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1986-2020: Celebrating Scotland's Music for over 30 Years

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Dhannsadh Gun Dannsadh - Dance-Songs of The Scottish Gaels

 — 2020 Top 20 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9028

Scottish Tradition Series vol 28. See also the companion book to this CD: Keith Norman MacDonald’s Puirt-a-Beul. Dance-songs feature in most Gaelic singers’ repertoires, but the range of songs performed today is a fraction of the surviving corpus. With this album - the first in the Scottish Tradition Series dedicated to… read more

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Gaelic Stories Told By Peter Morrison

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9014

Scottish Tradition Series vol 14. This is a CD re-release of the 1995 Greentrax music cassette (catalogue number CTRAX9014) and is Volume 14 in the Scottish Tradition Series, from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies. The Series has been widely acclaimed. Peter Morrison, a crofter-fisherman from the small Hebridean island… read more

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Sguaban A Tìr An Eòrna - Traditions Of Tiree

 — 2016 Top 20 — Gaelic Song — Pipe Band & Solo Piping — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9027

Scottish Tradition Series vol 27. Various singers, storytellers and piping from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh. Sguaban A Tìr An Eòrna translates from the Gaelic as Sheaves From The Land Of Barley. Tiree, a low lying island of some thirty-six square miles west of Ardnamurchan Point, lacks… read more

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William MacLean - Pibroch

 — Pipe Band & Solo Piping — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9010D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 10. Born of a Raasay family living in Tobermory, Isle Of Mull, William MacLean was a pupil of Malcolm MacPherson (Calum Piobaire) of Badenoch, with whom he made a special study of piobaireachd. He went on to win many piping prizes, including the Argyllshire Star at Oban (1898), the Inverness… read more

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George Moss - Pibroch

 — Pipe Band & Solo Piping — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9015

Scottish Tradition Series vol 15. Born in Strathglass in 1903, son of an estate worker, it was while his father was working on an estate in Glengarry that George Moss, not yet in his teens, began serious study of the repertory and traditions of the Highland bagpipe. He competed on occasions but spent a lot of his time studying and… read more

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Cruinneachadh Chaluim - Field Recordings of Gaelic Music and Song

 — Gaelic Song — Solo & Duo Instrumental — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9026D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 26. Field Recordings of Gaelic Music & Song From The Highlands & Islands by Calum MacLean A double CD set with one CD consisting of songs and the other featuring instrumental music. This is the 26th collection in the Scottish Tradition Series of recordings from The School of Scottish Studies… read more

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Gaelic Songs From The North Uist Tradition

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9025

Scottish Tradition Series vol 25. Bu Chaoin Leam Bhith ‘N Uibhist (Gaelic Songs From The North Uist Tradition) This album is the 25th in the Scottish Tradition Series of recordings from The School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh. The School and Greentrax are delighted to present this collection which, in common… read more

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Songs & Ballads From Perthshire

 — Scottish Tradition Series — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX9024

Scottish Tradition Series vol 24. This album is released in the year of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh in 1951. The School is delighted that Maurice Fleming of Blairgowrie, whose collecting forms a very important part of the School Archives, has himself acted… read more

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Calum Ruadh - Bard Of Skye

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9007

Scottish Tradition Series vol 7. Calum Ruadh, a crofter and bard from Skye, died on February 25th 1978. This album is comprised of several stretches of conversation, mainly in English, and eight songs in Gaelic composed by Calum himself. Unique recordings from the archives of The School Of Scottish Studies, at long last available… read more

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James Campbell Of Kintail - Gaelic Songs

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9008

Scottish Tradition Series vol 8. James C M Campbell (1896-1979) was indubitably one of the most distinguished Gaelic concert singers that Scotland has known, but he was also representative of a far rarer breed - a singer whose formal education in music, perfected far away from his native Highlands, never led him to deny the virtues… read more

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Calum & Annie Johnston - Songs, Stories & Piping From Barra

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9013D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 13. Calum and Annie Johnston were born on the Island of Barra. As this album amply demonstrates, both were fine singers - by which is meant not so much that they possessed voices which would have been at home on the concert stage, as that they performed their songs with great sympathy, with subtlety and… read more

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William Matheson - Gaelic Bards And Minstrels

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9016D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 16. read more

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Wooed And Married And Aa

 — Scottish Tradition Series — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX9023

Scottish Tradition Series vol 23. Volume 23 in this classic series of recordings from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies draws together a selection of songs, tunes and customs from across Scotland, connected with marriage. Materials from both the Scots and Gaelic traditions is included, as are items from different… read more

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Chokit On A Tattie

 — Scottish Tradition Series — Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9022

Scottish Tradition Series vol 22. The Scottish Tradition Series of recordings was hailed, when the early volumes were first released, as ‘The most important series of traditional recordings ever.’ Volume 22 consists of children’s songs and rhymes and is an important addition to the series. The School of Scottish Studies… read more

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The Carrying Stream

 — Gaelic Song — Solo & Duo Instrumental — Scottish Tradition Series — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX9020

Scottish Tradition Series vol 20. The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies. In response to many requests, The School of Scottish Studies Archives, in conjunction with Greentrax Recordings, have selected tracks for this… read more

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Orkney - Land, Sea & Community

 — Scottish Tradition Series — Singers & Songwriters — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9021

Scottish Tradition Series vol 21. The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies. This volume focuses on the music, song and stories of the Orkney Islands. Most of the selections were recorded by Alan Bruford, reader in Scottish… read more

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Clo Dubh, Clo Donn

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9018

Scottish Tradition Series vol 18. Gaelic song by various renowned Gaelic singers. Selected from the archives of the School of Scottish Studies. The extensive CD booklet (included) contains both the Gaelic and English lyrics and background information (see below). Previously only available on cassette. It appears at the suggestion of… read more

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Scottish Traditional Tales

 — Scottish Tradition Series — Spoken Word — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9017D

Scottish Tradition Series vol 17. In most modern European cultures the longer types of wonder-tale, or fairy-tales as they are often called, are the aristocrats of traditional storytelling, as the older ballads are of singing. These stories share the atmosphere of mediaeval romance - timelessly vague, but with such material… read more

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Joan MacKenzie - Seonag NicCoinnich

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9019

Scottish Tradition Series vol 19. Songs from one of Gaeldom’s great traditional singers, recorded in the Western Isles of Scotland between 1955 and 1972. The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies. read more

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Gaelic Psalms From Lewis

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9006

Scottish Tradition Series vol 6. With Murdina MacDonald, Effie MacDonald and precentors Donald MacLeod, Norman MacLeod, Murdo MacLeod and Alasdair Graham with group/congregation. On hearing Gaelic psalm-singing for the first time, some who are outside the culture find it an intensely moving experience. The Scottish Tradition Series… read more

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Shetland Fiddle Music

 — Solo & Duo Instrumental — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9004

Scottish Tradition Series vol 4. Recordings illustrating not only the distinctive arts of the older unaccompanied fiddlers but also the way in which the tradition is moving today. Featuring Willy Henderson and Bobby Jamieson, Tom Anderson, Bobby Peterson, Jimmy Johnston and Pat Sutherland, Willie Hunter, Ronnie Cooper and the… read more

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The Fiddler And His Art

 — Solo & Duo Instrumental — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9009

Scottish Tradition Series vol 9. Strathspeys, reels, slow airs, marches, waltzes and jigs from five different regions of Scotland. Played by stalwarts Hugh Inkster, Pat Shearer, Andrew Poleson, Donald MacDonell and Hector MacAndrew. The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of… read more

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Waulking Songs From Barra

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9003

Scottish Tradition Series vol 3. Distinctive waulking songs of the Western Isles, featuring Mary Morrison, Calum Johnston, Kate Buchanan and Flora Boyd. The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies. read more

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Bothy Ballads

 — Scottish Tradition Series — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX9001

Scottish Tradition Series vol 1. Music from the North East. Jimmy MacBeath, James Bowie, Bill Elvin, John MacDonald, Charlie Murray and Jamie Taylor, Charlie Bremner and Frank Steele. The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish… read more

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The Muckle Sangs

 — Scottish Tradition Series — Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX9005

Scottish Tradition Series vol 5. Classic Scots ballads from Jeannie Robertson, Lizzie Higgins, Betsy Whyte, Jane Turriff, John Strachan, Jimmy MacBeath, John Adams, John MacDonald, Bella Higgins, Duncan MacPhee, Nellie MacGregor, Minnie Haman, Sheila MacGregor, Betsy Johnstone, Willie Whyte, Geordie Robertson, Jessie Murray, Willie… read more

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Music From The Western Isles

 — Gaelic Song — Scottish Tradition Series — CD — CDTRAX9002

Scottish Tradition Series vol 2. Including choral work songs, mouth music, canntaireachd, pibroch and other Gaelic songs. The Scottish Tradition Series consists of a selection of material previously held in the archives of Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies. read more

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