Music - The Ballad of Blue, Granite and Green

The winning track in VisitAberdeenshire’s ‘Sound of the North-east’ competition is now available for use.

In January, we announced that a collaboration between two Aberdeenshire musicians was selected as the winner of the competition, supported by VisitScotland.

Renowned Scottish fiddler Paul Anderson and Stonehaven-based composer Benjamin McMillan created ‘The Ballad of Blue, Granite and Green’, a composition that has been used by VisitAberdeenshire in promotional marketing activity, designed to help attract visitors.

‘The Ballad of Blue, Granite and Green’ is broken down into four sections, each inspired by Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire landmarks: ‘Linn o’ Dee’, ‘Bennachie’, ‘Aberdonia’ and ‘Dunnottar.’

The ‘Linn o’ Dee’ segment is designed to evoke a sense of adventure, ‘Bennachie’ represents the region’s rich history, ‘Aberdonia’ embodies the city’s bustle while ‘Dunnottar’ represents the pride of the region.

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