Monthly news summary of all the happenings and up and coming events in the Scottish Traditional Music scene.
The DVD 'Caithness Connections' is a tour of Caithness, an area in the north east of Scotland bounded on the north by the Pentland Firth, on the east and south east by North Sea, and on the west and south west by the county of Sutherland. Here is a chance to see such places of interest as Lybster, Thurso, Crosskirk, Sandside Bay,The Stacks of Duncansby, Dunbeath, Keiss, Reay, Scotscalder, the island of Stroma, Scrabster, Watten, Westerdale and Wick. Also highlighted in Caithness Connections are local events such as Caithness County Show at Wick, Latheron Show at Occumster, Halkirk Highland Games and The Massed Pipes and Drums in Thurso celebrating Thurso Pipe Band's 90th Anniversary. Taking part are Caithness Junior Pipe Band, Kirkwall City Pipe Band, Thurso Pipe Band and Wick Royal British Legion Scotland Pipe Band.
There is an excellent musical soundtrack on Caithness Collections featuring Scottish musicians from the North.
1. Carol-Anne Mackay (accordion): Tha Mo Gahaol's Aig Donal (My Love is Fixed on Donald), John Morris Rankin's Jig, Behind the Bush in the Garden.
2. Addie Harper Jnr. (Guitar): The Bluebell Polka.
3. Pipe Major Bobby Coghill, Piper Jack Cowan, Piper Laura Mennie: Alaster Hutcheon's March, Memories of Islay, Pipers Poka, Black Bear.
4. Karen Steven (Fiddle):The Wild Spell, The Brig o' Trams, The Stroma Swelkie.
5. The Lachie Campbell Trio (Accordion, Small Pipes & Keyboard): Pipe Major John Stewart, Inveran.
6. Alastair J. MacDonald ( Accordion) Fred Bremner of South Dunn Watten, The Eighth Black Watch on Passchendale Ridge (Bremner's March).
7a) Katrina Scott & Sally Edwards (Song): Stroma Isle for Me.
7b) Bobby Coghill & his Band: Mhairi's Wedding, Boatie Rows, Ho Ro My Nut Brown Maiden, Ann Ross of Turriff. c) Bobby Coghill ( Electronic Pipes & Bagpipes): Leaving Stroma
8. The Lachie Campbell Trio (Accordion, Small Pipes & Keyboard): Iain Ruaidh's Lament, Morag Ramsay, Maggie Cameron, Sandy Cameron.
9. Karen Steven (Fiddle): The Hills of Reay.
10. Katrina Scott & Sally Edwards (Song): The Great White Sheep.
11. Addie Harper Jnr. (Guitar): Whistling Rufus
12. Bobby Coghill (Accordion): The Waltzing Winds of Cullerlie
13. Carol-Anne Mackay (Accordion): The Atholl Plaid, Roddy C's, Union Street Sessions
14. Bobby Coghill & Karen Steven (Accordion & Fiddle) Lachie Campbell's March, Miss Lynsey Grant (Strathspey), Itchy Fingers (Reel), The Kesh Jig
15. Alastair J. MacDonald (Accordion); Requerdos de La Coruna
16. The Massed Pipes & Drums (Live in Thurso)
|Review:||as afrequent visitor to the area holidaying at dunnet head this dvd is an all year reminder of how beautiful and peaceful the area is a good addition to my dvd collection of scotland|
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