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Scottish Fiddle Orchestra
Burns An' a' that!
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THIS RECORDING IS COMPRISED OF 2 COMPOSITIONS
CANATA - 'TIL A'THE SEAS GANG DRYThe narration of the life of Robert Burns set to music
OVERTURE - TAM O' SHANTER & CUTTY SARK A Scottish musical interpretation of one of the greatest poems written by our national bard
The SCOTTISH FIDDLE ORCHESTRA in their history have embraced all manner of musical projects but this interpretation of the life, loves and works of Scotland's greatest bard, Robert Burns, stands out as one of the best.
CANATA - 'Til A' The Seas Gang Dry
tells of the life of Robert Burns through his love songs and his relationships, both amorous and intellectual, to the women in his tragically short life.
1. From a humble clay cottage
2. The flowering of song
3. Beautiful Ayrshire
4. Mary Campbell - a Highland lass
5. Clarinda - a rosebud by my early walk
6. Composing a love song
7. Jean Armour - a true love
8. The poet of humanity
Narrator - Samuel K Gaw
OVERTURE - Tam O' Shanter & Cutty Sark
One of the greatest poems ever written, telling of man's folly if he lets things go too far. The dramatic story of Tam's encounter with the world of witches and warlocks is illustrated and dramatised by the dynamic music and driven by the energy of the orchestra.
1. Setting the scene
2. The journey home
3. At kirk Alloway
4. The chase
INTERVIEW - This DVD also contains a booklet giving much more detail of the works and an interview with John Mason MBE, the Conductor and Director of Muisc for the orchestra, describing his motivation and passion that inspired him to arrange these pieces. (Pal)