(June 2005 re-release of earlier recordings)
Early in 1985 Battlefield Band, Alison Kinnaird and Robin Morton were asked to prepare and record music for a television series about the work of the National Trust for Scotland, an organisation which owns and protects a wide range of the natural and man-made heritage.
The first album of soundtrack music proved so popular that Temple Records followed it with a second volume. A great deal of the music was specially written and arranged by the members of Battlefield Band and Alison Kinnaird.
CD1 - 13 tracks: The Sweet Maid Of Mull / MacLeod Of Mull * Frideray * Cro Cinn t-Saile / The Kilbarchan Weaver * Lady Haddo * The Silver Darlin's * The Duchess Of Gordon * The St Kilda Girls Lament / The St Kilda Wedding March * Anst'er Market / The East Neuk Of Fife * Brodick Castle * Dunkeld Steeple / Killiekrankie * Mo Run Gael Og * Glenfinnan Highland Gathering / Lady MacKenzie Of Gairloch / The Five Sisters * Held In Trust.
CD2 - 14 tracks: The Laird O' Brodie / Danzig Willie / The Merchant's Jig * A'Chlach Uaine (The Green Stone) * I Ha'e A Wife / The Tarbolton Jig / Tarbolton Lodge * The Massacre of Glencoe * Falkland Palace * Lawer's Loup / Miss Jane Fraser / Mrs Maule's Reel * Goat Fell * Farewell To Glen-Shalloch * The Fruiting Branch / Gledstanes' March * Pitmedden * The Mote Of Mark / The Grey Mare's Tail * Held In Trust / Peace And Plenty * Fingal's Weeping / The Maids of Kintail * Hill House / The Philosopher's Chair.
"This album is quite stunning - a beautifully controlled piece of work and a complete entity." (Taplas)
"Particularly effective, with rippling harp over the rest of the band... a fine piece of work - it warms the heart to see folk musicians spreading their wings." (Folk Roots)
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