The Sound of Ireland: The Ultimate Collection - 4th CD of 4

By Various Artists

  1. Inisheer
  2. My Lagan Love
  3. The Rose Of Tralee
  4. O’Carolan’s Draught
  5. An Cuillin
  6. Eamon An Chnoic
  7. The Mountains Of Mourne
  8. Ar Éirinn Ní Neosfainn Cé Hí
  9. Lament For Staker Wallace
  10. The Princess Royal
  11. Zohra’s Air
  12. The Cliffs Of Dooneen
  13. Sliabh Na MBan
  14. The Fair Haired Boy
  15. Stor Mo Chroi

Six comments

The Sound of Ireland CD4

Disc Four of a four CD compilation.

Performed by

1., 11. Thomas Walsh
2., 10., 15. Lynn Saoirse
3., 7. Innisfree Ceoil
4. Denise Shiels
5., 9. Noreen Leech
6. Con Durham
8., 13. Marina Meyler
12. Edgar Villarroel
14. Ciaran Marsden & Grainne Kelly

These are all from the Connoisseur Records ‘Champions of Ireland’ series.

“The Sound of Ireland: The Ultimate Collection” ~ CD #4 of 4 - the slow one (airs)

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



1 & 11 - - - Thomas Walsh - button accordion
CD: "Ethnic Tears" - Connoisseur Records, 2005

2, 10 & 15 - Lynn Saoirse - harp

3 & 7 - - - Innisfree Ceoil
"Celtic Airs, Volume 2" - Arran Records, 2008
John McSherry - uilleann pipes & ???

4 - - - - - - - Denise Shiels - concertina

5 & 9 - - - Noreen Leech - fiddle

6 - - - - - - - Con Durham - uilleann pipes

8 & 13 - - - Marina Meyler - mandolin / banjo

12 - - - - - - Edgar Villarroel - panpipes
CD: "Classic Irish Pan Pipes Melodies, Volume 1" - Arran Records, 2009

14 - - - - - - Ciaran Marsden or Grainne Kelly - whistle



Series: Champions of Ireland
Label: Connoisseur Records, 2000 - 2003

Review: Champions of Ireland - 3 in the series - Accordion / Tin Whistle / Uilleann Pipes
http://www.irishmusicreview.com/
http://www.irishmusicreview.com/champ.htm

Track 1…

If the sleeve notes are to be believed - and that’s a big assumption to make with this series of CDs - then the first track has the air "Inisheer" being played by its’ composer Thomas Walsh.

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