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Annual Scottish Concert of Southwest Margaree

Item is an audio recording of the 1973 Southwest Margaree concert. Recording includes:

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - O Canada

MacDonnell, George , Inverside - Bagpipe selections

Chisholm, Archie Neil , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Words of welcome

MacDonald, Mr. And Mrs. Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Violin and piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. And chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Tha mo run air a' ghille...

Tompkins, Donna , Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Mary Hamilton

MacNeil, Marion and Rosemary , Barra Glen - Bagpipe and drum selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Mairi Og

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay , New Waterford - Am falbh thu leam a ribhinn og

Kennedy, Donna , Deepdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

MacGillivray, Mrs. Mae; MacDonald, Francis , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Eilean mo Chridhe

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Doug MacPhee; Doyle, Maybelle Chisholm , New Waterford and Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Piano duet

Currie sisters , Sydney (N.S.) - Highland Fling

MacDougall, John , Kenloch - Violin selections

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - An t-eilean dh'an thug mi luaidh...

East Lake Ainslie Gaelic Chorus , Lake Ainslie (N.S.) - S truagh nach d'rugadh dall mi...

Gillis, Wallace , Scotsville - Violin selections

Murphy sisters , St. Rose - Bagpipe selections

Gillis, Miss , Scotsville - Piano selections

Gillis, Angus R. , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Och mar tha mi 's mi nam onar...

Southwest Margaree Gaelic Chorus , Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Morag a Dunbheagan

MacDonald, Kay

Archie Neil Chisholm's Cape Breton, January 31, 1979

Carl MacKenzie & Doug MacPhee Sydney (N.S.) - New Waterford Violin & Piano: March of the Cameron Men; Lord Roth Strathspey

Archie Neil Chisholm Margaree Forks (N.S.) Talks about "Hidden Treasure"

Josie MacNeil Big Pond (N.S.) Tells a humourous story about a wake

Archie Neil Chisholm Store about a wake an a home-made casket...

Archie Neil Chisholm Story about a man who was henpecked...

Carl MacKenzie & Doug MacPhee Violin & Piano: Lor Roth & Tullochgorum

Archie Neil Chisholm Talks about the many talens of Cape Bretoners

John Allan Cameron Mabou (N.S.) "Rise & Follow Charlie

Josie MacNeil & Archie Neil Chisholm Tell several funny stories

Carl MacKenzie & Doug MacPhee Violin & Piano: Tullochgorum (cont.)

Archie Neil Chisholm Discusses how seriously people took their politics...

CBI Radio

Archie Neil's Cape Breton, February 14, 1979

Winnie Chafe Glace Bay (N.S.) Violin Selections - slow air

Sons of Skye Big Pond (N.S.) "The Boatman"

(?) Joe Story about the cow that always got up alone..

Archie Neil Chisholm Margaree Forks (N.S.) "The first man up on Day of Judgement"

Sons of Skye Big Pond (N.S.) Fidle selections & mouth music

Archie Neil Chisholm Margaree Forks (N.S.) Story of a headless man...

Winnie Chafe Glace Bay (N.S.) Violin Selections

CBI Radio

Archie Neil's Cape Breton, February 21, 1979

Carl MacKenzie Sydney (N.S.) Violin Selections - slow air

Dennie Cox Meat Cove "Take me back to the Bay boys"

Archie Neil Chisholm Margaree Forks (N.S.) Story about r. Chisholm

Josie MacNeil Big Pond (N.S.) Story about "Between two drunk policemen"

Denis & Lori Cox "Come a ro..."

Archie Neil Chisholm Story about a dog with a pedigree

Archie Neil Chisholm Story - "There'll be very little judging done the first day..."

Carl MacKenzie Sydney (N.S.) Violin Selections

Archie Neil's Cape Breton, February 27, 1979

Theresa & Marie MacLellan Cleveland (N.S.), C.B. Violin & Piano selections

Ronnie MacEachern Sydney (N.S.) "I'm in Sydney (N.S.) and it's the middle of winter"

Josie MacNeil Big Pond (N.S.) Cape Breton nicknames

Josie MacNeil Discussion on ethnic groups

Theresa & Marie MacLellan Cleveland (N.S.) Violin & Piano - strathspeys & reels

Ronnie MacEachern "Erin'a Green Shore"

Theresa & Marie MacLellan Violin & Piano - Jigs

Archie Neil's Cape Breton, January 17, 1979

Theresa & Marie MacLellan Cleveland (N.S.) Violin & Piano: Strathspeys & Reels

Josie MacNeil Big Pond (N.S.) Story of a woman frozen in ice

Archie Neil Chisholm Margaree Forks (N.S.) Story of Reincarnation

Theresa & Marie MacLellan Cleveland (N.S.) Violin & Piano: Strathspeys & Reels

Buddy MacDonald North Shore Song about the hardworking Atlantic Fishermen

Josie MacNeil Big Pond (N.S.) Story of someone using a toilet seat for a picture frame

Archie Neil Chisholm Story of a long distance call

Theresa & Marie MacLellan Violin & Pianos: Margaree Valley Waltz; Blue Bonnets Over the Borer

Buddy MacDonald North Shore "Ho ro my nut-brown Maiden"

Archie Neil's Cape Breton, January 24, 1979

Winnie Chafe & Doug MacPhee Glace Bay (N.S.) - New Waterford Violin & Piano: Silver Wells- Pastora

Archie Neil Chisholm Magaree Forks Discusses Cape Breton Wit

Joe Neil MacNeil Middle Cape (N.S.) Tells several stories of witty Caper Bretoners

Archie Neil Chisholm Margaree Forks (N.S.) Tells several funny stories about people with ready wit
Winnie Chafe & Doug MacPhee Violin & Piano: Blair Drummond

Ann Boozan Glace Bay (N.S.) Bagpipe Selections

Archie Neil Chisholm A story about the devil...

Ann Boozan Bagpipe Selections

Archie Neil Chisholm Discusses life on the farm year ago - the hard work involve

Winnie Chafe & Doug MacPhee Violin & Piano: Bonnie Lass O' Bonnacord

Boisdale Gaelic Concert

Iona Pipe Band, Iona - Bagpipe selections

MacDougall, Mike, Ingonish - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay, New Waterford - Chi mi bhuam, fada bhuam...

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay, New Waterford - Horo iu agus ho ro eile...

Boisdale Dancers, Boisdale (N.S.) - Stepdancing

Boisdale Junior Gaelic Singers, Boisdale (N.S.) - Am falbh thu leam a' ribhinn og...

MacMillan, Rev. Allan, Lakevale - An cluinn thu mi , mo nighean donn

MacMillan, Rev. Allan, Lakevale - Far an robh mi'n raoir...

Prosper, Wilfred, Eskasoni - Violin selections

MacDonald, Rev. Bernie, MacIntyre, Mr. Sydney (N.S.) - Lizzie Lindsay

MacDonald, Rev. Bernie, MacIntyre, Mr. - Will ye go, laddie go...

Lamey, Ronnie, North Sydney (N.S.) - Violin selections

MacKay, Alex F. Queensville - Violin selections

MacQueen, Marjorie - Dark Island

MacDonald, Joseph L. Boisdale (N.S.) - O mo ruin-sa, 's thu air m'aire...

Dougall, Mike Ingonish - Violin selections

MacDonald, Kay

CBC Radio "MacTalla an Eilean" April 5 - April 26, 1986

CBC Radio Program "Island Echoes"

Gaelic song by North Shore' the late John Shaw "Maili-Dhonn".

Fiddler Jerry Holland with pianist Hilda Chaisson "On The Go" Boston '85

Gaelic song by Bucky Carmichael - "fear a Bhata".

The Pipe & Drums of the Gaelic Collgeg, St. Ann's. "Farewell to the Creeks"

Gaelic Song by Donald Ross - "Posadh Piuthar Iain Bhain"

Interview with M.J. MacNeil on the Celtic Harp and the Cape Breton Harp.

M.J. MacNeil is president of the Clan MacNeil in Cape Breton

Lucy MacNeil aged 15 learning to play the harp. She is interviewed and also plays a tune on the harp. She's from Sydney Mines (N.S.)

Fiddler Alison Kinnaird, harpist pays a group of tunes in A Major beginning with "Glenlivet Strathspey".

Gaelic song by Bucky Carmichael "Eilean Mo Ghaol"

Theresa MacLellan, violin selections with sister Marie MacLellan on piano, playing a group of hornpipes and reels.

Gaelic Ceilidh Singing "Am Falbh Thu Leam A 'Ribhinn"

Announcements for the week

Violin music by the late Angus Chisholm (78 recording) Mr. Murray strathspey, (b) the 10 fiddler reel and the Baker reel (Mrs. Bess Sidel MacDonald on the Piano)

Joan MacKenzie of Lewis, Scotland singing "A' Fhleasgaich"

Gaelic song called "Faill Llo" sung by Bucky Carmichael

Antigonish Tattoo, Ceilidh Pipe Band.

Waulking Gaelic Songs Barra - "An Fhideag Airgld".

Announcements for the week

Gaelic song by Alex Goldie - "Gura Mis Tha Muladach"

Gaelic Song by Alex Goldie - "Nighean an Tailear"
ovan Gaelic Choir of Scotland "Soraidh Leis an Ait"

Kinnon Beaton with Violin selections and Wife Betty Lou on Piano - Tape from Fiddler's Fesitval

Na H-Eilthirish singing a Gaelic song "Baidin Fheilimi"

Gaelic song by Annie & Calum Johnson, from Barra "Di Sathuirne Gabh M. Mulad"

Gaelic song by Bucky Carmichael, singing "Mo Run Geal Dileas"

Gaelic song by Alex Goldie - "Cruinneag Bhoidheach".

Announcements for the week

Gaelic song (Milling) by Orain, Cape Breton "Ged A Sheol Mi"

The Glengarry Fiddlers, from Ontario playing a group of strathspeys an reels taped in Sydney (N.S.) at the Fiddlers Festival in July, 1985

Gaelic song by Na H-Oganaich, singing "M' Eudail Is M' Aighear"

CBI Radio "Island Echoes" June 17, 1978

Mickey Gillis- Violing Selections

David Solley - "Mo run geal dileas..."

Theresa & Marie MacLellan - Violin & piano Selections

Doug MacPhee - Piano selections

Donnie Campbell - "The Jolly Beggar Man"

Wick's Scottish Dance Band - Dance music - jigs

Kay MacDonald - Gaelic Lessons with Bob Morgan

Angus MacLeod - "Hi ri hil o hug orin o..."

John Steele - Violin selections

Buddy MacDonald - "Hi ro my nut-brown maiden..."

Kyle & Seumas MacNeil - Violin & piano Selections

CBI Radio

CBI Radio "Mac Talla an Eilean" Sept 16, 1978

Doug MacPhee & Winne Chafe (Glace Bay (N.S.) - New Waterford) Violin & Piano Selections
Kay MacDonald (New Waterford) "An Innis Aigh"
Archie MacKenzie (Halifax (N.S.) Interviewed re play "The Reiteach of Morag MacInnis"
Will Pringle, Marie MacLellan, Estwoo Davidson Cape Breton Harmonica, piano & guitar selections
Black Watch Pipe Band, 1st Battalion Bagpipe Selections
Kay MacDonald Announcements
Ronnie MacEachern (Sydney (N.S.) "The Girl the Slighted Me"
Mickey Gillis (Sydney (N.S.) Violin Selections
Bob Morgan & Kay MacDonald Gaelic Lessons with Bob Morgan
John Alex MacEachern (Mabou (N.S.) "O hi ri a raill o..."
Kay MacDonald (New Waterford) Gaelic Story
Charlie MacKinnon (Sydney (N.S.) "Down by the Big Shoal"
Theresa & Marie MacLellan Violin Selections

CBI Radio

CBI Radio, Archie Neil Chisholm

Carl MacKenzie & Doug MacPhee - Violin and piano; Neil Gow's Lament

Archie Neil Chisholm - Talks about "ceilidhs"

Rita MacNeil - "Old Man"

Carl MacKenzie & Doug MacPhee - Violin and piano: Strathspeys & reels

Archie Neil Chisholm - Story: "Your mother owes me two dollars"

Alex John MacIssac - Story of Flora & Sarah going to the Picnic

Archie Neil Chisholm - Story of two men arrivig at the Pearly Gates...

Archie Neil Chisholm - Story of two men arrivig at the Pearly Gates...

Alex John MacIssac - Story of an old lady travelling by train...

Archie Neil Chisholm - Story of an illiterate man signing his name...

Archie Neil Chisholm - Story of the cows' summer adventures...

Rita MacNeil - "I went down to the Island..."

CBI Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

Red Hackle Pipe Band - Bagpipe selections

Fitzgerald, Winston - Violin selections

Muise, Arthur - Violin selections

Cameron, Mae - Cait an caidhil an ribhinn an nochd

Lamey, Bill and MacLean, Joe Violin selections

Kennedy, Calum - Ho ro mo chailin dhonn

Muise, Arthur - Violin selections

MacLean, Joe - Violin selections

Ansell, Bob - Recitation: The Priest is Dead

MacDonald, John - Song about a bull

Gillis, Wilfred - Violin selections

MacPherson, John A. Oran Gaidhlig - a reading

MacNeil, Dan - A'ribhinn og

Fitzgerald, Winston - Violin selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

Fitzgerald, Winston, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

Antigonish Legion Junior Band, Antigonish, N.S - Bagpipe selections

MacPherson, John Alex, Sydney, N.S - Recitation of poem

Chisholm, Angus, Margaree Forks, N.S - Violin selections

Na H-Oiganeach, Scotland - Mo run geal dileas

MacLean, Alexander, Iona, N.S - Piano selections

Fitzgerald, Winston, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

Invergordon Distillery Pipe Band Drummers, Scotland - Bagpipe selections

Gillis, Lauchie, Grand Mira, N.S - Se'n gille dubh as aille...

Muise, Arthur, Cheticamp, N.S - Violin selections

Na H-Oiganeach, Scotland - Puirt-a-Beul

Gillis, Lauchie, Grand Mira, N.S - A' Mhairi mhin mheall-shuileach...

Chafe, Winnie, Glace Bay, N.S - Violin selections

Edinburgh City Police Band, Scotland - Bagpipe selection

Gillis, Wilfred, Antiognish, N.S - Violin selections

Ross, Calum, Scotland - Failte air Eilean Sgitheanach

Gillis, Angus Allen, Southwest Margaree, N.S - Violin selections

MacLean, Joe, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

Fitzgerald, Winston (Sydney, N.S) Violin Selections

Black Watch Highland Reg. Pipe Band (Scotland) Bagpipe Selections

North Shore Singers (North Shore, N.S) "Ged a' sheoil mi air m'aineoil..."

Gillis, Wilfred (Antigonish, N.S) Violin Selections

Campbell, Colin (Scotland) Accordion Selections

Cameron, Mae (Sydney, N.S) "Thistle of Scotland"

Lamey, Bill & MacLean, Joe (Sydney, N.S) Violin Selections

Red Hackle Pipe Band (Scotland) Bagpipe Selections

MacLean, Joe (Sydney, N.S) Violin Selections

Ross, Calum (Scotland) "Far am bi mi fhein..."

MacDonald, Donald (Scotland) "Gur muladach a tha mi..."

Leblanc, Paddy (Sydney, N.S) Violin Selections

MacNeil, Dan (Sydney, N.S) "M'un cuairt an drama..."

Five MacDonald Fiddlers (Detroit) Violin Selections

Fitsgerald, Winston (Sydney, N.S) Violin Selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

Fitzgerald, Winston (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex (Sydney, N.S) - Gaelic conversation, recitation of Gaelic poem about the "flu"

Morrison, Pipe Major Peter (Scotland) - Bagpipe selections

Gillis, Wilfred (Antigonish, N.S) - Fiddle selections

MacLeod, Angus (Sydney, N.S) - Cabar feidh

MacMillan, Hector (Sydney, N.S) - Sings song "Dh'fhag a ludag mi" and tells story of how song came to be composed

Morrison, Pipe Major Peter (Scotland) - Bagpipe selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Mary (Sydney, N.S) - Pioneer days in Inverness County Cape Breton. Social life and pioneer industries.

Gillis, Wilfred (Antigonish, N.S) - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Mary (Sydney, N.S) - Social life in early Cape Breton, weddings, dances, music etc...

MacMillan, Hector (Sydney, N.S) - The making of moonshine

LeBlanc, Paddy (Sydney, N.S) Violin selections

Five MacDonald Fiddlers (Detroit) - Violin selections

North Shore Singers (North Shore, Cape Breton) - Ged a sheol mi air m' aineoil

Fitzgerald, Winston (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

MacPhee, David (Scotland) - Dh'fhalbh mo nighean chruinn donn

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

MacLean, Joe (Sydney N.S) - Violin selections

Fitzgerald, Winston (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

MacEachern, Donald (Sydney, N.S) - Description of wood-chopping frolics at East Bay - tells a good story in Gaelic

Hashem, Lila (Sydney, N.S) - Piano selections

MacNeil, J.C. (Sydney, N.S) - Gaelic song

Cameron, John Allan (Mabou, N.S) - Guitar selection

Ceilidh at MacAdam's Lake (MacAdam's Lake, N.S) - Bonnie Lass of Bonnacord

Cameron, Mae (Sydney, N.S) - Eilean mo Chridhe

Red Hackle Pipe Band (Scotland) - Bagpipe selections

LeBlanc, Paddy (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

MacEachern, Donald (Grand Mira, N.S) - Story of a ship built at East Bay by Donald Og and his brother

Gillis, Lauchie (Antigonish, N.S) - A' chuthag

Gillis, Wilfred (Scotland) - Violin selections

Ross, Calum (Scotland) - Far am bidh mi fhin

Gillis, Wilfred (Antigonish, N.S) - Violin selections

MacLean, Joe (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

Fitzgerald, Winston (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex (Sydney, N.S) - Welcomes Miss MacCoquerdale, teacher arrived from Scotland to teach Gaelic in schools in Inverness County (N.S.)

MacInnis, Debbie - Bagpipe selections

Gillies, Lauchie (Grand Mira, N.S) - "'S e 'n gille dubh a's aille..."

Gillis, Wilfred (Antigonish, N.S) - Violin selections

Cameron, Mae (Sydney, N.S) - "Air fal a la lo..."

Antigonish Pipe Band (Antigonish, N.S) - Bagpipe selections

MacLean, Joe (Sydney, N.S) - Violin selections

Hashem, Lila (Sydney, N.S) - Piano selections

MacPherson, John Alex (Sydney, N.S) - Gaelic Lessons

MacLeod, Malcolm R. (Sydney, N.S) - "Breacan Mairi Uisdean"

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

Fitzgerald, Winston - Violin selections

Red Hackle Pipe Band - Bagpipe selections

Fitzgerald, Winston - Violin selections

Ross, Calum - Gaelic song - A Nigheaneag a' graidh

Paul, George - Violin selections

Gillis, Lauchie - Gaelic song - 'S e 'n gille dubh a's aille

Paul, George - Violin selections

Chisholm, Angus - Violin selections

MacPherson, John Alex - Tribute to Rev. C.W. MacDonald

Ancell, Bob - Recitation - "The Priest is Dead"

Red Hackle Pipe Band - Bagpipe selections

Burke, Mrs. Minnie - Harmonica selections

Kennedy, Calum - Puirt-a-Beul

MacPherson, John Alex - Story of modern words used in Gaelic conversation

MacLean, Joe - Violin selection

Burke, Joe - Harmonica selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

New Waterford Gaelic Chorus, New Waterford, N.S - A' Mhairi Dhubh

Na H-Oiganeach, Scotland - Cruinneag nam Buaile

Chisholm, Cameron, Margaree Forks, N.S - Violin selections

MacDonald, Barbara, Detroit - Piano selections

Xavier Children's Gaelic Chorus, Sydney, N.S - Posadh Piuthair Iain Bhain

MacLean, Joe, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

Xavier Children's Gaelic Chorus, Sydney, N.S - Gaelic song

Fitzgerald, Winston, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

Xavier Children's Gaelic Chorus, Sydney, N.S - Seinn o...

Edinburgh Police Pipe Band, Scotland - Medley of Waltzes

Xavier Children's Gaelic Chorus, Sydney, N.S - O nach till sibh ruinn a ris...

Na H-Oiganeach, Scotland - S toigh leam cruinneag donn nam bo..

MacDonald, Barbara, Detroit - Piano selections

Chafe, Mrs. Winnie, Glace Bay, N.S - Violin selections

Edinburgh Police Pipe Band, Scotland - Gaelic song

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

MacLean, Joe, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

MacLean, Alexander, Iona, N.S - Piano selections

Campbell, John, Sydney, N.S - Story about a piper

Gillies, Alasdair, Scotland - Song: "Mo Mhathair"

Gillis, Wilfred, Antigonish, N.S - Violin selections

Campbell, John, Sydney, N.S - Discusses Xavier Children's Gaelic chorus

Xavier Children's Gaelic Chorus, Sydney, N.S - Folk song

LeBlanc, Paddy, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

MacLean, Alexander, Iona, N.S - Piano selections

Fitzgerald, Winston, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte 's Furan

Fitzgerald, Winston, Sydney, N.S- Violin selections

Antigonish Legion Junior Band - Antigonish, N.S - Bagpipe selections

Ross, Calum, Scotland - O theid mi fhein

MacDonald, Barbara, Detroit - Piano selections

Campbell, Colin, Scotland - Accordion Selections

Five MacDonald Fiddlers, Detroit - Violin selections

Red Hackle Pipe Band, Scotland - Bagpipe selections

MacLean, Joe, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

MacNeil, Dan, Sydney, N.S - Mu'n cuairt an drama...

Fitzgerald, Winston, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

MacLeod, Pipe Major Donald, Scotland - Bagpipe selections

MacInnis, Dan Joe, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

Campbell, Colin, Scotland - Accordian Selections

MacNeil, Dan, Sydney, N.S - Ged a'sheoil mi air m'aineoil...

LeBlanc, Paddy, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

MacLean, Joe, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

Gillies, Alasdair, Scotland - A' Chaileag Bhuaintearach...

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, Scotland - Abide With Me - Bagpipe selection

Scottish Singers, Scotland - Puirt-a-Beul

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, Scotland - Bagpipe selection

Fitzgerald, Winston, Sydney, N.S - Violin selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio Failte is Furan

Fitzgerald, Winston - Failte is Furan : Violin selections

MacRae, Donald - Song - Ho mhairi, he mhairi

MacLean, Joe - Violin selections

Pipes and Drums of the 8th Battalion, Royal Scots - Bagpipe selections

Chisholm, Angus - Violin selections

? - Song: Seinn, seinn an dan gu socair

Pipes and Drums - Bagpipe selections

MacEachern, Mrs. Bessie - Song - Fuadach nan Gaidheal

Gillis, Angus Allan Campbell, Dan J - Violin selections

MacDonald, John - Story - Coire Chlabhraidh

MacDonald, John - Story - Coire Chlabhraidh

MacDonald, Barbara - Piano selections

Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch - Bagpipe selections

CHER Radio

CHER Radio program, "Air Bord" Archie Alex MacKenzie

Item is an audio recording of the radio program "Air Bord" on CHER Radio. Hosted by Norman Macdonald with guest Archie Alex MacKenzie of Christmas Island. Includes Gaelic songs, stories and conversation.

Archie Alex MacKenzie

Genealogy - his ancestors came to C.B. In 1821 on the ship harmony
His father was a teacher and a Gaelic scholar and bard
"An Tulach Bhoidheach"
Discusses his brother Hugh, also a Gaelic scholar and bard, first host of CBC program "MacTalla an Eilean"
Sings a Gaelic song composed by Hugh MacLellan for the C.B. Gaelic society
The early pioneers - farming was their main means of livelihood
The pioneers were industrious
The Gaelic work songs...
Music - a fiddle in every house
His trip to Scotland
Gleann a' Bhaird - the name of the place his ancestors came from in Barra
Sings a song (gaelic) he wrote for his trip to Barra

Macdonald, Norman

CJFX 25th Anniversary Program - Old Time Fiddlers

Item is an audio recording of a number of old time Cape Breton fiddle tunes. Recording also contains a conversation Malcolm J. Maclean, Boisdale, on his 95th birthday.

Violin selections by:

MacMaster, Buddy
MacKenzie, Karl
Cameron, John Allan
MacLellan, Theresa
Cameron, John Allan
MacMaster, Buddy
Beaton, Donald Angus
MacKenzie, Karl

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Brief biographical sketch

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Interview with MacLean on 95th birthday

MacLean, Catherine - Recitation of prayers in Gaelic

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Gaelic address

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Story of mother's life in Boisdale

MacKenzie, Hugh - Reading of Gaelic address to MacLean

MacLean, Malcolm J. - School teachers at Boisdale

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Cape Breton Scottish Music

Side A: Recorded at the Ashby Legion, the program consists of a variety of music, both instrumental and vocal: Billy Mac Phee plays a number of Scottish fiddle tunes, accompanied by Susan Mac namara, piano. Hugh Mac Kenzie performs unaccompanied Gaelic songs. [Some distortion in sound caused by overlapping channels on tape]. Francis and Allan beaton play a series of bagpipe pieces. [Again, sound distortion from overlapping channels]. Side B: Sound is too severly distorted to be of use.

Ceilidh at the home of Joseph Lawrence MacDonald

Item is an audio recording of a ceilidh at the home of Joseph Lawrence MacDonald featuring Gaelic songs. The recording features Sam Lamey, Finlay MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence MacDonald, Hugh F. MacKenzie, and Catherine O'Handley. The recording was created in Boisdale, with violin selections by Sam Lamey and piano accomp, by. John W. Morrison.

Finlay Cameron Eilean mo run...

Finlay Cameron Tha mi'n diugh gu tinn...

Finlay Cameron Eilean mo Chridhe

Finlay Cameron Mo nighean dubh...

Finlay Cameron Teannaibh dluth 's togaibh fonn...

Finlay Cameron Am falbh thu leam, a' ribhinn og'

Hugh F. MacKenzie Next 3 songs by Hugh F. MacKenzie

Hugh F. MacKenzie The Papal Bull...

Hugh F. MacKenzie Tha sinne bronach...

Archie J. MacKenzie Oran Teagasg nan Sgoil

Mrs. Catherine O'Handley Deoch slainte cabar feidh...by Mrs. Catherine O'Handley

Ceol na Gaidhlig Gaelic Music and Poetry

Item is a recording of recitations of a selections of Gaelic songs and poems.

Douglas, Nan - Ceol na Gaidhlig, Gaelic music and poetry: Recitation, "Am faigh a' Ghaidhlig bas?"

Thomson, Derick - A short history of Gaelic in Scotland

Grant, Angus - Violin selections

Thomson, Derick - Recitation

Galbraith, Carol - Gaelic lament

Douglas, Nan - Anonymous 17th or 18th Century song

MacNeil, Flora - Anonymous 17th or 18th Century song

Thomson, Derick - Extracts from "Birlinn" (The Galley of Clanranald)

MacNeil, Flora - "Fliuch an oidhche..."

Galbraith, Carol - "Iain Ghlinn Cuach"

Douglas, Nan and Thomson, Derick - Recitation

MacLeod, Pipe-major Donald - Bagpipe selections

MacLeod, Pipe-major Donald - Bagpipe selections

Caimbeul, Seumas - Puirt-a-Beul (mouth music)

Grant, Angus - Violin selections

Douglas, Nan - Recitation Poem "Fios thun a Bhaird"

Thomson, Derick - Recitation Poem "Spiorad a' Charthannais"

Galbraith, Carol - "Nuair a bha mi og..."

Douglas, Nan - "Bana-Ghaidheal"

Douglas, Nan - "Ar Blar Catha"

Thomson, Derick - "Clann-nighean an Sgadain"

Douglas, Nan - "Do Shean-Bhoireannach"

Thomson, Derick - "Latha Feille"

MacDonald, Kay

Conversation with John E. MacNeil

Item is an audio recording of John E. MacNeil discussing local history, stories, dances and songs.
Prompting sets (for dancing)
Selling of Lobsters
Transportation and travelling over the trail before the Cabot Trail was built
Tom Murphy, on his knees when the church bell rang
Elections in the olden times
Prompting of the square dance by Joe A. MacNeil
Road to the Isles
Hundred Pipers

Joseph Curtis - Ubi Abi & Violin selections

Macneil, Mary E.

Creignish Ceilidh

Scottish music

Inverness Pipe Band, Inverness: Bagpipes
Winnie Chafe and Dougie MacPhee, New Waterford: Violin, Piano
"My heart is heavy" (Scottish girls)
Buddy MacMaster and Joe Beaton: Violin, Piano

Buddy MacMaster, Judique, and Joe Beaton: Violin, Piano; Tommy MacDonnell - stepdancing.
Dan R. MacDonald and Joe Beaton: Violin, Piano
Allan Gillis, Montreal: Bagpipes
Rev. Donald Rankin and Bessie MacEachern, Creignish: "Mo chruineag Dhonn"
Rev. Donald Rankin and Bessie MacEachern: "Air Fal Il O"
Dan Hugh MacEachern and Joe Beaton) Violin, Piano
Carl MacKenzie: Violin
Buddy MacMaster and Joe Beaton: Violin, Piano; Mary MacDonald - stepdancing.
Dan Hugh MacEachern and Joe Beaton: Violin, Piano
Donald Angus Beaton and Mrs. Donald Beaton (Elizabeth MacEachen): Violin, Piano
Kinnon Beaton, Mabou: Violin
Buddy MacMaster: Violin; Mr. Livingstone of Orangedale - stepdancing.
Jerry Holland, Boston: Violin; young man from Boston played the violin and stepdancing at the same time.
Buddy MacMaster: Violin; dancing by the Mabou Dancers.
Angus Chisholm: Violin
Sandy Boyd: Bagpipes
Buddy MacMaster: Violin; dancing by a Fraser girl.

Rev. Allan MacMullin, Glace Bay: "O Mo Mhairi Lurach... Gleann"
Theresa MacLellan: Mr. Sutherland of Orangedale stepdancing.
Buddy MacMaster and Joe Beaton: Violin, Piano
John Morris Rankin, Mabou: Violin and then piano; nine-year-old boy played violin & then piano.
Allan Gillis, Dan Gillis' nephew: Bagpipes
Buddy MacMaster: Violin; Bryden or (Brian) MacDonald, stepdancing - first time this seven-year-old boy danced.
Grand Finale

Dr. Donald Fergusson Essays in Scottish Gaelic Culture

  • MG 6.76
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1994

Fonds consists of essays from an annual essay competition at the University College of Cape Breton, advancing research in traditional history, songs, narrative traditions of Gaelic culture. Essays are arranged by year of competition.

  1. 1987/88:
    a. Marilyn Dwyer, "Presenting, The Ancient Tradition of Gaelic Psalm Singing in the Presbyterian Church". Essay includes three tapes with an index. T-3193 (a-b-c)
    b. Kate Dunlay, "Cape Bretoners in Boston: Maintaining Identity".
    c. Donald J. MacNeil, "Cape Breton Folksong Tradition".

  2. 1988/89:
    a. Marilyn Dwyer, "An nì nach cluinn mi an diugh chan aithris mi 'maireach, Eòin MacGilliosa MacFhionghuin (Jonathan Gillies MacKinnon)".
    b. Marilyn MacDonald, "Milling Frolics on the North Shore a Look at the Past, Present, and Future". One video tape is included. FT 41
    c. Winnifred J. MacDonald, "Sang abune a' sang" (Collections, Composers, and Fiddlers). One audio tape is included. T-3194

  3. 1990: Kathleen Dunlay, "The Playing of Traditional Scottish Music: Old and New - World Styles and Practices".

  4. 1991: Jacqueline Ann Dunn,"Tha Blas na Gàidhlig Air A h- Uile Fidhleir". (The Sound of Gaelic is in the Fiddler's Music)

  5. 1992: Jeff MacDonald,"Bràighe na H-Aibhne Iarmad mo Shluaigh" (Life and Times of the Scottish Settlers at St. Mary's Parish, River Denys Area.)

  6. 1993-1994: Margaret Bennett "Gaelic Song in Eastern Canada: Twentieth Century Reflections"

  7. 1994: K. Diane Grant "A Study of the Second Sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and Nova Scotia"

  8. 1994: Rannie Gillis "Celtic Education". Family history and an account of how one would be enculturated and socially educated in the Gaelic culture of Cape Breton.

  9. 1994: Paula Rice "Mary with the Ewe". Agricultural practices in Scotland and pioneer Cape Breton.

Festival of Fiddlers Glendale 1973

Item is an audio recording of various fiddle and Gaelic song selections from the 1973 Glendale festival of fiddlers.

25 fiddlers, Doyle, Maybelle Chisholm, Margaree Forks (N.S.) - Festival of Fiddlers, Glendale (N.S.), Inverness County (N.S.), July 6,7,8, 1973: Mini finale at Festival of Fiddlers, Friday night, July 6, 1973

Morris, Rev. Angus Beaton, Joey, Colindale, Mabou - Violin selections

Chisholm, Rod, M.C., Port Hawkesbury - Opening remarks on Saturday afternoon, July 7, 1973

MacKinnon, Allie, Sydney (N.S.) - Violin selections

MacDonald, Duncan, Hillsboro - Violin selections

Sampson, Dominic, L'Ardoise - Violin selections

MacDonald, Mrs. Kay, New Waterford - A' Chruinneag Ileach

MacPhee, Billy, Sydney (N.S.) - Violin selections

Hall, John; Gillis, Donnie, Sydney (N.S.) - Violin selections

Jobes, Hugh A.,Boulardie - Festival of Fiddlers, Glendale (N.S.), Inverness County (N.S.), July 7, 1973: Violin selections

MacKenzie, Hector, Washabuct - Violin selections

MacMaster, Mrs. Minnie, Troy - Stepdancing

MacMillan, Rev. Allan, Lakevale - Sealladh mise null gu duthaich mo run...

Campbell, John, Mabou (N.S.) and Boston - Violin selections

Wright, Fred, Mull River - Violin selections

MacLeod, John, Mull River and Sudbury - Violin selections

MacDonald, Kay

Fiddle Selections and Gaelic Song

Fitzgerald, Winston - Violin selections

Gillis, Wilfred - Violin selections

Ross, Calum - Failte do'n Eilean Sgitheanach

Rehearsal of Fiddlers for Glendale Festival - Violin selections

Morris, Rev. Eugene - Fr. Morris is interviewed by John Campbell re Festival of Fiddlers

MacInnis, John - Talk on Gaelic dialects

MacDonald, Kay

First Scottish concert held in 1957 at Broad Cove, Cape Breton.

The late Lauchie Gillis, Grand Mira, Gaelic song with Marie MacLellan on piano

Violin music by Theresa MacLellan with Marie on piano

Angus Alex MacDonald stepdancing with Donald Angus Beaton on violin and Marie MacLellan on piano

John Alex Gillis - Gaelic song accomp., by Broad Cove Chorus

The Mabou dancers (square set) with music by Donald Angus Beaton on violin and Mrs. Beaton on piano

Violin music by Peter MacDonnell of Deepdale (N.S.): (a) Maggie Cameron's Strathspey. (b) John Morrison's Reel

A group from Deepdale (N.S.) stepdancing - violin music by Mrs. Cassie Belle MacIntyre of Inverness (N.S.)

A finale of Inverness (N.S.) county fiddlers with Angus Allan Gillis, Donald Angus Beaton, Cameron Chisholm, Theresa MacLellan, etc., with Mrs. Donald Beaton on piano, (3) groups of tunes, strathspeys and reels

Angus Allan Gillis playing a group of wedding reels

Jimmy and Harold MacDonnell - bag pipe selections

Two Gaelic songs by the Broad Cove Chorus with Marion Gillis on piano
Inverness (N.S.) pipe band playing "Road to the Isles"

Highland dance by Christine Kennedy with bagpipe music

Gaelic song by Angus Alex MacDonnell and sisters (2 songs)

Violin music by Jimmy MacLellan with Jessie Maggie MacLellan on piano
Jimmy MacLellan from Sudbury, Ont. (St. Rose) violin accomp., to Maureen Fraser to stepdance

Cameron Chisholm playing violin for his 1st public concert

Gaelic song sung by Margaree singers

Violinist Johnny Wilmot with Gussie Miles as piano accomp.,
Donald Angus Beaton on violin with wife Elizabeth on piano

The Beaton's playing for stepdancer Willie Fraser, Deepale, Inverness County (N.S.)

Angus Allan Gillis violin selections and Jessie Maggie MacLellan on piano

Gaelic song sung by a group from Southwest Margaree (N.S.) - Father Hugh A. MacDonald on piano

MacEachen, Rev. John Hugh

Gaelic Songs

  • MG 6.43
  • Fonds
  • 20th century

Fonds consists of Gaelic poetry, songs, hymns and a letter. Creator is unknown.

A. Notebook of handwritten Gaelic songs believed to be the songs of Ewen MacKinnon, otherwise known in Iona as "Bodach a'Bhidse".
B. Gaelic translation of the hymn “The Old Old Story.” Hexatonic scale adapted to regular musical store by unknown person. Original, 2 pages.
C1. Song "Chuir Mi Cul ri Iollaraidh" (with English translation) [n.d.] Original, 2 pages. Presented by Mr. & Mrs. John MacKenzie, Mira Gut.
C2. Song: “Bheir a Nall am Botal Dhu” [sic] (local composition) Original, 2 pages. Presented by John Allan MacNeil, Grand Narrows.
C3a. "Mi'm Shuidhe M'Onar" by Scottish bard Sorley Cameron. The name “Neil MacDonald” is penciled on the manuscript but not definite that he is the author. Original, 8 pages.
C3b Humourous song [untitled] also written in Cape Breton. Signed by Neil Macdonald but he was not the author. Also 2 fiddle tunes with musical notation, one stating that it is from Bill Lamey. Original, 5 pages.
C4. Song (untitled) likely of Cape Breton origin. Typescript, 1 page.
D. Letter written in Gaelic from Crows Nest to a friend in Inverness County, 1915. Original, 1 page. Presented by John Neil Beaton, Port Hood, 1984.

Gaelic Songs Grand Mira (N.S)

MacDonald, Dan R. - Violin selections

Currie, Rod - A ribhinn og

Currie, Rod - Rose of Tralee

Currie, Rod - English love song

Currie, Rod - C'ait 'an robh mi an raoir

Currie, Rod - Sud an taobh a'gaibhinn

Gillis, Lauchie - Hi u illin o agus o illin eile

MacLellan, Theresa - Violin selections

Currie, Rod - Na cnuic 's na glinn

Currie, Rod - Loch Lomond (Gaelic version)

Currie, Rod - Mary of Argyle

Gillis, Lauchie - Mo roighinn 's mo run

Gillis, Lauchie - Fhleasgaich ur, leannain thu

Gillis, Lauchie - Nionag a' chul dhuinn nach fhan thu

Gillis, Lauchie

Gaelic Songs and Fiddle Tunes

Item is an audio recording of fiddler Alex Francis MacKay, and gaelic singer Lauchie Gillis.

Violin tunes
Violin tunes
Song: Oran an t-saighdear
Song: Iain Gleann Cuach
Song: Chi mi na Morbheannan
Song: Teannaibh Dluth is Togaibh Fonn
Song: Horo hug oran oho

Gillis, Lauchie

Gaelic Songs from the North Shore

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic song selections as performed by various informants on Cape Breton's North Shore. Recording opens with fiddle selections by Donald Angus Beaton, Mabou, N.S. Side 2 opens with fiddle tunes by Donald Angus Beaton of Mabou.

Side 1:

MacLeod, Dan (North River Bridge) : Song " Hi Horo 's na bheil air m' Aire"

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus (Skir Dhu): Song "O Gur Trom Trom Mo Cheum"

MacLeod, Dan: Song "Illean Aigh"

Carmichael, Kenny (Boston): Song "Hi Ri Iu Le Ho Horo Mo Chuachag"

Shaw, John (Wreck Cove): Song "Gu Dé Nì Mi Mur Faigh Mi Thu"

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus: Song "Cha Threiginn Fhìn Mo Chruinneag Dhonn"

Carmichael, Kenny and Malcom Angus MacLeod: Song "Thuirt an Gille 's Tu Mo Laochan"

MacLeod, Dan: Song "Theirinn Horo Hug is Hoireann"

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Sgir Dubh, Victoria County "An Gille Dubh a Raill o..."

MacLeod, Malcom Angus: Song "Air Faill Ill Eileadh O Hug O". Some verses in Brìgh an Òrain p. 293. Final verses local.

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus: Song "Chunna mi 'n Làir Dhonn Aig Seumas"

MacLeod, Malcolm Angus: Song "Mo Nigheann Donn Ghuanach". Slow

Side 2:

Beaton, Donald Angus: Fiddle tunes

MacNeil, Stephen R. Iona, Victoria County "Moch an Diugh a Rinn Mi Gluasad"

Shaw, John Wreck Cove. Victoria County "Faill Ill Oro Faill Ill Oro" . To the tune of "Gur Mise tha Trom Airtneulach" but different lyrics.

MacLeod, Dan North River Bridge, Victoria County "Dh' Òlainn Deoch air Làimh mo Rùin"

MacLeod, Malcolm A.; Carmichael, Kenny Sgir Dubh, Victoria County, Boston, Mass. "Mhòrag 's na Horo Gheallaidh"

MacLeod, Malcolm A.; Carmichael, Kenny Sgir Dubh, Victoria County, Boston, Mass. "An Seann Tigh Sgoil" .

MacLeod, Malcolm A. Song "Dheanainnn Sùgradh ris an Nighean Duibh"

Shaw, John Song "O Horo 's na Bheil air m'Àire" Continued on Side 1.

Shaw, John

Gaelic Songs in Glenorchy, Scotland

Item is a recording of various Gaelic singers in Glenorchy, Scotland. Some singers are unidentified.

Hector Macandrew - Violin selections

Ronald Macdonald - Duan (Puirt-a-Beul)
Fail i ill o ill
Alasdair an Duin
Alltan Dubh

Gaelic Singers (Unidentified) - Fagail Lismore
Gaelic Song
Nighean Donn a' Chul Reidh
Eilean Uidhist mo Ghraidh
Morag a' Dunbheagan
Balaich an iasgach

Rankin, Fr. John Angus

Lauchie Gillis: Gaelic Songs in Grand Mira

Item is an audio recoding of Gaelic songs, fiddle music and discussion of local history.

Featuring :

Gillis, Lauchie - O bhan, o bhan, goraich o

Gillis, Lauchie - Illean ill o, illean i

Gillis, Neil D. - Memories of Grand Mira

Gillis, Neil D. - Biographical sketch of Rev. D.J. Rankin

Gillis, Lauchie - Eilean mo Chridhe

Beaton, Joe - Piano music

MacDonald, Dan R. - Violin music

Gillis, Lauchie - Morag - Dunbheagan

Gillis, Lauchie - Smeorach anns na gleann

Gillis, Lauchie - An t-alltan dubh

Beaton, Joe - Piano music

Gillis, Lauchie

MacTalla an Eilean CBC Radio Program May - June 1986

Lila's Scottish violins, Lila Hashem on piano also director

Gaelic song - Oranaiche Cape Breton, "Oranluathaidh"

Gaelic song by Caana - "Oran Na Maighdinn Mara"

Gaelic song by Oranaiche Cape Breton "Failte Do Bharraidh"

Lila's Scottish Violins

Gaelic song by Oranaiche Cape Breton "He Horo Monighean Donn"

Oranaiche Cape Breton singing "Piuirt-A-Beul"

Lila's Scottish violins

Donnie MacLeod, Scotland singing "Nighean Mo Ghaoil"

Waulking (Gaelic) songs from Barra, Scotland "Is Moch An Duigh" (Singer - Flora Boyd)

Oranaiche Cape Breton "Eilidh" singer is Neil MacPhee

Lila's Scottish Violins

Ossian Dove singing "Mile Marbhaisg Air A' Ghaol"

Piper John Burgess of Scotland - march called "Mrs. Williem Ross"

Fiddler Bill Lamey & Lila Hashem on piano - "Whistle on O're the Mane O't"

Lauchie Gillis "Oganaichan Dir-Fhuilt"

Fiddler Angus Chisholm - Mrs. W.J. MacDonald on piano playing New Castle Hornpipe & Pres. Grant's Hornpipe

Oranaiche Cape Breton "An Teid Thuleam"

Norman MacLean "Am Bruadair"

music of Western Isles "Suidhidh Sinn A'Bhain Gu Socair"

Orain Cape Breton Calum MacLeod -Se Ceap Breatunn Tir Mo Ghraidh"

Popular song in Gaelic "Fail Oro Mar Dh' Fhag Sinn"

Oranaiche Cape Breton "Suidhadabh Bhalaichean"

avid Solley "Mo Nighean Bhan"
Gaelic Trad., in Cape Breton "Ma Bhuannaich Thu" (North Shore)

"Piuirt-A-Beul" sung by Na H'Oganaich (mouth music)

Oranaiche C.b. "Duanag an T Seoladair" piano -- Shauna Doolan

Bagpipe selection by Deanie Beaton "MacNabb's Hornpipe"

Lauchie MacLellan of Dunvegan "Na H-Igneagan Donna"

Jerry Holland, violin selection with Joey Beaton on piano

Irish-Gaelic song from Clannad II "Rince Philib A' Chedil"

Violin music by young Wendy MacIsaac with Betty Lou Beaton on piano

MacTalla an Eilean CBC Radio Program May 3 - May 24, 1986

Gaelic song by Alex Goldie

Gaelic song by Ann Lorne Gillis "Allt an T-Sucair"

Gaelic story by Calum Johnson (6:10)

Gael Folk singing "An Teid Thuleam, A' Mhairl"

Stan Rogers sings "Witch of Westmoreland"

Bucky Carmichael sings "CHIMINA MORBHEANNA"

Ann Lorne Gillis - "Orainluaidh"

The Barra MacNeil's

Gaelic song by Phona MacKay "Dean Cadalan Samhach"

Violin selections by John Morris Rankin - Group of Jigs

Orain Cape Breton singing - "Chunna Mi Lairdhonn"

News items for the week

Song by Hoddan "Air Feasgar Soilleir"

Jerry & Arthur Hollan - Violin selections Group of reels in G and G Minor

Gaelic song by Oranaiche "Mo Ribhinn Choibhneil"

Interview with Mae Cameron about her choir "Oranaiche" as their director etc.,

John Allan Cameron on guitar with Doug MacPhee on piano playing "Doug's Jig" composed by Margaret MacPhee

Lauchie Gillis singing a Gaelic song - "Ilean Bithibh Sunndach"

Carl MacKenzie - violin selections with Doug MacPhee

Buddy MacMaster, violin selections - group of jigs in A minor with Doug MacPhee on Piano

Finlay MacNeil winging "Mala Chaol"

Calum R. MacLeod "Teannaibh Dluth"

Flora MacNeil, Scotland "Thig Trinithean"

Gaelic traition in Cape Breton "Tha Mo Ghaol" by the late Tom MacDonald of North Shore

Gaelic song by George Clavey "Nigheag A' Ghraidh"

Piper at Scotland Mod '79 starting with "Tulloch Castle"

Gaelic Tradition in Cape Breton "An T-Each Ruadh" Alex Kerr Leading milling frolic

Daveid MacIsaac violin music with Doug MacPhee on piano

David Solley "Guitar A Chinn"

Oranaiche Cape Breton "An Innis Aigh"

Lila's Scottish violins with lila Hashem on the piano

Oidche Leis Nam Bard, April 24, 1976

Big Pond Children's Chorus Big Pond (N.S.) Commun Gaidhlig Cheap Breatunn annual Scottish concert "Oidhche Leis na Baird", April 24, 1976: "O Canada"
Campbell, Jamie Port Morien Bagpipe selections
MacPherson, John Alex Sydney (N.S.) Welcome all to concert
Big Pond Children's Chorus Big Pond (N.S.) "Eilean mo ghaol..."
MacDougall, Mike Ingonish Violin selections
College of Cape Breton Children's Gaelic chorus Sydney (N.S.) "Air fal a la lo..."
College of Cape Breton Children's Gaelic chorus Sydney (N.S.) "Gille crubach..."
Campbell, John Willie Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections
Gillis, Lauchie, Alvin, Coline Sydney (N.S.) "O Miorbhuil Gras"
MacKenzie, Carl Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections
MacKenzie, Carl Sydney (N.S.) Violin selections
MacNeil, Flora Glasgow "Eriskay Love Lilt"
MacNeil, Flora Glasgow Milling song
MacNeil, Flora Glasgow "Gur h-e mo ghille dubh dhonn..."
Beaton, Mr. And Mrs. Donald Angus Mabou (N.S.) Violin selections
Beaton, Mr. And Mrs. Donald Angus Mabou (N.S.) Playing for eight-hand reel

MacDonald, Kay

Peggy and Dan Currie Collection of Scottish Dance Music

  • MG 6.78
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1938

Fonds consists of a collection of sheet music and books donated by Peggy and Dan Currie.

  1. How To Master The Violin (A Practical Guide) By Pavel L. Bylovetzski - (1917)
  2. The Universal Favourite Contra Dance Album (Reels, Hornpipes, Jigs, etc.) By Paul De Ville - (1905)
  3. Community Song Album No.2 By Francis, Day, & Hunter Ltd. - (n.d.)
  4. National Dance Album By T.S. Gleadhill - (n.d.)
  5. Allan's Ballroom Companion (For The Violin) By Mozart Allan - (n.d.)
  6. Craig's String-Band Music By Thomas Craig - (n.d.)
  7. White's Unique Collection Of Jigs, Reels, etc. (Arr. for Violin with Piano Acc.) By White-Smith Music Pub. Co. a) 1896 & b) 1902
  8. Dance Music of The North (Violin and Piano) By Alfred Moffat - (1908)
  9. White's Excelsior Collection of Jigs, Reels, & Hornpipes (For Piano) By White-Smith Pub. Co. - (1907)
  10. Logan's Collection of Highland Music (Arranged For The Violin) By Patterson's Publications Ltd.
    a) Book 1 - (1924)
    b) Book 2 - (n.d.)
    c) Book 4 - (n.d.)
    d) Book 5 - (n.d.)
  11. Beauties of The Ballroom (Arranged For The Violin) By Scott Skinner - (n.d.)
  12. Kerr's Collection Of Dance Music (For The Violin) By James S. Kerr, Music Publisher - (n.d.)
  13. The Balmoral Reel Book (Arranged For The Violin) By Bayley & Ferguson - (n.d.)
  14. The Scottish Violinist By J. Scott Skinner - (n.d.)
  15. The Cornhuskers Book Of Old Time Fiddlin' Tunes (Series#4) By Harry E. Jarman - (1938)
  16. Country Dances (Jigs, Reels, & Strathspeys) By Ernest Haywood - (1933)
  17. Marr & Co.'s Royal Collection Of Airs, Quicksteps, etc. (n.d.)
  18. Old Fiddlers Collection Of Old Time Dances (and dance calls), Jigs & Reels, Old Time Popular Tunes, etc. (For The Violin) By W.H. Billing Music Co. Ltd. - (1933)
  19. The Robbins Collection Of 200 Jigs, Reels And Country Dances (For Violin, Piano, Flute, or Mandolin) By Robbins Music Corporation - (1933)
  20. Lowe's Collection,
    a) Book First - (n.d.)
    b) Book Fourth - (n.d.)
    c) Book Sixth - (n.d.)
  21. Misc. Selection Of Marches, Quicksteps, Laments, Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances [2 Books - a) & b)]

St. Ann's Gaelic Mod Variety Concert

Item is an audio recording of a Mod concert held at the Gaelic College in St. Ann's, N.S.

Side A: Ian Webster performs bagpipe tunes, followed by more numbers played by a pipe band. Joann Bray sings Gaelic songs unaccompanied by musical instruments. Barry Ewan performs a hornpipe on bagpipes. John Allan Cameron and J. and L. Mac Issac sing and play "Banks of Sicily" and other numbers. Side B: Ian Webster plays various bagpipe pieces, then sound becomes too distorted for remaining tape to be playable.

The Glasgow and Harris Gathering, 1976

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic songs, fiddle and bagpipe selections.

Association Pipers - Bagpipe selections

MacLennan, Finlay - Presidential welcome

Morrison, Murdo, D.S.M. - Chairman's remarks

MacLeod, Margaret - "Tha m'eudail 's m'aighearr mo ghraidh"

MacAuley, Willie John - "Chi mi'n tir 's an robh mi nam bhalach"

Campbell, Janet - "O 's ann tha mo ghaol-sa thall"

Morrison, Murdo - Presentation of Church Chomunn Leodhas agus na Hearadh

Caledonian Reel and Strathspey Society - Violin selections

Ross, Calum - "Gun till mi m'as maireann mi..."

MacNeill, Finaly - "A' nionaig a' ghraidh..."

Association Pipers - Bagpipe selections

Campbell, Janet - "Nan tigeadh thu idir..."

Campbell, Janet - "A' fhleasgaich an fhuilt chraobhaich chais..."

Campbell, Janet - "A' fhleasgaich an fhuilt chraobhaich chais..."

MacAuley, Willie John - "Tiugainn a' leannan o duthaich nan Galla..."

Caledonian Strathspey and Reel Society - Violin selections

Ross, Calum - "A' Chalum bhig, a' Chalum bhig"

MacNeill, Finlay - "Eilean beag donn a' chuain"

MacLeod, Margaret - "He mo leannan, ho mo leannan..."

Violin Selections and Gaelic Songs

Item is an audio recording of a number of fiddlers and Gaelic singers. Features:

MacKay, Alex Francis - Violin Selections
MacKay, Alex Francis - Violin Selections
MacKay, Alex Francis - Violin Selections
MacKay, Alex Francis - Violin Selections
MacKay, Alex Francis - Violin Selections
MacKay, Alex Francis - Violin Selections
Chisholm, Angus - Violin Selections
Chisholm, Angus - Violin Selections
MacEachern, Dan H. - Violin Selections
MacEachern, Dan H. - Violin Selections
MacEachern, Dan H. - Violin Selections
MacEachern, Dan H. - Violin Selections
MacMillan, Rev. Allan - Cailin mo Run-sa
MacEachern, Rev. John H. - Chi Mi Bhuam
Williams, John
Williams, John - Bithibh Aotrom 's Togaibh Fonn

MacEachern, Elizabeth