Traditional Music

Newfoundland Homecoming Ceilidh-Ceilidh Failteachaidah on Talamh Ur

Newfoundland Homecoming Ceilidh-Ceilidh Failteachaidah on Talamh Ur

This compilation represents four generations of a remarkable family whose Gaelic-speaking forebears emigrated from the Isle of Canna, Moidart and Glengarry between 1820 and 1840. Their people settled in the fertile Codroy Valley, southwest Newfoundland...

Oatmeal and the Catechism:  Scottish Gaelic Settlers  in Quebec

Oatmeal and the Catechism: Scottish Gaelic Settlers in Quebec

Records the oral history, folklore and folklife of a group of emigrants from the Outer Hebrides who settled in Quebec during the 19th century.

Orain nan Gaidheal— The Song of the Gael

Orain nan Gaidheal— The Song of the Gael

Orain nan Gaidheal— The Song of the Gael, was the title given to a series of seven concerts and a church service of praise  featured at the Fiftieth Anniversary of The Edinburgh International Festival in 1997.

Salm & Soul CD (Vol III)

Salm & Soul CD (Vol III)

  
SALM & SOUL - "RARELY has Celtic Connections’ name seemed more apt than while witnessing this encounter between the singing congregations of Back Free Church, Lewis, and the Mount Zion Church in Killin, Alabama.

Take the Road to Aberfeldy

Take the Road to Aberfeldy

Margaret Bennett joins with friends from the Royal Conservatorie of Scotland, Glasgow (formerly RSAMD) and Aberfeldy District Gaelic Choir for this lovely CD of Scots and Gaelic songs

Take the Road to Aberfeldy [iTunes Downloads]

Take the Road to Aberfeldy [iTunes Downloads]

Margaret Bennett joins with friends from the Royal Conservatorie of Scotland, Glasgow (formerly RSAMD) and Aberfeldy District Gaelic Choir for this lovely CD of Scots and Gaelic songs

The Last Stronghold: The Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland

The Last Stronghold: The Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland

The traditions that have come down to us of the Gaelic diaspora of the 18th and 19th century rarely mention Newfoundland. Only in a few anecdotes, attributable to sailors and other travellers, are there hints that a Gaelic community once flourished in that remote land. And since our information was confined to these tantalisingly vague and brief reports, it simply never occurred to us that Gaelic in Newfoundland might actually have survived into our own times. Margaret Bennett’s book has changed.

WORLD LIBRARY OF FOLK AND PRIMITIVE MUSIC- SCOTLAND

WORLD LIBRARY OF FOLK AND PRIMITIVE MUSIC- SCOTLAND

The [Lomax] recordings remain as a testimony to the new generation...” —Hamish Henderson and Margaret Bennett

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