Aonghas has collaborated as song-writer and librettist with many eminent composers:

Ronald Stevenson

Neulag air Faire/Small Cloud on the Horizon - song

William Sweeney

Salm an Fhearainn/Psalm of the Land – choral work [Capella Nova] *

An Seachnadh/The Avoiding – song sequence

Gleann Fadamach/Glen Remote [Jazz Improvisation] *

An Turus/The Journey – libretto of full-length chamber opera, commissioned and performed by Paragon Ensemble, for Celtic Connections Festival,1998

Airc an Dualchais/Inheritance Ark – song, to open Museum of Scotland (Capella Nova) 1998

Na thàinig anns a churach ud/All that came in that one coracle - song, to open new campus at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic College, Isle of Skye. (Kirsteen Grant and orchestra) 1999

Karen Wimhurst

Six Songs for Danton’s Death - Edinburgh International (Communicado Theatre production)

Donald Shaw

Breisleach/Delirium - song [CaperCaillie] *

Oran/Song - [CaperCaillie] *

Am Fear Allabain/The Wanderer - song {as co-lyricist} [Capercaillie]*

Luadh an Torraidh/Harvest Waulking - song Celtic Connections 2004*

Malcolm MacDonald

Clach Ard - song

Alasdair Nicolson

Sgàthach – libretto of community opera (The Highland Festival, 1997)

Phil Cunningham

Two songs for the Highlands and Islands Suite (Celtic Connections Festival, 1997)

Andy Thorburn

tuath gu deasTuath gu Deas/North to South - songs for 12 voices [Celtic Connections Festival 1999]*


Dee Isaacs

Gleann Calbhaidh Bàn/Glencalvie Bare - song for an exhibition
opening of Sue Jane Taylor’s Drover Cycle (An Tuireann Gallery, Portree,1999)

Simon Thoumire

Le saorsa dhuinn mar stiùir/And freedom be our guide - song suite for a new Scottish Parliament, 1999*

Christine Primrose

Gaidheil Shiatail/Seattle Gaels, 2000* Gaidheil Shiatail/Seattle Gaels, 2000*

Phamie Gow

Bu tusa an gaol a bh’air m’aire/You were the love on my mind – song, 2001

Billy Stewart

Sgt John Carmichael – song, 2001*

Fred Morrison

8 songs for Paracas, Rhapsody of the Gael (Celtic Connections, 2005)

Savourna Stevenson

Gaelic adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s Joy and Sorrow [Celtic Connections, 2006]*

* Commercially recorded