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Subj: Music In Scotland Newsletter - January, 2001 Date: 1/16/2001 2:54:48 PM Pacific Standard Time From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Jim Leighton) To: email@example.com Dear Fellow Celtic Music Enthusiast, © NEW RELEASES © EXCHANGE RATES © EVENTS © ARTIST PAGES © ADD A LINK © TELL A FRIEND © ADVERTISING RATES © SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a successful and prosperous New Year. The January, 2001 edition of the Music In Scotland newsletter features a large number of new albums released since our last newsletter in November last year. The Music In Scotland database currently has in excess of 2500 tapes, videos, CDs and books. We do hope you will enjoy finding out what's new in the Scottish music scene. NEW RELEASES AVAILABLE FROM MUSIC IN SCOTLAND (All at the great prices you've come to expect) http://www.musicinscotland.com/musicstore/search.asp ABCD004 Alan Bain - Highlanders On The March CD 11.49 Old style piping from this veteran piper. Alan's drones were based on the style of a very ancient set of high-pitched "black sticks". MacCrimmon, MacNeils Of Ugadale, Goats Are Deaf In Harvest, Leaving St. Kilda, P.M. Donald MacLean, Leaving Port Askaig, Loch Duich & Loch Rannoch, Cameron Highlanders, 79th Farewell To Gibraltar, Flowers Of The Forest, Leaving Lismore & Braigheach Lochiel, Theid Mi Dhachaidh, Hills Of Glenorchy, Glendaruel Highlanders, VERTCD054 Alyth McCormack - An Iomall: The CD 12.99 Debut album from Alyth. Hi Horo, A Mhairead Og, MacCrimmon, Mo Thruaigh, MhicShiridh, O Mo Dhuthaich, The Selkie, Tha Mulaidh, Bothan, A Fhleasgaich Oig, Mar A Tha, Dheannain Sugradh. "I come from the Isle Of Lewis and I loved being raised there. Lewis is exposed and weather-torn and this is evident in its culture, but it is also beautiful and compelling; in this album I wanted to express these extremes which are also inherent in Gaelic songs and Gaelic culture." Alyth McCormack. Fascinating blend of a pure, age-old, simple style of PELV01 An Ceasnachadh - Interrogation Of A Video GB 9.99 Mainly in Gaelic with English sub-titles, An Ceasnachadh is now available on video. This moving representation of the questioning in Gaelic of Kay Matheson on her part in the taking of the Stone Of Destiny is fascinating in its portrayal of intensity of emotion,? and the frustration of the interrogating officer who cannot comprehend the language or the strength of national feeling involved. The BBC screening of this dramatic film may have been interrupted by bad PELV01NTSC An Ceasnachadh - Interrogation Of A VideoUSA 9.99 Highland Lass EUCD1602 Bagpipes Of Celtic Galicia CD 11.99 Galicia is a Celtic region of Spain. One of the main Galician folk instruments is a kind of bagpipe, often played together with flute, accordion, bass and a treble drum, and frequently used to accompany EUCD1407 Best Of Scottish Pipes & Drums CD 7.49 A quality piping CD at a great price!! With The Queen's Royal Pipers, The Dan Air Scottish Pipe Band, Kinross & District Pipe Band, The Waltham Forest Pipe Band, The Beeston Pipe Band, Grampian Police Pipe Band, Clan Sutherland Pipe Band, Stonehaven Pipe Band, Pride Of Murray Pipe Band and The Scots Guards. ABC102 Bill Clement - Piper's Choice CD 11.99 Scottish Country Dance music and listening sets from Bill Clement (pipes) with Muriel Johnstone's Band, Tom Carrick (organ) and Robert Lind (baritone). Black Watch Tunes, The Saltire Society Reel, Major Iain Stewart, Mr Yasumuro's Strathspey, Highland Schottische, Church Music Selection, Atsuko's Wedding, Jo McDiarmid's Jig, The Duchess Of Atholl's Slipper, Blue Bonnets Over The Border, The Reel Of The Royal Scots, Scottish Waltz, Church Music Selection, The Earl Of Mansfield, The Colonel Is A Lady, Eightsome Reel, Sine Bhan. MOICD019 Ca Canny - Nine Hours In Auld Reekie CD 11.99 Three-piece folk band from the Moray Firth area, playing traditional and traditional sounding songs and tunes in a very easy-going traditional manner. Garrick MacPherson (vocals), Derek Ritchie (banjo, mandolin,mandola, flute, whistles) and Jeff Maclean (guitar, mandolin). Up And Waur Them All Willie, Arisaig, Lorna's Waltz, Earl Of Marche's Daughter, Victory Rag, Tae The Beggin', Sober Men And Planty, The Lass O' Glenshee, For Ireland I'll Not Tell Her Name, The Lass From Erin's Isle, The Rolling Hills Of The Border, Belle O' Broughton, Yellow On The Broom, The Bleacher Lass O' Kelvinhaigh, Golden Golden. CAL003CD Cal - Scotland - A Part Of Me CD 10.99 A confident debut album from a very fine singer. With hints of Runrig his style is contemporary, his voice powerful. A name to watch! Distant Pipers, In Her Mother Tongue, The Lost Days, Dochas Naomha, In A New Light, Green Grow The Rashes O, (Scotland) A Part Of Me, Rest And Be Thankful, Passion For The Homelands, Old Young Boy, Come By The Hills, Heaven To Me. (Lyrics included). PAP01 Catriona MacDonald - Bold CD 11.99 A tremendous album from the 'Shetland Fiddle Diva' . Shetland-style contemporary playing, showing a feminine touch, but no lack of stamina! The arrangements are intuitive, the playing is in the blood. EUCD1383 Celtic Brittany CD 11.99 A great introduction featuring Bleizi Ruz, Gwendal, Dan Ar Bras and many more. EUCD1445 Celtic Brittany 2 CD 11.99 This selection features Bleizi Ruz, Yvon Etienne, Bernard Benoit, Etienne Grandjean, and many more EUCD1605 Celtic Harp; O Carolan's Dream CD 11.99 A musical tribute to the blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan played by Aryeh Frankfurter. SKYEBK02 Ceol Nam Feis Volume 2 Book 12.99 At last the follow-up to the hugely popular first volume of songs and tunes from the Feis movement. ERCD018 Children's White Christmas CDsingle 5.99 CD single featuring Elisa Mason with the Caithness Primary School Choirs, accompanied by John Newton (acoustic guitars) and Addie Harper (harp, keyboards). The tracks are White Christmas and Over HRCD0007 Declan Nerney - Going Round & Round CD 9.49 Lay back and listen or bounce up and boogie with this phenomenally successful Irish singer. Stop The World And Let Me Off, Gotta Get Up In The Morning, Anna From Fermanagh, Part Of The Journey, Blueside Of Lonesome, Come Home To You, In Your Arms, With This Ring, Come With Me Molly, Love Me, I Don't Need A Picture, Why Must You Throw Dirt In My Face, Let's Dance, Alays True, Winter Winds, Lovely Derry HRMC007 Declan Nerney - Going Round & Round MC 6.99 SMR109 Donny & Diane - Our Kind Of Music MC 7.49 Donny Smith (Midi 5-row button key accordion) and Diane Mearns (Midi piano accordion) are joined by Davie Stewart (harmony piano accordion) for some good old marches, waltzes and reels, plus a couple of solos and a set SMR109CD Donny & Diane - Our Kind Of Music CD 10.99 EA04 Eric Allan - Fiddler's Burns Book 10.49 All the tunes you'll need for a Burns night session or performance, with a bit of history, and some harmony..what more could you want!! CICD130 Gear¢id¡n Bhreathnach - Ar Fhoscadh CD 12.49 Na gCnoc Traditional singing from the Donegal Gaeltacht. Gear¢id¡n has won all the major Oireachtas awards for singing, and several storytelling competitions. An Droighnean Donn, Caitlin Triall, Mo Sheanchara Dhilis, Criocha 'n Oileain Uir, Cumha an Fhile, Cianach Corrach, Ni Fheicfear Nios Mo Thu A Mhuirnin, Tiocfaidh An Samhradh, Thios I Lar An Ghleanna, An Seanduine Doite, An Loch Sa Ghleann, A Mhuirnin Og, An Baitileir, An Saighdiuir Treigthe, Buachaill Deas Og, Thios, I ZOECD02 Geordie Jack & Caledonia - Live In CD 11.49 Sing-along classics from this very popular showband. Big Bayou, Road Of Life, Good To See You, Bottle Let Me Down, New Moon Night, All Your Beauty, Rose Of My Heart, Jigs & Reels, There Goes My Everything, Love Never CMCD1074 Isla Grant - Only Yesterday CD 12.49 Joy and heartache, love and faith, its all there in Isla's songs. Partners In Rhyme, Lovely Lough Conn, Will You Walk With Me? Only Yesterday, Love Me Tonight, Simply Being You, Like You Always Could Do, A Single Yellow Rose, Over The Years, What's A Girl To Do? Leave Me The Way That I TTRCD100 Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies - Live At CDx2 14.49 The Davy Lamp Double CD of 22 songs; plus video, lyrics & photos accessible by CD Rom! Recorded live at the Davy Lamp Folk Club, Washington. SMR111 John Murdo Martin "Pordy" - I Heard MC 7.49 The Voice? John's singing is accompanied by Diane Mearns (piano accordion), Donny Smith (5-row Continental accordion) and Ross MacPherson (piano accordion). Man Of Sorrows, I Heard The Voice, Nuair Sheallas Mi Air Crann An Aigh, His Coming Draweth Nigh, 'Se Iosa Criosd, Sands Of Time, My Jesus I Love Thee, Amazing Grace, Psalm 23 (Bays Of Harris), O God SMR111CD John Murdo Martin "Pordy" - I Heard CD 10.99 The Voice? SCD2135 Mairi MacInnes & Cor Meibion Llangwm CD 11.99 This well-known and highly popular Welsh choir adds the vocal talents of one of Scotland's top Gaelic singers for an unforgettable album. CMSBK01 P/M Andrew Venters' Original Book 18.99 Collection of Ceol Beag And Ceol 60 tunes with free "playing book" CDRom enclosed. CCF34CD Pierre Schryer & Dermot Byrne - 2 CD 11.99 World United "Two master musicians - Pierre of Canada and Dermot of Ireland's Altan - create a tantalizing transatlantic link between their respective traditions. This is the fiddle and accordion music of breathtaking diversity and dexterity". Earle Hitchener - The Wall EUCD1508 Pipes & Drums From Celtic Brittany CD 11.99 Bagad Du Moulin Vert showcase the pipes, bombardes, biniou-koz and other instruments. EUCD1213 Pipes & Drums Of Scotland CD 9.99 Beeston Pipe Band, Waltham Forest Pipe Band, Pride Of Murray Pipe Band, Dan Air Pipe Band. SMR110CD Ross MacPherson - My Own Choice CD 10.99 Not just another accordion album, but a set of very slick arrangements including bagpipes with dance band backing, hilarious finger-pickin' cross-overs, marches to set your sporran swinging on the off-beat and a full-blooded ceilidh dance collection - fit to sweat your socks off. Featuring World Champion piper Angus MacColl. Paddy's Leather Breeches, Canadian Barn Dance, Miss Helen T Smith, Jake MacKay's Two-step, Pipe Tunes, A Trip To Windsor, 6/8 Pipe Marches, Gaelic Waltz, Nurse Mairi Graham's Jig, 2/4 Pipe Marches, Modern Waltz, Boston Two-step, The Sands Of Kuwait, Da Tushkar, Eva Three-step, Gaelic Waltz, Highland Schottische, Strip The Willow. SMR110 Ross MacPherson - My Own Choice MC 7.49 CC15CD Se n Potts & Paddy Moloney - Tin CD 11.99 Founder members of The Chieftains, Sean and Paddy whistle their way through Irish folk classics of many ages, to great effect. EUCD1349 Stonehaven Pipe Band - Spirit Of CD 11.99 Scotland As the band has grown and developed, it has cultivated its own distinctive musical style. This album clearly demonstrates how their repertoire slips smoothly from traditional Scottish melodies through the strict disciplines of the traditional march, strathspey and reel, to the innovative dance music of Britanny and Galicia. EUCD1535 The Bagpipes Of Spanish Asturias CD 11.99 Performed by folk dance group Sabugo Tente Firme! SMR112 The Colliston Sound - Another Round MC 7.49 Three accordions, fiddle and drums make for a very round sound, just right for an evening of waltzes, jigs, reels, and a polka too. SMR112CD The Colliston Sound - Another Round CD 10.99 MOICD020 The Corries - Live From Scotland CD 11.99 During the 1970's, at the height of a long and successful career, The Corries embarked on a series of concerts throughout Scotland. A unique atmosphere marked these nights and the resulting recordings are considered to be among the foremost of their kind. The first two are now available here as a 2CD set digitally re-mastered from the best-selling original vinyl. Contains original artwork with new notes from Ronnie Browne. Fallady, Mingulay Boat Song, Lads Among The Heather, A Scottish Holiday, Hugh The Graeme, Maggie Lauder, The Roses Of Prince Charlie, Dark Lochnagar, Loch Tay Boat Song, The Mhm Song, Flower Of Scotland, Lock The Door Lariston, Sunday Driver, Come O'er The Stream Charlie, King Fareweel, Yur Losin' Them, Ettrick Lady, Nancy Whisky, Sae Will We Yet, Lord Yester, The Reivers Galley, La-D-Dum, Johnny SMR113CD The Davie Stewart Trio - Step Out In CD 10.99 Davie Stewart (piano accordion), Bill Ewan (keyboard) and Kevin Milne (drums). Each set on this album is followed by an encore, as would normally happen at an evening's dance. An ideal collection for Old Time Dancers, this album can be listened to and enjoyed by all. Marine Four-step, Windsor Foxtrot, Festival Glide, Cuckoo Waltz, Sapphire Samba, Breakaway Blues, Harry Lime Foxtrot, Ruby Waltz, SMR113 The Davie Stewart Trio - Step Out In MC 7.49 Sequence MMRCD1012 The Irish Folk Festival 2000 CD 12.49 Featuring Nomos, Karan Casey & Robbie Overson, Joe Burke & Anne Conroy and Kennedy's Gathering Storms. Four great Celtic acts brought together for LCRCD2 The Lomond Ceilidh Band - In Full CD 11.49 One of Scotland's favourite young ceilidh bands play a selection of popular dances. Ewan Stark (fiddle), Callum Wallace (drums), Alan Small (lead accordion & midi) and Davie Summers Jnr. (guest 2nd accordion). Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant, Southern Rose Waltz, Britannia Two-step, Another Dimension, Strip The Willow, Canadian Barn Dance, Three Quarter Time, Virginia Reel, Back In Time, EUCD1312 The Queen's Royal Pipers - Journey CD 11.99 Through Scotland Top pipers play a selection of tunes from around Scotland. EUCD1374 The Queen's Royal Pipers - The CD 11.99 Journey Continues This time the tunes are from a wide range of sources including a Highland version of Verdi! EUCD1398 The Queen's Royal Pipers - The Royal CD 11.99 Lots of popular traditional tunes, and some newer ones. ATCD057 Wrigley Sisters With David Campbell CD 11.49 - Orkney After Sunset David Campbell tells tales connected with Orkney, against appropriate settings from Jennifer's fiddle and Hazel's guitar and piano. Go Good My Songs, The Ring Of Brodgar, The Standing Stones Of Stenness, Thor's Hammer, Magnus And Hakon, The Sandy Lamb Polka, The Beachcomber, The Old Polka, Betty Corrigal, The Sabistons, Elegy. 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