Oban Gaelic Choir - Storas

Oban Gaelic Choir - Storas

format: CD   |   ref: OGC001CD   |   released: November 2017   |   condition: new

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13 Tracks: Domhnall Nan Domhnall * An Sporan Falamh * Taobh Lodh Odha * Dal An Eas * Puirt A Beul * Colla Mo Run * Mo Chuloabh * Tune Set: The Heroes Of Vittoria / The Ball That Was In Oban / Two Bulls In The Cockloft * Marbhrann Do Dh-Iain Ciar MacDhughaill * Ho Ro Gu Togainn Air Hugan Fhathast * Alasdair A Laoigh Mo Cheile * Air A Ghille * Oran Do Bhonaparte.

This debut album explores the riches of Argyllshire Bardachd performed by Oban Gaelic Choir and some of Argyll's top musicians.

The album has been a labour of love for the choir musical director Sileas Sinclair. Her enthusiasm and drive in making this project come to fruition was unstinting

Sileas Sinclair, talented, multi instrumentalist/ composer/arranger is the daughter of well kent accordionist Neil and Sheila Sinclair Connel.

Sileas carefully selected and researched the songs and produced fabulous arrangements resulting in a breathtaking album which blends voices and instruments together, a union which adds a unique contemporary twist.

The Bards:
Calum Campbell MacPhail (Dalmally), John MacIntyre (Postmaster, Kilchrenan), Iain MacCallum (Tigh nam Barr), Donald MacIntyre (Dunollie Poet), Duncan Ban MacIntyre (Glenorchy), Dorothy Brown (Luing), James Shaw (Bard Loch nan Eala).

Musicians: Sileas Sinclair (piano, accordion), Finlay Wells (guitar), Lorne MacDougall (Highland pipes, smallpipes, whistles), Archie McAllister (fiddle), Angus MacColl (Highland pipes).

Soloists: Graham Campbell (Track 2), John Joe MacNeil (Track 7), Riona MacCormick (Track 9), Mary Catherine MacNeil (Track 11).

Duet: Donald Maclean And Sileas Sinclair (Track 4).


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