Various - The Lost Songs Of St Kilda album download
|–Trevor Morrison||Stac An Armin|
|–Trevor Morrison||Stac Lee|
|–Trevor Morrison||Stac Dona|
|–James MacMillan And The Scottish Festival Orchestra||Soay|
|–James MacMillan And The Scottish Festival Orchestra||Stac Lee - Dawn|
|–James MacMillan And The Scottish Festival Orchestra||Stac Lee - Dusk|
|–James MacMillan And The Scottish Festival Orchestra||Stac Dona|
|–James MacMillan And The Scottish Festival Orchestra||Dun|
|–James MacMillan And The Scottish Festival Orchestra Featuring Trevor Morrison||Hirta|
|4812795||Various||The Lost Songs Of St Kilda (CD)||Decca||4812795||2016|
|none||Various||The Lost Songs Of St Kilda (CDr, Album, Promo)||Decca||none||UK||2016|
This is the incredible story of the Lost Songs of St Kilda. Nearly a century ago, the last 36 residents were evacuated from the most remote part of the British Isles, St Kilda, an isolated island off the beautiful and rugged western coast of Scotland. Now, after 86 years, the music of St Kilda has been discovered, recorded in a Scottish care home by an elderly resident who was taught piano by a resident of St Kilda. However, the album is hauntingly beautiful and whether the tale told about it is truth or myth, the idea that it MIGHT be true adds an intriguing element, even if the question can never be answered. One person found this helpful.
The Lost Songs of St Kilda sold out within a few hours of its release and has become the fastest-selling posthumous artist debut in history. The album was recorded on a £3 microphone in an Edinburgh care home by pensioner Trevor Morrison. The tracks have been reworked by a number of leading composers. They include Sir James Macmillan, Craig Armstrong, Mercury Prize nominee Christopher Duncan, Rebecca Dale and Teenage Fanclub drummer Francis Macdonald
Austere Enigmatic Gentle Introspective Lonely Melancholy Poignant Restrained Soft/Quiet Wistful. Trevor Morrison, James MacMillan, Scottish Festival Orchestra. The Lost Songs of St. Kilda.
Sir James MacMillan is thrilled The Lost Songs of St Kilda have been given a new life on the N. Classical album. It has been a delight being involved in this project. Trevor Morrison’s playing of the old St Kilda songs are genuinely poignant and haunting. The Lost Songs of St Kilda’ sells out in hours. Once thought lost, the music of St Kilda – the deserted Scottish island at ‘the Edge of the World’ – has now topped the charts, thanks to an island evacuee. The Lost Songs of St Kilda. 17 September 2016 ·. The Lost Songs are returned to St Kild. .Music video for The Lost Songs Of St. Kilda: Hirta. C) 2016 Ace It Scotland, under exclusive licence to Decca, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd. 10 September 2016 ·. Have you been wondering how we got a Piano on to St Kilda?
The Lost Songs of St Kilda is an album by James MacMillan and Trevor Morrison, released in 2016 by Decca Records. The album contains modern recordings of traditional songs taught to Morrison as a boy by a resident of St Kilda, Scotland. Alongside MacMillan, the album features arrangements by Craig Armstrong, C Duncan, Rebecca Dale and Francis MacDonald Track listing. Trevor Morrison – "Hirta".
This is the incredible story of the Lost Songs of St Kilda. Following the centuries-old tradition of folk music evolving as it is passed down from generation to generation, some of Scotlands foremost contemporary composers reimagine songs from the album. TRACKLIST 1. Hirta (2:08) 2. Soay (2:04) 3. Boreray (2:52) 4. Dùn (3:33) 5. Stac an Armin (3:37) 6. Stac Lee (3:00) 7. Levenish (4:11) 8. Stac Dona (3:09) 9. Soay (3:49) 10.