as Celtic rock. Particularly important were Donovan (who was most influenced by emerging progressive folk musicians in America such as Bob Dylan) and the Incredible String Band, who from 1967 incorporated a range of influences including medieval and Eastern music into their compositions, leading to the development of psychedelic folk, which had a considerable impact on progressive and psychedelic rock. From the U.S. this includes Seven Nations, Prydein and Flatfoot 56. There was also a strand of popular Scottish music that benefited from the arrival of radio and television, which relied on images of Scottishness derived from tartanry and stereotypes employed in music hall and variety, exemplified by the TV programme The White Heather Club which ran from 1958 to 1967, hosted by Andy Stewart and starring Moira Anderson and Kenneth McKeller. The first clear reference to the use of the Highland bagpipes mentions their use at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh in 1547. However, in Scotland the circuit of ceilidhs and festivals helped prop up traditional music. In the 1960s there was a flourishing folk club culture and Ewan MacColl emerged as a leading figure in the revival in Britain. [15] Mackenzie, who studied in Germany and Italy and mixed Scottish themes with German Romanticism,[16] is best known for his three Scottish Rhapsodies (1879–80, 1911), Pibroch for violin and orchestra (1889) and the Scottish Concerto for piano (1897), all involving Scottish themes and folk melodies. The fusing of various styles of American music with British folk created a distinctive form of fingerstyle guitar playing known as folk baroque, pioneered by figures including Davy Graham and Bert Jansch. Many of the poems of this period were also originally songs, but for none has a notation of their music survived. The "devo-max" option was not included, however, as the Edinburgh Agreement stipulated that the referendum had to be a clear binary choice between independence or the existing devolution arrangements. From 1978, when they began to release original albums, Runrig produced highly polished Scottish folk rock, including the first commercially successful album with the all Gaelic Play Gaelic in 1978. [3] It did not proceed further due to the outbreak of the First World War. Some have argued for devolution – a Scottish Parliament within the United Kingdom – while others have advocated complete independence. The Scottish devolution referendum of 1997 was a pre-legislative referendum over whether there was support for the creation of a Scottish Parliament within the United Kingdom and whether there was support for such a parliament to have tax varying powers. The Association was responsible for the creation of the Scottish Covenant, which gathered two million signatures in support of devolution. We have a varied programme of live performance, cinema and creative learning. [3] This tradition continued into the nineteenth century, with major figures such as the fiddlers Neil (1727–1807) and his son Nathaniel Gow (1763–1831), who, along with a large number of anonymous musicians, composed hundreds of fiddle tunes and variations. The Calman Commission was established by a motion passed by the Scottish Parliament on 6 December 2007. [6], There is evidence of ballads from this period. The calls for more devolved powers had been growing for decades and resulted in a referendum in 1979. Two months later, on 27 November 2014, the commission published its recommendations, which included giving the Scottish Parliament complete power to set income tax rates and bands, increased borrowing powers, and an extensive list of other rights and powers. The former based their hit "Belfast Child" around the traditional Irish song "She Moved Through the Fair" and incorporated accordion into their line-up, while the latter's guitar and drum sounds on their early albums were heavily influenced by Scottish pipe bands, particularly on songs such as "In a Big Country" and "Fields of Fire." Major composers included Alexander Mackenzie (1847–1935), William Wallace (1860–1940), Learmont Drysdale (1866–1909), Hamish MacCunn (1868–1916) and John McEwen (1868–1948). This includes the long list of songs given in The Complaynt of Scotland (1549). A second referendum opportunity in 1997, this time on a strong proposal, resulted in an overwhelming 'Yes' victory, leading to the Scotland Act 1998 being passed and the Scottish Parliament being established in 1999. The post of Secretary of State for Scotland existed after 1707 until the Jacobite rising of 1745. The Act recognised the Scottish Parliament and a Scottish Government as permanent among UK's constitutional arrangements, with a referendum required before either can be abolished. Melodies have survived separately in the post-Reformation publication of The Gude and Godlie Ballatis (1567),[1] which were spiritual satires on popular songs, adapted and published by the brothers James, John and Robert Wedderburn. It's aggressive without effort, with a few simple phrases able to send someone on their way. Scottish Festival Planning & Board Meeting (session 2 of 2) 02/03/2021 7:00 PM. The clan system of Scotland has ancient origins in the Celtic, Norman-French and Norse traditions, and can be traced back to a time when people lived off the land, and border disputes were a common occurrence. There is evidence of ballads from this period. [26], In August 2009 the SNP announced a Referendum Bill would be included in its package of bills to be debated before Parliament in 2009–10, with the intention of holding a referendum on the issues of Scottish independence in November 2010. [23] Scottish folk clubs were less dogmatic than their English counterparts, which rapidly moved to an all English folk song policy, and continued to encourage a mixture of Scottish, Irish, English and American material. Even when acting within its legislative competence, the Act further constrains the powers of the Parliament by inhibiting it from acting in a manner incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights or European Community law. [12] In Scotland collectors included the Reverend James Duncan (1848–1917) and Gavin Greig (1856–1914), who collected over 1,000 songs, mainly from Aberdeenshire. [11], From the late nineteenth century there was renewed interest in traditional music, which was more academic and political in intent. [21] In the 1960s there was a flourishing folk club culture. Additionally, groups such as Shooglenifty and Peatbog Faeries mixed traditional highland music with more modern sounds, such as dubstep rhythms, creating a genre sometimes referred to as "Acid Croft". Spend any length of time here, a toe-tapping tune, a jovial dance and a hearty sing-a-long is almost a guarantee, and it's rarely a quiet affair. Zoom. "[24] However, concerns have been expressed that its final report will not have "much legitimacy" because it was skewed towards preserving the status quo. [31] While bagpipes had become an essential element in Scottish folk bands they were much rarer in folk rock outfits, but were successfully integrated into their sound by Wolfstone from 1989, who focused on a combination of highland music and rock. The Select Scottish Airs collected by George Thomson and published between 1799 and 1818 included contributions from Burns and Walter Scott. Scotland's History Articles The Scottish Reformation The Scottish Reformation The Adobe Flash player and Javascript are required in order to view a video which appears on this page. Music. Harvard professor Francis James Child's (1825–96) eight-volume collection The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (1882–92) has been the most influential on defining the repertoire of subsequent performers and the English music teacher Cecil Sharp was probably the most important in understanding of the nature of folk song. While fairly popular within folk circles, none of these groups achieved the success of Irish groups such as The Chieftains and The Dubliners. [9] In the eighteenth century publications included John Playford's Collection of original Scotch-tunes, (full of the highland humours) for the violin (1700), Margaret Sinkler's Music Book (1710), James Watson's Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems both Ancient and Modern 1711. In May 1913 the House of Commons passed the second reading of the Government of Scotland Bill 1913 (also referred to as the Scottish Home Rule Bill) by 204 votes to 159. Old Blind Dogs have also found success singing in the Doric Scots dialect of their native Aberdeenshire. Two days before the referendum was held, with polls very close, the leaders of the three main UK political parties made "The Vow", a public pledge to devolve "extensive new powers" to the Scottish Parliament if independence was rejected. However, in Scotland the circuit of ceilidhs and festivals helped prop up traditional music. They hosted traditional performers, including Donald Higgins and the Stewarts of Blairgowrie, beside English performers and new Scottish revivalists such as Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor, The Corries and the Ian Campbell Folk Group. In response to the clear majority voting for both proposals, the United Kingdom Parliament passed the Scotland Act 1998, creating the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Executive. These changes have been described as developing a form of strategic state. [21], There was also a strand of popular Scottish music that benefited from the arrival of radio and television, which relied on images of Scottishness derived from tartanry and stereotypes employed in music hall and variety. Baxter, J. R., "Culture, Enlightenment (1660–1843): music", in M. Lynch, ed.. Baxter, J. R., "Music, Highland", in M. Lynch, ed.. Broughton, S. ,Ellingham M., and Trillo, R., eds. After the Reformation, the secular popular tradition of music continued, despite attempts by the Kirk, particularly in the Lowlands, to suppress dancing and events like penny weddings. Links are also provided to over 400 related articles where you can obtain more information on the events - and the people - that made Scotland what it is today. [12] Others largely abandoned the traditional element of their music. The day after the referendum, David Cameron announced the formation of the Smith Commission to "convene cross-party talks" concerning "recommendations for further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament". Some may date back to the late Medieval era and deal with events and people that can be traced back as far as the thirteenth century, including "Sir Patrick Spens" and "Thomas the Rhymer", but for which there is no evidence until the eighteenth century. [10] The same constraints apply to acts of the Scottish Executive. I. G. C. Hutchison, "Workshop of Empire: The Nineteenth Century" in J. Wormald, ed.. C. Craig, "Culture: modern times (1914–): the novel", in M. Lynch, ed.. S. Broughton, M. Ellingham and R. Trillo, eds. From Canada are bands such as Enter the Haggis, Great Big Sea, The Real Mckenzies and Spirit of the West. J. R. Baxter, "Music, ecclesiastical", in M. Lynch, ed.. J. Porter, "Introduction" in J. Porter, ed.. J. R. Baxter, "Culture, Enlightenment (1660–1843): music", in M. Lynch, ed.. J. R. Baxter, "Music, Highland", in M. Lynch, ed.. In an effort to persuade Scots to remain in the Union, the major UK parties vowed to devolve further powers to Scotland after the referendum. These were drawn on for the most influential collection, The Scots Musical Museum published in six volumes from 1787 to 1803 by James Johnson and Robert Burns, which also included new words by Burns. Some of these bands produced noted solo artists, including Andy M. Stewart of Silly Wizard, Brian McNeill of Battlefield Band, and Dougie MacLean of the Tannahill Weavers. It was printed three times in the next twenty years, and contained seventy-seven songs, of which twenty-five were of Scottish origin. [14], From 1999 until the opening of the new building in 2004, committee rooms and the debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament were housed in the General Assembly Hall of the Church of Scotland located on The Mound in Edinburgh. Though perhaps not as popular as some of their Celtic fusion counterparts, traditional Scottish artists are still making music. After heavy campaigning by both sides, voting took place on 18 September 2014. [32] More recently, bands such as Mànran and Tide Lines have also focused on a combination of Celtic music and pop-rock. The Scottish Covenant Association was a non-partisan political organisation that sought the establishment of a devolved Scottish Assembly. [11], The Scottish Parliament met for the first time on 12 May 1999 and began its first session with SNP member Winnie Ewing stating "the Scottish Parliament, adjourned on 25th day of March in the year 1707, is hereby reconvened"[12], Construction of the Scottish Parliament building began in June 1999 and the first debate in the new building was held on Tuesday 7 September 2004. Now managed by Scottish Opera, the D’Oyly Carte Music Hire Library specialises in providing Gilbert & Sullivan orchestral parts and musical material to performing societies and organisations across Europe. : collected from memory, tradition and ancient authors (1776). A number of these new performers, including the Ian Campbell Folk Group, emerged from the skiffle movement. [1] After the Reformation, the secular popular tradition of music continued, despite attempts by the Kirk, particularly in the Lowlands, to suppress dancing and events like penny weddings at which tunes were played. Hotel. Scottish Covenant Association (1940s and 1950s), Scottish Parliament established, May 1999, Opening of new Scottish Parliament building (2004), Powers over Scottish railways transferred (2005), Scottish Executive becomes Scottish Government (2007), Powers transferred over planning and nature conservation matters at sea (2008), Scottish Parliament Constituencies and Electoral Regions, Secretary of State for the Northern Department, Secretary of State for the Home Department, Government of the 4th Scottish Parliament, Constitutional status of Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles, Liberalism, Scottish Nationalism and the Home Rule crisis, c.1886-1893, The Scotland-UN Committee and its role in obtaining Scottish Devolution, "GOVERNMENT OF SCOTLAND BILL. In 1923 the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society was founded in an attempt to preserve traditional Scottish dance that were threatened by the introduction of the continental ballroom dances such as the waltz or quadrilles. Thereafter, responsibility for Scotland lay primarily with the office of the Secretary of State for the Northern Department, usually exercised by the Lord Advocate. Many of the features of Scottish clans that are known and celebrated now are actually relatively recent reinventions. Major performers included James Scott Skinner. Celtic rock developed as a variant of British folk rock, playing traditional Scottish folk music with rock instrumentation, developed by Fairport Convention and its members from 1969. [21] Acts that were popularised included John Strachan (1875–1958), Jimmy MacBeath (1894–1972), Jeannie Robertson (1908–75) and Flora MacNeil (1928-2015). ", One by-product of the Celtic Diaspora was the existence of large communities across the world that looked for their cultural roots and identity to their origins in the Celtic nations. From the late 1970s the attendance at, and numbers of, folk clubs began to decrease, as new musical and social trends, including punk rock, new wave and electronic music began to dominate. [18] MacCunn's overture The Land of the Mountain and the Flood (1887), his Six Scotch Dances (1896), his operas Jeanie Deans (1894) and Dairmid (1897) and choral works on Scottish subjects[15] have been described by I. G. C. Hutchison as the musical equivalent of the Scots Baronial castles of Abbotsford and Balmoral. Festival Info. The decision of the Parliament of Scotland to ratify the Treaty of Union in 1707 was not unanimous and, from that time, individuals and organisations have advocated the reinstatement of a Scottish Parliament. From the late 1970s the attendance at, and numbers of, folk clubs began to decrease, as new musical and social trends began to dominate. [8], In Scotland the earliest printed collection of secular music was by publisher John Forbes, produced in Aberdeen in 1662 as Songs and Fancies: to Thre, Foure, or Five Partes, both Apt for Voices and Viols. There is evidence that there was a flourishing culture of popular music in Scotland during the late Middle Ages, but the only song with a melody to survive from this period is the "Pleugh Song". From the late nineteenth century there was renewed interest in traditional music, which was more academic and political in intent. These groups were influenced by American forms of music, some containing members with no Celtic ancestry and commonly singing in English.[34]e. [29] The Act set out amendments to the Scotland Act 1998 and devolved further powers to Scotland, most notably:[30]. Festival FAQs. [12] Many progressive folk performers continued to retain a traditional element in their music, including Jansch who became a member of the band Pentangle in 1967. Donovan used the term "Celtic rock" to describe the folk rock he created for his Open Road album in 1970, featured a song with "Celtic rock" as its title. This tradition continued into the nineteenth century, with major figures such as the fiddlers Neil and his son Nathaniel Gow. [17] Drysdale's work often dealt with Scottish themes, including the overture Tam O’ Shanter (1890), the cantata The Kelpie (1891). The earliest printed collection of secular music comes from the seventeenth century. [21] Other changes that took place at this time included the development of the National Performance Framework and major restructuring whereby Directors-General were put in charge of the achievement of the Government's strategic objectives. The bill was supported by Liberals and opposed by Unionists. [8] They remained an oral tradition until the increased interest in folk songs in the eighteenth century led collectors such as Bishop Thomas Percy to publish volumes of popular ballads. Radio broadcasts by Lomax, Hamish Henderson and Peter Kennedy (1922–2006) were also important in raising awareness of the tradition, particularly Kennedy's As I Roved Out, which was largely based around Scottish and Irish music. The Highlands in the early seventeenth century saw the development of piping families including the MacCrimmons, MacArthurs, MacGregors and the Mackays of Gairloch. Sheepherding. Five Hand Reel, who combined Irish and Scottish personnel, emerged as the most successful exponents of the style. Scottish folk music (also Scottish traditional music) is music that uses forms that are identified as part of the Scottish musical tradition. Dance, Festival, Music, Opera, Physical Theatre, Theatre. Scottish Parliament reconvenes. [13] The tradition continued with figures including James Scott Skinner (1843–1927), known as the "Strathspey King", who played the fiddle in venues ranging from the local functions in his native Banchory, to urban centres of the south and at Balmoral. From Canada are bands such as Enter the Haggis, Great Big Sea, The Real Mckenzies and Spirit of the West. From Celtic music to pop and rock, intimate gigs to massive arenas - we've got you covered. Appalshop, a rural arts and education center in Whitesburg, Kentucky, exemplifies the effort to preserve the Scottish and Scotch-Irish heritage of Appalachia on film and also recorded music. The Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Act 2013 was passed by the Scottish Parliament and campaigning commenced. These include Hebridean singer Julie Fowlis, 'Gaelic supergroup' Dàimh, and Lau. Some may date back to the late Medieval era and deal with events and people that can be traced back as far as the thirteenth century. Scottish Country Dancing. The Act required that for the Act not to be repealed at least 40% of the electorate would have to vote Yes in the referendum. ... Southeast Florida Scottish Festival & Highland Games . From 1892 the Secretary for Scotland sat in cabinet, but the position was not officially recognised as a full member of the cabinet of the United Kingdom until the Secretary for Scotland post was upgraded to full Secretary of State rank as Secretary of State for Scotland in 1926. [26] Acoustic groups who continued to interpret traditional material through into the 1970s included Ossian and Silly Wizard. The Act was introduced by the Labour government in 1998 after the 1997 referendum. The referendum resulted in a narrow Yes majority but fell short of the 40% requirement. For example, before the 1745 uprising clan members mostly wore a much larger kilt, the “philamhor”, or “great kilt”; which was a long length of cloth acting as hood, cloak, kilt and blanket all in one. A Scottish Executive was created under section 44 of the Scotland Act 1998. From the United States this includes Scottish bands Seven Nations, Prydein and Flatfoot 56. [15] Office and administrative accommodation in support of the Parliament were provided in buildings leased from the City of Edinburgh Council. Eden Court is a large multi-arts venue within the North of Scotland. Having agreed to pass the Union with England Act, the Parliament of Scotland 'adjourned' on 25 March 1707. They remained an oral tradition until they were collected as folk songs in the eighteenth century. Upcoming Events. The people of Scotland first got the opportunity to vote in a referendum on proposals for devolution in 1979 and, although a majority of those voting voted 'Yes', the referendum legislation also required 40% of the electorate to vote 'Yes' for the plans to be enacted and this was not achieved. 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