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  1. This is the incredible story of the Lost Songs of St Kilda. Nearly a century ago, the last 36 residents were evacuated from the most remote part of the British Isles, St Kilda, an isolated island off the beautiful and rugged western coast of Scotland.
  2. About. This is the incredible story of the Lost Songs of St Kilda. Nearly a century ago, the last 36 residents were evacuated from the most remote part of the British Isles, St Kilda, an isolated island off the beautiful and rugged western coast of puttvabwallveponcisolezytofouli.coinfo: $
  3. Sep 09,  · After years of turmoil and despair, the residents of St. Kilda evacuated their island in 86 years later, songs from the fated community were recorded by a surviving student of the island’s musical tradition. “Soay,” for instance, is a ballad with haunting melodies that conjures misty valleys and vast lakes.
  4. ‘The Lost Songs of St. Kilda’ have been brought back to life on a unique new Decca album, thanks to a year-old retired teacher called Trevor Morrison, who lived in an Edinburgh care home and enchanted fellow residents with his strangely haunting music, played on /5().
  5. After 86 years, the music of St Kilda has been discovered, recorded in a Scottish care home by Trevor Morrison, an elderly man who was taught piano by an inhabitant of St Kilda. Heard by the outside world for the first time these haunting melodies offer a last link to the so-called 'island on the edge of the world'.
  6. The Lost Songs of St Kilda is born. In August, a small group including Fiona Pope of Decca Records, St Kilda descendant Kenneth Macleod and composer Sir James MacMillan travel to St Kilda. A piano is transported to the largest St Kilda island, Hirta, Where Sir James performs one of the original pieces ‘Soay’.
  7. Other collections of music from/about St Kilda include the album by Anne Lorne Gillies, "Songs of St Kilda" and CD/DVD "The St Kilda Tapes" by David Allison, Norman Gillies and Maeve McKinnon. # Posted by trish santer 2 years ago.
  8. The Lost Songs of St Kilda; Back to CD. The Lost Songs of St Kilda Trevor Morrison. Zoom The Lost Songs of St Kilda Trevor Morrison. £ Boreray: Trevor Morrison: Track 4: Dun: Trevor Morrison: Track 5: Stac an Armin: Trevor Morrison: Track 6: Stac Lee: Trevor Morrison: Track 7: Levenish: Trevor Morrison: Track 8.

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