The Very Best of the Irish Tenors

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The Irish Tenors are heard largely in live performance in this collection of songs drawn from such albums as their self-titled debut and its follow-up, Live in Belfast. Although there are three singers at any given time, personnel changes result in four different voices turning up on one or another of the tracks here, some combination of Anthony Kearns, John McDermott, Ronan Tynan, and Finbar Wright. They all share attractive tones and distinct Irish accents that lend authenticity to such inevitable selections as "Danny Boy," "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling," and "Molly Malone (Cockels and Mussels)." Spirited orchestral accompaniment adds to the celebratory nature of the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The Irish Tenors are heard largely in live performance in this collection of songs drawn from such albums as their self-titled debut and its follow-up, Live in Belfast. Although there are three singers at any given time, personnel changes result in four different voices turning up on one or another of the tracks here, some combination of Anthony Kearns, John McDermott, Ronan Tynan, and Finbar Wright. They all share attractive tones and distinct Irish accents that lend authenticity to such inevitable selections as "Danny Boy," "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling," and "Molly Malone (Cockels and Mussels)." Spirited orchestral accompaniment adds to the celebratory nature of the performances, which are greeted with enthusiastic cheers. The album sums up the appeal of the Irish Tenors, just as a best-of should.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/9/2010
  • Label: Koch Records
  • UPC: 099923230021
  • Catalog Number: 2300
  • Sales rank: 3,915

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Irish Tenors Primary Artist, Vocal Ensemble
John McDermott Tenor (Vocal)
Finbar Wright Tenor (Vocal)
Anthony Kearns Tenor (Vocal)
Ronan Tynan Tenor (Vocal)
Frank McNamara Conductor
Technical Credits
Hamilton Harty Composer
John Newton Composer
Ernest R. Ball Composer
Francis McPeake Composer
Frank McNamara Arranger, Composer
Percy French Original Material
Irish Traditional Composer
Michael McConnell Composer
Anonymous Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    A Fine Performance

    A well produced compilation of excellent quality of a song feste.

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