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TITLE
A Rìgh nan Rìghean
EXTERNAL ID
PC_FJM_DUAN_NOLLAIG_01_02
DATE OF RECORDING
2007
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
D. I. MacDhòmhnaill (words)/Ishbel T. Dhòmhnallach (music)
SOURCE
Fiona J Mackenzie
ASSET ID
2566
KEYWORDS
Xmas
Big Mary of the Songs
audios

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A Rìgh nan Rìghean - King of Kings.

This audio excerpt is from 'Duan Nollaig', a double CD produced by the Mhàiri Mhòr Gaelic Song Fellowship, for the Highland Council, in association with Greentrax Recordings. The CD is the first ever Scottish collection of Gaelic Christmas carols and songs for all ages.

Fiona J Mackenzie, the former Mhàiri Mhòr Gaelic Song Fellow (2002-9), recorded the CD in response to a strong demand for Gaelic Christmas material. The 35 tracks include traditional carols, traditional Gaelic carols, new Gaelic Christmas songs, and songs for young people and Gaelic learners.

The Màiri Mhòr Gaelic Song Fellowship was set up in 2002 to encourage participation in Gaelic song events and activities and to provide a reference point for people wanting information on any aspect of Gaelic song.

Màiri Mhòr nan Oran (Mary MacPherson) was a nurse from Skeabost, Skye. She was a prolific song writer from the age of 50, writing songs of exile, praise and hope as well as songs of protest about the way the Gaels were treated by others.

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A Rìgh nan Rìghean

2000s

Xmas; Big Mary of the Songs; audios

Fiona J Mackenzie

Duan Nollaig (CD)

A Rìgh nan Rìghean - King of Kings.<br /> <br /> This audio excerpt is from 'Duan Nollaig', a double CD produced by the Mhàiri Mhòr Gaelic Song Fellowship, for the Highland Council, in association with Greentrax Recordings. The CD is the first ever Scottish collection of Gaelic Christmas carols and songs for all ages.<br /> <br /> Fiona J Mackenzie, the former Mhàiri Mhòr Gaelic Song Fellow (2002-9), recorded the CD in response to a strong demand for Gaelic Christmas material. The 35 tracks include traditional carols, traditional Gaelic carols, new Gaelic Christmas songs, and songs for young people and Gaelic learners.<br /> <br /> The Màiri Mhòr Gaelic Song Fellowship was set up in 2002 to encourage participation in Gaelic song events and activities and to provide a reference point for people wanting information on any aspect of Gaelic song.<br /> <br /> Màiri Mhòr nan Oran (Mary MacPherson) was a nurse from Skeabost, Skye. She was a prolific song writer from the age of 50, writing songs of exile, praise and hope as well as songs of protest about the way the Gaels were treated by others.