The Cullivoe fiddlers have enjoyed many revivals since the
1960s; In the 1970s visits from Tammy Anderson and Peter Cook from the
School of Scottish Studies led to appearances at the Kinross Folk
Festival in 1972, 2 tracks on an LP record, Scottish Tradition 4: Shetland Fiddle Music, and a study of
the style published in a book ‘ The Fiddle Tradition of the Shetland
In the 1990s interest was again
boosted by the visit of Catriona MacDonald’s summer schools and a
trip to Edinburgh for Fiddle ’98.
More recently the fiddlers have
achieved a higher profile through trips to Faroe and Sweden, and more
local events such as the Fiddle Frenzy events in 2004 and 2005.
Hopefully with the production of a CD
and today's improved communication this unique style will continue to
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