Brìghde Chaimbeul - The Reeling

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These largely traditional Scottish and Bulgarian tunes were performed by Brìghde on the Scottish smallpipes (with the addition of an ancient harmonium found in the church). She was joined on the recording by violinist Aidan O’Rourkefrom experimental folk trio Lau, who also produced the album, Radie Peat from the Dublin band Lankum on concertina, and the pioneering 82-year-old singer and piper Rona Lightfoot contributing canntaireachd (a phonetic singing tradition used to teach pipe tunes - the word means “chanting” in Gaelic). Released 18th January 2018.


1. O Chiadain an Lo
2. A Bhriogais Uallach / Nighean Donn nan Gobhar
3. Moma e Moma Rodila
4. An Léimras / Harris Dance
5. Tàladh Nan Cearc
6. The Old Woman's Dance / The Skylark's Ascension
7. Gur Bòidheach Nighean Donn Mo Chridhe
8. Tornala Maika
9. Tha 'n oidhch' ann 's an dorch' ann
10. Mary Brennan's / The Reeling, The Reeling
11. Ruidhle Mo Nighean Donn