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1986-2016: Celebrating 30 Years of sending Scottish Music Worldwide.


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Margaret Stewart & Allan MacDonald - Colla Mo Run (CD)

…MacDonald’s innovative and lyrical piobaireachd style. The clarity and precision of Margaret’s voice make it appreciable even to those who are not generally keen on Gaelic song, and her deft intonation will impress those who are already fans. Allan’s Highland pipes set off Margaret’s voice in the haunting airs, and…

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Margaret Stewart & Allan MacDonald - Fhuair Mi Pog (CD)

…MacDonald’s innovative and lyrical piobaireachd style. Allan sings and plays Highland bagpipes, Scottish smallpipes, tromb, mouthorgan and whistle.  ‘State of the art Gaelic songs and piping.’ (John O’Regan)

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Reclaimed - Pipe Music & Song From The Scottish Borders (CD)

…MacDonald was released in 1996. Greentrax went on to release the Second Grand Concert and Third Grand Concert Of Piping, featuring other giants of the piping world. Greentrax is proud to have been associated with the Grand Concert series and with this latest Society presentation, which is licensed by Greentrax.…

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The Scottish Diaspora - The Music And The Song (double CD)

…This double CD, selling for the price of a single album, is a companion to The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry and is released at the request of Dr Gordon Prestoungrange, who commissioned the tapestry. The Tapestry was designed by the quite remarkable artist Andrew Crummy and stitched by numerous volunteers. The…

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Gaelic Songs From The North Uist Tradition (Scottish Tradition Series vol 25) (CD)

…MacDonald, Roderick MacDonald, Donald MacLean, Rev William Matheson, Miss Margaret MacLeod, Andrew Laing, Roderick Macaulay, Ewen MacDonald, Mrs Helen Morrison, Donald MacLellan, Miss Katie McCormick, Mrs Rachel MacLeod, Angus MacDonald and Ronald John MacDonald.  The front cover - Archie’s House, Claddagh Kirkibost, North Uist - is reproduced by the kind…

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¡No Pasaran! (They Shall Not Pass) - Scots In The Spanish Civil War (CD)

…MacDonald, also at Kevock Studio, and a licence was granted by The Living Tradition for their recording of Another Valley, also from Geordie’s prolific pen. Carlos Arredondo kindly licensed Viva La 15 Brigada / Viva Nicaragua from his earlier Debo Cantar Bonito album. Neon Music licensed the late John Watt’s…

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Seudan (CD)

…MacDonald (Pibroch Song and small pipes). Joined on their debut CD by: Mac Morin (piano and steps), Donald Hay (percussion), Ross Martin (guitar) and Kathleen MacInnes (Gaelic Song). “Seudan take a free spirited approach to their music, harnessing the best of Hebridean and Cape Breton influences…It makes for compelling listening!”…

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GiveWay - Lost In This Song (CD)

…MacDonald. The songs include the title track Lost In This Song, The Poaching Song, Western Highway and The Water Is Wide.  Also featuring session musicians Ross Hamilton (bass, electric guitars), Phil Cunningham (whistle) and a string section of Mairi Campbell, Robert McFall and Sua Lee.

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A Celebration Of The Music Of Gordon Duncan (CD)

…Gordon Duncan, from Pitlochry in Perthshire, a piper, folk musician and composer, died in December 2005 aged 41. He was widely regarded as one of the most skilled and innovative traditional music performers and composers of modern times. While steeped in the art of traditional Highland piping, his approach to…

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Margaret Stewart - Togaidh Mi Mo Sheolta (Along The Road Less Travelled) (CD)

…MacDonald, and on this, her third album for Greentrax, she researched many of the songs through the School of Scottish Studies. This recording contains some gems of the older Gaelic songs. Margaret has been employed by the Tobar An Dualchais / Kist o’ Riches project as one of two Gaelic…

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Celtic Women From Scotland (Celtic Collections vol 12) (CD)

…Songs by female vocalists from the Greentrax back catalogue.  Each song has the theme of love and reflection, resulting in an album of very powerful songs, old and new, superbly interpreted by some of Scotland’s finest Gaelic and Scots women singers.  From Cathy-Ann MacPhee’s stunning version of the Gaelic rallying…

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Scotland, The Music And The Song (A 20 Year Profile Of Greentrax) (3 x CD)

…3CD Digipak Compilation. Greentrax Recordings, ‘Scotland’s Favourite Record Company’, was launched in 1986 by retired Police Inspector Ian Green. In 2006 the company, which also includes the Culburnie label, celebrates its 20th Anniversary. The tracks for this 3CD compilation have been carefully selected by Ian from over 300 albums, showcasing…

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The Piper And The Maker - Hamish Moore Piping Concert (CD)

…Recorded live in Pitlochry Town Hall in October 2003, a varied set of performances to an enthusiastic sell-out audience.The performers on this album include the best of Scotland’s exponents of the Scottish Smallpipes and Border Pipes. All the pipes played were made by Hamish and Fin Moore of Dunkeld.

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A’ The Bairns O’ Adam (Hamish Henderson Tribute) (CD)

…MacDonald, Margaret Bennett The Corrie Folk Trio and the Eurydice Choir. Session musicians who contribute to the newly recorded tracks are Sandy Brechin (accordion), Angus Lyon (accordion), Rod Paterson (guitar), Alison McMorland (banjo), Frank McLaughlin (smallpipes) and Malcolm Stitt (guitar and bouzouki). Produced by Dr Fred Freeman (producer of the…

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Pipedown - The First Measure (CD)

…Pipe Band (now the City of Edinburgh Pipe Band). The album contains an intriguing selection of tunes from many sources, including Breton and Bulgarian, encompassing Scottish and Irish traditional material and more recent compositions from such prolific pens as Donald MacLeod, Allan MacDonald, Roddy MacDonald and Hamish Moore. macdonald

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Ceol Na Pioba (Music Of The Pipes) (CD)

…MacDonald, Roderick MacLeod, William MacDonald and Robert Wallace. The seven pibroch included on this album were recorded live on the evening of 30th August 1999 during a memorable concert devoted to the music of the Highland pipe, the Piob Mhor. The concert was held in Edinburgh University’s Reid Hall, which…

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Gaelic Women (Ar Canan ‘s Ar Ceol) (CD)

…MacDonald, James Mackintosh, Tony McManus, Peggy O’Keefe, Donald Shaw and Jim Sutherland.

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The Caledonian Companion (Instrumental Music From Scotland) (CD)

…MacDonald * High Road To Linton Willie Fraser on mouth organ: The White Cockade * The Smith’s A Gallant Fireman * The 79th Farewell To Gibraltar * Bonnie Dundee * Far Frae Scotia’s Shores * Orange and Blue * Highland Wedding John Grant on fiddle: The Brig o’ Perth *…

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Second Grand Concert Of Piping (CD)

…Presented by the Lowland and Border Pipers Society in the Edinburgh Academy Assembly Hall, this is another wonderful evening of piping, showcasing a variety of pipes and piping styles. The recorded artists are John MacLean (Highland bagpipe), Malcolm Robertson (small pipes), Patrick Molard (small pipes and biniou), St Lawrence O’Toole…

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News Articles

November 2017 News

…The Corries, The McCalmans, Eric Bogle, Dick Gaughan and many more. Margaret Stewart and Hamish Moore have recently returned from the hugely popular Celtic Colours music festival held annually in Cape Breton Island. Other Greentrax artists on the bill included Seudan, Cathy-Ann MacPhee, Allan MacDonald and Paul McKenna. macdonald

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Greentrax Presented With Landmark Award

MacDonald (photographer) and Hamish Moore who piped the guests into the Greentrax office.      Simon was most complimentary in his presentation speech and after a short reply by Ian a party followed. Not much work done at Greentrax that day!  Read more about the Greentrax award at the Landmark Awards website.

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Far, Far From Ypres Stage Show in 2014

MacDonald, Gordon Stewart, Norman Gore (snare drum), Donald Hay (snare drum), Brian Miller (guitar), Tom Ward (concertina), Dennis Wilson, Carol Prior and Allan Prior. The narrator was BBC Radio Scotland’s Iain Anderson, Peter Heywood took care of graphic projection and Sandy Forbes was sound advisor. Ian McCalman, who instigated the…

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Scots In The Spanish Civil War - ¡No Pasaran! - On Stage At Celtic Connections 2013

MacDonald - Viva Los Brigadistas. Ian McCalman searched his archive of multi-track tapes of McCalmans recordings and unearthed The Peatbog Soldiers, recorded live in 1979 by the original lineup of Ian, Derek Moffat and Hamish Bayne. It was originally adopted by The International Brigaders as their marching song. Greentrax licensed…

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