Masters of the Irish Guitar

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Solas/Danu guitarist Donal Clancy, inspired by an impromptu "guitar jam" with some of Celtic music's finest pickers at the 2003 Sebastopol Celtic Festival in California, asked a pal at Shanachie Richard Nevins if he would be interested in releasing a compilation to showcase the contemporary instrumentalists without all of the pipes, fiddles, and flutes. The resulting Masters of the Irish Guitar may sound like a WWF wrestling event on paper, but the 16 home-recorded airs, jigs, reels, waltzes, and hornpipes that reside within its interior are pure atmosphere and feature some of the genre's finest practitioners. Arty McGlynn, Garry O'Briain, Donogh Hennessy, and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Solas/Danu guitarist Donal Clancy, inspired by an impromptu "guitar jam" with some of Celtic music's finest pickers at the 2003 Sebastopol Celtic Festival in California, asked a pal at Shanachie Richard Nevins if he would be interested in releasing a compilation to showcase the contemporary instrumentalists without all of the pipes, fiddles, and flutes. The resulting Masters of the Irish Guitar may sound like a WWF wrestling event on paper, but the 16 home-recorded airs, jigs, reels, waltzes, and hornpipes that reside within its interior are pure atmosphere and feature some of the genre's finest practitioners. Arty McGlynn, Garry O'Briain, Donogh Hennessy, and even Clancy himself may not be household names, but each provides the collection with some its finest moments.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/21/2006
  • Label: Shanachie
  • UPC: 016351786425
  • Catalog Number: 78064
  • Sales rank: 80,418

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Daíthí Sproule Guitar
John Doyle Guitar
Randal Bays Guitar, Guitar (Nylon String)
Dennis Cahill Guitar
Donogh Hennessy Guitar
Donal Clancy Guitar
Technical Credits
Daíthí Sproule Author
James Blennerhassett Engineer
John Doyle Producer
Robert Vosgien Mastering
Randal Bays Composer, Producer, Author
Garry Ó Briain Composer, Author
Turlough O'Carolan Composer
Marlow Palleja Art Direction
Dennis Cahill Producer, Engineer
Tommy Coen Composer
Donogh Hennessy Arranger, Composer, Producer
Don Meade Liner Notes
Traditional Composer
Donal Clancy Producer, Engineer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Author
Kenny Ralph Engineer
Steven Heller Engineer
Charles W. Johnson Jr. Mastering
Alan Stockman Engineer
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