Tushkar and Marie Pottinger’s Reel (Ronnie Cooper)

This is a version of two Shetland reels by Ronnie Cooper that I made with Louise Teunissen to get into gear for making a documentary about my fieldwork in Shetland. I was already working on the first chapter, when I realized the need for an original sound track. It would also be great fun to…

Troppo Funk: Chameleon at the Legion

Troppo Funk: Chameleon (Herbie Hancock) Norman Willmore, EWI Joe Watt, guitar Max Tyler, keyboard Hayden Hook, bass Lewis Murray, drums filmed and edited by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes, April 2014 sound by Stevie Hook at WobblyGang

Shetland Folk Festival 2013 – Final Fling Sessions at Islesburgh

with Bryan Gear, fiddle Maurice Henderson, fiddle April Verch, fiddle Derek Hendry, piano Alison Laurenson, fiddle Michael Graubæk, fiddle Dave Jackson, guitar Recorded by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes at the 2013 Shetland Folk Festival, Final Fling night. Video Copyright © Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes 2016 Nikon Camera audio restoration by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes, Leiden, Netherlands, 2016.

SMUHA HOP 2013: Rognvald “The Wise” Eysteinsson

  March 9th 2013, Cunningsburgh, Shetland. South Mainland Up Helly Aa, the ‘HOP’ night. Maskarade had played their set, and Muddy Bay was onstage when the Jarl Squad joined them for a number of tunes, followed by a speech by Rognvald “The Wise” Eysteinsson, Dale Smith. This clip provides us with a sense of the…

Shetland Music: 2013-2014

This experimental video was conceived for a plenary presentation at the 13th Biennial Conference of the  European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) entitled ‘Collaboration, Intimacy and Revolution‘ (see full program). I edited the video in Shetland, and showed it to different people throughout the editing process. Stevie Hook mastered the audio in Lerwick, which was put together from…

Fetlar Spree Photography

In July 2014, during fieldwork, I posted samples from my audiovisual work at the Fetlar Spree as 354 prepared photographs on Facebook. Readers of the resulting work, Spree: Shetland’s Epistemological Tradition of Music Making (Ferrari-Nunes 2016), may now access this content through the link above without a Facebook account. The videos so far prepared from these materials are available at shetlandspree.com as…

Shetland Fieldwork Trajectory Map

This interactive map is an overview of my audiovisual archive. It places and dates sociomusical experiences and conversations that I recorded in audio and video during my fieldwork in Shetland.

Fetlar Spree #7: Fetlar Foxtrot

Joe Jamieson, fiddle. Maurice Henderson, fiddle. Kris Drever, acoustic guitar. Performed at the Fetlar Hall, July 19th 2014. For the Love of Folk presents: North Atlantic Sessions. Organised by Maurice Henderson, Lois Nicol and Lewie Peterson. Live Audio by Jonathan Ritch. Filmed and Recorded by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes in the Isle of Fetlar, Shetland, UK. Audiovisual…

Fetlar Spree #6: Teevliks and Friends

Tune SET: 1. 60 Fathom Reel (Alex Couper). 2. The Mouth of the Tobique (French Canadian Trad). 3. Dinky’s (Irish Trad). Teevliks: Martha Thomson, fiddle. Patrick Mainland, guitar. Max Tyler, keys. Hayden Hook, bass. Norman Willmore, drums. Friends: Lois Nicol, fiddle. Liza Fullerton, fiddle. Mary Rutherford, fiddle. Lewie Peterson, banjo. Ewen Thomson, fiddle. Maurice Henderson,…

Fetlar Spree #5: That Lucky Old Sun

Kris Drever, vocals and guitar. Louise Thomason, backing vocals. Hayden Michael Zappa Hook, bass. Alison Laurenson, snare. Performed at the Fetlar Hall, July 19th 2014. For the Love of Folk presents: North Atlantic Sessions. Organised by Maurice Henderson, Lois Nicol and Lewie Peterson. Live Audio by Jonathan Ritch. Filmed and Recorded in the Isle of…

Fetlar Spree #4: Beeswing Hornpipe + Mam and Dad’s Reel

Mary Rutherford, fiddle. Kris Drever, guitar. Hayden Michael Zappa Hook, bass. Performed at the Fetlar Hall, July 19th 2014. For the Love of Folk presents: North Atlantic Sessions. Organised by Maurice Henderson, Lois Nicol and Lewie Peterson. Live Audio by Jonathan Ritch. Filmed and Recorded in the Isle of Fetlar, Shetland, UK, July 19th-20th, 2014…

Fetlar Spree #3: Winyadepla and Hjogravylta

Joe Jamieson, fiddle. Maurice Henderson, fiddle. Kris Drever, acoustic guitar. Performed at the Fetlar Hall, July 19th 2014. For the Love of Folk presents: North Atlantic Sessions. Organised by Maurice Henderson, Lois Nicol and Lewie Peterson. Live Audio by Jonathan Ritch. Filmed and Recorded by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes in the Isle of Fetlar, Shetland, UK. Audiovisual…

Fetlar Spree #2: Jerusalem’s Ridge

Peter Gear, fiddle. Ewen Thomson, fiddle. Maurice Henderson, fiddle. Jonny Polson, guitar. Kris Drever, guitar. Bryan Peterson, bass. Lewie Peterson, banjo. Performed at the Fetlar Hall, July 19th 2014. (read the local REVIEW) For the Love of Folk presents: North Atlantic Sessions. Organized by Maurice Henderson, Lois Nicol and Lewie Peterson. Live Audio by Jonathan…