The Traditional Album

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Recorded in 1994, this is the only all-instrumental CD the Barras have made.

A great mix of traditional and contemporary tunes from Cape Breton Ireland and Scotland. Focus is on the fiddle.

Titles below

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The Clumsy Lover


A Visit With Margaret MacPhee


Glasgow City Police - Harp solo


The Twice a Year Fiddler


Dougald McColl's Farewell To France


Alexander Deas' Jig

Last Post on the Road


The Bear in the Cage

The Wedding Party


The Traditional Album

links to select books and/or transcriptions/soundclips

1. Clumsy Lover Set (jig & reels)

  • Calliope House (by Dave Richardson)
  • Rory MacNabb
  • The Shetland Fiddler
  • The Clumsy Lover (by Neil Dickie)

2. Celtic Harp

3. Tribute to Robert Stubbert (reels)

4. The Visit Medley (jigs)

5. The Maids Of Arrochar (slow air)

6. The Maid In The Cherry Tree (reels)

  • Red Haired Lass
  • Ski Doo (by Steve Cooney)
  • The Brolum

7. Twice A Year Fiddler

8. March, Strathspeys and Reels

9. Memories Of Mary Ann MacKenzie (slow air)

10. The Wedding Party (jigs)

11. Toonik Tyme

12. Twin Fiddles

13. Neil Gow's Lament For The Death Of His Second Wife

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