FolkWorld #81 11/2023
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Turas - Virtual Ireland in Music

Turas - Virtual Ireland in Music

»Part 4: Derry, Down & Fermanagh«
»Part 3: Counties Clare & Cork«
»Part 2: Counties Carlow & Cavan«
»Part 1: Counties Antrim & Armagh«

»Old & New Tunes & Arrangements«

Artist Video "Turas - Virtual Ireland in Music", DVD, Whinstone, 2021

Companion to Irish Traditional Music
Fintan Vallely (ed), Companion to Irish Traditional Music. Cork University Press, 2011

»Companion to Irish Traditional Music« (FW#27)

»Companion to Irish Traditional Music« (FW#47)

Fintan Vallely

Artist Video Fintan Vallely @ FROG

Part 5: County Donegal.

Based on the content of the encyclopedia Companion to Irish Traditional Music edited by Fintan Vallely (the 3rd edition is currently in preparation), 700 images of people and places on the 2-hours-long audio-visual Turas DVD tell the story of traditional Irish music, exploring the island county by county and linking it to towns and places.

Co. Donegal

Music: 'Vincent Campbell's Mazurka', 'Bluestacks Highland', 'Green Fields of Glentown', 'The Gravel Walk', 'Líontar Dúinn An Crúiscín', 'Slieve League Cliffs',

Artists: John Doherty,[66] Sean Reid, Vincent Campbell,[42] James Byrne, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh[38] ((Altan)/a>),[66] Tommy Peoples,[67] Danny Meahan, Bríd Harper,[59] Liz Doherty,[23] Maire Brennan[64] (Clannad), Con Cassidy,[79] Dermot Byrne,[49] Dinny McLaughlin,[42] Aidan O'Donnell,[71] Damian McGeehan,[63] Máire Ní Choilm, Maighread & Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill[5]

Things of Interest: Errigal, Bluestack Mountains

Bibliography: 'The Northern Fiddler', 'Between the Jigs and Reels'

Johnny Doherty

Clannad (ft. Moya Brennan)

Fidil (ft. Aidan O'Donnell)

Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill

Brid Harper & Dermot Byrne

Photo Credits: (1) Turas, (2) 'Companion to Irish Traditional Music', (3) Fintan Vallely, (4) Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh & Ciarán Tourish (Altan), (5) Johnny Doherty, (6) Clannad (ft. Moya Brennan), (7) Fidil (ft. Aidan O'Donnell), (8) Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, (unknown/website); (9) Bríd Harper, Dermot Byrne & Jim Murray @ Return to London Town Festival 2023 (by Caitlín Mannion).

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