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Scotland the Real  Music from Contemporary Caledonia CD

Scotland the Real Music from Contemporary Caledonia CD

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Fiona Ritchie, producer/host of NPR's nationally syndicated weekly show The Thistle & Shamrock®, invites you to discover 20 of her favorite Scottish vocal and instrumental tracks. This recording features the very best of a vibrant generation of singers, songwriters, composers, and musicians who through their own voices, tunes, and interpretations are writing the next chapter in a tradition that stretches back centuries. Scotland the Real is the ultimate insider's view of a vital part of the pan-Celtic revival, filled with talented, creative artists who build on the best of Caledonia's musical past to forge the Scottish music traditions of tomorrow.
Extensive notes and lyrics, 20 tracks, 74 minutes.

1. BRIAN MCNEILL The Atlantic Reels: Mac Iain Oig's/The Scot Erin Reel/Yester Man's Hand/The Old Man's Answer
2. CILLA FISHER Norland Wind
3. ALASDAIR FRASER & PAUL MACHLIS Ruileadh Cailleach, Sheatadh Cailleach/The Bird's Nest/Harris Dance
4. BATTLEFIELD BAND The Last Trip Home/The Luckenbooth
5. THE TANNAHILL WEAVERS Flashmarket Close/MacArthur/Colonel Fraser/The Swallow's Tail
6. DOUGIE MACLEAN Garden Valley
7. CATHERINE-ANN MACPHEE Cnan Nan Gidheal
8. BATTLEFIELD BAND WITH ALISON KINNAIRD The Silver Darlin's 9. TONY CUFFE Miss Wharton Duff/The Mare
10. MALINKY Thaney
11. CHANTAN Slave's Lament
12. DICK GAUGHAN No Gods and Precious Few Heroes
13. JENNIFER & HAZEL WRIGLEY Eynhallow Soond/The Halloween Flit
14. JIM MALCOLM Jimmy's Gone to Flanders
15. MAGGIE MACINNES Two Waulking Songs
16. ED MILLER Men o'Worth
17. ALY BAIN & PHIL CUNNINGHAM The Pearl
18. ADAM MCNAUGHTAN Oor Hamlet
19. FIDDLER'S BID Da Sneck o' Da Smaalie/Doon Fae Nort/Jenna Reid of Quarff
20. CAPERCAILLIE Both Sides the Tweed

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