What the Reviewers Say . . .
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"Alasdair Fraser's Culburnie Records has quietly become one of the best Celtic music labels today."
—Jim Lee, Dirty Linen
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"Alasdair Fraser is recognized throughout the world not only as one of the finest fiddle-players Scotland has ever produced, but also as someone whose name is synonymous with the vibrant cultural renaissance which is transforming the Scottish musical scene."
—Bruce MacWilliam, Scots Magazine
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"Rarely can two acoustic players have made such a massive, mighty noise as Fraser and McManus... you could almost hear the sound of jaws dropping right, left and centre as they stampeded into the final straight . . ."
—Sue Wilson, the Scotsman
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". . . the expressive gamut from deep Celtic melancholy to joyful jig, his fiddle imitations of the bagpipe almost unbelievable, the whole rendered with a humble sincerity, flawless virtuosity and just about the sweetest sound since Fritz Kreisler."
—Bruce Burroughs, Los Angeles Times
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"If you're seeking music that shows a viable way of forging a new path in Celtic music, you will find it here."
—Jim Lee, Dirty Linen
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"Fraser's intensely expressive phrasing and astonishing dynamic range achieved joyous symbiosis with McManus' intricate, silvery picking and agile rhythmic twists."
—Sue Wilson, The Scotsman
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"Stating that Alasdair Fraser is a fiddle player is a bit like saying Pavarotti can sing."
—Chris MacKenzie, Living Tradition
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"Fraser conjured a range of inflection, emotion and rhythmic finesse that was literally breathtaking... Machlis's fluid, richly melodic playing matched him sensitively move for move."
—Sue Wilson, The Scotsman
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"...the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling..."
—San Francisco Examiner
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