Gaelic in the Bow

Alex Francis MacKay

Gaelic in the Bow
  • CAT # 11661-7059-2

    1. Jenny Carruthers / Lady Madelina Sinclair / Mr. Compton of Compton Hall 5:27
    2. Miss Mariane Oliphant / Lady Charlotte Campbell / Munlochy Bridge / Lady Rothes 4:50
    3. Glengrant / Mr. Eager's / Thrum's Cairn / The Yetts of Muckart 3:59
    4. Memories of Joe MacInnis / The Marquis of Lorn / Lassie, Look Before You / The Lasses of Stewarton / 5:48
    5. Watson's Class / Unknown / Struan Robertson's Rant / Keep It Up 5:56
    6. The Prince of Wales / Rosin the Bow / Graham's Highland Fling 3:29
    7. Professor Blackie / Milton Duff / Clach na Cudain / Geordie MacLeish / The Pitnacree Ferryman 7:35
    8. Sandlaw's Welcome / Bogniebrae / Hoch! Hey! Johnnie Lad / The Bog o' Gight / The Lea Rig / Bonnie Ne 7:09
    9. The Maids of Arrochar / Lady Muir MacKenzie's Favourite 5:38
    10. Dr. MacLeod of Alnwick / Lord Blantyre / The Reel of Cluny / Goodenwell 5:55
    11. Miss Forbes of Pitsligo / Miss Grace Menzies / Mrs. Charles Stewart / The Whigs of Fife / Miss Susan 4:41
    12. Mrs. James Christie / Mrs. Henry Lumsden of Tillwhilly / Lady Elizabeth Lindsay / Miss Watt / Miss M 5:20
    13. The Concert March / Niel Gow's / Largo Law / Miss Compton of Compton Hall / Raigmore House 5:04

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The dry manner in which a melody appears in a Scottish tune collection scarcely provides adequate notice of the depth, dignity and melancholy that this music assumes at the hands of a great practitioner of the folk arts such as Cape Breton's Alex Francis MacKay. On this CD the listener can truly come to appreciate the vast transformative powers concealed in the phrase 'Gaelic expression.' Online exclusive!

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