Part 1 of The Strathglass Trilogy.
As magical as the mountain which inspired it, Beinn a’Bha’ach Ard in the Strathglass area of the Highlands of Scotland. Awarded ‘Album of the Year’ at the 2008 Scots Trad Folk Awards, Farrar is a succession of atmospheric ‘tunes-as-tone-pictures’.
Chisholm’s magnificent playing has a silken eloquence concealing a great depth of emotion within the notes and the phrasing. There’s a wonderfully unforced sense of flow to this album, a classical poise allied to glistening Highland tones.