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Mairi MacInnes: Orosay

Mairi MacInnes: Orosay (Greentrax CDTRAX 209)

Orosay
Mairi MacInnes

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX 209 (CD, UK, August 2001)

Recorded and produced by Calum Malcolm at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, and on location;
Photographs by Steve Evans and Donald Iain Campbell;
Back and front cover idea by Steve Evans and Mairi MacInnes;
Sleeve design by MAD Design

Musicians

Mairi MacInnes, vocals, harmonies;
Catherine-Ann McPhee, Penny MacInnes, backing vocals;
James MacIntosh, drums, percussion;
Ewen Vernal, upright bass, electric bass;
Tony McManus, acoustic guitar, baritone guitar;
Iain MacInnes, Scottish small pipes;
Billy Jackson, harps, whistles;
Mairi Campbell, fiddle, viola;
Mats Melin, Scottish step dance;
Calum Malcolm, piano, keyboards

Tracks

  1. Uibhist Nam Beann Arda (Uist of the High Hills) (3.44)
  2. Orra Bhonna Bhonnagan (On Your Basre Feet) (2.47)
  3. Nighean Chruinn Donn Dhuit Is Eibhinn (3.20)
  4. An Aisling (The Dream) (5.01)
  5. An Gaidheal's a Leannan (Orain Luaidh) (The Gael and His Sweetheart) / An Fhleasgaich Ur Leannain Thu (Young Man I'll Follow You) (3.22)
  6. Orosay (3.58)
  7. Laoidh an Iasgair (The Fisherman's Hyme) (3.14)
  8. Puirt-a-Beul (mouth music) (3.07)
  9. Fagail Bhornais (Leaving Bornish) (5.10)
  10. Oran na Cloiche (The Stone of Destiny) (2.56)
  11. Oran Uibhist (Song about Uist) (3.22)
  12. Carry Me Across the Ocean (5.19)

Track 1 trad. arr. Calum Malcolm;
Tracks 2-3, 5, 8 trad.;
Track 4 Mairi MacInnes;
Tracks 6, 12 Mairi MacInnes, Steve Evans;
Track 7 Ishbel T. MacDonald, Fr. Alan MacDonald;
Track 9 comp. Donald MacDonald / pub. dom. / arr. Mairi MacInnes, Calum Malcolm;
Track 10 Donald MacIntyre;
Track 11 Donald Allan MacDonald