Publication of New Gaelic Song Resource
Anam Communications is proud to announce the launch of a new book & CD publication entitled: Òrain Cèilidh Teaghlaich / The Family Cèilidh Gaelic Song Collection.
This new collection contains some of the best-loved songs in the Gaelic singing tradition. There are translations and music notation included, as well as an audio CD with each of the 23 songs in the collection. A list of online resources is also provided for those who wish to learn more about Gaelic singing, language and culture. It will be appreciated by a wide audience including Gaelic speakers and learners, Gaelic choir members, music and primary school teachers, parents of children in Gaelic medium schools, folk music enthusiasts, and more.
The songs in the collection were compiled by Highland based Gaelic singer, Brian Ó hEadhra who is joined on the CD recording by his Lewis born wife, Fiona Mackenzie, and their two children Órla (8) & Róise (6) Ní Eadhra. The style of presentation is informal and easily accessible for newcomers to the Gaelic song tradition. The songs in the collection are:
1. Bha mi Latha Samhraidh an Steòrnabhagh
2. Bheir Mi Ò
3. Bidh Clann Ulaidh
4. Brochan Lom
5. Chan eil mo leannan ann an seo
6. Chì mi na Mòr-bheanna
7. Far am bi mi fhìn
8. Fear a’ Bhàta
9. Fear an Dùin Mhòir
10. Gleann Gollaidh
11. Hèman Dubh
12. Hè mo Leannan
13. Ho Ro Mo Nighean Donn Bhòidheach
14. Màili Dhonn
15. Nach Truagh Leat Mi ’s Tu ’n Èirinn
16. Ò Teannaibh Dlùth is Togaibh Fonn
17. ’S ann an Ìle
18. Seallaibh Curaich Eòghainn
19. Soraidh Leibh is Oidhche Mhath Leibh
20. Sùilean Dubha
21. Teann a-nall
22. Tha Mi Sgìth
23. Thoir Mo Shoraidh
Òrain Cèilidh Teaghlaich / The Family Cèilidh Gaelic Song Collection is available to purchase in all good book shops in Scotland and also for online purchase from www.anamcommunications.com
Note to Editors:
The Gaelic Books Council assisted with the costs of producing this book.
First published by Anam Communications, Inverness, Scotland, 2013. Review copies available.
Call: 07717 224360