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Marian Bradfield

Marian Bradfield has swiftly become among Ireland’s most effective vocalists. Since producing her debut within the Gaelic-language arts system, “Cursai”, on Irish Country wide Tv in March 1993, Bradfield continues to be hailed by music critics as “the fantastic woman of Irish music”. Based on Irish music journal, “Sizzling Press”, …

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Dick Gaughan

Though mainly steeped within the traditions of folk and Celtic music, Scottish singer/songwriter Dick Gaughan has enjoyed an extended and far-reaching career in a number of creative pursuits. Given birth to Richard Peter in 1948, he 1st picked up your guitar at age seven, and released his debut single LP, …

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Waxies Dargle

Waxies Dargle are among the many traditional Celtic folk rings to appear through London’s Irish pub circuit. The music group, founded by Dubliner Gerry Heaney, produced its name from a favorite Irish drinking track about a reasonable known as “the Waxies Dargle” that was kept by tailors from your coastal …

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Derek Bell

Although most widely known because the harpist using the Chieftains, Derek Bell’s career carries a raft of musical achievements and credits extending in to the worlds of both traditional and folk music — and he didn’t begin playing the harp until he was in his thirties. A significant body in …

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Maddy Prior

Maddy Prior has generated herself, by dint of both skill and time, among the leading woman singers in Uk folk (and folk-rock). Given birth to in Dark Pool, in her teenagers Prior relocated to St. Albans (outside London), where she created a pastime in traditional British music. Through close friends …

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Magical Strings

Classical, folk, jazz and Celtic music are combined in to the atmospheric sounds of Seattle-based duo, Magical Strings. Although their agreements middle around Celtic harp and hammered dulcimer, Magical Strings makes their music stand out by adding a world-wide sampling of various other musical instruments. Magical Strings represents the joint …

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John Whelan

Celtic expert John Whelan and his reddish, two-row button accordion have already been inseparable because the initial day he found the instrument at age 11 in Dunstable, England. Whelan’s Irish dad, who comes from State Wexford, and his Irish mom, who originates from Ballingary in State Tipperary, both instilled within …

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Liam O’Flynn

An uillean piper from your region of Kildare, O’Flynn was a founding person in Planxty. A forward thinking performer, he offers documented with pop, folk, and traditional music artists and on film soundtracks in a number of styles.

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Déanta

Deanta (pronounced: Jaunt-a) is among the best traditional Celtic rings in Ireland. Shaped in North Ireland’s State Antriam, the group is well known for its restricted, ensemble, playing as well as the crystalline vocals of All-Ireland champ vocalist Mary Dillon. Based on Irish Music Publication, “Unlike a number of the …

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Anúna

Irish composer and choral director Michael McGlynn shaped the chamber choir Anúna in Dublin in 1987 using the objective that it could unite the discipline of traditional choral singing using the unaffected spontaneity usual of Irish folk singing. Until 1991 the group was called an Uaithne, which originates from the …

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