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Premieres nationwide on PBS beginning February 28 and throughout March 2009 (check local listings) HIGHLAND HEARTBEAT introduces Scottish Gaelic "mouth music" to American TV audiences. Darren Maclean's traditional Scottish lilting sounds like scat singing or fast rap. He is one of five Scottish singers brought together from a country-wide audition to perform in a new music special led by singer/actress Fiona Kennedy -- former host of "Tartan TV" and a member of Scotland's leading theatrical family. Visit to find airdates on your local PBS station. Help PBS continue to offer all Americans -- from every walk of life -- the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. To donate, please visit
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