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Calum MacCrimmon - Making When Birds Migrate

Duration: 03:36

Piper Calum MacCrimmon talks about his piece 'When Birds Migrate'which looks at the commonality between Canada's Mi'kmaq tribes and the Scottish islanders who found new homes in Cape Breton during the 18th and 19th Centuries, as they prepare to survive the bitter Canadian winter.
A superb line-up of musicians perform the piece, including Calum on pipes and vocals, Fraser Fifield on kaval and whistle, Iain Sandilands on vibes and percussion, John Mulhearn on chanter and vocals, Robbie Ward on guitar and fiddle, and James Lindsay on bass.

Available since: Tue 22 Nov 2011

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Mary Ann Kennedy's Global Gathering 22/11/2011

Mary Ann Kennedy presents the world premiere of Calum MacCrimmon's 'When Birds Migrate'.

First broadcast: 22 Nov 2011

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