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The Rev Lezley Stewart is Associate Minister at Edinburgh: Greyfriars Kirk.

I’VE recently been captivated by some beautifully haunting tunes from The Lost Songs of St Kilda.

Played poignantly on a piano, and using a simple microphone, these melodies were recorded in an Edinburgh nursing home before Trevor Morrison died.

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