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Folk on Film

Bruce celebrates folk music in film and speaks to Patrick Doyle, the man behind the music of Brave, as well as Chris Stout and Lorne MacDougall who played on the soundtrack.

Travelling Folk celebrates the best of folk and traditional music on the big screen!

Bruce looks at some of Hollywood’s most iconic scenes that feature folk music plus an in-depth conversation with Patrick Doyle, the composer for Disney Pixar's blockbuster animation Brave, who grew up in Uddingston. Patrick made it his mission to make the music of Brave as authentic and true to Scotland as possible, featuring musicians from the Scottish traditional scene such as Chris Stout and Lorne MacDougall. Bruce chats to Chris and Lorne about their experience recording for "Hollywood" and explores the music of Brave as well as the man behind it.

1 hour, 55 minutes

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Music Played

  • Alfred Newman

    20th Century Fox Fanfare

  • Julie Fowlis

    Touch the Sky

    • Brave Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • James Horner performed by The London Symphony Orchestra

    For the Love of a Princess

    • Braveheart (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • London Records.
  • Michael Kamen & Queen

    Who Wants to Live Forever

    • Highlander (The Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Immortal Records.
  • John Wetton

    Battle Lines (Movie Version)

    • Chasing the Deer.
    • Blueprint.
  • Van Johnson and John Gustavson

    I’ll Go Home with Bonnie Jean

    • Brigadoon.
    • Warner.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Fate and Destiny

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Jean Redpath

    The Lea Rig

    • Jean Redpath the Songs of Robert Burns, Vol 5&6.
    • Greentrax Recordings.
  • Patrick Doyle

    In Her Heart

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Emma Thompson & Peigi Barker

    Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal)

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    The Games

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    We’ve Both Changed

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Through the Castle

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Remember to Smile

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Billy Connolly ft. Alex Norton, Patrick Doyle, Carey Wilson, Scott Davies and Gordon Neville

    Song of Mor’du

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    The Games

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Merida’s Home

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    I Am Merida

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Merida’s Home

    • Brave: Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Mark Knopfler

    Going Home (Theme from Local Hero)

    • Local Hero OST.
    • Vertigo.
  • The Proclaimers

    I'm On My Way

    • Sunshine on Leith.
    • Chrysalis.
  • Dougie MacLean

    The Gael

    • The Search.
    • Dunkeld Records.
  • Edwina Hayes

    Feels Like Home

    • My Sister’s Keeper.
    • Universal.
  • The Dubliners

    Rocky Road to Dublin

    • Milestones.
    • Castle.
  • Capercaillie

    Ailein Duinn (Dark Alan)

    • To the Moon.
    • Survival.
  • Magnet

    Willow’s Song

    • The Wicker Man.
    • Trunk.
  • Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell

    Dueling Banjos

    • Original Soundtrack Deliverance.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Mairi MacInnes

    Gairm Na h-Oidhche (Calling The Night)

    • Whisky Galore!.
    • Air-Edel Records.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Mrs. Macleod of Rassey

    • Whisky Galore!.
    • Air-Edel Records.
  • James Horner

    Hymn to the Sea

    • Music From The Motion Picture: Titanic.
    • Sony.
  • Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova

    Falling Slowly

    • Once.
    • Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Simon & Garfunkel

    Sound of Silence

    • The Graduate: Original Soundtrack Recording.
    • Sony.
  • The Soggy Bottom Boys

    I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow

    • O Brother Where Art Thou?.
    • Mercury Nashville.
  • Mairi Campbell

    Auld Lang Syne

    • Sex And The City (OST).
    • Decca.

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