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29/03/2014

For the very best in traditional music and song, join Robbie Shepherd. In session this weekend are the ever popular Glencraig Scottish Dance band, led by Nicol McLaren. It's the fiddler from within the Band, Gordon Howe that chats to Robbie as guest. We also share some listeners favourite tracks and the latest sounds from CD.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

1 hour, 55 minutes

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Sun 30 Mar 2014 13:05
BBC Radio Scotland except MW

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TITLE: Kate Dalrymple

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: Gay Gordons

a) Auld Rattray [James Watson]          

b) Within a Mile o’ Edinburgh Toon [Arr Nicol McLaren]

c) The Old Rustic Bridge [Arr Nicol McLaren]  

d) Auld Rattray [James Watson]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: 51st Travellers [Sandra Turton RSCDS BOOKS 44]

a) Kenny Wilson’s Jig [Ian Holmes] [Marian Music]

b) Miss Isabella Robertson’s Reel [Robert Mackintosh] [Mackintosh Collection]                      

c) Katherine Hoskins [Nicol McLaren] [MCPS& PRS]       

d) Christine’s Jig [Iain T MacPhail] [Steblin Music]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Barn Dance

a) Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque [John McColl] [Paterson’s]

b) Pardeburg [Paterson’s]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Gaelic Waltz

a) South Georgia Whaling Song [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

b) Circle of the Sea [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

c) Loch Leven [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

d) Welcome to Waternish [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

f) Mull of the Mountains [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

g) Come O’er the Sea [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Blooms of Bon Accord [John Drewry Deeside Book 2]

a) Blooms of Bon Accord [James Scott Skinner]

b) Highland Donald [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]                           

c) The Hopeful Lover [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

d) Hebridean Waulking Song [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Autumn in Appin [JohnDrewry, RSCDS Book 31]

a)  Hills of Lorne [Charlie Hunter]         

b) Sailing South [Judi Nicolson]           

c) Central House [Dr Tom Anderson] [Sheyland Times]

d) Norland Wind [Jim Reid]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Boston Two Step

a) Mrs Anne Jamieson of Cullivoe [Willie Renwick]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Flight of the Falcon [Barry Priddey, Anniversary Tensome]

a) Dalrymple Jig [Jimmy Shand] [Muchty Music]

b) Mrs Anne Jamieson [Iain T MacPhail] [Stebelin Music]

c) Isobel Davidson Two Step [Iain T MacPhail] [Stebelin Music]

d) Mrs Esma Shepherd [Bert Murray]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Issy & Nicol’s Dance Amy Luxton-Esler (NZ)

a) Amy’s Reel [Nicol McLaren]

b) Billy Craib [Bobby MacLeod] [MCPS& PRS]    

c) Catching Rabbits [Ian Powrie] [Dee-ay Music]

d) Gillian’s Reel [Peter Milne]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                            

                                   

TITLE: Bandleader’s Choice- Neil Caul

a) The Lonach Gathering [James Scott Skinner]

b) William MacDonald Black [Angus Fitchet] [J S Kerr]

c) Moving Cloud [Bobby MacLeod] [MCPS]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Waltz

a) Dunmore Park [Nicol McLaren] [MCPS& RPS]       

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: Catch the Wind [Romaine Butterfield, RSCDS Book 45]

a) The Merry Go Round [Trad. Arr. Nicol McLaren]

b) Jack Daniel’s Reel [John Morris Rankine]                       

c) MacArthur Road [Dave Richardson]                             

d) The Red Fox [P.M Robert Mathieson]

ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording                                                                

 

TITLE: The Soup Dragon

The Flowers Of Spring / The Soup Dragon / Cregg's Pipes  

TRK: 1

ARTIST: Angus Nicolson Trio  

CD: Lasses That Baffle Us

LABEL/CAT NR:  Fires On The Shore - FOTS 2                                  

 

TITLE: The Scarborough Settler’s Lament  

CD 1 Trk 10

ARTIST:  Stan Rogers

CD: The Scottish Diaspora  

LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax - CDTRAX 380                                        

           

TITLE: Hop Jigs

Tomeen O’ Dea’s / The Silver Slipper / Shaving The Baby with a Spoon

TRK: 3          

ARTIST: Leonard Barry  

CD:  New Road

LABEL/CAT NR: www.leonardbarry.ie- IB002                                     

 

TITLE: The Acrobat

The Acrobat / Earl Grey / Maol a Rubha

CD 1 TRK 4

ARTIST:  S6 Sgoil Chiuil na Gaidhaeltachd  

CD:  Children Playing

LABEL/CAT NR:  Sgoil Chiuil na Gaidhaeltachd  - SCGCD 13D       

 

GUEST GORDON HOWE

 

TITLE:   Reels

Lucky Scaup / Claverhouse Reel / Sister Elder’s Reel                                              

TRK:  S 2 B 1

ARTIST: The Hawthorn Scottish Dance Band

LP:  A Tribute to Jimmy Shand

LABEL/CAT NR: Emerald Gem – GES 1073

 

TITLE:  Slow Air, Slow Strathspey, Strathspey & Reel

Mrs Major Stewart of Java / Madam Frederick / Earl Gray / The Waverley Ball  

TRK:  S 1 B 3 

ARTIST:  Hecotr MacAndrew

LP:  Scottish Fiddle Music

LABEL/CAT NR: EMI Records – OU 2215

 

TITLE:  Canadian Barn Dance

The Brig O’ Feugh / Mrs John MacColl

TRK:  4

ARTIST:  The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band

CD:  The Reel Party “Are ye askin’?”

LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 315

 

TITLE: Old Scots Mother Mine   

TRK: 3

ARTIST:  Bill McCue

CD: A’ The Best From Bill McCue  

LABEL/CAT NR: Scotdisc – CDITV 587                                               

 

TITLE: A Glencoe Dance Set

CD 1 TRK 14

ARTIST:  Natalie MacMaster

CD: The Scottish Diaspora  

LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax - CDTRAX 380     

Online Diary

Friday 28 March


End of season supper Ceilidh

Shetland

8pm

Guest artists: The Charlie Kirkpatrick band


Saturday 29th March


Church of Scotland Hall Griminish

Uist & Benbecula

8pm

Event - Saturday night ceilidh


Sunday 30th March


Forfar Club

Plough Inn, 48 Market Street

7.30pm

Guest: Gavin Piper


Monday 31st March


Newtongrange

Dean Tavern

7.30pm

Guest artist: Fiddlers Von Trap


Plockton Music School Tour

Church of St Mary and St Finnan, Glenfinnan

7.30pm


Tuesday 1st April


Plockton Music School Tour

Saint Andrew’s in the Square, Glasgow

7.30pm


Campsie Club

Glazert Country House Hotel, Lennoxtown

7.30pm

Guest artist: Graeme Mitchell Scottish Dance Band


Islesteps

Lochabriggs Social Club

7.30pm

Guest artist: Glencraig Scottish Dance Band


Royal British Legion

Balloch Road, Keith

7.30pm

Guest artist: Jennifer Forrest Band


Wednesday 2nd April


Dingwall Club

National Hotel

7.30pm

Guest artist: Ian Muir Band


Plockton Music School Tour

Douglas Academy, Milngavie

7.30pm


Glenfarg club

Glenfarg Village

8.00pm

Guest artist: John Renton trio


Kinahans Restaurant, Hilton Hotel & Country Club

Templepatrick

8.00pm

Guest artists: Maeve Close, Kate McSherry & Niall Comer


Violet Social Club

Stonehouse

7.15pm

Guest artist: The Bon Accords


Thursday 3rd April


St Margaret Marys Social Club

Scalegate Road

7.30pm

Guest artist: Iain Cathart Trio


Crieff Club

Crieff Hotel

7.30pm

Guest artist: Willie McFarlane


Galashiels

Clovenfield Hotel

7.30pm

Guest artist: David Vernon


Isle of Skye Club

The Royal Hotel, Portree

7.30pm

Guest artist: Ardmore Ceilidh Band


Sea Angling Club

South Beach Quay, Stornoway

8pm

Guests: Local players


Oban Club

Argyllshire Gathering Hall

7.30pm

Guest artist: Robert Whitehead band


Rothbury

Queens Head Hotel

7.30pm

Guest artist: Marian Anderson Trio


Turriff Club

Commercial Hotel, Cuminestown

7.30pm

Guest artist: Brandon McPhee trio


Plockton Music School Tour

Strachur Memorial Hall, Strchur, Argyllshire

7.30pm

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