Highland Spirit | Decca 4820533

Highland Spirit

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Label: Decca

Cat No: 4820533

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Release Date: 14th July 2014

About

Across 3CDs/50 tracks, this album explores the rich musical tapestry of the highlands. Ranging from cheerful Scottish anthems to dramatic orchestral overtures, and Pop songs, this will be the must-have compilation of uplifting music this summer and beyond. 

The artist roster includes Nicky Spence, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, Nicola Benedetti, and more: all quality performances which truly encapsulate the highland spirit.

Contents:
CD 1

1. Amazing Grace
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
2. For The Love Of A Princess (From Braveheart)
London Symphony Orchestra, James Horner
3. Scotland the brave / Flower of Scotland
The Black Mountain Male Chorus, Troy Donockley
4. The Garton Mother's Lullaby
Barbara Dickson
5. Over The Hills And Far Away
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
6. Skye Boat Song
Nicky Spence
7. A Highland Lad
Moira Anderson
8. The Skyline of Skye
Calum Kennedy
9. Beethoven: 25 Scottish Songs, Op.108 - No.7 Bonney laddie, highland laddie
Sarah Walker, Krysia Osostowicz, Ursula Smith, Malcolm Martineau
10. Greensleeves
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
11. My Love is Like A Red Red Rose (O My Luve Is Like A Red Red Rose)
Nicky Spence
12. Highland Cathedral
The Czech Film Orchestra, Cliff Masterson
13. Ae Fond Kiss
Nicky Spence
14. Hector The Hero
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
15. MacCunn: The Land of the Mountain and the Flood, Op.3
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Grant Llewellyn
16. Bluebell Polka
Arthur Spink and His Band
17. Auld Lang Syne
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

CD 2
1. Original Version [Blue Bonnets Over the Border]
Pipes And Drums Of The Royal Highland Fusiliers
2. Last Of The Mohicans
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
3. Finch: Celtic Concerto - 1. Jig a Jig
Catrin Finch, Sinfonia Cymru, John Rutter
4. Finch: Celtic Concerto -  2. Hiraeth
Catrin Finch, Sinfonia Cymru, John Rutter
5. Finch: Celtic Concerto -  3. Solstice
Catrin Finch, Sinfonia Cymru, John Rutter
6. Blair Drummond (Strathspey) & The Brolum (Reel)
Bert Shorthouse And His Glenlomond Band
7. Britten: A Charm of Lullabies, Op.41 - 2. The Highland Bales
Pamela Bowden, Peter Gelhorn
8. Debussy - Marche Úcossaise
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink
9. End Credits (From Braveheart)
Choristers of Westminster Abbey, London Symphony Orchestra, James Horner
10. Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35 - 3. Finale: Allegro assai vivace
Nicola Benedetti, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Karabits
11. March Medley: Lochanside - Highland Brigade At Magersfontein
The Scotts And Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band
12. The Keel Row
Moira Anderson
13. Hail, Caledonia
Kenneth McKellar, accompaniment directed by Bob Sharples
14. Caller herrin'
 Moira Anderson, Orchestra, Peter Knight
15. Beethoven: 25 Scottish Songs, Op.108 - No.8 The lovely lass of Inverness
Sarah Walker, Krysia Osostowicz, Ursula Smith, Malcolm Martineau
16. The Dark Island
Archie Duncan
17.  Monk: Abide With Me
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

CD 3
1. Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, Op.26 (Fingal's Cave)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnanyi
2. Pachelbel: Canon
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
3. Ye Banks And Braes
Moira Anderson
4. Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, Op.46 - 4. Finale (Allegro guerriero)
Kyung Wha Chung, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Rudolf Kempe
5. The Green Hills of Tyrol
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
6. Keep Right On To The End Of The Road
Kenneth McKellar
7. Celtic Medley
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
8. Comin' Thru The Rye
Moira Anderson, Orchestra, Peter Knight
9. Set of Reels: The Tushkar - Tullamore Piper- New High Level - Angus Macleod
Arthur Spink and His Band
10. Dances With Wolves
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
11. Willie's Gane To Melville Castle
Moira Anderson, Orchestra, Peter Knight
12. Scottish Medley
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, The Czech Film Orchestra, Cliff Masterson, Pipe Major D W J Potter
13. Beethoven: 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156 - 9. Lochnagar (Lord G. Byron)
Felicity Lott, John Mark Ainsley, Sir Thomas Allen, Elizabeth Layton, Ursula Smith, Malcolm Martineau
14. Caledonia
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
15. Medley: In The Gloamin' - Just a Wee Deoch-an-Doris - Stop Your Tickling Jock - I Love a Lassie - Sailing up the Clyde
Bobby Macleod and His Highland Dance Band
16. Time to Say Goodbye (Con te Partir˛)
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

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