Feis Strings: Music for Irish Dance, Vol. 1

By Sean Softley

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"Sean Softley is an author, musician and teacher based out of Calgary Alberta, Canada.
Softley has been fortunate to perform and record for and with a variety of excellent and high profile musicians throughout his career, playing and travelling across Canada and all over the world.
To date, he has written more than twenty short stories and has published two novels.
Softley now works as a school teacher and loves journeying with students as they develop passions in music, literary arts and social awareness."

There is some good tunes I couldn’t find name for, probably his own compositions. Feel free to fill the gaps.

Re: Feis Strings: Music for Irish Dance, Vol. 1

If they are "his own compositions" don’t you think he might have given them titles ?
Track #6 starts with "Mairi’s Wedding" - if he doesn’t know that, I’m not going any further with this.

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"Feis Strings: Music for Irish Dance - Vol. 1 features all tracks needed for Irish Dance competition and feisianna. All tracks are performed to the correct tempos.
The album was created to be correct for practice and performance, but also to be artistically and musically appealing for the non-dancer as well!
Sean Softley performs all tracks with his signature energetic fiddle style and guitar accompaniment. Featuring both original compositions and traditional tunes."

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"It’s not that he doesn’t know the names of the tunes, it’s just that he didn’t share it".
a - how do you know that ?
b - what possible reason would anyone have for not providing the titles of the music they are playing other than ignorance ?

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It’s possible that Damien doesn’t have the liner notes (which presumably have most or all of the tune names). I think that’s what he meant. Correct me if I’m wrong Damien.

If bought on iTunes, all that is given is the set names (such as "Beginner Reels", aka, polkas).

Re: Feis Strings: Music for Irish Dance, Vol. 1

Yes, that is what I meant. Thank you for making me understandable Nathan. I never found any liner notes online but maybe the physical album only provide it?