(August 2009) Tracks: Fanfare * Massed Pipes & Drums * The Tongan Royal Corps of Musicians * Burns 250th Anniversary Tribute * She Huo Cultural Act, Xi'an * The Pipes & Drums Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards & The Band Of The Royal Regiment Of Scotland * Swiss Army Central Band * Massed Highland Dancers * Top Secret Drum Corps * The Royal Air Force Massed Bands * The Massed Military Bands and Massed Pipes & Drums * Finale * March Out.
The official audio CD of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, featuring over one thousand performers from Scotland and overseas. The 60th Tattoo pays tribute to the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns and marks Scotland's first Year Of Homecoming. Featuring all of the music from the Tattoo, recorded live on the Castle Esplanade.
Performers include The Massed Bands Of The RAF, The Top Secret Drum Corps (from Basel, Switzerland), The Central Band Of The Swiss Army, The Tongan Royal Corps of Musicians and The Calgary Burns Club Singers (from Canada).
Also featuring The Royal Dragoon Guards, The Royal Tank Regiment, The Royal Highland Fusiliers (2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland), The Highlanders (4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland), The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland), The Australia Federal Police, The Auckland Police and The Cape Town Highlanders.
The Massed Pipes & Drums and Massed Military Bands join together in the finale for a dramatic and emotional performance of Amazing Grace.
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo was conceived in its present form and first performed in 1950. Today, with its unique blend of music, ceremony, entertainment and theatre, set against the amazing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, it is without question one of the world's greatest shows. Produced by Major General Euan Loudon CBE.
Music listing: Global Co-operation, Johnnie Cope, My Love She's But a Lassie Yet, The Immortal Memory, Duncan Gray, There Was A Lad, Sleepy Maggie, Tail Toddle, Puirt-a-beul, The Grey Mare's Tail, Scots Wha Hae, Green Grow The Rashes O, Langton Gate, The High Drive, The Corn Jiggs, The Royal Mile, A Man's A Man For A' That, Big Canoe, New World, Kailao, Lea'a e Fuiva, Sasa, Fascinating Drums, Can Can, Mako, Malaquena, Hooteynanny, Fonuamana, Time to Say Goodbye, Ye Banks and Braes, Ae Fond Kiss, Go to Battlefield, Lion Mountain, General, Roar of Qin-qiang, Tour of Duty, Highland Cathedral, Green Hills of Tyrol, Jungvolk Marschiert, Easy Lover, Lightning, Hey Jude, Zauerli, Swiss Lady, Kameraden der Luft, Alloway's Kirk, Warlocks and Witches, Auld Nick, Wi' Usquabae, A Dance o' Witches, Cross'd and Cleekit, Weel Done Cutty Sark, Catch the Thief, Pilot, Epic Encounters, Summer (Four Seasons), Engagement, Going Home, Amazing Grace, Coming Through the Rye, Star of Robbie Burns, National Anthem, Auld Lang Syne, Evening Hymn (Abide With Me), Last Post, Lone Piper (A Gratefu' Prayer), We're No 'Awa, Highland Laddie, Scotland The Brave, The Black Bear.
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