Burns Night

Burns Night 2024 A Celebration of Poetry and Tradition Burns Night is a cherished Scottish tradition. It’s a time-honoured celebration dedicated to the life and works of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. Each year on January 25th, Scots and enthusiasts around the world gather to pay tribute to this literary icon. Let’s delve into the rich history and… Read More »

Amazing Grace, The Timeless Hymn of Redemption and Hope

Amazing Grace Introduction In the rich tapestry of Christian hymns, few stand out with the enduring power and universal appeal of Amazing Grace. This hymn, with its profound lyrics and moving melody, has a history that spans centuries and continues to resonate with people from all walks of life. So let’s embark on a journey through the origins,… Read More »

Music for the New Year – Auld Lang Syne

Traditional Music For New Year’s Eve Celebrations Now the Christmas long weekend is over and we look towards the New Year Celebrations, what better piece of music to talk about but Auld Lang Syne? This piece also features in our blog post about New Year’s Music and Traditions. We have eight arrangements of this popular piece which is… Read More »

New Year’s Music and Traditions

A Tapestry of New Year’s Music and Traditions Introduction As the clock ticks down to the final moments of the year, people across the world unite in celebrating the transition from the old to the new. New Year’s Eve, a time-honored occasion, is marked by an array of traditions that vary from culture to culture but share a… Read More »

Our Christmas Favourites

Some of our favourite traditional Christmas music Christmas carols hold a special place in the hearts of people around the world, bringing joy, nostalgia, and a sense of tradition during the festive season. Here are a few favourite Christmas carols that have become timeless classics. Silent Night Silent Night is a serene and beautiful carol. It originated in… Read More »

Christmas Sheet Music – Reindeer Rampage

Reindeer Rampage – An Original Composition We don’t often talk about our home grown music but with Christmas approaching now’s a good time to look at Anne’s Reindeer Rampage. Anne wrote this piece about Santa’s reindeer having some fun before their Christmas work begins. Eager to share some festive joy, the group decides to sing carols together, their… Read More »

Carol of the Bells 2023

Carol of the Bells and its Timeless Charm Unwrapping the Magic As the holiday season unfolds and the air fills with festive cheer, few tunes can summon the spirit of Christmas quite like Carol of the Bells. This enchanting melody was composed by the Ukrainian maestro Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovich in 1916. It’s woven itself into the tapestry of… Read More »

Music for Advent

Advent Music Music for Advent plays a crucial role as we prepare for the Christmas celebration. Furthermore, it guides our spiritual journey and fills our hearts with hope. As we embrace Advent, let music enrich our lives, infusing joy and promise into our hearts. Additionally, it’s a prelude to the season, setting the stage for a time of… Read More »

Thanksgiving 2023

A Celebration of Gratitude and Tradition Thanksgiving 2023 is just around the corner, 23rd November to be precise. It’s a time to celebrate gratitude, family, and tradition. In this post, we’ll explore what Thanksgiving represents, its historical origins, and its ongoing significance in our lives. The Essence of Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is more than just another holiday; it’s a… Read More »

Halloween Music and Traditions

What is Halloween? Halloween is right around the corner, a time when costumes, jack-o’-lanterns, spooky music and trick-or-treating take center stage. If you want to get straight to the Halloween music then skip to the bottom to find out more. Otherwise read on… This holiday has a fascinating history, influenced by various cultures. In this post, we’ll explore… Read More »