Ceol na Gàidhlig

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1 A verse from Niall MacLeòd’s Am faigh a’ Ghàidhlig bàs? (Will Gaelic Die?) read by Nan Douglas 0:22

2 A Short History of Gaelic in Scotland, written and read by Derick Thomson, with inserts spoken by Nan Douglas 8:59

3 Maighdeannan na h-Airigh. Slow Air played on the fiddle in West Highland style by Angus Grant 2:23

4 Flodden. A translation of part of a Gaelic poem addressed to the Earl of Argyll
before the battle. Translation written and read by Derick Thomson 1:31

5 Part of the lament made by his widow fro Gregor MacGregor of Glenstrae.
Sung by Carol Galbraith to the accompaniment of Nancie MacDonald 3:40

6 17th or 18th century anonymous song, read by Nan Douglas 0:49

7 18th or 19th century love song, sung by Flora MacNeil 3:28

8 Extracts from Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair’s Birlinn (The Galley of Clanranald).
English translations by Derick Thomson, read by Derick Thomson 4:25

9 Fliuch an Oidhche. A waulking song, sung by Flora MacNeil 3:39

10 Iain Ghlinn Cuaich. An òran mór sung by Carol Galbraith to a harp accompaniment composed by
Jean Campbell and played by Wendy Stewart 4:39

11 Extract from a poem by Màiri Nighean Alasdair Ruaidh, translated by
J C Wilson and read by Nan Douglas and Derick Thomson 0:24

12 Ground or theme of the pibroch Lament for Donald of Laggan by
Pàdraig Mór MacCrimmon. Introduced and played by Pipe-major Donald MacLeod 3:25

13 The Glasgow Police Pipers (Jig) written and played by Pipe-major Donald MacLeod 1:07

14 Puirt-a-beul (Mouth Music): March, Strathspeys and Reel sung by Seumas Caimbeul 2:08

15 Dance music on the fiddle, played by Angus Grant 2:11

16 Verse from William Livingstone’s poem Fios thun a’ Bhàird (Message to the Poet) read by Nan Douglas 0:56

17 Verse from John Smith’s poem Spiorad a’ Charthannais (The Spirit of Kindliness) read by Derick Thomson 0:18

18 Nuair bha mi og. Mary MacPherson’s late 19th century song about Skye, sung by Carol Galbraith to a harp accompaniment composed by Jean Campbell and played by Wendy Stewart 3:40

19 Bana-Ghaidheal le Somhairle Mac Gill Eathain read by Nan Douglas 1:41

20 Ar Blar Catha le Deòrsa Caimbeul Hay read by Nan Douglas 1:57

21 Clann-nighean an Sgadain le Ruaraidh MacThómais, read by Derick Thomson 1:17

22 Do Shean-Bhoireannach le iain Mac a’ Ghobhainn, read by Nan Douglas 2:38

23 Latha Feille le Dòmhnall MacAmhlaigh, read by Derick Thomson 1:33

total running time for this CD 57:23