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The World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: Scotland

The Columbia World Library of Folk and Primitive Music Vol. VI: Scotland (Columbia SL-209)

The Columbia World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Volume VI: Scotland
Various Artists

Columbia Masterworks SL-209 (LP, USA, 1955?)

World Library of Folk and Primitive Music Vol. 3: Scotland (Rounder CD 1743)

World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Volume 3: Scotland
The Alan Lomax Collection
Various Artists

Rounder Records CD 1743 (CD, USA, 1998)

Edited by Alan Lomax, with the MacLeans of Raasay, Hamish Henderson and William Montgomerie.

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Tracks

Side 1: The LowlandsSide 2: The Highlands
  1. The Glasgow Police Band, directed by Pipe Major John MacDonald: Scotland the Brave (1.04)
    recorded by the BBC at the 1951 Highland Games, Edinburgh
  2. Ewan MacColl: The Chevaliers' Muster Roll (Roud 9746) (0.45)
  3. Band and citizens of Selkirk: The Souters of Selkirk (Roud 5505) (0.38)
    played and sung in the streets of Selkirk; recorded by the BBC
  4. Ewan MacColl: Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch (Roud 5137; G/D 4:748) (0.35)
  5. Mrs. McGrath: My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose (Roud 12946) (1.36)
  6. Ewan MacColl: The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Chld 214) (2.21)
  7. Isla Cameron: O Can Ye Sew Cushions? (1.37)
  8. Children of Norton Park School, Edinburgh:
    (a) I am A Little Orphan Girl (Roud 12943)
    (b) I Paula Tee Paula Taska (Roud 12944)
    Jackie Mearns and a group of children in Aberdeen:
    (c) Now the War Is Over (Roud 12945)
    (d) The Wind Blows High (Roud 2649; Henry H48e) (1.38)
  9. Elizabeth Barclay: Bressay Lullaby (Roud 25914) (1.06)
    recorded by the BBC
  10. Tom Anderson fiddle, Willie Johnson guitar: The Hen's March to the Midden (1.06)
    recorded by Archie Lee, BBC
  11. John Strachan: The Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (1.44)
    Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, 1951
  12. John Strachan: Glenlogie (Roud 101; Child 238; G/D 5:973) (2.17)
    Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, 1951
  13. Blanche Wood: Portnockie Girl (Roud 5583; G/D 6:1143) (0.40)
    Portnockie, Banffshire, 1951
  14. Hamish Henderson: Tail Toddle / Wap and Rowe diddling songs (1.35)
  15. Jimmy Shand melodeon: The Laird of Drumblair / The De'il Amang the Tailors (1.18)
    Dundee, 1951
  16. Jimmy McBeath: Come All Ye Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) (1.17)
    Elgin, 1951
  17. J.C. Mearns and friends: Sleepytoon (Roud 3775; G/D 3:356) (1.41)
    Aberdeen, 1951
  18. Jimmy McBeath: MacPherson's Lament (Roud 2160; G/D 3:697) (1.28)
    Elgin, 1951
  19. John Strachan: The Tinkler's Waddin (Roud 5408; G/D 3:609) (1.16)
    Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, 1951
  1. Annie Nicholson and group: Tha Mulad, Tha Mulad (There Is Sorrow) (1.33)
    South Uist, June 1953
  2. Rena MacLean and group: Braighe Loch Iall (The Braes of Loch Eil) (1.13)
    South Uist, June 1953
  3. Kitty MacLeod: Làrach Do Thacaidean (0.27)
    BBC recording
  4. John MacLeod, John MacInnis: Dili O Idilum / Thoir a Nall Ailean (Bring Over Alan) (0.49)
    South Uist, June 1953
  5. Kate Nicholson: Till an Crodh, Laochan (Turn the Cows, Laddie) (1.22)
    Iochar, South Uist, June 1951
  6. Annie Johnston: Thig, a Chuinneag, Thig (Come, Butter, Come) (0.50)
    sung while churning; Barra, June 1951
  7. Allan MacDonald: Iomairibh Eutrom Hó Ró (Row Lightly) (1.06)
    Uig, Skye, June 1951
  8. Calum Johnston: Thug Mi Gaol Dhuit (Spinning Song) (1.10)
    Castlebay, Barra, June 1951
  9. Annie Johnston: Fuirich an Diugh (Weaving Song) (0.51)
    Castlebay, Barra, September 1951
  10. Héman Dubh Hi Rì Oro (0.32)
  11. Hó Na Filibhig Chunnacas Bàta (0.52)
    both from Lewis; BBC recording
  12. Eho Hao Ri Ó (1.04)
  13. Fail Il Éileadh (1.08)
    both from Benbecula; recorded 1951
  14. Mary Morrison: The Reel of Tulloch / Mrs. MacLeod of Raasay (1.28)
    sung in vocables; Earsary, Barra, June 1951
  15. Group of Barra women: Hó Ali Ili (0.48)
    Barra, June 1951
  16. John Burgess bagpipes: Caberfeidh strathspey / MacIntosh's Lament pibroch (2.54)
    Edinburgh, 1951
  17. Ian Murray and church congregation: Gaelic Hymn (Whom Have I in Heaven but Thee) (1.43)
    Dornoch; recorded by the BBC
  18. Kitty MacLeod and 8 women: A Phiuthrag's a Phiuthar (Little Sister) (1.05)
    Glasgow, 1951; recorded by the BBC
  19. Penny Morrison: 's Mise Chunnaic an T-Iongnadh (A Mermaid Song) (0.54)
    Iochar, South Uist, June 1951
  20. Calum Johnston: Clach Mhin Mheallain (Rune against Hail) (0.54)
    Castlebay, Barra, September 1951
  21. Calum Johnston: Ig Ig Igein (The Lark's Song) (0.35)
    Castlebay, Barra, June 1951
  22. Flora MacNeil: Och, a Theàrlaich Òig Stiùbhairt (The Lament for William Chisholm) (1.08)
    Castlebay, Barra, August 1951
  23. Kitty MacLeod and group: 's Fliuch an Oidhce (The Night Is Wet) (0.52)
    Glasgow
  24. Flora MacNeil: Cairistiona (1.12)
    Castlebay, Barra, 1951