Peter Gillis | My Island Too

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My Island Too

by Peter Gillis

A collection of songs that takes its name and title track from the pen of the legendary Rita MacNeil. Blending the styles of folk, celtic and classical - this CD features stunning vocal performances of classic Cape Breton songs and other favourites.
Genre: Folk: Celtic Folk
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1. Go Rest High on That Mountain
4:41 $0.99
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2. Mull of Kintyre
5:13 $0.99
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3. My Island Too
4:14 $0.99
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4. Don Chuthaig
3:24 $0.99
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5. Hallelujah
6:04 $0.99
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6. Home I'll Be
5:32 $0.99
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7. Parlez-Moi D'amour
3:03 $0.99
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8. Caledonia
4:48 $0.99
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9. The Lark in the Clear Air
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10. Goin' Home
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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**A voice the Ottawa Citizen has called "golden"

Cape Breton Island tenor Peter Gillis has performed throughout Canada, the US and abroad, including debuts at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Kennedy Center with the Washington Opera, and regular engagements at Italy’s Festival dei due Mondi. He has appeared in many of North America’s most prestigious venues, with such notable artists as soprano Renee Fleming and actress/comedienne Anne Meara.

Canadian performances, both Celtic and classical, have included a national tour of Canada with folk luminary Rita MacNeil, concerts with Symphony Nova Scotia, the Celtic Colours International Festival, and a debut with Opera Nova Scotia, singing the leading role in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress. He has also collaborated with fellow Cape Bretoners the Barra MacNeils and comedienne Bette MacDonald.

Of his Celtic cross-over CD Cape Breton Tenor, the Halifax Chronicle Herald wrote:
“A superbly modulated voice, healthy and well-trained… superior vocal armament.”

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