Below you will find an archive of Cranford Publications Newsletter(s). Browse through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.
May 20 2016 Email (May 2016)
The 150th Anniversary of the publication of Alexander Walker Collection - PDF samples of a new enhanced edition of Walker's works posted.
Links to books from other publishers posted including:
1. Tommy Peoples Irish Tudor & Tunes
2. Cape Breton Fiddle Companion by Liz Doherty.
Close to 50 New and old tunes posted on cranfordpub.com including tunes for Cheticamp, samples from Walker's book, from Tommy Peoples and new Cranford tunes
May 2015 Email (May 2015)
Cranford Publications News Traditional Music from Cape Breton, Ireland and Scotland Volume #4, Newsletter #1 05-2015 In This Issue: Introduction - Paul Cranford appointed 2015 Patron of World Fiddle Day Cape Breton Highland Collection - NEW Scottish Pipe music for fiddlers Glengarry Collection Volume 2 - Angus Grant Book-DVD New and old Tunes: i. Remembering fiddlers Buddy MacMaster, Willie Kennedy, Maynard MacKenzie & J. Francis MacDonald ii. New pipe
May 2014 newsletter (May 2014)
Cranford Publications Newsletter May 2014 World Fiddle Day the 2nd year, Larry Parks- Northside Fidder, Lord Napier (by Alexander Walker), The Cape Breton Scottish Collection: Addenda, John Anderson Collection (includes an original Em jig from 1793 recorded by Michael Coleman), Howie MacDonald, Auld School. Otis Tomas, The Unfathomable Menagerie. Plus pipe tunes posted as a preview to The Cape Breton Highland Collection
May 2013 newsletter (May 2013)
Cranford Publications News -Volume #2, Intro to World Fiddle Day the first year. The Cape Breton Scottish Collection. A new book - lots of sample tunes online. A New Jig by Jerry Holland Dougie MacDonald - book and CD Lloyd MacDonald CD + i. A Marching Air - Doctor Lloyd, ii. Bb Reel - Tokyo Lloyd. 4 part Pipe March;- previously unpublished.
Cranford Publications News, #2 (Jan 2013)
Bagpipes and Fiddles , Joe Peter MacLean, Kenneth & Angus MacKenzie - Piob is Fidheall, Dr. Angus MacDonald - Black Sticks of the Devil, Seudan, The Celtic Colours Sessions -The Barra MacNeils, John Allan Cameron reissue. Highland Legacy DVD, Andrea Beaton - Little Black Book CD, The Keegan Tunes # 4. NEW TUNES - The Pacemaker (pipe march), Memories of Joe Peter (by Brenda Stubbert), Joe Peter's Jig (a jig in F, World Fiddle Day, Fiddle Me Now.
Cranford Publications News, #1 (Mar 2012)
Traditional Cape Breton, Irish & Scottish Music, Celtic Colours Collection, CBC TV features Cape Breton fiddler, The Fiddletree - Otis Tomas book, Bill Lamey & Angus Chisholm - 78 reissues,
Cape Breton Octogenarian's new CD, Irish Music - 78 Reissues, TRANSCRIPTIONS: i. Ashley MacIsaac's early CDs, ii. Brenda Stubbert - Different Strokes, iii. Natalie MacMaster-Cape Breton Girl. Glengarry Collection (Angus Grant). NEW TUNES: Ross MacKenzie Stewart (march), Land & Sea (jig)