Duncan Chisholm

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Duncan Chisholm
Born (1968-10-31) 31 October 1968 (age 50)
Inverness, Scotland
GenresFolk, folk rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsFiddle
Years active1980s-present
Associated actsJulie Fowlis, Wolfstone,
Websiteduncanchisholm.com

Duncan Chisholm (born 31 October 1968) is a Scottish fiddle player and composer. He has released six solo albums as a solo artist. His studio album, Affric, released in 2012, was longlisted for the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award. In 2018, he released a sixth studio album, titled Sandwood. He tours with the Scottish Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis' band. He is also a founder member of the folk rock group Wolfstone. He played fiddle for Runrig.

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • Redpoint (1997)
  • The Door of Saints (2001)
  • Farrar (2008)
  • Canaich (2010)
  • Affric (2012)
  • Live at Celtic Connections (2013)
  • Sandwood (2018)

with Wolfstone[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Across the City and the WorldDonnie Munro (2002)
  • ProterraRunrig (2003)
  • Day of Days – Runrig (2004)
  • Heart of America – Donnie Munro (2006)
  • Everything You See – Runrig (2007)
  • UamJulie Fowlis (2009)
  • The Beat of YouCoast (2010)
  • Live at Perthshire Amber – Julie Fowlis (2011)
  • "Uncovered" - Beth Nielsen Chapman (2013)
  • "Party on the Moor" - Runrig (2014)
  • "Gach Sgeul" - Julie Fowlis (2014)
  • "Alterum" - Julie Fowlis (2017)

Awards[edit]

  • MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards – Album of the Year 2008 – Farrar[1]
  • Herald Angel – Edinburgh Festival – for multi-media production Kin
  • Scots Trad Music Awards – Musician of the Year 2012
  • Scots Trad Music Awards – Album of the Year 2014 – Live at Celtic Connections[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 Awards Winners and Nominees
  2. ^ Ferguson, Brian (13 December 2014). "Trad Music Awards: Martyn Bennett Story victorious". The Scotsman. Retrieved 30 July 2016.