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Anne Lorne Gillies
An Long Hirteach / St Kilda Mail-boat
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Anne Lorne Gillies, Rhona MacKay & Eddie McGuire have pooled their expertise in Gaelic music and culture to bring back to life the songs & music of the people of St. Kilda, evacuated in 1930. Puirt-a-beul, lullabies, death, love and sea-edge life.
Disk 1 : Leac na Gàdaig / On a cliff-edge, Gura thall ann an Sòaigh / It was over in Soay, Cas na caora Hirtich o / The St Kilda sheep's shank, Do dhà shùil bheag bhiolach / Your two beady little eyes, Òran luaidh Hirteach / St Kilda waulking-song, Thulgag bhòidheach / Lovely "Tulgag, Cha b' e sgioba na Faiche / Not the crew of the "Faiche", Na trì Nèill chalma / The three brave Neils, The Lady Grange, 'S truagh a Rìgh nach mi bha thallad o / I wish I was over there, Iorram suirghe / A courtship rowing-song, Òran na h-ighinne Hirtich / The St Kildan maiden's song, Mo ghaol òigear a' chùil duinn / I love the brown-haired young man, Rè an t-samhraidh bha mo dhùil ris / I waited for him all summer, Tàladh cailin an fhuilt òr-bhuidhe / Lullaby for the golden-haired girl, Ewen and the gold, St Kilda waulking-song, From St Kilda to Kings Cross, St. Kilda's Parliament - 1879-1979: the photographer revisits his picture, Tuireadh nan Hirteach / The Lament of the St Kildans