The Grand Design - a Scots Irish Journey

by Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

Released 2007
Released 2007
18th century Ulster Scots melodies, original lyrics, Passamaquoddy (native American) song and chant arranged for harp, violin, cello, viola, flute and percussion
This music is a soundtrack excerpted from the multimedia program, The Grand Design, which chronicles the fate of a group of Scots-Irish Presbyterians who set out for Philadelphia in 1741, only to have their ship disabled by a storm. They stranded on Grand Manan Island in the Bay of Fundy, where they were abandoned by a scoundrel captain. Rescued by Passamaquoddy Indians, the survivors were brought to Colonial St. George
and Pemaquid in Maine.

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    Little Brown Church,  Round Pond
  • Dec 14
    Washburn-Norlands Living History Center,  Livermore
  • Dec 14
    Phippsburg United Congregational Church,  Phippsburg
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    Brunswick UU Church,  Brunswick
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    Lakewood Manor,  Richmond