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Celtic Viol
     

The Celtic Viol

by Jordi Savall
 
Thanks to in-depth research into original manuscripts, Jordi Savall reveals the hidden beauties of Irish and Scottish music from XVII to XIXth Century. The transcription from fiddle to Baroque viol sounds so obvious that everyone realizes the closeness of traditional and ancient repertoires at once. Some of the pieces are irresistibly vivid and virtuosic, some are

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Thanks to in-depth research into original manuscripts, Jordi Savall reveals the hidden beauties of Irish and Scottish music from XVII to XIXth Century. The transcription from fiddle to Baroque viol sounds so obvious that everyone realizes the closeness of traditional and ancient repertoires at once. Some of the pieces are irresistibly vivid and virtuosic, some are more melancholic - but all of them deserve the renaissance Jordi Savall offers them in this collection, where he partners with harp virtuoso Andrew Lawrence-King. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
06/09/2009
Label:
Alia Vox Spain
UPC:
7619986398655
catalogNumber:
9865
Rank:
15318

Tracks

  1. Work(s): The Musical Priest / Scotch Mary
  2. Caledonia's Wail for Neil Gow, her Favorite Minstrel
  3. The Humours of Scariff
  4. Alastair MacAlastair, strathspey reel for viol
  5. Tom Brigg's Jig
  6. The Globby O, jig
  7. Work(s): Lord Moira's / Jinrikisha
  8. Sackow's Jig
  9. Hard is my Fate
  10. Chapel Keithack
  11. Gudewife, Admit the Wanderer, for viol
  12. Macpherson's Lament
  13. Tulloch, Gorum
  14. Pretty Peggy, reel
  15. Twas within a mile of Edinboro'
  16. Màiri Bhàn Òg (Mary Young & Fair), air for viol
  17. Dowd's Reel (aka O'Dowd's Favourite)
  18. Lady Mary Hay's Scots Measure
  19. Carolan's Farewell To Music
  20. Gutsy's Frolics, slip jig
  21. Emigrants Reel
  22. Lament for Owen Roe O'Neill
  23. Princess Beatrice, hornpipe
  24. Prince Charlie's last view of Edinburgh
  25. Trip it Upstairs
  26. Mrs. McPherson of Gibton, reel for viol
  27. Tuttle's Reel
  28. Niel Gow's Lament for the Death of his Second Wife
  29. The Gander in the pratie hole, double jig

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