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TITLE
Irene Fraser, Sara-Jane Summers & Catherine Niven at Inverness Museum
EXTERNAL ID
AB_GRANT_WORKSHOP_05
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
15 June 2010
PERIOD
2010s
CREATOR
Am Baile
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
315
KEYWORDS
workshops
violins
fiddles
fiddling
traditional music
Irene Fraser, Sara-Jane Summers & Catherine Niven at Inverness Museum

This photograph was taken at a unique fiddle workshop held on 15 June 2010 by The Highland Council's Inverness Traditional Music Project, in partnership with Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, in which the work of two famous fiddlers and fiddle makers - Alexander 'Battan' Grant and Donald Riddell - was celebrated.

At the workshop, Sarah-Jane Summers and Irene Fraser, both former students of Donald Riddell, talked about Grant and Riddell and led a fiddle session in one of the Inverness Museum's galleries. On display was Grant's unique invention, the Rondello, a round violin which, when new, was said to have sounded as clear as the human voice singing.

The photograph shows, from left to right, Irene Fraser, Sara-Jane Summers, and Catharine Niven, formerly museum curator at Inverness Museum & Art Gallery. Catharine is holding the Rondello.

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Irene Fraser, Sara-Jane Summers & Catherine Niven at Inverness Museum

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

2010s

workshops; violins; fiddles; fiddling; traditional music;

Am Baile

This photograph was taken at a unique fiddle workshop held on 15 June 2010 by The Highland Council's Inverness Traditional Music Project, in partnership with Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, in which the work of two famous fiddlers and fiddle makers - Alexander 'Battan' Grant and Donald Riddell - was celebrated.<br /> <br /> At the workshop, Sarah-Jane Summers and Irene Fraser, both former students of Donald Riddell, talked about Grant and Riddell and led a fiddle session in one of the Inverness Museum's galleries. On display was Grant's unique invention, the Rondello, a round violin which, when new, was said to have sounded as clear as the human voice singing.<br /> <br /> The photograph shows, from left to right, Irene Fraser, Sara-Jane Summers, and Catharine Niven, formerly museum curator at Inverness Museum & Art Gallery. Catharine is holding the Rondello.