Music of Ireland, Vol. 1: Welcome Home [Barnes & Noble Exclusive]

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/2/2010
  • Label: Elevation
  • UPC: 899225001097
  • Catalog Number: 500109

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Óró, Sé do Bheatha 'Bhaile - The Welcome Home Party (3:11)
  2. 2 Song to the Siren - Sinéad O'Connor (4:50)
  3. 3 Lullaby for the Dead - The Chieftains & Moya Brennan (4:23)
  4. 4 Under the Tongue - Damien Rice (4:47)
  5. 5 The Parting Glass - Liam Clancy & John Sheahan (3:27)
  6. 6 Forgotten - Órla Fallon & Moya Brennan (3:47)
  7. 7 High Hope - Glen Hansard (3:48)
  8. 8 Maasai Returns - Damien Dempsey (4:16)
  9. 9 Oh Brother - Andrea Corr (4:10)
  10. 10 Blacksmith - Andy Irvine & Dónal Lunny (5:19)
  11. 11 Dreams Will Come - Paul Brady (3:58)
  12. 12 You're the One - Shane MacGowan & Moya Brennan (3:44)
  13. 13 Is Mise 'n Ghaoth/The Lass of Aughrim - Anúna & Moya Brennan (6:09)
Disc 2
  1. 1 [Bonus DVD]
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  • Posted October 3, 2011

    It's ok

    I purchased this for my husband (he is Irish) after watching the PBS documentary. He liked it because it features some of the best in the business, but some of the tracks seem like they were just forgotten tracks that the artists had forgotten about, dusted off and said to the compiler, "here, you can out this on the cd."

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    A Good Picture of Ireland

    I really enjoy the soundtrack and listen to it on a regular basis. The music was diverse, well-done, and fun to listen to. The package includes good information and a DVD that I have not yet had a chance to watch, though I intend to. Overall a very good purchase, especially if you really enjoy Irish music and Irish culture. The price was a little bit high, but it also came with the previously mentioned DVD, so overall it was a good deal.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    A Gratifying Purchase

    After watching this DVD and listening to this CD, one word comes to mind: comprehensive. This is a very detailed, leave-no-stone-unturned project on Irish music...and this is only part one!

    Moya is a perfect choice for a host. It's obvious everyone involved was very passionate about this project. Very highly recommended!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    An Important Work

    Lovers of "pure" traditional Irish music beware: this is a broad sampling of Irish music from its roots to its branches, with more of an emphasis on breadth than on depth. The audio disc is a bit short on true traditional stuff, but what it has of that is very good, and all of the arrangements are of the highest caliber showcasing how neatly Irish music of all types dovetails with music of other traditions. The video disc, a very interesting and entertaining documentary hosted by Moya Brennan (lead singer of Clannad and sister of new age phenom Enya), spends slightly more than half its time examining the roots of the Celtic traditional music and its explosion in popularity beginning in the 60's and, arguably, peaking with Riverdance, before moving on to examine the Irish contributions to punk & pop. Disappointingly, the disc is only part one of a PBS series. But judging by what I have seen so far, it will be a very good series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    MUSIC OF IRELAND IS A DREAM..!

    I PREVIEWED IT IN THE STORE, AND ORDERED IN ONLINE TODAY...AND CAN'T WAIT UNTIL IT ARRIVES...! :)

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Good Collection.

    Very nice collection of traditional and modern Irish music. DVD is very informative. I never knew the revival of Irish music was a result of performances in the United States.

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