My book, The Scottish Guitar – 40 Scottish Tunes For Fingerstyle Guitar has just been published by Centerstream with distribution globally by Hal Leonard. Read more at the Hal Leonard website. It is available from the usual outlets.
The book has 40 arrangements for DADGAD, Open D and Open G tunings, as well as 40 sound files of my performances. For example, here are two contrasting pieces,
As the publicity says:
|The Scottish Guitar|
|40 Scottish Tunes for Fingerstyle Guitar|
|Format: Softcover with CD – TAB|
|Author: Rob MacKillop|
|Rob MacKillop is regarded as one of Scotland’s finest musicians. In this groundbreaking book, he defines a uniquely Scottish way of playing the guitar, incorporating rich traditions into later material – from Gaelic songs to traditional airs and dances. His arrangements reflect the origins of the tunes, with appropriate ornaments and phrasing. The accompanying CD helps players gain a deeper understanding of the subtle art of phrasing. Tunings used are DADGAD, Open D and Open G.|