Bowing Styles Vol. 1 by David Lyth is finally available. First published by Comhaltas in 1981, it was an immediate success and sold out a number of years ago, making existing copies collectors items. This new look reprint is sure to be a hugh favourite with fiddle players worldwide.
Frank Whelan, curator of the Cois na hAbhna Archive of the Ennis Comhaltas Branch arrived into the shop,unannounced, on the morning of November 27th, 2013.
The satisfying glint in his eye heralded good news and so it was – he had suceeded in wrestling Volume 1 of the Bowing Styles in Irish Fiddle Playing from the dank storerooms of Comhaltas headquarters in Dublin.
He worked tirelessly and assiduously and thus the re-birth of Vol. 1 with the the bowing styles of the great Sligo fiddle players – Coleman, Morrison and Killoran.