Òrain Cèilidh Teaghlaich: The Family Cèilidh Gaelic Song Collection (Paperback)

Òrain Cèilidh Teaghlaich: The Family Cèilidh Gaelic Song Collection By Brian Ó. Headhra (Compiled by), Ró Ó. Headhra (Illustrator) Cover Image

Òrain Cèilidh Teaghlaich: The Family Cèilidh Gaelic Song Collection (Paperback)

By Brian Ó. Headhra (Compiled by), Ró Ó. Headhra (Illustrator)


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rain C ilidh Teaghlaich: The Family C ilidh Gaelic Song Collection

Compiled by Brian hEadhra

Enjoy the Gaelic C ilidh Tradition.

This song collection contains some of the best-loved songs in the Scottish Gaelic singing tradition. There are translations and music notation included. All of the 23 songs in the collection are available to stream online, including on YouTube with lyrics. A list of online resources is also provided for those who wish to learn more about Gaelic singing, language and culture. A wide audience will appreciate it, including Gaelic speakers and learners, Gaelic choir members, music and primary school teachers, parents of children in Gaelic medium schools, folk music enthusiasts, and more.

The songs in the collection were compiled by Highland-based Gaelic singer, Brian hEadhra who is joined on the recording (available online) by his Lewis-born wife, Fionnag NicChoinnich, and their two children - rla N Eadhra & R Eadhra. The presentation style is informal and easily accessible for newcomers to the Gaelic song tradition.

Enjoy the full experience by streaming the songs on platforms like Spotify and YouTube, where you can also find lyric videos to sing along.

The songs in the collection are: 1. Bha mi Latha Samhraidh an Ste rnabhagh 2. Bheir Mi 3. Bidh Clann Ulaidh 4. Brochan Lom 5. Chan eil mo leannan ann an seo 6. Ch mi na M r-bheanna 7. Far am bi mi fh n 8. Fear a Bh ta 9. Fear an D in Mh ir 10. Gleann Gollaidh 11. H man Dubh 12. H mo Leannan 13. Ho Ro Mo Nighean Donn Bh idheach 14. M ili Dhonn 15. Nach Truagh Leat Mi's Tu n irinn 16. Teannaibh Dl th is Togaibh Fonn 17. S ann an le 18. Seallaibh Curaich E ghainn 19. Soraidh Leibh is Oidhche Mhath Leibh 20. S ilean Dubha 21. Teann a-nall 22. Tha Mi Sg th 23. Thoir Mo Shoraidh.

What's Inside?

  • 23 Timeless Gaelic Songs: From traditional to modern compositions, explore a variety of styles and themes.
  • Comprehensive Notes and translations: Gain deeper insights into the songs with bilingual notes and translations.
  • Music Notation: Whether you're a musician or a music lover, the included notation enriches your experience.
  • Illustrations: The second edition of this volume features hand-drawn illustrations by R hEadhra relating each song.
  • Resources: Included is a list of organisations and resources which will help you learn Gaelic and Gaelic singing.

Expert Reviews

"This delightful collection of Gaelic songs is indeed a family affair... a beautifully crafted but entirely natural-sounding recording." - Karen Marshalsay, October 2013

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Product Details ISBN: 9780957498204
ISBN-10: 0957498209
Publisher: Anam Communications
Publication Date: November 30th, 2023
Pages: 110
Language: Gaelic, Scottish