Greentrax Recordings
Greentrax Recordings

Celebrating 28 years of supplying Scottish music worldwide.


cover image for Calum & Annie Johnston - Songs, Stories & Piping From Barra (Scottish Tradition Series vol 13)
double CD
April 2010

£15.00
IN STOCK
despatch next working day

34 tracks: CD1 (45 mins): Na Faighinn Gille ri Cheannach * Faigh a-nuas Dhuinn am Botul * Mo Cheud Iomagain Gach ni Chluinn Mi * Gradh Geal mo Chridh * Chaidh Moill air mo Leirsinn * Calum Beag o Thir a’ Mhurain * Ruidhleadh Cailleach, Sheatadh Cailleach * Faca Sibh Mairi Nighean Alasdair? * Chaidh an Dileag ud ‘nam Cheann * Mo Run a’ Mhaighdeann * Clo Nan Gillean * ‘S Mithich Dhuinn Eirigh mo Nighean Donn * Latha Dhomh ‘s mi ‘m Beinn a’ Cheathaich * Di-Sathuirne Ghabh mi Mulad * Nighean Baillidh a Loch Bhraon * March, Strathspey & Reel.CD2 (45 mins): Failte Dhruim Fionn * Fhir a’ Chinn Duibh * Is Fhada Tha Mi an Cul Beinn Eadarra * Pilliu pillililileoghain * Cha Till Mi Tuilleadh (pipe tune) * Port na h-Eala Air an Traigh * ‘S Olc an Obair do Theachdairean Cadal * Luran * Sealgair a’ Choilich Bhuidhe * Sgeulachd a’ Choire * He o ho a Raghnaill Ud Thall * Oran do’n Mhusg * Fhir nan Gormshuilean Meallach * Tha thu Suarach Umam an Diugh * Nach Coma Leat, ‘ille Dhuibh, Tarruinn an t-Sreang * Oran do’n Eideadh Ghaidhealach * Latha Chuil-Iodair * Oran a’ Bhotuil.

Calum and Annie Johnston were born on the Island of Barra. As this album amply demonstrates, both were fine singers - by which is meant not so much that they possessed voices which would have been at home on the concert stage, as that they performed their songs with great sympathy, with subtlety and with respect for the Gaelic context in which both they and the songs had their origins. Calum was also a piper - he died suddenly, while piping the coffin of Sir Compton MacKenzie to the grave in 1973. From the archives of The School Of Scottish Studies and now on CD. The accompanying CD booklet contains the full Gaelic lyrics (with English translations), spoken track transcriptions, photographs and notes.

see other titles and news articles related to Calum and Annie Johnston

search Google for Calum and Annie Johnston

Your Shopping Cart

Your cart is empty!

We accept PayPal and all major credit and debit cards.

Monthly Newsletter

enter your email address


You can easily unsubscribe using the link in any message.

New Releases

Categories

all titles listed by release date

full catalogue listed by category

view or download 2014 full colour catalogue pdf format, 2.8MB

view or download 2014 text catalogue pdf format, 431KB


Latest News

see all news


Facebook

visit Greentrax on Facebook