martes, 28 de abril de 2009

Recordando Música: Alasdair Fraser & Toni McManus - Return to Kintail (1999)





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Track List:
1. Bidh Clann Ulaidh (Men of Ulster)
2. Ross' Reel no.4 / Reichswall Forest (Dan R. MacDonald)
3. Roslin Castle / Miss Gordon of Gight (Isaac Cooper)
4. The Marquis of Huntly (William Marshall) / The Ewie wi' the Crooked Horn / John Cheap the Chapman (Nathaniel Gow) / Peerie Weerie / The West Mabou Reel
5. Calum Sgaire
A traditional Gaelic song air to which Alasdair has added a second part.
6. Donald Willie and his Dog (Donald Morrison) / Alex MacDonald (Norman MacDonald) / Chloe's Passion (Dr Angus MacDonald)
7. Lady Louisa Gordon's Strathspey (William Marshall) / The Highlands of Banffshire / The Merrymaking
8. Seathan / Na Goisidich (The Gossips) (Allan MacDonald)
9. Sitting in the Stern of a Boat
This air was composed by the Rev. William MacLeod as he sailed from his native Bracadale on the Isle of Skye to take up a parish in Argyllshire.
10. A Mhaighdean Mhara (The Mermaid)
11. Lieutenant Maguire's Jig / The Curlew (Donald MacPherson) / Sleepy Maggie / Tail Toddle
12. The Sweetness of Mary (Joan MacDonald Boes) / Devil in the Kitchen / Willie Davie / The Sound of Mull / The High Road to Linton
The late Joan MacDonald Boes was a fine pianist and composer in the Cape Breton style. She was the accompanist for the Five MacDonalds, a fiddle group in Detroit of which the aforementioned Dan R. MacDonald was a member.
13. Theidh mi Dhachaigh (Return to Kintail)
"Theidh mi dhachaigh chro Chinn t-Saile" (I will go home to the cattle-fold of Kintail). The song may have been composed by a soldier who was wounded at the Battle of Sheriffmuir.