Angels Candles

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All Music Guide - MusD
Maire Breatnach, musician, composer, music scholar and folklorist, has written songs on her debut album, Angels Candles, in a traditional style that seems to have been pulled out of the Irish cultural lexicon of music. Breatnach on fiddle, keyboards and vocals is joined by a small band, including the reknown Sharon Shannon on accordion. Breatnach's voice is sweet and dreamy. Her knowledge of Irish folk traditions has helped her weave slip jigs, polkas and airs that are steeped in the poetic culture of the Irish...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - MusD
Maire Breatnach, musician, composer, music scholar and folklorist, has written songs on her debut album, Angels Candles, in a traditional style that seems to have been pulled out of the Irish cultural lexicon of music. Breatnach on fiddle, keyboards and vocals is joined by a small band, including the reknown Sharon Shannon on accordion. Breatnach's voice is sweet and dreamy. Her knowledge of Irish folk traditions has helped her weave slip jigs, polkas and airs that are steeped in the poetic culture of the Irish...
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/6/1995
  • Label: Blix Street
  • UPC: 739341001826
  • Catalog Number: 410018
  • Sales rank: 196,696

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Mystics' Slipjigs (2:59)
  2. 2 Éist (3:21)
  3. 3 Angels Candles (4:08)
  4. 4 Carillions/Moling (2:29)
  5. 5 West Ocean Waltz (2:36)
  6. 6 The Swans at Coole (3:20)
  7. 7 Beta/Carnival (2:40)
  8. 8 Breatnaigh Abú! (2:53)
  9. 9 Roundabout/Parallel (3:24)
  10. 10 Gobán/Halloween Jig (3:00)
  11. 11 Dreamer (2:38)
  12. 12 Cuimhne (2:11)
  13. 13 Aisling Samhna (4:03)
  14. 14 Hop, Skip and Jump (3:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Máire Breatnach Primary Artist, Fiddle, Piano, Keyboards, Viola, Vocals
Sharon Shannon Accordion
Steve Cooney Guitar
Trevor Hutchinson Acoustic Bass
Máirtín O'Connor Accordion
Liam Ó Maonlaí Vocals
Cormac Breatnach Flute
Niall O'Callanain Bouzouki
Noreen O'Donoghue Harp
Technical Credits
Máire Breatnach Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Alan Connaughton Engineer
Edward Hughes Paintings
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