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This album includes American and Celtic traditional and contemporary tunes
performed on both 6 and 12 string guitars.
Last Of The Mohicans/The Gael, Last Thing On My Mind, Arlington, Urge For Going
If I Were A Carpenter, Ride On, Buachaill Án Éirne (Come By The Hills), Lily Of The West
Solitary Man, Shenandoah
A dynamic guitar arrangement by Christopher Dean
(Produced by Brian Baynes) of the main theme from the movie "The Last of the Mohicans"
in medley with the Dougie MacLean fiddle tune, "The Gael".
Released as a single by Cairney Hill Music/December 2010.
Joining Dean on this album is world renown/award winning Highland Bagpiper Aaron Shaw, and Irish multi-instrumentalist Brian Baynes, who also produced the album. Baynes gained rave reviews from his production of Nollag Brolly's "Under a Pale Moon", which was noted by Irish Music Magazine as one of the top three Irish music albums released (in Ireland) in 2004.
This instrumental album contains the traditional and contemporary folk music of Ireland, Scotland, and England. The pace of this album progresses from "breathtakingly beautiful" to "foot stomping ballistic". The album includes:
Ready for the Storm, Bonny at Morn, Skyeman's Jig / The Brides Jig / Slieve Russel, Greensleeves, The Foggy Dew, Skye Boat Song, Scarborough Fair, By Yon Bonnie Banks (Loch Lomond), An Drochaid Chluiteach / Swallow's Tail / MacFadden's Reel, Back Home in Derry
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"The Gael" is a collection of Celtic traditional and contemporary music from Scotland and Ireland performed instrumentally on acoustic guitar. Some selections on this album include multiple guitars, percussion, bass and mandolin.
Beyond the River, Inverness Gathering, Inisheer Air, Hardyman the Fiddler, Star of the County Down, Dargai, The Ewie with the Crooked Horn, Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon, The Bonnie Earl O' Moray, The Gael
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"Highland Heritage" is an album of easy listening Scottish and Irish instrumental music performed on solo fingerstyle guitar. The music on this album is performed with a great deal of emotional sensitivity, reflecting Chris' Scottish and Irish roots.
Mist Covered Mountains, Wild Mountain Thyme, Rise Up My Love, Maggie Cameron, The River Wide (The Water is Wide), Danny Boy, Carolan's Cottage, Voyage To Ireland, Hills Of Glenorchy, Pretty Milk Maid, A Fhleasgaich Oig Is Ceanalta
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LIMITED EDITION COMPILATION ALBUM
Out of Print
"A New Day" is a 16 track limited edition compilation album. Only 1,000 copies were produced, and once they are sold, the album will be out of print. The majority of this album presents previously unreleased material from the artists involved.
Doyle Dykes: It Is Well, Brian Baynes featuring Albert Lee: Beyond the Pale,
Edgar Cruz: Malaguena, Pat Kirtley: Skye Boat Song, Tom Boyer: Cop-Out,
Marion Law: Relativity, William Thomas: Amazing Grace, D.R. Auten: Lickety Split,
Mike Nelson: The Water is Wide, Christopher Dean: The Foggy Dew,
Chic Show (featuring the members of the Eve Sellis Band): Swamp Thang, Andy Robinson: After the Fires,
KEV: A Walk Under the Stars, Suzanne Reed: Tahoe, Jim Earp: Bareback Rider,
Patty Hall: Just Be Glad
GUITAR TABLATURE FOR "THE GAEL"
"The Gael", as it was recorded on Christopher Dean's 2002 album "The Gael".
Cairney Hill Music secured license to distribute guitar tablature for "The Gael"
from Limetree Arts & Music/Dunkeld Records, however did not secure license from
Trevor Jones. Therefore, the brief intro to "The Gael" (as performed on the CD) is not
included in the guitar tablature.
E-mail Cairney Hill Music for a free pdf copy