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  • Deliverance



    The Strad Issue: March 2017 Description: Sounds of the north as players from Shetland and Scandinavia come together Musicians: The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc Catalogue number: WWW.THENORDICFIDDLERSBLOC.COM NFBCD001 The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc has one of the finest ensemble sounds in Scandinavian folk music ...

  • Adrian-Shepherd

    Adrian Shepherd (1939–2013)


    Cellist and ensemble director Adrian Shepherd has died at the age of 74. For 20 years he served as principal cellist in the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), but was best known as the founder of the chamber ensemble Cantilena, which mainly comprised players from the orchestra. Born in 1939 ...