Various Artists - Harps, Pipes & Fiddles

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Harps, Pipes & Fiddles; the instruments that have carried, invented and expanded the traditional music of Scotland and Ireland for centuries. Of course it is all the better if these proud instruments are in the right hands, and on this album we proudly present twenty recordings from leading exponents of the tradition.

The list of musicians on this album (mainly from Scotland, with a few notable exceptions from Ireland, England and the U.S.) reads like a 'Who's Who' of traditional music.

    • HARPS
      Ann Heymann, Alison Kinnaird, Máire Ní Chathasaigh, William Taylor
    • PIPES
      Ged Foley, Duncan MacGillivray, John D. Burgess, Dr. Angus MacDonald, Dougie Pincock & P/M Iain MacDonald, Gordon Mooney & Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band
    • FIDDLES
      Aly Bain, Marie Fielding, Fiddlers Five, Vincent Griffin, John McCusker & Brian McNeill.


    Track list:
    1. ANN HEYMANN: Temple Hill Reel / Temple Hill Jig 2. ALISON KINNAIRD: Leslies March 3. MAIRE NI CHATHASAIGH: Charles O Conor / Father Hanly 4. THE ROWALLAN CONSORT: I Long For Thy Virginitie / The Canaries 5. ALISON KINNAIRD & Battlefield Band: Tuireadh Iain Ruaidh 6. ANN HEYMANN: Miss Hamilton 7. GED FOLEY playing with Battlefield Band: Blackhall Rocks 8. DR. ANGUS MacDONALD: Barabel Phadruig (Patrick's Annabel) / Donald Willie and His Dog / The Price of the Pig 9. GORDON MOONEY & Barbara Mooney: John Anderson My Jo / Roxburgh Castle / The Braw Lads O'Jethart / Kelso Lasses 10. DOUGIE PINCOCK & P/M IAIN MacDONALD: Nine European Dance Tunes 11. SHOTTS & DYKEHEAD CALEDONIA PIPE BAND The Friendly Piper / The Black Isle / Abbieville 12. JOHN D. BURGESS: The Swallow-tailed Coat / Turf Lodge 13. DUNCAN MacGILLIVRAY playing with Battlefield Band: Tending The Steer / Sandy Thompson / The Calrossie Cattle Wife 14. ALY BAIN with Alison Kinnaird: Chapel Keithack 15. BRIAN McNEILL: THE SIDEWALK REELS - Cold Frosty Morning / Yankee Dollar / The Trip to Marblehead 16. JOHN McCUSKER with Ian Carr: Bobby / Bag of Plums 17. MARIE FIELDING with Jim Johnstone & His Band: MARIE FIELDING'S FAVOURITES -  Murray River Jig / Saratoga / Mary Clares Reel 18. BRIAN McNEILL playing with Battlefield Band: The Laird O Brodie / Danzig Willie 19. VINCENT GRIFFIN with Geraldine Carrig: The New Year In / Youghal Quay 20. FIDDLERS FIVE: William Ritchie Esq. / Hugh McKenna's Reel


    Artists on this release: 
    Ann Heymann, Alison Kinnaird, Máire Ní Chathasaigh, William Taylor, Ged Foley, Duncan MacGillivray, John D. Burgess, Dr. Angus MacDonald, Dougie Pincock & P/M Iain MacDonald, Gordon Mooney, Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band, Aly Bain, Marie Fielding, Fiddlers Five, Vincent Griffin, John McCusker, Brian McNeill


    Further Information:  
    Label: Temple Records
    Released: 2000

    Record Production by Robin Morton

    Temple Records Catalogue Number:    
    CD - COMD 2082 
    Download - DD 2082

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