Annotation

Tracklist is divided into the following sections on the CD booklet/album homepage:
Part 1: Medieval church music: Tracks 1 - 7.
Part 2: Medieval instrumental music: Tracks 8 & 9.
Interlude: 17th and 18th century clàrsach music: Tracks 10 - 12.
Part 3: The Queen Mary harp at Lude House: Tracks 13 - 21.
Postlude: The Flowers of the Forest: Track 22.

Annotation last modified on 2017-08-10 01:18 UTC.

Tracklist

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1Vir Perfecte
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Vir Perfecte (in 2008-01)
part of:
Cod. Guelf. 628 Helmst. (French and Scottish 13th century music, catch-all for original manuscript and related texts)
2:24
2Vir Iste
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Vir Iste (in 2008-01)
part of:
Cod. Guelf. 628 Helmst. (French and Scottish 13th century music, catch-all for original manuscript and related texts)
1:58
3Kyrie Virginitatus Amator
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Kyrie Virginitatus Amator
part of:
Cod. Guelf. 628 Helmst. (French and Scottish 13th century music, catch-all for original manuscript and related texts)
1:29
4Salve Splendor
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Salve Splendor (in 2008-01)
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Inchcolm Antiphoner, circa 1340 (Scottish manuscript with music and lyrics)
2:47
5Pater Columba
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Pater Columba (in 2008-01)
part of:
Inchcolm Antiphoner, circa 1340 (Scottish manuscript with music and lyrics)
1:25
6Ex Te Lux Oritur, O Dulcis Scotia (Orkney Wedding Song)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Ex te lux oritur, O dulcis Scocia (13th century wedding song) (in 2008-01)
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Codex Upsalensis C233
3:22
7Nobilis Humilis (Hymn to St Magnus)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Hymn to St Magnus “Nobilis humilis” (in 2008-01)
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Codex Upsalensis C233
2:53
8Burns March
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Burns March (in 2008-01)
part of:
Book of Irish Airs (Edward Bunting's first field notebook, from 1792 to 1805)
2:52
9Battle of Hara Law (Harlaw)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
The Battle of Harlaw (in 2008-01)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
A Collection of Ancient Scots Music for the Violin, Harpsichord or German-flute never before printed consisting of Ports, Salutations, Marches or Pibrachs (1776), Child Ballads (number: 163) and Roud Folk Song Index (number: 2861)
5:47
10Rory Dall’s Port (Ae Fond Kiss)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Rory Dall's Port (in Pocket Companion, not Straloch MS) (in 2008-01)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
The Caledonian Pocket Companion (Scottish tunes pub. by James Oswald, c. 1750)
5:58
11Da Mihi Manum (Give Me Your Hand)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Tabhair dom do Lámh (Give Me Your Hand, catch-all) (in 2008-01)
composer:
Ruaidri Dáll Ó Catháin (Irish harpist & composer, circa 1580-1653) and Paddy Moloney
part of:
Lady Margaret Wemyss's songbook (Scottish lute tunes, transcribed 1643 – 1648)
4:17
12Cumh Easpuic Earra‐ghaoidheal (Lament for the Bishop of Argyll)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Cumh Easpuic Earra-ghaoidheal (from MacFarlane Manuscript) (in 2008-01)
part of:
MacFarlane Manuscript (Scottish fiddle tunes, c. 1740)
6:43
13Air by Fingal 1
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Air by Fingal 1 (traditional, notated and published 1789) (in 2008-01)
part of:
A collection of strathspey reels & country Dances: With a bass for the violincello or Harpsichord (1789)
part of:
Airs by Fingal (catch-all)
1:17
14Air by Fingal 2
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Air by Fingal 2 (traditional, notated and published 1789) (in 2008-01)
part of:
A collection of strathspey reels & country Dances: With a bass for the violincello or Harpsichord (1789)
part of:
Airs by Fingal (catch-all)
1:32
15Air by Fingal 3
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Air by Fingal 3 (traditional, notated and published 1789) (in 2008-01)
part of:
A collection of strathspey reels & country Dances: With a bass for the violincello or Harpsichord (1789)
part of:
Airs by Fingal (catch-all)
1:54
16McLoud’s Salute
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
McLoud’s Salute (in 2008-01)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
A collection of strathspey reels & country Dances: With a bass for the violincello or Harpsichord (1789)
1:14
17Lude’s Supper
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Lude's Supper (published 1760) (in 2008-01)
composer:
Rory Dall (Irish harpist & composer, circa 1580-1653)
part of:
The Caledonian Pocket Companion (Scottish tunes pub. by James Oswald, c. 1750)
2:10
18Port Lennox
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Port Lennox (in 2008-01)
composer:
Ruaidri Dáll Ó Catháin (Irish harpist & composer, circa 1580-1653)
part of:
A Collection of Ancient Scots Music for the Violin, Harpsichord or German-flute never before printed consisting of Ports, Salutations, Marches or Pibrachs (1776) and A collection of strathspey reels & country Dances: With a bass for the violincello or Harpsichord (1789)
2:56
19Port Gordon
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Port Gordon (published 1789) (in 2008-01)
part of:
A collection of strathspey reels & country Dances: With a bass for the violincello or Harpsichord (1789)
1:29
20Oran air Cath Sliabh an t Siorraimh (The Battle of Sherrifmuir)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
vocals:
Mairead Murnion (UK singer) (in 2008-01)
recording of:
The Battle of Sherrifmuir (includes lyrics by Sìleas na Ceapaich) (in 2008-01)
lyricist:
Sìleas na Ceapaich (Scottish poet, c.1660-1729)
translator:
Colm Ó Baoill (born 1938, Gaelic scholar) (until 1972)
reconstructed by:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator)
is based on:
The battle of Sheriff Moor (in A collection of strathspey reels and country Dances)
4:12
21Port Athol
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Port Atholl (Port Athol (1)) (in 2008-01)
composer:
Ruaidri Dáll Ó Catháin (Irish harpist & composer, circa 1580-1653)
part of:
A Collection of Ancient Scots Music for the Violin, Harpsichord or German-flute never before printed consisting of Ports, Salutations, Marches or Pibrachs (1776) and A collection of strathspey reels & country Dances: With a bass for the violincello or Harpsichord (1789)
2:07
22The Flowres of the Forrest (Flowers of the Forest)
Irish harp / clàrsach [a newly commissioned replica of the famous medieval Scottish 'Queen Mary' harp]:
Simon Chadwick (harpist, educator) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
instrumental recording of:
Flowers of the Forest (catch-all for traditional work found in John Skene Manuscript c. 1630) (in 2008-01)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Ancient Scotish Melodies (catch-all for 1838 book and related publications), John Skene Manuscript (catch-all for c. 1630 manuscript and all subsequent publications) and Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3812)
is based on:
Flowres of the Forrest (as in John Skene Manuscript circa 1630)
2:19

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Release

recorded in:St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
recording engineer:Oliver Atack (UK recording engineer) (from 2008-01-21 until 2008-01-24)
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