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From: "David L. White" <>
Subject: Re: Celtic music
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 13:40:20 -0500
I thought the "genealogist" drove off in a bright red car, a Towering Rage,
rather than a Huffmobile.
Anyhow, another GREAT Celtic CD is "Skydance: Way Out To Hope Street," by
Alasdair Fraser, distributed by Culburnie Records, www.culburnie.com.
These are new compositions, and NOT the traditional Scottish or SI
compositions. However, they are in the Celtic Tradition, and are an awsome
display of Fraser's ability with the fiddle. Alasdair played at the Texas
Scottish Festival & Highland Games on June 5-7, and gave a most impressive
> From: John Carpenter <>
> Subject: Celtic music
> Date: Wednesday, June 24, 1998 1:05 PM
> Maybe I shouldn't get this started after the
> "geneologist" left us in an 8 cylinder Huffmobile
> with flames backfiring out the tailpipe, but I just
> sat down to read some of the sites that have been
> sent on the list lately that I haven't had a chance
> to check on.
> I put a music CD in my cup holder and am now so
> enthralled by the music that I may not read a word.
> I'm playing CELTIC SUITE by the Prairie Land String
> Band of OKC (3723 Newport, Oklahoma City, OK 73112,
> if you're shopping for perfomers or recordings) and
> once again am lost in the sounds of our people. Can
> anyone produce joy and tears together as well as the
> Celts, especially the Scotch-Irish, who fathered so
> much of America's music?
> Right now they're playing the Banks of Inverness and
> will soon get to Gary Owen, Scotland the Brave,
> Farewell to Whiskey (now that should bring tears),
> Brian Boru's March (my ancestor through the English
> side, oddly enough), and of course close with Danny
> Boy, which I learned from my mama as a small child.
> I don't know any of this quintet personally, see them
> once a year at Christmas at Ft. Concho in San Angelo
> TX, where I do a little reenacting and have a lot of
> fun, and usually do a bit of sing-along with them,
> but I can really recommend them as performers on
> historic music.
> DO YOU YAHOO!?
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