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1986-2016: Celebrating 30 Years of Scottish Music releases


cover image for Calum Ruadh, Bard Of Skye (Scottish Tradition Series vol 7)
CD
April 2010
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11 tracks: Calum Ruadh * The Old Home * Crofter And Landlord * Eviction * It Is All Gone * The Ruination Of The Highlands * The Church And The Bard * The Sabbath Ferry * Lament For Archie * Composition: The Fairy Visitation - A Series of Variations / The Process Of Composing / Song To The Children / Reciting, Chanting, Singing / The Series Of Variants Concluded / The Message And The Audience * Exposition: The Bard and the Edinburgh Folk Scene / Lament For Arnhem / Reel (Prince Charlie).

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 on CD.

With Roy Williamson (flute) and John Mackinnon (violin).

The accompanying CD booklet contains full text transcription of the recordings, music notation and other notes.

“A sound portrait of a Celtic bard - the last…”

“A rather comprehensive analysis of its subject - a singing spokesman of the Hebrides…”

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