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The Rough Guide to Scottish Music (Third Edition)


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The Rough Guide to Scottish Music (Third Edition) + The Rough Guide To Scottish Folk
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  • Audio CD (24 Feb 2014)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: World Music Network
  • ASIN: B00HGZG47U
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 42,284 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Songs from this album are available to purchase as MP3s. Click on "Buy MP3" or view the MP3 Album.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Latha MathMànran 3:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Katie CruelSalt House 4:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Butcher BoyLau 4:06£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. The Scariest RoomThe Chair 4:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Sìos Dhan an Abhainn (Down in the River to Pray)The Campbells of Greepe 3:31£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Tinsel ShowKarine Polwart 3:32£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Ebba Brahe/ Kilmartin Glen CampsiteMarit Fält, Rona Wilkie 7:51£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. The Paper TrenchAdmiral Fallow 3:31£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Òran Dhomhnaill Phàdraig (Song for Donald Peter)Kathleen MacInnes 4:59£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Ae Fond KissRachel Sermanni 4:14£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. MogaiseanBreabach 3:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Pigeon SongAMWWF 4:53£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Still We Dance OnEmily Smith 3:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Faca Sibh Raghaill Na Ailean?Joy Dunlop & Twelfth Day 4:21£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Cut Me OffFindlay Napier and the Bar Room Mountaineers 3:56£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. TuathalAlasdair MacIlleBhàin (Alasdair Whyte) 6:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Clò Mhic Ille Mhìcheil & Blue BonnetsCliar 4:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. A Fheasgaich Oig as CeanaltaCliar 2:32£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. The Dts SetCliar 4:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Mo Chailin Dìleas DonnCliar 4:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen21. Puirt a BeulCliar 3:54£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen22. Dòmhnall Nan DòmhnallCliar 4:26£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen23. The Nameless ClanCliar 4:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen24. Cumha Coire CheathaichCliar 4:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen25. Bha Mo Leannan AnnCliar 3:06£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen26. The Para Handy SetCliar 5:06£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen27. Ghràidh an Tig Thu?Cliar 4:00£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen28. The Harpie SetCliar 4:50£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen29. 'S Truagh Nach D' Rugadh Dall MiCliar 4:55£0.99  Buy MP3 

Product Description

Scotland's music is an evolving story of originality and musicianship evoking life in the highlands and islands, the farm, the tenements and now increasingly the cosmopolitan city streets. Celebrate the contemporary sounds of Lau, Admiral Fallow and Karine Polwart alongside classic craft from The Campbells Of Greepe and Kathleen MacInnes.

Bonus CD: Cliar - 'Cliar'

There are few bands in the world with the ability to represent their country's history - hundreds of years of language, culture, music, song and storytelling - so powerfully. Cliar, a six-piece band based in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, captures the essence of Scotland's Gaelic history and presents it on stage and on their albums in a way which leaves no doubt about their place at the leading edge of traditional Scottish music.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Simon Bliss on 13 April 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Interesting and evocative collection of Scottish music, with varying selection of styles. There should be something here to suit everyone's taste.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
A mix of modern and traditional Celtic fare 3 May 2003
By DJ Joe Sixpack - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
The third Scottish RG collection veers decisively into softer, mellower territory, although there are a few surprises, such as the steel pan drums on Robert Mathieson's "Calypso." Old standbys such as Capercaillie, Boys of the Lough, Christine Primrose and the Battlefield Band are present, as well as a few lesser-known folkies. This set's a bit too soft and modern for my tastes, but I'm sure many folk fans will find plenty to enjoy here. Worth checking out.
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Not bad 6 Oct 2005
By Sarah Kate - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
I enjoy the music, the Irish is better. This line of "Rough Guide" definitely gives the distinctive flavor of a variety of cultures. Very cool!
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