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"Mo Dhachaidh" by Rev. Francis Cameron

Item is an audio recording of "Mo Dhachaidh" played by Rev. Cameron at Sacred Heart Church, Sydney (N.S.). Organist was Shauna Doolan. This performance is a repetition of the "Mo Dhachaidh" played at the funeral of Rev. Michael Gillis at St. Andrew's Church, Boisdale (the organist was Sister Rodriquez Steele).

100th Anniversary Mass of St. Margaret of Scotland Church

Item is an audio recording of the 100th anniversary mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Church in Grand Mira (N.S)

MacDonald, Rev. Paul Introduction of platform guests

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie "You Take the High Road"

St. Margaret's Church Choir Come Holy Ghost

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Celebrants of the mass

Power, Bishop W.E. MacLeod, Rev. A.J. MacDonald; Rev. Bernard O'Keefe, Rev. Laurence MacDonald, Rev. Paul Sermon

St. Margaret's Church Choir Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Continuation of Mass

St. Margaret's Choir Communion Hymn

Gaelic Hymn singers from Gaelic Hymn

Power, Bishop W.E. Remarks

MacIntyre, Piper Dannie You Take the High Road

1925 Cape Breton Coalfields Strike

Item is an audio documentary on the labour strike in Cape Breton coal fields during the years 1924 and 1925; with a summary of events and an analysis of the causes. The documentary was produced by CHER Radio, Sydney and first aired on 31 July 1967 on the occasion of the official opening of the Cape Breton Miners Museum.

Item is available for streaming: http://beaton.cbu.ca/atom/audio/t-28.mp3

Akerman, Jeremy

1970 Broad Cove Scottish Concert

Item is an audio recording of part of the Scottish Concert at Broad Cove in 1970, recorded by Angus MacDonald.

Recording summary:
Address at opening of concert - MacEachern, Most Rev. Malcolm - Address
Song - written in honor of Bishop MacEachern - MacEachern, Rev. John Hugh - Song of praise
Song - "An t-Alltan Dubh" - MacEachern, Mrs. Bessie - Hunting song - Chorus sung by Rev. John Angus Rankin
Violin selections - MacLean, Sandy - Strathspeys and reels
Opening address at Broadcove concert, 1971 - MacEachern, Hon. Allen J. - Address
Violin selections - MacMaster, Buddy - Medley of Scottish tunes - Piano accompaniment by Rev. John Angus Rankin

1973 Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling Part 1

Item is a live sound recording of the first Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling, held in Glendale in July 1973. This recording was taken by Kay MacDonald on Friday night, July 6, 1973.

Listening notes:
Festival of Fiddlers, Glendale, Inverness County, July 6,7,8, 1973: Mini finale at Festival of Fiddlers, Friday night, July 6, 1973 - 25 fiddlers, Doyle, Maybelle Chisholm - Violin music and piano accompaniment - 25 fiddlers playing together, with piano accompaniment by Maybelle Chisholm Doyle
Violin selections - Morris, Rev. Angus; Beaton, Joey - Scottish tunes
Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Opening remarks on Saturday afternoon, July 7, 1973 - Chisholm, Rod, M.C. - Address - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - MacKinnon, Allie - March, strathspeys, reels - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - MacDonald, Duncan - Strathspeys and reels
Violin selections - Sampson, Dominic - Jigs and reels - Piano accompaniment by Gordon MacLean
A' Chruinneag Ileach - MacDonald, Mrs. Kay - Jigs and reels - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - MacPhee, Billy - Love song - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - Hall, John; Gillis, Donnie - Slow air, reels - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton

Festival of Fiddlers, Glendale, Inverness County, July 7, 1973: Violin selections - Jobes, Hugh A.
Violin selections - MacKenzie, Hector - Slow air, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Gordon MacLean
Stepdancing - MacMaster, Mrs. Minnie - Stepdancing - Music by John Campbell (violin) and Maybelle Chisholm Doyle (piano)
Sealladh mise null gu duthaich mo run... - MacMillan, Rev. Allan
Violin selections - Campbell, John - Slow airs, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - Wright, Fred - Slow airs, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by John Morris Rankin
Violin selections - MacLeod, John - March, strathspey, reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle

MacDonald, Kay

1973 Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling Part 2

Item is an audio recording of the first Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling Scottish concert held in Glendale 6-8 July 1973.

Violin selection - MacLeod, John - Reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Suas Leis a Gaidhlig - Rankin Family - Patriotic song
Puirt-a-Beul - Rankin Family - Puirt-a-beul
Violin selections - Rankin, John Morris - Slow air, march, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Geraldine Rankin
Violin selections - Cameron, John Donald - Slow air, hornpipe, reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - MacDougall, Mike - Marches and reels - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - MacDonald, Dan R. - Slow air, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Stepdancing - MacDonald, Mary - Stepdancing - Music by Mike MacDougall (violin), Connie MacKillop (piano)
Mandolin selections - LeBlanc, Bernie - Jigs and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Piano duet - Beaton, Joey; Doyle, Maybelle - Scottish tunes
Violin selections - Beaton, Kinnon; Boyd, Larry - Marches - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton. Larry Boyd is a nephew of Rev. Malcolm MacDonnell, St. F.X., Antigonish
Violin selections - MacDonald, John Archy - - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - MacMaster, Buddy - Slow air, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle

MacDonald, Kay

1973 Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling Part 3

Item is an audio recording of the first Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling Scottish concert held in Glendale 6-8 July 1973.

Violin selections - MacMaster, Buddy - Reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Stepdancing - MacKinnon, Harvey - Music by Buddy MacMaster (violin) and Maybelle Doyle
Tapdancing - MacWottie, Susan; Gowan, Debbie - Tap dancing to strathspey and reel - Music by Mike MacDougall
Violin selections - Prosper, Wilfred - Slow air, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - MacKay, Alex F. - Slow air, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - Mini-finale for Saturday, July 7, 1973 - 23 fiddlers - Jigs, marches, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle

MacDonald, Kay

1973 Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling Part 5

Violin selections - Lamey, Bill - Slow air, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - Campbell, John Willie - Marches, strathspeys, reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - Lamey, Ronnie - Gaelic air, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
A ribhinn a bheil cuimhne agad... - MacEachern, Mrs. Bessie - Love song - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
An t-Alltan Dubh - MacEachern, Mrs. Bessie - Hunting song - Chorus sung by Father J.A. Rankin and Father Allan MacMillan
Violin selections - MacLean, John - Strathspeys, reels, marches - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - MacDougall, John and 22 students (children) - Slow air - The students are from Deepdale (N.S.), Inverness (N.S.) and Mabou
Violin selections - MacDougall, John and 22 students (children) - Dark Island
Violin selections - MacDonald, Margaret Chisholm - March, Strathspeys, reels - Mrs. MacDonald is accompanied by Maybelle Chisholm Doyle (her sister) on piano, and her husband, Peter MacDonald - (mandolin)
Violin selections - MacDougall, Mike - Marches, strathspeys, reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Stepdancing - MacDonnell, Angus A. - Stepdancing - Music by Mike MacDougall
Tapdancing - Gowan, Brenda; MacWottie, Susan - Tapdancing - clog and reel - Music by Mike MacDougall
Violin selections - Campbell, John - Strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by his sister, Mrs. Kay White
Violin duet - MacLellan, John A.F.; MacDougall, John - March, strathspeys, reels - Piano accompaniment by Penny Kennedy
The Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen - MacDonald, Errol - Scottish ballad - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Make your way to Stornoway... - MacDonald, Errol - Scottish ballad - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
These are my Mountains - MacDonald, Errol - Patriotic song - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Old Maid in the Garret - MacDonald, Errol - Irish song - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Stepdancing - Dunn, Mrs. Margaret - Strathspeys and reels - Music and Buddy MacMaster (violin) and Betty Lou MacNeil (piano)
Dancing of eight-hand reel - Mabou Dancers - Reels - Music and Buddy MacMaster (violin) and Betty Lou MacNeil (piano)
Morag a Dunbheagan - MacDonnell, Angus A. - Love song
Violin selections - Grand Finale of 102 fiddlers - Jigs - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Violin selections - Grand Finale of 102 fiddlers - Marches - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Violin selections - Grand Finale of 102 fiddlers - Jigs - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Violin selections - Grand Finale of 102 fiddlers - Strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan

MacDonald, Kay

1973 Glendale Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling

Bagpipe selections - MacInnis, Sheldon - Amazing grace
Bagpipe selections - MacInnis, Sheldon - March - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - LeBlanc, Paddy - Marches, strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Margaret MacPhee
Violin selections - Kennedy, Willie - Piano accompaniment by John Morris Rankin
Violin selections - MacInnis, John Joe - Jigs, strathspeys, reels - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Violin selections - MacLellan, Teresa - Slow air and marches, jigs - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Violin selections - Steele, John - Waltz
Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Violin selections - Cameron, Rev. Francis - Slow air, march, reels - Piano accompaniment by Janet Cameron
Piano solo - Beaton, Joey - March
Violin selections - Beaton, Mrs. Archie - Strathspey and reel - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - MacEachern, Dan Hughie - Slow airs - Piano accompaniment by Betty Lou MacNeil
Violin selections - Campbell, Gregory - Strathspey and reel - Piano accompaniment by John Morris Rankin
Violin selections - MacMaster, Vincent - March, strathspey and reels - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Welcomes all to the Festival - official opening of Sunday's program - Rankin, Rev. John Angus - Address
Gives summary of Festival, introduces Hon. Allan J. MacEachern - MacPherson, Judge Hugh Festival Chairman - Address
Speaks on the Festival and Scottish culture - MacEachern, Hon. Allan J., Pres. Of Privy Council - Address
Violin selections - Chisholm, Archie Neil - Strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Stepdancing - MacPherson, Ellen and Garry - Stepdancing - Music by Buddy MacMaster and Mary Lou MacNeil
Violin selections - MacEachern, James - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - MacDougall, Hector - Strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Maybelle Doyle
Violin selections - MacInnis, Sandy - Piano accompaniment by Marie MacLellan
Bagpipe selections - Beaton, Mrs. Deanie Munro - Marches
Bagpipe selections - Bearon, Mrs. Deanie Munro - Jigs - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Morag a'Dunbheagan - MacPherson, James - Love song - Accompaniment by Ellen MacPherson
The Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen - MacPherson, James - Patriotic song
Violin selections - MacMaster, Buddy - Slow air, marches, reels - Accompaniment by Betty Lou MacNeil
Violin selections - LeBlanc, Donnie - Strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
An cluinn thu mi mo nighean donn... - MacMillan, Rev. Allan - Love song - Piano accompaniment by Janet Cameron
Violin selections - MacLean, Joe P. - March, strathspeys, reels - Marie MacLellan, piano accompaniment
Violin selections - Gillis, Michael - Marie MacLellan, piano accompaniment
Violin selections - Morris, Rev. Angus Beaton, Joey - Strathspeys and reels - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - MacIntyre, John - Piano accompaniment by Joey Beaton
Violin selections - Mini-grand finale, 35 fiddlers - Jigs, marches, strathspeys, and reels

Recording is available for research and study purposes only:
Tape Side 1: http://beaton.cbu.ca/atom/audio/T-698-1.mp3
Tape Side 1: http://beaton.cbu.ca/atom/audio/T-698-2.mp3

MacDonald, Kay

1975 Festival of Fiddlers

Item is a sound recording of the Festival of Fiddlers concert in Glendale, recorded by Kay MacDonald on July 18, 1975.

A-1 MacLellan, Theresa; Joey Beaton, accompanist (Queensville)- Violin selections
A-2 Dewars, Malcolm (Ottawa) - Violin selections: Slow airs, reels; Dale Urquhart, guitar accompanist
A-3 Beaton, Kinnon; Beaton, Donald Angus (Mabou) - Violin selections: March, reels; Mrs. Donald A. Beaton, piano accompanist
A-4 MacDonald, Dan R. (Mabou) - Violin selections: Strathspey, reels; Joey Beaton, piano accompanist
A-5 MacLellan, Jimmy (St. Rose, Sudbury, Ont.) - Violin selections: Strathspey, reels; Joey Beaton, piano accompanist
A-6 Graham, Danny (Judique) - "Hear the nightingales sing...": English March, strathspey, reels; Joey Beaton, piano accompanist
A-7 MacDonald, Donnie (Queensville) - Violin selections: Ballad; Betty Lou MacNeil, accompanist
B-1 MacDonald, Donnie (Queensville) - Violin selections: Marches, strathspey, reels; Betty Lou MacNeil, accompanist
B-2 Stone, James (Spryfield) - Violin selections: Waltzes; John Morris Rankin, piano accomp.
B-3 Good, Jamie (U.S.A.) - Clarinet selections: Marches; Maybelle Doyle, piano accomp.
B-4 MacInnis, Dan Joe (Sydney) - Violin selections: Slow air, march, strathspey, reels; Maybelle Doyle, piano accomp.
B-5 LeBlanc, Didace (Saint-Joseph-du-Moine) - Violin selections: March, reels; Joey Beaton, piano accompanist
B-6 Chapman, Stan (New Glasgow) - Violin selections: slow air, march, strathspey, reels; Gordon MacLean, piano accomp.
B-7 MacDougall, Hector (Cape North, Boston) - Violin selections: Slow air, march, reel; Maybelle Doyle, piano accomp.
B-8 MacNeil, Joe (Barra Head) - Violin selections; Maybelle Doyle, piano accomp.

Recording is available for research and study purposes only:
T-1123 Side 1: http://beaton.cbu.ca/atom/audio/T-1123-1.mp3
T-1123 Side 2: http://beaton.cbu.ca/atom/audio/T-1123-2.mp3

MacDonald, Kay

A Ceilidh at Benacadie

Item is an audio recording of a ceilidh at Benacadie, N.S. Includes conversation in English/Gaelic with informants throughout the Iona area. Features:

MacKinnon, Joseph - Brief biographical sketch

MacDonald, Joseph L. - A Ceilidh at Benacadie

Campbell, Neil - Biographical sketch

Campbell, Neil - How did your people first acquire land here?

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Brief biographical sketch

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Who were instrumental in bringing the Highland Village to Iona

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - How was land acquired for the Highland Village?

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Highland Village Day

MacNeil, Stephen R. Curator of Highland Village, Iona - Problems facing a curator

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Alex Goldie, Gaelic Songs

Item is an audio recording of Gaelic song selections by Alex Goldie, Irish Cove, N.S.

"Illean ill o, illean i"
"Ochoin mo chailin..."
"Teannaibh dluth 's togaibh fonn"
"An teid thu leam, a ribhinn lurach"

Goldie, Alex

Alex Maceachern and Jessie MacDonald

Item is an audio recording of stories and songs performed by Jessie MacDonald (River Denys, N.S) and Alex Maceachern (Creignish, N.S).

MacEachern, Alex - A Bhean-taighe's na Sithichean

MacEachern, Alex - Murchadh is Mionachag

MacEachern, Alex - De chuireadh mulad ort latha do Bhainnse?

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Two short "bochdan" stories

MacDonald, Jessie - Mo nighean donn bhoidheach

MacDonald, Jessie - Oran mar gum b' ann le mhnaoi

MacDonald, Jessie - Fear a Bhata

MacDonald, Jessie - E hi ri ill raill o

MacDonald, Jessie - Togainn fonn air lorg an fheidh

MacDonald, Jessie - Mo nighean donn 's laghach thu

MacDonald, Jessie - Cnuic 's na glinn

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Burns and his Highland Mary

MacEachern, Elizabeth - Eilean a' Cheo

MacEachern, Elizabeth

Allan J. Gillis: Gaelic Songs

Tape of Gaelic songs, sent as a tape from Allan J. Gillis to Sister Margaret

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Na Cnuic 's na glinn bu bhoidhche leinn
A Fhleasgaich uasail ho ri ho ro

'S i mo dhùthaich a dh'fhàg mi
'S Truagh nach robh mise nan eilean mo chridhe

Gillis, Allan J.

Among the Gaels in Nova Scotia

Item is an audio recording of a BBC Glasgow program with John MacPherson exploring Gaelic culture and language throughout Cape Breton Island.

Among the Gaels in Nova Scotia: MacMillan, Hector S e Ceap Breatuinn Tir Mo Ghraidh

MacPherson, John (BBC) Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic in Nova Scotia

MacEachern, Mrs. Creignish (N.S.) Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Account of Gaelic place names in Cape Breton

Kennedy, Florence Dunvegan Interviewed with John MacPherson

MacDonald, Dan R. Mabou (N.S.) Bonnie Lass of Head Lake

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Milling Frolic

MacDonald, J.L. Et al Boisdale (N.S.) Hug ho ran o robha ho, nighean donn Bhoidheach

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Gaelic Revival in Cape Breton

Beaton, Sister Margaret Sydney (N.S.) Address to her friends in the Highlands and Islands

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) We're the children (you brought from Scotland) sorry to leave? Mr. MacPherson replied that there wasn't one dry eye when he took the children back to Scotland

    Mi'kmaw song and dance

MacEachern, Bessie Creignish (N.S.) Gaelic song

MacMillan, Hector Song in praise of the Island of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Glasgow (Scotland) Closing message to people of Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick

Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia

Item is an audio recording of BBC Glasgow's 1971 radio piece 'Among the Gaels of Nova Scotia' concerning Gaelic language and culture in Cape Breton Island.

MacEachern, Bessie Fuadach nan Gaidheal
MacPherson, John Conversation with J.C. MacNeil
MacNeil, J.C. Families who left for Western Newfoundland
MacNeil, J.C. Orain Mocaisean
MacNeil, J.C. Soldier's song
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Conversation with J.C. MacNeil, Genealogy of the MacNeil Family
MacNeil, J.C. A bhean a tighe
Sailor's love song
A Ghille Dhuinn
MacPherson, John
MacNeil, J.C. Discussion on their trip to Cape Breton

MacPherson, John Alick

Angus J. MacDonald, Big Glen, N.S

Biographical Sketch
Genealogy of the Loch Lomond MacDonald'
Farming in the early days
Dominion Coal Company cut lumber at Silver Mine
Describes the operation, log bridge built across the river
The log drive to the sawmill...
Describes the process of hauling logs to the river
Logs provided lumber for company houses
Started school at age of 10
His first teacher, Jessie Morrison
Far from school, boarded with his aunt...
Describes the school, how it was heated, the discipline
Left school after grade 5
Started working at the Steel Plant, 1926
During Depression, little work - plant worked 2 days a week
Women were hired during the War (WW II)
Work on the farm - what the women did - the day's routine

Food - fish, how it was preserved
Making farm implement
Hay making in the early days
Dairy proucts - keeping milk cold
The arrival of cream separators, their care
His father was postmaster, 1912
Carried mail to Salmon River, $1 a trip
Discusses operation of the post office & mail route
First post office at Loch Lomond
News papers - Sydney (N.S.) Weekly Post, Family Herald
Wages at the Steel Plants after the War
Describes work at the Plant
United Steel Workers Union didn't get started until after 1941
The Plant Council...
Life on the farm - kerosene lamps, wood stoves...
Water from the well - never frozen because of its depth
When the mine started, the well went dry
No social activities in his youth
Church history - lay preachers in the earliest times
Present church built in 1910
United Church at Loch Lomond opened 1929
The first ministers...
Dissension and division over the union
Choir made up of older people
Prayer meetings held in school once a week
Gaelic the only language spoken at home; few could repeat it
His thoughts on Gaelic Today
He and all his brothers & sisters, born at home, delivered by a midwife, Peggy Currie
Never felt that his likfe lacked anything
Discusses food on the farm; potatoes & turnip the only vegetables
Implements manufactured in the forge
Four blacksmiths in the area, he gives their names; none today
Names 3 merchants that were in the area at the time
Pioneer craftes, processing wool
Describes his trip to North Uist, his search for information on Malcolm "The Carpnter"
Describes the Presbyterian Church in Scotland, his impression
Describes a Gaelic service he attended
Sunday laws stricty bserved there
Some more genealogy
His mother's weaving - she was self taught
Mary MacLean whom he visited in Scotland
Reads in Gaelic

Macdonald, Wilma J.

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