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Archival Tune of the Month: Excerpt of the 1957 Christmas Mass in Alexandria

2014 Dec

Since Christmas is in 10 days, here are some excerpts of a choir singing at the 1957 Christmas in Alexandria. The songs are O Holy Night and Silent Night. This post also concludes the Archival Tune of the Month series. All 12 posts are still available on here also, if you’re looking for more archival […]

Archival Tune of the Month: Pipe Bands at the Lochiel Social

2014 Oct

This month we’ll feature some bagpipe tunes. These were recorded at a Lochiel social held at St. Alexandria’s Church sometime in the 1960s. The recording starts with an introduction, followed by a pipe band playing The Road to the Isles (the track ends quite abruptly). The second track is a pipe band playing Back to […]

Archival Tune: Annual Scotch Concert

2014 Aug

This month the Archival Tunes are taken from an Annual Scotch Concert (the year and location are unspecified). The Concert featured performers such as the Alexandria School pupils singing, Donald MacLellan on the fiddle, Catherine-Olive Defreitas on the piano, “Little” Jack MacDonald on the fiddle, Mrs. MacCuaig on the piano, the Roy Sisters singing, Miss […]