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Scotland the Real Music from Contemporary Caledonia

Various Artists
Scotland the Real Music from Contemporary Caledonia

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.

Track Listing

101
The Atlantic Reels: Mac Iain Oig's/The Scot Erin Reel/Yester Man's Hand/The Old Man's Answer Brian McNeill 3:42
102
Norland Wind Cilla Fisher 3:43
103
Ruileadh Cailleach, Sheatadh Cailleach /The Bird's Nest /Harris Dance (medley) Alasdair Fraser and Paul Machlis 3:18
104
The Last Trip Home /The Luckenbooth (medley) The Battlefield Band 4:58
105
Flashmarket Close / MacArthur / Colonel Fraser / The Swallow's Tail (medley) The Tannahill Weavers 4:25
106
Garden Valley Dougie MacLean 3:46
107
Cànan Nan Gàidheal Catherine-Ann McPhee 4:45
108
The Silver Darlin's The Battlefield Band with Allison Kinnaird 2:03
109
Miss Wharton Duff / The Mare (medley) Tony Cuffe 3:11
110
Thaney Malinky 4:01
111
Slave's Lament Chantan 3:14
112
No Gods and Precious Few Heroes Dick Gaughan 3:59
113
Eynhallow Soond/The Halloween Flit The Wrigley Sisters 3:32
114
Jimmy's Gone to Flanders Jim Malcolm 4:43
115
Two Waulking Songs Maggie MacInnes 3:46
116
Men o'Worth Ed Miller 2:50
117
The Pearl Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham 3:59
118
Oor Hamlet Adam McNaughtan 3:13
119
Da Sneck o' Da Smaalie / Doon Fae Nort / Jenna Reid of Quarff (medley) Fiddler's Bid 4:30
120
Both Sides the Tweed Capercaillie 5:01

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