Archive for February 9, 2008

Scottish Link-up

That Woman’s Blog will be published Monday – Wednesday and Fridays -However for your information, interest and edification we present today’s- LINK -UP

Loraine’s Note:****

HighlandXpress is your “High Road” to the “sounds” of Scotland
just a sample of what is available at the bottom of the page – however there is something for everyone from kilts to teddys ( bears that is) check out this link-up whether you are Scots or not

About Us

Highland X Press LLC
PO Box 336840
N. Las Vegas, NV. 89033
Phone: (702) 633-0063 Fax: (702) 633-9334
Monday – Thursday
6am – 5pm
(Pacific time)

Highland X Press first opened in October, 1995 with the intention of only providing dance supplies.
Due to company growth and customer requests, inventory was expanded to include everything from piping supplies to novelty items.
The majority of our merchandise is kept in stock and ships within 24-48 hours.
Highland X Press is well known for their helpfulness and “express” service.
Highland X Press is owned and operated by Ken and Mary Beth Miller-Klein,
who is a former two time “World” Highland Dance Champion.
To date, she is the only American ever to win twice.Mary Beth provides knowledge and expertise that teachers and parents can rely on.

Highland Farewell
by: Steve McDonald
Musician/composer/producer Steve McDonald uses lush instrumentation and perceptive lyrics to describe
a very dark period in Scottish history, a time of forced exile for a great number of Scots
This evocative story in song traces the heartrending demise of the Highland Clans.
An epic tale of loss and indestructible spirit combines contemporary elements with the truths of the past
to create music that has a powerful impact on listeners.
Sound Clips:Child of the Gael,The Highland Farewell, By Law $18.00

by: Steve McDonald
Recounting regional history and folklore, LEGEND tells poignant tales of his ancestors and the struggles
they faced. Set to contemporary instrumentation like guitars, vigorous percussion, violins and keyboards.
Sound Clips:Far AwayThe Flodden Field
“The Flodden Field,” a tragic tale of one of Scotland’s most tragic battles.$18.00

Stone of Destiny
by: Steve McDonald
McDonald takes listeners on an emotional adventure that covers everything from legends of the Loch Ness
monster to a history lesson on the battle of Bannockburn. Instrumentation includes percussion, cello, violin
and guitar -“Fallen Flowers” and a unique rendition of the traditional ballad “Auld Lang Syne”
are a couple of the album’s more memorable tunes
Sound Clips:Bannockburn Fallen Flowers $18.00

Celtic Grooves
Various Artists
Traditional Celtic favorites just got livelier! CELTIC GROOVES, offers a twist on the classics that pairs
bagpipes and fiddles with prancing beats and electronic elements. The album features bright and energetic
artists such as Taheny & Reid, Rob Crabtree, Ian Campbell and Jason Fowler.Sound Clips:Scotland the Brave
Morning Has Broken / MonaghanTall Trees, Long Shadows

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