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Tale of the Gael and Guest Singers, White is in the Winter night
Irish harp music with: Tale of the Gael and Friends: Vocals: Veronika, Anna and Kate , Musicians: Catherine and Margaret Rhatigan, Prannie Rhatigan, Martin Byrne, David Aebli Tunes: White is in the Winter Night, by Enya Recorded: Advent concert 2009
Harp music Jigs: Tale of the Gael and Friends
Irish harp music with: Tale of the Gael and Friends: Catherine and Margaret Rhatigan, Veronika Stalder, Prannie Rhatigan, Martin Byrne, David Aebli Tunes: Rambling Pitchfork, Coolea Slide, Denis Murphy's Slide Recorded: Advent concert 2009
Kane O Hara with "Tale of the Gael and Friends"
Irish harp music with: Tale of the Gael and Friends: Catherine and Margaret Rhatigan, Veronika Stalder, Prannie Rhatigan, Martin Byrne, David Aebli Tunes: Kane O Hara by O Carolan, The Trip I took over the Mountain, Fanny Power Recorded: Advent concert 2009, Switzerland
THE SAINT AND THE SEAGULL Ray Coen and The Atlantic Orchestra Project /Words + Music by C. Rhatigan
From the show " Cairo to Connemara: Routes and Rhythms in Irish Music". This clip is the live premiere of the song, performed in Zurich in January 2020 and features the thoughts of an early Christian monk travelling to Ireland from North-Africa by boat. It was composed for the show. The Atlantic Orchestra is a group of musicians, singers, a storyteller and a film maker who use their art to tell stories and history from the Atlantic seaboard. "Cairo to Connemara" is inspired by the research of filmmaker Bob Quinn and his work "The Atlanteans". The group also created " Cannon in Sea" for Spanish Armada Ireland in 2018. Their work is a mix of traditional, classical and newly composed music, storytelling and film. Video by Jyrki Haapala www.irelandharp.net
Moorish Dance /Jimmy Mackeys arranged and performed by The Atlantic Orchestra Project.
East meets West in this piece which starts with a 12th century Moorish Dance and swings over into a zippy trad composition by Sligo musician Ray Coen, featured in the clip on fiddle. From a live performance of "Cairo to Connemara: Routes and Rhythms in Irish Music' Zurich , January 2020. The Atlantic Orchestra Project arranges its own music and features a mix of traditional and newly composed pieces.
A Dublin Song sung by Brendan Wade, composed by Catherine Rhatigan
James Joyce famously stated that when he died, 'Dublin would be written in my heart'. These words form the chorus for this song , written in the centenary year of the publication of 'Ulysses', 2022. The video, created by Robert Tobin, features photographs by kind permission of the James Joyce Foundation , Zurich. The song was first performed by Brendan Wade and Tale of the Gael on Bloomsday 2022 at the Council of Europe, Strasbourg
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