Òrain Cèilidh Teaghlaich : The Family Ceilidh Gaelic Song Collection Vol 1 – Brian Ó hEadhra
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Released 2011 | Format: Book | Usually ships within 1-2 days
This song collection contains some of the best-loved songs in the Scottish Gaelic singing tradition. There are translations and music notation included, as well as an audio CD with each of the 23 songs in the collection. A list of online resources is also provided for those who wish to learn more about Gaelic singing, language and culture. It will be appreciated by a wide audience including Gaelic speakers and learners, Gaelic choir members, music and primary school teachers, parents of children in Gaelic medium schools, folk music enthusiasts, and more. The songs in the collection were compiled by Highland based Gaelic singer, Brian Ó hEadhra who is joined on the CD recording by his Lewis born wife, Fiona Mackenzie, and their two children Órla & Róise Ní Eadhra. The style of presentation is informal and easily accessible for newcomers to the Gaelic song tradition.
“The books/CD’s all arrived today in good order. I just listened/sang through it all in one sitting. It’s a great item, with the Gaelic, English, simple music and additional resources to help with more Gaelic if one wishes, couldn’t ask for anything more! Well, other than an Edition 2?“
SONGS IN THE COLLECTION
- Bha mi Latha Samhraidh an Steòrnabhagh
- Bheir Mi Ò
- Bidh Clann Ulaidh
- Brochan Lom
- Chan eil mo leannan ann an seo
- Chì mi na Mòr-bheanna
- Far am bi mi fhìn
- Fear a Bhàta
- Fear an Dùin Mhòir
- Gleann Gollaidh
- Hèman Dubh
- Hè mo Leannan
- Ho Ro Mo Nighean Donn Bhòidheach
- Màili Dhonn
- Nach Truagh Leat Mi s Tu n Èirinn
- Ò Teannaibh Dlùth is Togaibh Fonn
- S ann an Ìle 18. Seallaibh Curaich Eòghainn
- Soraidh Leibh is Oidhche Mhath Leibh
- Sùilean Dubha
- Teann a-nall
- Tha Mi Sgìth
- Thoir Mo Shoraid
Brian Ó hEadhra – an-t-allt Brian launched his second solo album “An t-Allt” on the Brechin All Records early 2011. An t-Allt (Scottish Gaelic for ‘burn’ or ‘stream’) consists of songs written by Brian in Scottish Gaelic and English as well as a mixture of traditional and contemporary songs from Scotland and Ireland.
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