The Sound of Ireland: The Ultimate Collection - 1st CD of 4

By Various Artists

  1. The Hunter’s House
    Never Was Piping So Gay
  2. Faral O’Gara
    The Banshee
  3. Top Of The Stairs
    Miss McLeod’s
  4. Halfway House
    Copperplate
    The Star Of Munster
  5. The Fermoy Lasses
    The Mountain Road
    Ril An Ghabha
  6. The Sailor On The Rock
    The Humours Of Ballyconnell
  7. The Boys Of The Lough
    The Foxhunters
  8. The Rights Of Man
    Cahir’s Kitchen
  9. The Mountain Road
    The Mason’s Apron
  10. The Scholar
    Father Kelly’s
    St. Anne’s
  11. The Bag Of Spuds
    Tom Steele’s
    The Foxhunter’s
  12. The Moving Cloud
    Jenny’s Chicken’s
  13. Sheehy’s
    Taylor’s
    The Siamsa
  14. The Salamanca
    The Humours Of Scariff
    Man Of Aran
  15. McDermott’s
    The Sally Gardens
    The Silver Spear

Three comments

The Sound of Ireland CD1

Disc One of a four disc compilation. Demon Music 2008

“The Sound of Ireland: The Ultimate Collection” ~ CD #1 of 4

tracks - - - - artist(s) ~ there are extracts from the CDs in the series "Champions of Ireland"

1 - - - - - - - Noreen Leech - fiddle

2, 6 & 12 - Denise Shiels - accordion / concertina / accordion

3, 9 & 13 - Marina Meyler - banjo / mandolin / banjo

4 & 14 - - - Ivan Smyth - bodhran

5 - - - - - - - Con Durham - uilleann pipes

7 & 10 - - - Kieran Masden & Grainne Kelly - whistles

8 - - - - - - - Lynn Saoirse - harp

11 & 15 - - Dublin Ceili Band


Geoff Wallis reviews the series:
http://www.irishmusicreview.com/champ.htm