Virtual Hebrides

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Music in the Hebrides

Music in the Hebrides:

The Hebrides has a rich musical heritage and it is hoped that over the next few months some of current artists, choirs etc. will be included in this section. If you wish to have your details listed here please email us as soon as possible.

Gaelic songs from the Hebrides: A collection of Gaelic songs from the Hebrides.

A Scottish HarmonicaThe Scottish Harmonica
An excellent article submitted by David Hambley about the Scottish harmonica. Scottish music utilises the use of a variety of instruments and most of us know of the bagpipes, fiddle and accordian but how many of us know much about the Scottish harmonica and the role it plays in Scottish music?
David explains all and introduces his Scottish Harmonica web site. Read more...

Music in the Hebrides - Angus Macleod - The Silent OnesAngus MacLeod - The Silent Ones. Angus MacLeod, based in Ontario, Canada, is a descendant of the Lewis Settlers. This fine album tells the story (in song) of Bruce County, Canada's Lewis Settlers. The settlers were evicted from their crofts on the Isle of Lewsi in Scotland's Outer Hebrides in 1851 by landlord James Matheson and transported overseas. Read More...

 

Margaret Stewart & Allan MacDonald - Fhuair Mi PogMargaret Stewart & Allan MacDonald.Margaret Stewart from Lewis and Allan MacDonald from Glenuig are consummate performers who are steeped in Gaelic traditional music. Colla mo Rùn provides the confirmation that together their diverse talents blend deliciously and subtly. Margaret and Allan's debut CD, Fhuair mi Pòg received many plaudits such as "an unexpected gem", "a low-key, beautiful disc", "state of the art Gaelic songs and piping". Read More...

 

coverPipedown - The First Measure. is the superb debut album by Pipedown. The band has members from Scotland and Ireland with one member from The Isle of Harris. Read More...