“Last year's competition proved that there are some fantastic fiddle players in Wales and something we should be more aware of. Traditional music is a part of our heritage and this weekend will help to preserve and develop it for everyone's future.”
“It just never occurred to me. My sister sang, and so did my dad. I was the fiddle player, but then Rounder asked me to give it a try and see how it goes. Two hours of fiddle music -- even if you're a fiddle fan -- is a lot. (The singing) could open up a lot of doors.”
“FIDDLE, n. An instrument to tickle human ears by friction of a horse's tail on the entrails of a cat.
To Rome said Nero: "If to smoke you turn I shall not cease to fiddle while you burn." To Nero Rome replied: "Pray do your worst,
'Tis my excuse that you were fiddling first." --Orm Pludge”
“It used to be that condos played second fiddle to the prewar co-ops. Now, there's a lot of status attached to living in the latest great condominium building or high-rise. People think it's cool ? it's like owning art.”