A Compilation

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A Compilation
Compilation album by Natalie MacMaster
Released February 10, 1998 (1998-02-10)
Genre Celtic
Length 68:30
Label Rounder
Natalie MacMaster chronology
Fit as a Fiddle
A Compilation
No Boundaries
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

A Compilation, an album by Natalie MacMaster, was released in 1998 on the Rounder Records label. It consists of 16 tracks, compiled by Paul MacDonald, from MacMaster's first two albums, Four on the Floor and Road to the Isle. The album's total running time is 68:30.

Track listing[edit]

Source: Allmusic[2]

No. Title Movements and type Length
1. "Spey in Spate"   Spey in Spate (reel)
The Forth Bridge (reel)
The Fox Hunter (reel)
2. "Mountain Road"   The Earl of Dalhousies Happy Return to Scotland (march)
Back of the Change House (strathspey)
Bob Steele's(reel)
Mountain Road (reel)
3. "Mahone Bay Jig"   Mahone Bay Jig (jig)
Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be (jig)
Traditional (jig)
Fraser's (jig)
4. "Amelia's Waltz"   Amelia's Waltz (waltz)
The Fir Tree (strathspey)
Athole Brose (strathspey)
The Pondville (reel)
5. "Happy Go Lucky"   Happy Go Lucky (clog)
Fred Wilson's (clog)
Fisher's (hornpipe)
Carnie's Canter (reel)
Saratiga (reel)
6. "King of the Clans"   Traditional (strathspey)
King of the Clans (reel)
Johnny's Made a Wedding O'T (reel)
Cameron's One Legged Hen (reel)
7. "Buttermilk Mary Jigs"   Traditional (jig)
Cronin's Favorite (jig)
Buttermilk Mary (jig)
8. "The Kings Set"   The Headlands (march)
Captain Campbell (strathspey)
Callum Breugach (strathspey)
King George (strathspey)
O'er the Isles to America (reel)
Sandy Cameron (reel)
Kings (reel)
The Cape Breton Fiddler's Welcome to the Shetlands (reel)
9. "Newcastle Hornpipes"   Newcastle (hornpipe)
The Second Star (hornpipe)
Mrs. Forbes Leith (reel)
Mary Claire (reel)
Jabe Meadow (reel)
10. "One for the Record"   The Evesdropper (jig)
The Knights of St. Patrick (jig)
One for the Record (jig)
Shandon Bells (jig)
11. "Road to the Isle"   Road to the Isle (march)
Scourdiness (reel)
Homeword Bound (reel)
12. "Capers Jigs"   Doug MacPhee's Visit (jig)
Traditional (jig)
Short Grass (jig)
13. "Blackberry Blossom"   Blackberry Blossom (reel)
The Red Haired Lass (reel)
Paddy O'Brien's (reel)
The Dawn (reel)
14. "A Buddy Jig"   Jimmy's (jig)
A Buddy MacMaster Jig (jig)
Connaughtman's Rambles (jig)
15. "Glen of Thickets"   Airidh nam badam (Glen of Thickets) (Gaelic air) 3:10
16. "Johnny Wilmot's Fiddles"   To Daun't on Me (march)
Cameron Chisholm's (strathspey)
Hughs of Cromdale (strathspey)
Johnny Wilmot's Fiddles (reel)
Mrs. Kennedy of Greenan (reel)
Fermoy Lasses (reel)


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "A Compilation". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 31 March 2011.