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Celtic Music from Ireland, Scotland & Brittany

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All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
A two-CD compilation of Golden Bough recordings that effectively covers their range, from originals to covers of songs by Ewan MacColl and Archie Fisher and then, of course, to the traditional material tackled mainly in a traditional manner, with some extra air and grace injected in a few of the pieces though they don't fall into the breathing-in-a-cavern effects that Clannad and Enya gave themselves to. There are some quite jolly moments, as well as one very perverse entry that proclaims celebration and gaiety lyrically, while being pensive and mournful musically. It all sounds good, if not great, and makes for a pleasurable repeated listening experience. A ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
A two-CD compilation of Golden Bough recordings that effectively covers their range, from originals to covers of songs by Ewan MacColl and Archie Fisher and then, of course, to the traditional material tackled mainly in a traditional manner, with some extra air and grace injected in a few of the pieces though they don't fall into the breathing-in-a-cavern effects that Clannad and Enya gave themselves to. There are some quite jolly moments, as well as one very perverse entry that proclaims celebration and gaiety lyrically, while being pensive and mournful musically. It all sounds good, if not great, and makes for a pleasurable repeated listening experience. A particularly welcome treat is the inclusion of a lyrics booklet, rather unusual in the traditional music field.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/28/1998
  • Label: Arc Music
  • UPC: 743037145824
  • Catalog Number: 1458
  • Sales rank: 270,449

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Golden Bough Primary Artist
Pablo Cárcamo Double Bass
Margie Butler Flute, Percussion, Harp, Recorder, Vocals, Whistle (Instrument), Spoons, Bodhran, tin whistle
Florie Brown Mandolin, Violin, Viola, Vocals, Nyckelharpa
Paul Espinoza Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Accordion, Chimes, Vocals, Mandola
Zsolt Nagy Viola
Albert Mohácsy Double Bass
Margot Duxler Violin, Viola, finger cymbals
Simon Spalding Mandolin, Violin, Viola, Bodhran, Contrabass Balalaika
István Berán Oboe
Technical Credits
Golden Bough Arranger
Paul Espinoza Arranger, Vocal Arrangements
Barbara Papadopoulos Artwork
Andy Graves Cover Design
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