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Episode #033: An Irish Music Special

An Irish Music Special

Listen Now (Duration 29 min.)


In this episode we’re playing music from Ireland, all on the mountain dulcimer, of course. With music from dulcimer players Carol Walker, Aubrey Atwater, Neal Hellman, Jonathan Dowell, Mark Gilston, Linda Brockinton, Gary Gallier, Molly McCormack, Lorinda Jones, and Larry and Elaine Conger.

Music:

• Alas! The Horse is Gone - Carol Walker from Alas! The Horse is Gone (2010)
• As I Roved Out - Atwater ~ Donnelly from The Weaver’s Bonny (2009)
• Gabhaim Molta Bride - Neal Hellman from Emma’s Waltz (2007)
• Star of The County Down - Taranai from Blues on the Brae (2014)
• Denis Murphy’s Polka - Mark Gilston from The Green Dulcimer (2012)
• O'Carolan’s Concerto - Linda Brockinton from Kindred Spirits (2001)
• Planxty Burke - Linda Brockinton from Kindred Spirits (2001)
• Spanish Lady - Atwater ~ Donnelly from The World is Old Tonight (2016)
• Great River Road - Gary Gallier from Craft of Kin (2001)
• Pretty Maid Milking a Cow - Molly McCormack from Reds & Blues (2003)
• Rakes of Kildare - Mark Gilston from The Green Dulcimer (2012)
• The Little Red Lark - na Skylark (Lorinda Jones) from Old Ceol (2017)
• King of the Fairies - Larry and Elaine Conger from Duets



Website Resource Links:

Neal Hellman. You can hear more from Neal in Episodes 28, 17, 14, and 5.
Mark Gilston. You can hear more from Mark in Episodes 26, 20, and 19.
Linda Brockinton. You can hear more from Linda in Episodes 20 and 13.

Linda Brockinton's book Turlough O'Carolan (2005)
Mark Gilston's book Irish Tunes for Mountain Dulcimer, Volume 1 (2017)
Neal Hellman's book Celtic Songs & Slow Airs for Mountain Dulcimer (2004)
Carol Walker's books Tailless Tunes--Manx Music for Mountain Dulcimer (2010) and Tailless Tunes 2--More Manx Music for Mountain Dulcimer(2014).


Photos

Carol Walker's CD Alas! The Horse is Gone
Carol Walker's CD Alas! The Horse is Gone

 

Atwater ~ Donnelly's CD The Weaver’s Bonny
Atwater ~ Donnelly's CD The Weaver’s Bonny

 

Neal Hellman's CD Emma’s Waltz
Neal Hellman's CD Emma’s Waltz

 

Taranai's CD Blues on the Brae
Taranai's CD Blues on the Brae

 

Mark Gilston's CD The Green Dulcimer
Mark Gilston's CD The Green Dulcimer

 

Linda Brockinton's CD Kindred Spirits
Linda Brockinton's CD Kindred Spirits

 


Atwater ~ Donnelly's CD The World is Old Tonight

 

Gary Gallier's CD Craft of Kin
Gary Gallier's CD Craft of Kin

 

Molly McCormack's CD Reds & Blues
Molly McCormack's CD Reds & Blues

 

na Skylark (Lorinda Jones') CD Old Ceol
na Skylark (Lorinda Jones') CD Old Ceol



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