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Subj: Music In Scotland Newsletter - June, 2001 Date: 6/11/2001 2:32:42 PM Pacific Standard Time From: email@example.com (Jim Leighton) To: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Fellow Celtic Music Enthusiast, © NEW RELEASES © CUSTOMER COMMENTS © POSTAGE RATES © EXCHANGE RATES © EVENTS © ARTIST PAGES © ADD A LINK © TELL A FRIEND © ADVERTISING RATES © SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE NEW RELEASES http://www.musicinscotland.com/musicstore/search.asp GLCD110 25 Years Of Celtic Music CD 12.49 A great mixture of Green Linnet artistes have recorded tracks on this album to celebrate 25 years of Celtic music, including Altan, Kevin Burke, Liz Carroll, Martin Hayes, Manus McGuire, Kips Bay, Kornog, Patrick Street, Tannahill Weavers, Wolfstone, Old Blind Dogs, Eileen Ivers, Deanta, Phil Cunningham, Lunasa, Capercaillie, Silly Wizard, and many more! Green Linnet is to Irish music what Sun Records was to rhythm and blues" New York RS094 Bert Barron - A Piper's Legacy Book 10.99 Clearly printed collection of assorted marches, with reels, strathspeys, polkas, hornpipes? RTSCD010 Brian Lamond - Out To Play CDx2 11.39 A highly talented piper, singer and composer Brian has created an unusual package: one CD of piping and the other of his own songs! Eight of the pipe tunes are included in the booklet as are the words to his songs.Disc One: A Little Ray Of Sunshine, For You And I, Question, The Streets Of Melbourne, This Time (1.25am), Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream, Rory's Song, Hymn, Wild One, Turning The Tide, Scotland (Fate Of Our Nation).Disc Two: The Conundrum, Mrs H L MacDonald Of Dunach, The Piper's Bonnet, Cabar Feidh, Mrs MacPherson Of Inveran, Sandy Cameron, The Hens March, Troy's Wedding, Russell's Escapade, The Bairn Scarer, The Big Swindle, Eddie The Penguin, The Deadwood Chanter, Princes Bridge, The Little Spree, The Sleepfighter, Dancing Feet, Arlie's Big Day, Terra Incognita, Rory's Hat, Hormonia, Maw's Wedding, Over Drumochter, In Praise Of Morag, Morag's Jig, The Braes Of Mellinish. HBDVD001 Bringing It All Back Home; The Influence DVD 16.99 A great variety of Irish music from a wonderful range of Irish artistes. This DVD includes interviews of Liam O' Flynn, Mike Scott, Bono, The Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem, Elmer Bernstein, Michael O' Suilleabhain, Elvis Costello, Pete Seeger, The Everly Brothers and Stephen Cooney. Special features include interactive menus, behind the scene footage and a complete HBCD0026 Bringing It All Back Home; The Influence CD 13.59 For several centuries now Irish music has been on the move, carried in the hands and voices of Irish people. This double CD Bringing It All Back Home attempts to chart some of its journeys; to go to some of the places reached, and to tell the story of how it inevitably wound its way back home again. This album features a great mix of Irish artistes including Elvis Costello, Donal Lunny, Sean Keane, Davy Spillane, The Voice Squad, Kevin Glackin, and SKYECD16 Chaz Stewart - The Angel Falls CD 12.19 Swinging and sympahetic jazz-type tunes and songs performed by Chaz (electric & acoustic guitars, piano, vocals), Blair Douglas (accordion, organ),Andy Allan (bass guitar), Steve Lawrence (percussion), Mary Ann Kennedy(harp, backing vocals), Eileen Hester (backing vocals) and Nick Turner(drums tools and programming). RTSCD002 Donald MacPhee - Competitive Highland CD 10.69 35 tracks with various numbers of steps, and speeds, for the Highland Fling, Sword Dance, Pas De Basques, Sean Truibhas, Scottish Lilt, Irish Jig, Sailor's Hornpipe, Highland Laddie, Blue Bonnets, Village Maid, Scotch Measure, Earl Of Errol, etc? CLUNIECD01 Heather Innes & Jacynth Hamill - The CD 11.49 Scottish & Irish folk songs accompanied by guitar, whistle, keyboard, mandola and mandocello. Dark Island, Baidin Phelemi, See That Rainbow Shine, The Highland Widow's Lament, Tiree Love Song, Hiring Fairs Of Ulster, Slieve Gallion Braes, Culloden, Suantrai Ar Flanaitheora, Bonnie Glenshee, The Berryfields Of Blair, Aililiu Na Gamhna, Bressay Lullaby, Singing Bird, Eriskay Love Lilt, The Marching Season, Indiana, Deep Peace. WGMCD0101 Iain Strachan - Evelix CD 11.49 Deeply meaningful easy listening! Scat and balladry with wry humour from Iain, joined by members of Skelbo (the band which played at Madonna's wedding) and other top musicians. Under The Northern Lights, El Mundo Antiguo, The Marvellous Adventure Of Cabeza De Vaca, The Pop Mantra, The Ardvasar Blacksmith, Speechless, The Banknote, De Doo Dat Do Don't De, The American Wake, If I Could Be Bothered, The Salacious Tango, Sharks, The Beech Tree, Walking The Dog In The Mains Of Gartly. PRCD07 Kate Rusby - Little Lights CD 12.29 The superb new albu from England's darling singer. Playing Of Ball, I Courted A Sailor, Withered And Died, Merry Green Broom, Let The Cold Wind Blow,Canaan's Land, Some Tyrant, William And Davy, Who Will Sing Me Lullabies, Matt Hyland, My Young Man. RS08 Learn To Play The Bagpipe: Tutor book, Book +CD 32.99 New method by Pipe Major R.T. Shepherd of the World Champion Dysart and Dundonald Pipe Band. Clear text, many photographs, and a CD to play the demonstration exercises. RS07 Learn To Play The Bagpipe:Tutor book & Book +CD 13.99 CDTRAX212 Lynn Morrison - Cave Of Gold; Celtic CD 11.49 This enchanting collection of lullabies drifts through mists of story, dream and myth to a sleepy, timeless land where almost anything is possible; including fairies casting spells and the spirit-voice of a mother coming back to protect her children. Lynn Morrison (ex-Iron Horse) weaves many forgotten strands of ancient Celtic sleep-songs with more familiar melodies - the natural rhythms and magical melodies form a warm blanket of sound. EUCD1644 Mackinaw - Folk Music From Quebec CD 11.69 Award-winning group Mackinaw presents music and songs to accompany folk dances from Quebec (French Canada). Lively, toe-tapping music with violins, accordion, spoons, piano, drums, bass, tap-dance and voice. MARCD01 Maggie MacInnes - Spiorad Beatha (The CD 11.49 Maggie MacInnes has been singing Gaelic songs her whole life. Performing regularly at home and abroad she now enjoys taking her music to an ever-widening international audience. Maggie learned all the songs on this recording from her mother Flora MacNeil M.B.E. Gura Mise Tha Fo Eislean, Soraidh Bhuam Far Chuan Is Beannachd, A' Mhaighdeann Bharrach, Oran A' Mharaiche, Is Moch An Diugh A Rinn Mi Gluasad, Laoidh Mhoire Mhaigheann, Thug Mi Goal Do'n Fhear Bhan, Two Waulking Songs, A' Mhic Dhughaill 'Ic Ruairidh, O Hu As Mo Run Air, Calum Beag O Thir A' Mhurain, Chan E Caoidh WMSF6039-2 Monarch Of The Glen CD 12.49 Music from the BBC TV Series Monarch Of The Glen composed by Simon Brint, played on piano, guitar, violin, flute, sax, drums, Celtic harp, bagpipes with a few singing tracks. Monarch Theme, Mystical Gerald, Jetski Incident, Loch Mist, Glen Bogle Jig, Glen Bogle Aire, Tell Her You Love Her, Big Eric, Mr Brown, Bonnie's Lament, The Poachers Moonlight, Atholl Highlanders March, The Hill Race, Molly's Tune, Justine's Farewell, Gay Diddley, Tosh's Annie, Julverset, The Carles With The Breeks, Fleming's Race, Archie's Tune, Searching For Duncan, The Duke & Duchess Of Edinburgh, The Train To Glen Bogle, Edith Rankin, Kilfidder, The Sally Gardens, Glen Bogle Aire 2, Duncan Driving, The Clans Clash, Archie's Tune, Chieftains Challenge, Katrina At Last, The Flying Fish, Acoustic Titles. GLCD1214 Old Blind Dogs - Fit? CD 12.69 Superb North-east quintet. 'Fit?' means 'What?' in Doric, the dialect of North East Scotland. Old Blind Dogs are Rory Campbell, Jonny Hardie, Paul Jennings, Buzzby McMillan and the great vocals of Jim Malcolm. Is There For Honest Poverty, Come A' Ye Kincardine Lads, Much Better Now, Tramps And Hawkers, Country Girl, Sky City, Reres Hill, The Rejected Suitor, Awa' Whigs Awa', Cuilfhionn, Black Haired Lad, Tatties And Herrin'. CEFCD180 Paddy Glackin & Michael O Domhnaill - CD 12.29 Fiddle, guitar and song from two of the most respected Irish musicians. With an incredible line-up of backing musicians including Philip Begley, Noel Hill, Paddy Keenan, Triona Ni Domhnaill, Mairtin O' Connor and more? Elizabeth Kelly's Delight, The Bonny Banks Of Loch Lomond, John Kelly's Concertina Reel, The Green Fields Of Amerikay, The Lone Bush, Brid Bhan, Australian Waters, I'd Rather Be Married Then Left, Fear An Bhata, Gol Na mBan San Ar, The Golden Keyboard. RS084 Pipe Majors John & David Barnes - The Book 10.99 Original pipe tunes by two top pipers. Not so much solo tunes, but those which thanks to a simple melodic structure are suited to ensemble playing. SWK301 Portobello Ceilidh Band - Spider Stomp CD 11.49 Swinging Ceilidh music with a few songs. The Portobello Ceilidh Band are Wilma Henderson (bodhran), Rodger McAndrew (accordion), Laurie Crump (fiddle), Roy Henderson (acoustic guitar), Robert Googs Williamson (electric guitar). Deba (Gay Gordons), Calliope, Circus (Britannia Two-step), Stack Of Wheat (Canadian Barn Dance), Cammy's Waltz, Freedom Come Aa Ye, Eva Three Step, Strip The Willow, Pete's Waltz, Cam Ye O'er By France, Haggis (Canadian Barn Dance), Virginia Reel. RTSCD004 Queensland Police Pipe Band - CD 10.99 Commissioner Jim O' Sullivan, Galician Pastiche, 6/8 Marches, Time, Celtique Baroque, Jigs And Slow Air, Pipe Chyme, Medley Selection, Oktoberfest, The Unjust Incarceration. RR017 Runrig - Book Of Golden Stories CDsingle 5.99 CD Single taken from The Stamping Ground, containing Book Of Golden Stories and Big Songs Of Hope And Cheer 2. RR016 Runrig - The Stamping Ground CD 12.69 Latest CD from the top Gaelic folk-rock band. Strong songs, powerful music. Book Of Golden Stories, The Stamping Ground, An Sabhal Aig Neill, Wall Of China, One Man, The Engine Room, One Thing, The Ship, The Summer Walkers, Running To The Light, Oran Ailein, Leaving Strathconon, Big Songs Of Hope And Cheer, Oran. WMSF6007-2 Siân James - Birdman CD 11.89 Music from the BBC TV Series Birdman. Siân James plays the harp and sings in both English and Welsh. CDTRAX219 Slainte Mhath - Slainte Mhath CD 11.49 Slainte Mhath are a very exciting band from Cape Breton, Canada, consisting of Lisa Gallant (bodhran, fiddle, step-dancing), Boyd MacNeil (octave mandolin, fiddle, banjo, percussion), Ryan MacNeil (keyboards, percussion), Bruce MacPhee (Highland bagpipes, Scottish smallpipes, reel pipes) and Brian Talbot (drums, percussion). Although the individual members are young, the band have been around since 1996, has toured the U.K. and Europe and appeared at many premier festivals, including Celtic Connections. Wild reels and jigs, led by pipes and fiddle and accompanied by TML14-0896CD Tanglefoot - The Music In The Wood CD 11.99 Powerful album with a strong sense of humour from this Canadian band. Rootsy bluesy folk ballads and songs from various parts of Canada. RS038 Tayside Police Pipe Band - Not For Faint Book 10.99 Tremendous collection of tunes composed by recent and current band members. Tunes range from relatively easy to decidedly fiendish! Airs, marches, jigs and reels, and a free-form harmony Bossa Nova! EUCD1395 The Scots Guards - Pipes And Drums CD 11.69 The Scots Guards were officially formed in 1642. The first piper in the regiment was in 1670, with a company piper 'paid for by its captain'. The piping continued and now the Scots Guards are one of the top pipe bands. Traditional and more contemporary tune sets. GSCD01 The Wrigley Sisters - Skyran CD 11.49 A wonderful collection of Orkney tunes old and new from this superb fiddle-guitar duo. Jaunty jazzy numbers, strathspeys, waltzes and plangent airs. Orcadia, Orkneyites, Newark Bay, The Broonie O' Copinsay, Sleepy Laddie, The Dingeshowe Dancers, Miss Eilidh Shaw, Thoumires Trendy Treads, Utiseta, Stronsay Waltz, North Ron' Reel, South Ron' Reel, The Auld Bow, The Deerness Mermaid, The Watchman's Polka, The Whorl Reels, The Fairy Ring, The Trowie Dart, The Hen-pen-dirlo, Orca. LTCD1005 Tom Spiers - Allan Water CD 11.49 Part of the Tradition Bearers series. Tom is the fiddler and singer with the Aberdeenshire band The Gaugers. "Singing to one's own accompaniment is not at all unusual but self-accompaniment on the fiddle - normally a melody instrument - is comprehensively rare. Tom's style has echoes in American old time fiddlers with plenty of double stopping and rhythmic drive. His sound though is firmly rooted in the North East of Scotland." Pete Heywood (Living Tradition). Rhynie, Pills Of White Mercury, The Sailor Deceived, I'm A Workin Chap, Depression, Binnoi#rie, Rollin In The Dew, Ythanside, The Wedding Of Lachie McGraw, The Jauntin Car, Aqua Vitae, Absence, He'll Nae Tak Liver, Bonnie Udny, Allan Water. WMEF0053-2 We Dreamed Our Dreams; A Celebration CD 9.69 A special collection ofIrish classics featuring Finbar Furey, Dick Farrelly, Victor Herbert, Vic Mutch, Charles Stanford and the BBC Concert Orchestra. WEF1NTSC Where Eagles Fly: Drifting Away/The VideoUS 13.09 Acclaimed video of the Torridon/Applecross/Loch Maree area from the air, and the Cairngorm Mountains. With songs by Moira Kerr. WEF2NTSC Where Eagles Fly: Land Of My Mountain VideoUS 13.09 Outstanding video of the Ben Nevis area, Lochaber; with the Great Marquis steam locomotive running from Fort William to Mallaig. Also of the wilderness area between Loch Maree and Kylesku in Sutherland. 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