WHAT? Scottish Culture Society launched in 2016 the project of a CD of Burns Songs in Estonian and is drawing the project to its close in the beginning of 2019.
WHO? Singer: Ilona Aasvere / Violine and other instruments: Tiit Kikas / Guitar: Peeter Rebane.
Peeter and Tiit have done the arrangements. Marko Matvere as a guest singer.
WHY? This CD will contribute to relations between Estonia and Scotland and revive Burns’ spirit.
Professional musicians do not only play the tunes but have also arranged them – it is a very special tribute to Burns. Listen to the demo
This IS NOT a commercial project, thus the funding has been mobilized from different sources through cooperation.
SILVER SPONSORS of the CD:
- John Ross, a private person (a Scott living in Estonia)
- OÜ Ranna-Villa http://www.highlandcattle.ee (breeds Highland Cattle in Estonia) Do visit their website and pay them a visit when in Saaremaa! They also have a cafeteria in Kuressaare and we love them!