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Alison Kinnaird: The Harp Key—Crann Nan Teud

Alison Kinnaird: The Harp Key—Crann Nan Teud (Anvil ANV 003)

The Harp Key—Crann Nan Teud
Alison Kinnaird

Temple Records SH 001 (LP, UK, 1978)
Anvil Records ANV 003 (LP, Germany, 1979)
Temple Records COMD1001 (CD, UK, 1996)

Alison Kinnaird: The Harp Key—Crann Nan Teud (Temple COMD1001)
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Produced by Robin Morton;
Recorded and mixed by Calum Malcolm at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh;
Sleeve notes by Frances Collinson

Musicians

Alison Kinnaird: clarsach (Scottish harp)

with
Dave Richardson: mandolin [2];
Cathal McConnell: whistle [2, 8], flute [8];
Patsy Seddon: clarsach [6, 10];
Wendy Stewart: clarsach [6, 10];
Jimmy Anderson: small pipes [9];
Aly Bain: fiddle [12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Rory Dall's Port (4.11)
  2. Princess Augusta (1.48)
  3. Caoineadh Rioghail (The Royal Lament) (2.54)
  4. Glenlivet / Castle Drummond (2.20)
  5. Balquhidder (2.04)
  6. Fluich An Oidhche / Heman Dubh (1.55)
  7. Port Atholl (3.42)
  8. Killiecrankie (3.05)
  1. Cumha Crann Nan Teud (The Lament for the Harp Key) (8.11)
  2. The Kid On The Mountain (2.07)
  3. Fuath Nam Fidhleirean (Contempt for Fiddlers) (1.57)
  4. Chapel Keithack (2.48)
  5. Grantown-On-Spey (2.39)
  6. Port Patrick (2.59)
CD bonus tracks
  1. The Rymer
  2. The Duchess of Buccleuchs Favourite / The Earl of Hadinton / Miss Charlotte Brodies Jig

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Niel Gow;
Track 12 William Marshall

> Folk Music > Records > Battlefield Band and Alison Kinnaird: Music in Trust

Battlefield Band and Alison Kinnaird: Music in Trust

Battlefield Band: Music in Trust (Temple TP022)

Music in Trust
Battlefield Band and Alison Kinnaird

Temple Records TP022 (lP, UK, 1986)
Temple Records COMD2010 (CD, UK, 1988)

Music in Trust 2
Battlefield Band and Alison Kinnaird

Temple Records TP029 (LP, UK, 1988)
Temple Records COMD2004 (CD, UK, 1988)

Battlefield Band: Music in Trust 2 (Temple TP029)
Battlefield Band: Music in Trust (Temple TP027)

Music in Trust
Battlefield Band and Alison Kinnaird

Temple Records COMD2097 (2 CD, UK, 2005)

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Music linked with The National Trust for Scotland's properties

Produced and recorded by Robin Morton at Temple Records Studio, Scotland;
Sleeve design by John Slavin at DesignFolk;
Photographs of Crathes Castle and St Kilda used by kind permission of The National Trust for Scotland

Musicians

Brian McNeill: fiddle, viola, concertina, cittern, guitar;
Dougie Pincock: Highland bagpipes, flute, whistle;
Alan Reid: keyboard, vocals;
Alison Kinnaird: Scottish harp, vocals

Tracks

Music in Trust 1

  1. The Sweet Maid of Mull / MacLeod of Mull (4:14)
  2. Frideray (2:25)
  3. Cro Cinn T-Saile / The Kilbarchan Weaver (3:36)
  4. Lady Haddo (3:38)
  5. The Silver Darlin's (1:58)
  6. The Duchess of Gordon (3:28)
  7. The St Kilda Girls Lament / The St Kilda Wedding March (2:51)
  8. Anst'er Market / The East Neuk of Fife (3:03)
  9. Brodick Castle (3:58)
  10. Dunkeld Steeple / Killiekrankie (4:03)
  11. Mo Run Geal Og (4:07)
  12. Glenfinnan Highland Gathering / Lady MacKenzie of Gairloch / The Five Sisters (3:41)
  13. Held in Trust (3:21)

Track 1a A.C. Beaton, arr. Batlefield Band;
Track 1b Donald MacLeod;
Track 2 Dougie Pincock, Alan Reid;
Tracks 3a, 10b, 11 trad. arr. Aliason Kinnaird;
Tracks 3b, 13 Aliason Kinnaird;
Track 4 M. MacDonald, arr. Brian McNeill;
Track 5 Brian McNeill, Dougie Pincock;
Track 6 William Marshall, arr. Batlefield Band;
Tracks 7ab, 8b, 12b trad. arr. Battlefield Band;
Track 8a Brian McNeill;
Track 9 Alan Reid;
Track 19a Niel Gow, arr. Brian McNeill;
Track 12a R. Lawrie;
Track 12c Dougie Pincock

Music in Trust 2

  1. The Laird o' Brodie / Danzig Willie / The Merchant's Jig (3:00)
  2. A'Chlach Uaine (The Green Stone) (3:25)
  3. I Ha'e a Wife / The Tarbolton Jig / Tarbolton Lodge (2:47)
  4. The Massacre of Glencoe (6:10)
  5. Falkland Palace (2:26)
  6. Lawers Loup / Miss Jane Fraser / Mrs Maule's Reel (2:33)
  7. Goat Fell (3:09)
  8. Farewell to Glen-Shalloch (2:49)
  9. The Fruiting Branch / Gledstanes' March (3:24)
  10. Pitmedden (3:10)
  11. The Mote of Mark / The Grey Mare's Tail (3:40)
  12. Held in Trust / Peace and Plenty (4:04)
  13. Fingal's Weeping / The Maids of Kintail (3:06)
  14. Hill House / The Philosopher's Chair (3:53)

Tracks 1a, 3ac trad. arr. Battlefield Band;
Tracks 1b, 12b Brian McNeill;
Tracks 1c, 3b, 6a, 11ab Dougie Pincock;
Tracks 2, 9b, 10 Alan Reid, Dougie Pincock;
Track 4 trad. arr. Alison Kinnaird, Dougie Pincock;
Tracks 5, 7, 9a, 14b Alan Reid;
Track 6b Robert MacIntosh, arr. Battlefield Band;
Track 8 trad. arr. Alison Kinnaird, Robin Morton;
Track 12a Alison Kinnaird;
Track 13 trad. arr. Dougie Pincock;
Track 14 Alan Reid, Dougie Pincock, Brian McNeil, Alison Kinnaird

> Folk Music > Records > Alison Kinnaird: The Scottish Harp

Alison Kinnaird: The Scottish Harp

Alison Kinnaird: The Scottish Harp (Temple COMD2025)

The Scottish Harp
Alison Kinnaird

Temple Records COMD2025 (compilation CD, UK, 1998)

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Produced by Robin Morton;
Recorded at Temple Records Studios, Scotland except tracks 1-2, 8, 11 recorded by Calum Malcolm at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh;
Front cover painting, graphics and sleeve design by John Haxby, Edinburgh;
Photography of Alison Kinnaird by Robin Morton

Musicians

Alison Kinnaird: clarsach (Scottish harp)

with
Ann Heymann: wire-strung harp [3b];
Lucy Carolan: harpsichord [6];
Brian McNeill: fiddle, viola [6];
Patsy Seddon: harp [8];
Wendy Stewart: harp [8];
Duncan McGillivray: Highland pipes [13];

Tracks

  1. Rory Dall's Port (3.54)
  2. Grantown-on-Spey (Baile Nan Granndach) (2.38)
  3. Bas Alastruim (The Death of Alasdair) / McAllistruim's March (3.30)
  4. Ellen's Dreams (2.43)
  5. Carrill's Lament (2.00)
  6. The Keiking Glasse (2.35)
  7. The Braidwood Waits (2.12)
  8. The Kid on the Mountain (2.06)
  9. McLoud's Salute (2.35)
  10. Cumh Easbig Earraghaal (The Bishop of Argyle's Lament) (5.04)
  11. Port Atholl (3.36)
  12. Cro Cinn t-Saile / The Kilbarchan Weaver (3.31)
  13. The Conundrum (3.06)
  14. Lady Livingstone / Dunkeld Steeple (3.23)
  15. Balfour Village / Shapinsay Polka (2.40)
  16. Ring of Crystal, Ring of Stone (6.23)

All tracks trad. arr. Alison Kinnaird except
Track 3b Ann Heymann;
Track 4 Robin Morton;
Tracks 7, 12b, 16 Alison Kinnaird;
Track 13 P.M. Peter R. MacLeod;
Track 14a Nathaniel Gow arr. Alison Kinnaird;
Track 14b Niel Gow arr. Alison Kinnaird;
Track 15a Bob Groat;
Track 15b John Sinclair

Tracks 1-2, 8, 11 are from The Harp Key (Temple SH001, 1978);
Tracks 5-6, 9, 13 are from The Harper's Gallery (Temple TP003, 1980);
Tracks 3-4, 7, 10 are from The Harper's Land (Temple TP012, 1983);
Track 12 is from Music in Trust (Temple TP022, 1988);
Tracks 14-16 are new recordings

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Other records with Alison Kinnaird

Boys of the Lough: Second Album (Trailer LER 2090) Boys of the Lough, Second Album, CD, Trailer LER 2090, 1973

A Celebration of Scottish Music (Temple COMD2003) Various Artists, A Celebration of Scottish Music, CD, Temple COMD2003, 1988

Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts: Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts (Pure PRCD01) Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts, Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts, CD, Pure PRCD01, 1995

Battlefield Band: Across the Borders (Temple COMD2065) Battlefield Band, Across the Borders, CD, Temple COMD2065, 1997

Kate Rusby: Hourglass (Pure PRCD02) Kate Rusby, Hourglass, CD, Pure PRCD02, 1997

The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (World Music RGNET 1038 CD) Various Artists, The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (First Edition), CD, World Music RGNET 1038 CD, 2002

Battlefield Band: Beg & Borrow… (Temple COMD2107) Battlefield Band, Beg & Borrow…, CD, Temple COMD2107, 2015