A relaxing musical tour of the highlands and islands with distant pipes and harps, the music of the sea and waves themselves and the voices of monks chanting in a quiet kirk.
Music from ancient Scottish manuscripts with a selection of some of the finest and most refined music that Scotland has to offer, including some seasonal sounds.
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1. Lusty May 2. Katherine Ogie 3. Jamaica 4. Alen Water 5. Departe, departe 6. Willie Winks 7. I long for the wedding 8. A port 9. Shoes rare 10. The time of youth 11. Post Gordon 12. Cold and raw 13. The new Highland laddie 14. Joy to the resonne of my love 15. Corne yairds 16. A Scots tune 17. The last time I came o'er the moor 18. Ane Scottis Dance 19. Caneries 20. The Caneries 21. I serve a worthy ladie 22. Caneris 23. A Scotch tune 24. Adeu o desire of delyt 25. Before the Greeks 26. Lady Binnis' lilt 27. I choys to be my love 28. The Layde Lowthian's lilte 29. Sueit smylling
Heather Birt Matthew Spring Jon Banks Sara Stowe
'I come from hevin heich to tell The best nowells that e'er befell'
1. Balulalow (Ane Sang of the Birth of Christ) 2. Verbum patris umanatur 3. Nou let us sing 4. Deck the halls 5. We wish you a merry Christmas 6. Tomorrow shall be my dancing day 7. The fader of heven - Peter Maxwell Davies 8. Lullay, lullow 9. Once in royal David's city 10. The first nowell 11. Hark the herald angels sing 12. See amid the winter's snow 13. All sons of Adam 14. Amazing Grace 15. Adeste Fideles 16. Jesu, joy of man's desiring 17. The Angel Gabriel 18. Scotland the brave 19. The holly bears a berry 20. Joy to the world 21. Auld Lang Syne
Niall Mushet Sarah Hill Sara Stowe Matthew Spring Martin Souter Ian Giles Singscape directed by Sarah Tenant-Flowers The Choirs of Queens' College, Cambridge, Worcester College, Oxford and Magdalen College, Oxford