Celtic Folk Festival [Munich]

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Recorded at two Dutch folk festivals in the early 1980s, this has good performances by some of the biggest names in British Isles traditional folk/folk-rock, including Clannad, Andy Irvine, the Tannahill Weavers, Silly Wizard, and Battlefield Band. The program's rounded out by three lesser-known acts from Brittany Kornog, Dan Ar Bras, and Sonerien Du. Material, sound, and performance are good, and while it may not be the first place you should stop to check out the artists, it's a good addition for those building a deep Celtic collection. Incidentally, the Clannad tracks were recorded during their first performances with then-14-year-old Enya in the lineup; the Silly...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Recorded at two Dutch folk festivals in the early 1980s, this has good performances by some of the biggest names in British Isles traditional folk/folk-rock, including Clannad, Andy Irvine, the Tannahill Weavers, Silly Wizard, and Battlefield Band. The program's rounded out by three lesser-known acts from Brittany Kornog, Dan Ar Bras, and Sonerien Du. Material, sound, and performance are good, and while it may not be the first place you should stop to check out the artists, it's a good addition for those building a deep Celtic collection. Incidentally, the Clannad tracks were recorded during their first performances with then-14-year-old Enya in the lineup; the Silly Wizard cut is one of the few recordings of the group with Dougie McLean.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/4/1996
  • Label: Munich
  • UPC: 742451018325
  • Catalog Number: 183

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Battlefield Band Track Performer
Clannad Track Performer
Andy Irvine Bouzouki, Harmonica, Vocals, Track Performer
Silly Wizard Track Performer
Andy M. Stewart Vocals
The Tannahill Weavers Track Performer
Soïg Sibéril Guitar, Vocals
Dan Ar Bras Guitar
Ciaran Brennan Vocals, Double Bass
Eithne Brennan Electric Piano, Vocals
Paul Brennan Flute, Guitar, Vocals
Noel Duggan Guitar, Vocals
Pat Duggan Vocals, Mandola
Roy Gullane Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals
Hans Hollestelle Electric Guitar
Gordon Jones Guitar
Alan MacLeod Bagpipes, Mandolin, Whistle (Instrument), Bodhran
Jamie McMenemy Bouzouki, Vocals
Brian McNeill Fiddle
Gerry O'Beirne Guitar
Alan Reid Electric Piano
Phil Smillie Flute, Keyboards, Vocals, Whistle (Instrument), Bodhran
Ged Foley Guitar, Pipe
Phil Cunningham Electric Piano
Bill Bourne Acoustic Guitar, Bouzouki, Fiddle, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, bass pedals
Christian Lemaitre Guitar, Vocals
Duncan MacGillivray Bagpipes, Guitar
Dougie McLean Fiddle
Moya Brennan Harp, Vocals
Technical Credits
The Battlefield Band Contributor
Clannad Contributor
Andy Irvine Arranger
Kornog Contributor
Silly Wizard Contributor
The Tannahill Weavers Arranger, Producer
Dan Ar Bras Arranger
Ciaran Brennan Arranger
Paul Brennan Arranger
Pat Duggan Arranger
Wil Hesen Engineer
Ben Mattijssen Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer
Moya Brennan Arranger
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