FolkWorld #78 07/2022
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Turas - Virtual Ireland in Music

Turas - Virtual Ireland in Music

»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)

Part 2: Counties Carlow & Cavan.

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.

Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn

Gerry O'Connor

Co. Carlow

Music: 'Follow me up to Carlow'

Artists: P.J. McCall, Ciarán Somers, [61] Caladh Nua[40]

Follow me up to Carlow

Co. Cavan

Music: 'Come Back Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff', 'Hunter's House', 'Humours of Ballyconnell'

Artists: Percy French,[71] Ed Reavy, Séamus Fay, Eddie Clarke, Martin Gaffney, Martin Donohoe, ...

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann[46]

Ed Reavy

Martin Gaffney

Percy French, Ballyjamesduff

Martin Donohoe

Photo Credits: (1) Turas, (2) Companion to Irish Traditional Music (3) Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn, (4) Fintan Vallely, (5) Gerry O'Connor, (6) Ciarán Somers, (7) Caladh Nua, (8) 'Follow me up to Carlow', (9) Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, (10) Ed Reavy, (11) Martin Gaffney, (12) Percy French, (13) Martin Donohoe (unknown/website).

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