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rms2
01-30-2016, 03:07 PM
I like Celtic music. I don't really know how to define it, but I know it when I hear it.

I want to start this thread with a song that does not sound especially Celtic, but it is one of my favorites, and it was performed by the Clancy Brothers. Feel free to post your Celtic favorites.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDLTAtT5MKo

:beerchug:

can't_lurk_no_mo'
01-30-2016, 03:39 PM
I like the Chieftains, Enya and Loreena McKennitt.

rms2
01-30-2016, 03:42 PM
Here's some Celtic music from Wales by 4 Yn Y Bar. I like it.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmpdJotqPEI

can't_lurk_no_mo'
01-30-2016, 03:58 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIseNLGKaY4

rms2
01-30-2016, 04:07 PM
Here's one of my favorites. I like its Jacobite theme.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86egt8PDmos

MikeWhalen
01-30-2016, 07:06 PM
great idea...I thought we had a celtic thread a long time ago but was never able to find it

love the songs posted, and I'll take a look for a few of my faves

here was a nice surprise when I found it...the Chieftains, featuring Mick Jagger of all people
...and I though he did a great job!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F-4rY4g4Do

one of my fav songs from a fav band
The Pogues - I'm a Man You Don't Meet Every Day

Mike

Dubhthach
01-30-2016, 07:59 PM
I do think in general the term "Celtic music" is generally more of a North American term, here in Ireland we tend to talk about "Folk music" or "Traditional music" (eg. Trad)

Of course you also have Irish language music which can either be similiar to Trad (as sung in English) due to same music, or completely without music (Sean-Nós eg. "Old-Style")


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1la2k7gJn4

(In this the woman is wishing she was the wife of Paidín and is wishing his wife trouble)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qvus7IFyFMA


Máire Ní Eidhin

Ar mo dhul chuig an Aifreann le toil na nGrásta,
Bhí ‘n lá ‘cur báistí is d’ardaigh gaoth
Casadh an ainnir liom le taobh Chill Tártain
Is thit mé láithreach i ngrá le mnaoi
Do labhair mé léithe go múinte mánla
‘S de réir a cáilíocht’ do fhreagair sí
Sé dúirt sí – “Raft’rí, tá m’intinn sásta
‘Gus gluais go lá liom go Baile Uí Laí”

Nuair a fuair mé an tairiscint níor lig mé ar cairde é
ach rinne mé gáire ‘gus ghet mo chroí,
Ní raibh le gabháil againn ach trasna páirce
Níor thug muid an lá ann go tóin an tí
Leag sí anuas bord a raibh gloine is cárt air
Is cúilín fáinneach le m’ais ina suí
‘Séard dúirt sí: ‘Raiftaraí, bí ag ól is céad fáilte
Tá an siléar láidir a’ainn i mBaile Uí Lí.

Sí Máire Ní Eidhin an stáidbhean bhéasach
Ba dheise méin agus b’áille gnaoi
Dhá chéad cléireach ‘s a gcur le chéile
Agus trian a tréithre ní fhéadfadh scríobh
Buail sí Déirdre le breáthacht is Véineas
Is dá n-abrainn Hélen le’r scriosadh an Traoi —
Ach scoth ban Éireann as ucht an mhéid sin
An pósae gléigeal ‘tá i mBaile Uí Laí.

Nach aoibhinn aerach ar thaobh an tsléibhe
Is tú ag féachaint síos uait ar Baile Uí Lí
A’ siúl na ngleannta a’ baint cnó is sméara
‘Gus ceiliúr éan ann mar na ceolta sí
Níl brí sa méid sin dá bhfaigheá léargas
Ar bláth na gcraobh ‘tá lena thaobh
Níl maith dá shéanadh níos fada ar aon neach,
A spéir na gréine, is tú grá mo chroí

Dá Siúilfeá Sasana ‘s an Fhrainc le chéile
An Spáinn, an Ghréig ‘s ar ais arís
Ó bhruach Loch Gréine go Béal Loch Éirne
‘S ní fheicfeá féirín ar bith mar í
A grua thrí lasadh is a mailí caola
A haighaidh dá réir is a béal tais mín
Scoth ban Éireann, is as ucht an scéil sin
A thug mé an chraogh dhuit i mBaile Lí

A réalt tsolais, is a ghrian bhreá an Fhomhair,
A chúilín ómra a mheall mo chroí
Siúil ar uaigneas liom go ndeanfaidh ár gcomhairle
Fá choinne an Domhnaigh cá mbeidh ár suí
Níor mhór liom ceol dhuit gach aon tráthnóna
Puins ar bord is dá n-ólta fíon
Ach Rí na Glóire, go dtriomaí an bóthar
Is go bhfaighe mé an t-eolas ar ais aríst

Mary Hynes, or The Posy Bright

Going to Mass of me, God was gracious,
The day came rainy and the wind did blow,
And near Kiltartan I met a maiden
Whose love enslaved me and left me low.
I spoke to her gently, the courteous maiden,
And gently and gaily she answered so:
“Come, Raftery, with me, and let me take you
To Ballylee, where I have to go.”

When I got the offer, I did not put off (its acceptance),
I laughed, and my heart bounded ;
We had only to go across the field,
And we only brought the day to the back of the house.
There was laid for us a table on which was a glass and quart,
And the ringletted coolun beside me sittmg,
‘Twas what she said, “Raftery be drinking, and, a hundred welcomes,
The cellar is strong in Ballylee.”

It is lovely and airy on the side of the mountain
Looking down upon Ballylee,
Walking in the grass, picking nuts and blackberries,
The warbling of birds there is all as one as fairy music.
What is the good of all that, till you would get a sight
Of the blossom of the branches who is by its side;
There is no use in denying it, and I conceal it from no one,
She is the sky of the sun and the love of my heart.

I travelled England and France together,
Spain and Greece and back again,
From the brink of Loch Greine to the Mouth of the Quay,
And I nover saw a faireen at all like her.
If I were wed to the Blossom of Youth,
Through Loch an Toraic I would follow her,
Harbours and coasts I would walk, and roads,
After the jewel-woman who is in Ballylee.

It is Mary Hynes is the courteous, stately woman,
Of nicest mien and most lovely appearance;
Two hundred clerks, and to put them together,
One-third of her accomplishments they could not write.
She beat Deidre for fineness, and Venus,
And if I were to mention Helen by whom Troy was destroyed,
But she is the flower of Ireland on account of all that,
The Posy Bright who is in Ballylee.

O Star of Light, O Sun of Harvest,
O Amber Coolun, (my) share of the world,
Would you proceed with me, against Sunday,
Until we take counsel where shall our sitting be.
I would not think it much for you, music every Sunday night,
Punch upon the table, and, if you would drink it, wine,
And, O King of Glory, may the road dry,
Until I find the way to Ballylee.


Of course there's also music that would be termed "Marches" one of most famous is Marcshlua uí Néill (The Cavalary March of the O'Neill's).

Sean Ó Riada's version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtOjce6AVf4

This song actually provides a foundation for Horslips "Dearg Doom" (Celtic-Rock -- Dearg = Red eg. "Red Doom")

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5G8AJf4Xzw



My love is colder than black marble by the sea.
My heart is older than the cold oak tree.
I am the flash of silver in the sun.
When you see me coming you had better
Run...run...run...
From Dearg Doom.

You speak in whispers of the devils I have slain
By the fire of my silver Devil’s Blade,
And still you dare to flaunt yourself at me.
I don't want you, I don't need you,
I don't love you, can't you see

I'm Dearg Doom.

And when the stars go out
You can hear me shout
"Two heads are better than none,
One hundred heads are so much better than one."

I'm a boy who was born blind to pain
And, like a hawk, I'll swoop and swoop again.
I am the flash of hawkeye in the sun.
When you see me coming you had
Run...run...run...
From Dearg Doom.


I like Emm Gryner's version of Dearg Doom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtlhFj0CiYI

The song is about Cú Chulainn

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/72/Cuinbattle.jpg

Cú Chulainn could basically "Hulk out" into what's known as a "warp spasm"
http://www.voicesfromthedawn.com/wp-content/gallery/clochafarmore/warpspasm.jpg

The character Sláine in 2000AD (the comic book that gave us Judge Dredd) is heavily based on Cú Chulainn (though armed with an axe), and likewise can go into "Warp Spasm"
http://40.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mc07ah2Mih1qmg4b2o1_540.jpg

MacUalraig
01-30-2016, 08:05 PM
http://www.celticconnections.com/Pages/default.aspx

ahem. :-)

razyn
01-30-2016, 08:48 PM
Since this thread was started by a fellow Virginia resident, I should tag the Irish Breakfast Band. One of the Russian folk ensembles my wife and I play in took turns with them (same venue, in the George Washington Masonic Memorial) for several hours during First Night in Alexandria, VA a few weeks ago. Our younger son used to sit in with them on mandolin, but it was close to ten years ago. http://www.irishbreakfastband.com/Index.html

MikeWhalen
01-31-2016, 01:30 AM
ahh, it does not get better than this...I grew up with the intense Montreal Canadians vs Boston Bruins rivalry of the early 70's...both perennial Stanley Cup contenders...
As a Hab fan in Boston/Toronto territory, I cant tell you how many fights I got in as a kid...well, until the growth spurt when I was around 15...just watching this makes me want to go to a bar and pick a fight with a bruins fan...the irony being, Boston is one of my 2nd fav. teams...oh well

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqkUkaiAXWo

Mike

rms2
01-31-2016, 03:15 AM
Here's the song Tri Martolod in the Breton language performed by the very easy-on-the-eyes Nolwenn Leroy.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhObVR_lQ10

MikeWhalen
01-31-2016, 05:25 AM
holy snap!! that is one dang good lookin gell!

and the song is good too
:)


Mike

rms2
01-31-2016, 07:07 PM
Here's the Welsh folk song Dacw 'Nghariad sung by Eve Goodman (in Welsh).


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nrkgdj0bVAo

rms2
01-31-2016, 07:22 PM
Here's another Welsh folk song. I just heard it, but I like it, and I like the pic from the album cover that shows on the video. :beerchug:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uxz7WkJvtKk

J Man
02-01-2016, 12:29 AM
Great thread! I have always loved Celtic music! It makes me think of my grandmother who was from Ireland. :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiwuQ6UHMQg

rms2
02-02-2016, 01:27 AM
Great thread! I have always loved Celtic music! It makes me think of my grandmother who was from Ireland. :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiwuQ6UHMQg

I like those long-playing Celtic music thingies. I have turned that particular one on in the past and enjoyed it while I was monkeying around on the computer.

Mac von Frankfurt
02-02-2016, 04:37 AM
Ill'n pipes in the evening.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqkwDhncoBw

Haunting to hauling


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oupl4rUOisA

One more with more hair.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vQvr3iiZOY

Lirio100
02-02-2016, 04:43 PM
I first found the Corries when I went to Scotland ::mumble:: years ago; back then it was hard to find "real" celtic music more than what might be mixed in the "World Music" category. I found music there by Capercaille, Runrig, Mouth Music, and a band called Rare Air. Rare Air's last album was "Space Piper" and it had a jazz number that included the pipes. Silly Wizard and Steeleye Span are old favorites--Silly Wizard did an absolutely haunting song called "Hame, Hame, Hame."

Caburn
02-02-2016, 07:09 PM
A current Welsh band, Calan, who I was fortunate to see performing in London last November:

Tale of Two Dragons / Chwedl y Ddwy Ddraig - partly sung in Welsh


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eD4HTluRV7k

Gwdihŵ Shoes - some Welsh Step-dancing / clogging


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=678s_J2M1mM

http://www.calan-band.com/

~~~

Also ... a link to the BBC page covering 'Celtic Connections', the Celtic music event held in Glasgow every January:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p039tgwn

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celtic_Connections

MikeWhalen
02-02-2016, 08:31 PM
Thanks Lirio....here is the last song you mentioned, very nice indeed!

hame, hame, hame- Tha Me Sgith --- by Silly Wizard
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BX7ARvR8DeY

MIke



I first found the Corries when I went to Scotland ::mumble:: years ago; back then it was hard to find "real" celtic music more than what might be mixed in the "World Music" category. I found music there by Capercaille, Runrig, Mouth Music, and a band called Rare Air. Rare Air's last album was "Space Piper" and it had a jazz number that included the pipes. Silly Wizard and Steeleye Span are old favorites--Silly Wizard did an absolutely haunting song called "Hame, Hame, Hame."

J Man
02-02-2016, 09:35 PM
From one of my very favourite movies!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2rhsgOgItc

J Man
02-03-2016, 09:39 PM
Such a good song!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmJiy6gLUFA

rms2
02-06-2016, 02:35 AM
I think this video shows the Celtic heritage in the Appalachians.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cs2j8f7H2WY

Tag Heuer
02-06-2016, 07:14 AM
One of my favourite songs by Runrig:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ElZ0Qu7lI

Urlar:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W9ABl3FcCU

Does anyone know any other "Urlar"-like music/melodies with drums, bagpipe and that amazing bass on background?

Dubhthach
02-06-2016, 09:52 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0nnShOmL9c

The "Treaty" of Limerick marked the departure of the "Wild Geese" from Ireland.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/21/Brigade_irlandaise.jpg

Regimental flags of the Irish Brigade of the French Army:



Cremona

Homesick, sad, and weary,
Heartsick, hungry, dreary,
(Shout, boys, Erin's the renown!)
O'Brien, Burke, and Tracy,
MacMahon, Dillon, Lacy,
We watch the town.

What mean those distant sounds!"
As the famished panther bounds,
(Shout, boys, Erin's the renown!)
So he bounded through the gate.
"Rouse ye, comrades, ye are late!
Prince Eugene has your town!"

"Are ye mad, or in a trance?
Waken, gentlemen of France!"
(Shout, boys, Erin's the renown!)
"See your lilied flags are flapping,
And your Marshal is caught napping
In Cremona town."

Again and yet again,
Though the third of us are slain,
(Shout boys, Erin's the renown!)
Though Sieur Villeroi is taken,
And the lilied flags are shaken,
Till our tardy comrades waken,
We keep the town.

Back to back, and face to face,
Wrest from fate this night's disgrace
(Shout, boys, Erin's the renown!)
Ere the sun rose from its bed
Or that livid dawn grew red
Every German spear had fled
From Cremona town.

So failed Eugene's advance,
So failed all foes of France!
(Shout, boys, Erin's the renown!)
Let her praises still resound,
And while the world goes round,
To their praise too redound,
Who stood the victors crowned
In Cremona town.




Now more of the men of the regiments of Dillon and Burke began to arrive from their quarters. Try as he might, Eugene could not move them, and French reinforcements were sure to arrive soon if the entire town was not taken. He sent the Prince de Commercy to reconnoiter the Irish position. The Prince reported that the Irish position was now reinforced with more men from the units of Dillon and Burke, many rushing there half dressed. He reported that the position would be extremely costly to take. Eugene decided to try bribery. Thinking a fellow Irishman might convince them, he sent Francis MacDonnell to make the offer. "Countrymen," MacDonnell told them, "Prince Eugene sends me to say to you, that if you will change [sides], you shall have higher pay in the Imperial army than you have had in the French service. . . . If you reject [this offer], I do not see how you can escape certain destruction. We are masters of the city, with the exception of your post. It is on this account, his Highness only awaits my return to attack you with the greatest part of his force, and to cut you to pieces, should you not accept his offers." O'Mahony was greatly insulted that an Irishmen would convey this disparaging offer, and replied that, "Prince Eugene seems to fear us more than he esteems us, since he causes such propositions to be made to us. We wish to gain the esteem of the Prince by doing our duty, not by cowardice or treachery, unworthy of men of honor."


Battle of Cremona -- 1st of Febuary 1702 (War of the Spanish Succession)

And a song made famous by another Irish Brigade 160 years later during the American Civil war


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbCf4wQAkL0

Lirio100
02-06-2016, 04:11 PM
Does anyone know any other "Urlar"-like music/melodies with drums, bagpipe and that amazing bass on background?

Maybe "The Gael" by Albannach. The drums in a lot of their songs tends to overwhelm the melody, though.

MikeWhalen
02-06-2016, 06:22 PM
always loved the flute and her voice...

Kate Crossan - Siul a Run
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4r48rp_L18&list=PLG7oeEv96kZ2Z3-zE-c5DYzIk8_7DyPHl&index=2

Mike

MikeWhalen
02-06-2016, 06:37 PM
Tag
not sure if these are what you want but...

Legend Adrian von Ziegler
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj_wyw6Xrq4

Folkearth - Instrumental ***let the first 45 sec go to get to the good stuff :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYP5BHBaIRU

Graveworm - Ceremonial Requiem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQWDYeVp0jA

I will look through my collection to see if I can find something closer to what you posted...my memory is nagging at me about 1 or 2 songs I have, but cant really find them yet

Mike


One of my favourite songs by Runrig:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ElZ0Qu7lI

Urlar:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W9ABl3FcCU

Does anyone know any other "Urlar"-like music/melodies with drums, bagpipe and that amazing bass on background?

MikeWhalen
02-13-2016, 12:36 AM
here is a great Canadian folk/celtic singer that died before his time

Stan Rogers - Rolling Down To Old Maui
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPYAZUcohmw

Mike
ps-I always have a hard time finding this thread as I first look in 'the lounge'

rms2
02-13-2016, 01:40 AM
here is a great Canadian folk/celtic singer that died before his time

Stan Rogers - Rolling Down To Old Maui
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPYAZUcohmw

Mike
ps-I always have a hard time finding this thread as I first look in 'the lounge'

I liked that. I can see Canadian guys dreaming of "old Maui". Heck, by this time of year, I find myself dreaming of old Maui.

razyn
02-15-2016, 05:53 PM
In case Glasgow in January wasn't quite your cup of cocoa -- apparently there's a Celtic music festival next week in Milan:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1201293796564774/

I don't know anything about it, somebody on the Octave Mandolin forum posted the link today. For Irish bouzoukists, I suppose.

Caburn
03-06-2016, 05:05 PM
The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. is holding a series of concerts between May 17th and June 5th 2016 as a festival entitled:

IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture

http://www.kennedy-center.org/festivals/ireland/

~

rms2
03-12-2016, 11:40 PM
Here is the Breton song Gortoz A Ran from the film Blackhawk Down.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c-6Uz08p4c

Tomenable
03-19-2016, 01:30 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spBU4mpJA1c


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW1ILAVHtis


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMgQ7x2T9Yg

And something heavier:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f55CqLc6IR0

BillMC
03-29-2016, 07:29 PM
We tend to regard 'Celtic' music as music from Ireland, Wales, Scotland or Brittany. Here is some Celtic music from Switzerland - Eluveitie is the name of the band and they sing in Gaulic:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iijKLHCQw5o


BTW the Swiss call their nation Helvetia derived from a Celtic/Gaulish tribe called the Helvetia who occupied Switzerland prior to conquest by the Roman empire.

BillMC
03-29-2016, 08:22 PM
More Eluvettie - thye sing in English on this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w2m-TeLi6I

Anath
04-29-2016, 08:27 AM
Irish Folk Song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYiG6AXbvvk

Scottish Jacobite Song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4W47YlIM4OE

Traditional Welsh song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb-5-Pw2L7U&list=RDHb-5-Pw2L7U

Breton folk music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPPWU74aV_4

Nas
04-30-2016, 03:05 PM
Celtic music on Low Whistle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsM7zHfl_ZA

rms2
04-30-2016, 07:50 PM
We tend to regard 'Celtic' music as music from Ireland, Wales, Scotland or Brittany. Here is some Celtic music from Switzerland - Eluveitie is the name of the band and they sing in Gaulic:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iijKLHCQw5o


BTW the Swiss call their nation Helvetia derived from a Celtic/Gaulish tribe called the Helvetia who occupied Switzerland prior to conquest by the Roman empire.

Sounds like English really garbled and sung to the tune of Tri Martolod, a Breton folk song done really well by Nolwenn Leroy.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhObVR_lQ10

Has Gallic actually been reconstructed to the point where it is possible to write songs in it?

A.D.
05-05-2016, 07:33 PM
http://tinyurl.com/hqvthmf An American song done the Irish way from the 80's just found it (after ages) on YouTube. It's In Tua Nua. meaning either 'In behind (getting with or pushing) (the) new' or some say 'the new tribe' a phonetic of 'An Tautha Nua' (but I don't think so). The singer is Leslie Dowdall now there was a hot Irish girl.

Heber
05-06-2016, 09:22 PM
In Brooklyn Ronan’s character Eilis, deeply homesick for Ireland, is brought to tears by a working man’s rendition of the haunting song and with one listen you’ll understand why.
http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/entertainment/IrishCentral-exclusively-premieres-song-from-Brooklyn-soundtrack-AUDIO.html

Agus rinne mise cleas
Ag Tigh Mhic Ui Dhomhnaill aréir
Is an tarna cleas ag teach
An Ósta lena thaobh
An triú cleas ní bfhearr domh
A chur le mo scéal
Is gur mhinicí domh bheith ag caitheamh
An dúthracht mhaith léi

A Rí na bhfeart cad do chas
Ins a' dúiche seo mé?
'S gur mó cailín deas a gheobhainn
Im' dhúthaigín beag féin
Gur casadh mé isteach mar a raibh searc
Agus rún geal mo chléibh
Is chuir an tseanbhean amach mé
Ag casadh an tsúgáinín féir

Curfá:
Má bhíonn tú liom, bí liom
A stóirín mo chroí
Ma bhíonn tú liom, bí liom
Os comhair an tsaoil
Ma bhíonn tú liom, bí liom
Gach orlach de do chroí
Is é mo liom go fann nach liom
Dé Domhnaigh thú mar mhnaoí

Tá mo cheannsa liath le bliain
Is ní le críonnacht é
Ní bheathaíonn na briathra
Na bráithre pé sa domhan scéal é
Is táim i do dhiaidh le bliain
Is gan fáil agam ort féin
Is gur geall le fia mé ar sliabh
Go mbeadh gáir chon ina dhéidh

Do threabfainn, d'fhuirsinn
Chuirfinn síol ins a' chré
'S do dhéanfainn obair shocair
Álainn, mhín, réidh
Do chuirfinn crú fén each
Is mire shiúil riamh ar féar
Is ná héalaodh bean le fear
Ná déanfadh san féin

Anath
06-21-2016, 12:49 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRfE7O-7Bro

Magnetic
06-21-2016, 02:37 PM
nice thread . Celtic Music is awesome


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRLfx5vr5rA

Kanenas
06-21-2016, 03:23 PM
Does this qualifies as Celtic? I can see the Middle Eastern influence too but I think yes, right?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RooTTuLCfNM&ab_channel=YaoWenLiang


Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt, CM OM (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes. McKennitt is known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals.[1] She has sold more than 14 million records worldwide.[2]

JMcB
06-21-2016, 04:08 PM
Here's a Sean-nos version of Máire Bhruinneal by Dominic Mac Giolla Bhride.

https://youtu.be/9V0pHFim9uU

Unfortunately, it cuts off at 2:02 but the full version with a history of the song interspersed can be found here:

Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhríde - Máire Bhruinneal (ciall), Amhrán Aduaidh, BBC 2012

https://youtu.be/Hfx8AnZqgxw

9888

JMcB
06-21-2016, 04:20 PM
And here is a modern version by The John McSherry Band with Ciara McCrickard - A Mháire Bhruinneal

https://youtu.be/3tCjZdXj7WA

9889

JMcB
06-21-2016, 04:32 PM
And again, The John McSherry Band with Ciara McCrickard.

At First Light - Live on Irish TV 2014 - Aird Uí Chuain

https://youtu.be/vbAJ3sWjb3w

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Caburn
08-27-2016, 05:25 PM
The Shrewsbury Folk Festival (from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England) is being streamed live over the internet this weekend (26-29 Aug 2016) and will probably include a fair amount of 'celtic' music.

They're streaming from the main stage and a second stage, mostly during the afternoon and evening sessions, UK-time, although they may continue to include interviews with musicians at other times. If previous years are anything to go by they'll repeat most of the concerts for a few days from the middle of next week (leaving Tuesday free to wind down from the weekend to set the repeat broadcast up again from Wednesday.)

Here's the line-up: http://shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk/line-up/

and here's a link to the live video streams: http://shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk/

~

Caburn
08-27-2016, 05:30 PM
and, just to add, here's a 'who is on when' link: http://shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk/line-up/who-is-on-when/

MikeWhalen
08-27-2016, 05:36 PM
never heard of that group before, loved it...and the pretty girls dont hurt either!
thx much Magnetic

Mike


nice thread . Celtic Music is awesome


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRLfx5vr5rA

MikeWhalen
08-27-2016, 05:39 PM
Loreena is old school Celtic music...her artistry has her search out for different styles and such, but she made her living in Canada for many years in small to meduim sized sold out venues, selling her self produced cds of Celtic and neo Celtic music in the hallway

Mike


Does this qualifies as Celtic? I can see the Middle Eastern influence too but I think yes, right?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RooTTuLCfNM&ab_channel=YaoWenLiang

rms2
08-27-2016, 09:09 PM
never heard of that group before, loved it...and the pretty girls dont hurt either!
thx much Magnetic

Mike

You're not kidding. That Nolwenn Leroy, the combination of her angelic voice and her looks, just throws me for a loop.

Kwheaton
08-28-2016, 02:19 AM
I discovered Capercallie and Karen Matheson on a recent trip to Scotland.
I like some of the older albums like Delirium and Sidewaulk. The newer (2009) Roses and Tears.
She is preforming at the Shrewbury Festival, I believe the group may have disbanded but she has an angelic voice.

One of my favorites https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y88YYp2fb-k

And this is the full Roses and tears album
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTsAERfsWmQ

Enjoy!

08-28-2016, 10:37 AM
Saucepan Fach by Cerys Mathews
https://youtu.be/p-TgTPv8brI

08-28-2016, 10:49 AM
Also if your into gaming this features "Lament" Light of Aidan.
https://youtu.be/m9ocAUQnNdE

Tomenable
09-10-2016, 07:18 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzymSN6AkvU

Jon
09-12-2016, 08:52 AM
Hi All,

One of my favorite topics :) Here's one of the finest songs I know from the Scottish Trad world, 'Freedom Come All Ye' by Hamish Henderson, in a wonderful version by Dick Gaughan. Warning: it's in Scots :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nLGKFTH5sw

McMurdo
09-24-2016, 07:10 PM
This is an awesome thread! There are many great suggestions here, and I thought I would add a few of my own. I would like to humbly submit some of my favorites from the Scottish Gaelic artist Julie Fowlis, perhaps best known for singing the English-language theme from the Disney movie Brave:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJFcbHOgXOc

The vast majority of her work is Scottish Gaelic, and the following are a few of my personal favorites:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDdi6bn06bo


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_-HUy_PJ8s


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1I2nCAaodI


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLX3u1U2MQI


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8bS8EPds5A

Heber
09-24-2016, 11:41 PM
Alternative Versions
Mná na hÉireann, Women of Ireland
https://youtu.be/Hq0Vd8vSfHc
https://youtu.be/Vb2lHME4tkI
https://youtu.be/gMiq-CLgbxA
https://youtu.be/kW9N2TIiVd0

Mise Eire, I am Ireland
https://youtu.be/dGhblvkfitk
https://youtu.be/CbkUTDKZC3s

McMurdo
09-26-2016, 10:19 PM
Some additional favorites of mine. The first video features Meabh Ni Bheaglaioch from the joint BBC Alba/TG4 venture Port, co-hosted by Julie Fowlis and Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, which explores regional variations of trad music across Scotland and Ireland:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PGeiVB38io

And here is another favorite of mine featuring Julie and Muireann:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-11PuQjw48

Heber
09-27-2016, 09:33 PM
Seamus Ennis, God of the Uilleann Pipes


https://youtu.be/aF3fW4Nox9U


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lLe9etQ0iwQ


https://youtu.be/YJnb5I4QJCI

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A9amus_Ennis

When I was a kid we followed Seamus Ennis around the streets like the Pied Piper.
His father James was an accomplished piper and dancer.

fridurich
09-28-2016, 01:52 AM
I think this video shows the Celtic heritage in the Appalachians.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cs2j8f7H2WY
Very good music video! When was this taken? In my opinion, both songs sound to some degree like Irish and/or Scottish music, perhaps Irish or Scottish music further back in the past than the contemporary Irish or Scottish music of now. The last song really reminds me of Irish music.

avalon
02-01-2017, 12:26 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w97uEToBzJ4

I'm not Irish but I've always really enjoyed Irish music, the Clancy Brothers, The Dubliners, etc.

This one is a beauty!

rms2
02-03-2017, 10:54 PM
I don't remember if I have posted this in this thread before, but here goes.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5DVhoel7AA

Webb
02-04-2017, 10:12 PM
https://youtu.be/htd_DLRZDCs

Tina Guo playing Dougie Maclean's The Gael on cello. She is awesome. My wife hates her!!!

rms2
02-05-2017, 06:40 PM
https://youtu.be/htd_DLRZDCs

Tina Guo playing Dougie Maclean's The Gael on cello. She is awesome. My wife hates her!!!

She looks good, but that nose ring has got to go!

rms2
02-05-2017, 07:23 PM
Here is Jenny O'Connor playing the same song and looking really good doing it.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_UJDR5_xtA

Calas
02-05-2017, 08:45 PM
Here is Jenny O'Connor playing the same song and looking really good doing it.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_UJDR5_xtA

Really wish people, such as the one who did the title on that video, would quit pegging the movie version with The Gael. What the movie gives you is Promentory by Trevor Jones, an adaption on the work of the original artist. There is, after all, differences between The Gael as written by MacLean and what you hear in the movie. His is, in a way, much more authentic to what is actual Celtic music by the way.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v8pM7cHrT8

rms2
02-05-2017, 09:22 PM
Well, I am too unrefined to hear much of a difference (or to care), but that fiddle player is certainly not as good looking as Jenny O'Connor. :P

Calas
02-05-2017, 10:43 PM
Well, I am too unrefined to hear much of a difference (or to care) You muted the opening then?



but that fiddle player is certainly not as good looking as Jenny O'Connor. :P

That "fiddle player" as you so put it is considered one of the most premier writers of Scottish music in this day and age.

As for looks, well pretty faces don't make musicians. Some rather ugly mugs just happen to belong to the best singers, musicians, & songwriters around. Shame isn't it how he's the better player.

Webb
02-06-2017, 02:15 AM
You muted the opening then?




That "fiddle player" as you so put it is considered one of the most premier writers of Scottish music in this day and age.

As for looks, well pretty faces don't make musicians. Some rather ugly mugs just happen to belong to the best singers, musicians, & songwriters around. Shame isn't it how he's the better player.

RM2 is being light hearted my friend. I like to believe by calling the song "The Gael", this is giving props to Dougie Maclean. Sometimes tweaking a song can make it just as good as the original. Trevor Jones gives the change an urgency to the song that makes it a march that you actually feel and gives he song a climax, that many marches are missing. Brian Boru's March is a prime example of a song that can be a march or lament depending on how it's played and who's playing it.

rms2
02-06-2017, 12:39 PM
You muted the opening then?

Nope. I said am too unrefined to hear much of a difference.



That "fiddle player" as you so put it is considered one of the most premier writers of Scottish music in this day and age.

Good for him. Nice piece of music.



As for looks, well pretty faces don't make musicians. Some rather ugly mugs just happen to belong to the best singers, musicians, & songwriters around. Shame isn't it how he's the better player.

I wouldn't know enough to judge who is the better player, but I can easily tell which one is better looking. I like girls and have for as long as I can remember. :)

If this is going to become a serious "music appreciation" thread, let me know so I can cease to bother with it.

Webb
02-06-2017, 02:48 PM
Nope. I said am too unrefined to hear much of a difference.



Good for him. Nice piece of music.



I wouldn't know enough to judge who is the better player, but I can easily tell which one is better looking. I like girls and have for as long as I can remember. :)

If this is going to become a serious "music appreciation" thread, let me know so I can cease to bother with it.

I seriously appreciate Tina Guo!!!!!

rms2
02-07-2017, 12:39 AM
I seriously appreciate Tina Guo!!!!!

She looks good, and at least with the nose ring you could tie a rope to it and lead her around. ;)

fridurich
02-07-2017, 05:23 AM
I really love this Irish song that was adopted by military units in the U.S. and in Britain. The famous Seventh Cavalry of General George Armstrong Custer used it. Custer's group was annihilated in his last battle, The Battle of the Little Big Horn, greatly outnumbered by Indian forces. I have read where Custer's unit had a lot of foreigners it it, such as Irish, Germans, etc. Seems like I heard the same Seventh Cavalry was blaring this song from loud speakers many years late, when they invaded Iraq back in 2003.

The song is very fast paced and very stirring. I can see how it could stir soldiers and psych them up to do battle.

This version probably sounds a little different than the original Irish version, as it is probably being played by the U.S. Army band or other military band.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IMFX6rEp7k

CannabisErectusHibernius
02-07-2017, 05:26 AM
Any Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill fans out there? Martin is a master of the Clare syle of fiddle, which is a languid style with lots of glissando slides that will tie your ears in knots. His playing has elements of classical violin, and even a good chunk a jazz thrown in as he can improvise like the divil. Cahill is a great guitar player as well, their dynamic is truly amazing. https://youtu.be/6YrMrCnm3zs

Jessie
02-07-2017, 12:31 PM
Any Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill fans out there? Martin is a master of the Clare syle of fiddle, which is a languid style with lots of glissando slides that will tie your ears in knots. His playing has elements of classical violin, and even a good chunk a jazz thrown in as he can improvise like the divil. Cahill is a great guitar player as well, their dynamic is truly amazing. https://youtu.be/6YrMrCnm3zs

I've just been listening to a few of his performances on youtube. Wonderful stuff.

CannabisErectusHibernius
02-08-2017, 01:00 AM
I've been fortunate enough to see them perform, as Martin lives in Seattle just a few hours drive from Portland. Interestingly enough my orher favorite fiddler, Kevin Burke also lives out here in the Pacific Northwest. Lots of Irish out here, must be the 8 months of steady rain. Kevin Burke https://youtu.be/k4GoJeqSp2k

fridurich
02-08-2017, 01:59 AM
I like this music here too.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swa_LUAm1Hw

fridurich
02-08-2017, 02:11 AM
Here is another rousing tune that I love! I consider it a very martial tune. It too, can make the hackles stand up on the back of your neck! Easy to see how it could get warriors fired up! Along with Irish blood, I also have Scottish, Ulster Scot, Welsh and English blood in my ancestry.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdYiGgzNQL8

Webb
02-08-2017, 02:46 PM
https://youtu.be/zAGhiW3qQvQ

One of my favorites. "An Poc Ar Buile".

avalon
03-05-2017, 02:15 PM
Another great Irish singer. So many great songs.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoPlEZI8UPA

Calas
03-10-2017, 12:24 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzXswoAUi0U

rms2
03-10-2017, 10:10 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzXswoAUi0U

I really like that song. Thanks!

Calas
03-10-2017, 11:46 PM
I really like that song. Thanks!

You're welcome. And it is a good song.

Though not sure if someone from this morning would agree. You see I usually go in early to prepare as work is rather busy. I thought I had 30 minutes to myself. Was doing something and upon turning around who is standing there, looking as if she's just stepped into the Twilight Zone, but one of my colleagues. Quite sure she thought I was singing some alien song as I was listening to the guys on my ipod/headphones.

Calas
03-15-2017, 12:23 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRjoJkb5OPY

fridurich
03-15-2017, 03:51 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzXswoAUi0U

Good song! I also love hearing the Irish language, it sounds beautiful.

rms2
03-15-2017, 07:22 PM
For The Skye Boat Song, I like the version by the Corries.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86egt8PDmos

Calas
03-15-2017, 08:17 PM
For The Skye Boat Song, I like the version by the Corries.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86egt8PDmos

As long as it's not Rod Stewart. No problems with him as a singer, but he did Skye Boat and Wild Thyme ["Purple Heather"] once and it was one or the other where in places he/the band sounded as if they were trying to skin a cat.

rms2
03-17-2017, 11:06 PM
I love this song, literally.

I have this on a CD that I listen to in my pickup truck regularly.

Lord bless Charlie Mops.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJVtFpZl7-Y

Candy
03-18-2017, 02:03 AM
By far Clannad is my favorite Celtic music group.

Them, and this song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BR-csWS1bcM

Jessie
06-03-2017, 07:59 AM
Such a beautiful song and no one sings it better than the great Luke Kelly.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz_dHcduUTU

MikeWhalen
06-14-2017, 09:16 PM
I ran into the first vid and for obvious reasons, liked it, then I found the vid that actually caused the first one posted to occur....you will see what I mean

these are the girls that are partially featured in the following 'major' video

Ed's Galway Girls - Irish Dancers Featured in the Official 'Galway Girl' Video!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uwc8pAahTQs


Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl [Official Video]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87gWaABqGYs


Mike

ps-is it bad to say I dont really much like this sheeran guys music? but the more traditional stuff in the vids is nice

MikeWhalen
10-29-2017, 07:30 PM
I found this little beauty, apparently, "The original song with written after the battle of Culloden. Padraigh Pearse rewrote it before the 1916 rebellions. This is the Pearse version"
Óró Sé do Bheatha Bhaile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzXswoAUi0U

Celts Rule
...or, we can take over anything and make it our own
:)

Despacito – As Gaeilge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ7Idz7BciA

Mike

surbakhunWeesste
10-29-2017, 07:39 PM
I found this little beauty, apparently, "The original song with written after the battle of Culloden. Padraigh Pearse rewrote it before the 1916 rebellions. This is the Pearse version"
Óró Sé do Bheatha Bhaile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzXswoAUi0U

Celts Rule
...or, we can take over anything and make it our own
:)

Despacito – As Gaeilge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ7Idz7BciA

Mike

This is one of my fav version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Sje2VYw99A

rms2
11-22-2017, 09:56 PM
One of my all-time favorite songs.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sO36TRhzOJU

Goodman
11-23-2017, 07:42 AM
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kSjvLG7IJAI

Danny Boy

Sinead O’Connor

rms2
11-23-2017, 10:45 PM
Here is the drop-dead gorgeous Welsh singer, Gwawr Edwards. Whoa!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=45&v=Nn5NWUx2zR0

Pascal C
11-24-2017, 03:35 AM
Okay for the 70's hippie

So some 80's, 90's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2M7snEx1zs

George Chandler
11-24-2017, 05:58 AM
One of my all-time favorite songs.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sO36TRhzOJU

Nothing beats the version by Metalica.

David Mc
11-24-2017, 07:12 AM
Here is the drop-dead gorgeous Welsh singer, Gwawr Edwards. Whoa!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=45&v=Nn5NWUx2zR0

I know I'm missing the point and verging on OCD here, but my brain isn't allowing me to reconcile footage of North American birds with footage of a British cottage garden. It's like a mental pebble in my shoe. Why not include some zebras and wildebeest as well? I suspect a better night's sleep would give me a new perspective.

MikeWhalen
11-24-2017, 12:05 PM
lol David-hope you get a good sleep bro
I think your OCD button did get pushed if the birds is what your focusing on after watching that lovely little lass do her thing
:)

Mike

rms2
11-25-2017, 12:11 AM
I know I'm missing the point and verging on OCD here, but my brain isn't allowing me to reconcile footage of North American birds with footage of a British cottage garden. It's like a mental pebble in my shoe. Why not include some zebras and wildebeest as well? I suspect a better night's sleep would give me a new perspective.

I noticed that too and was wondering the whole time watching it whether or not blue jays and cardinals have been introduced to Wales. I saw Sweet Gum trees like we have here in the Eastern U.S. in Chepstow when I was there. Did some birds slip in, hidden among the leafy boughs? :biggrin1:

The song Gwawr Edwards was singing didn't sound particularly Celtic to me, either, but she is Welsh and so good looking, I felt the post was justified.

rms2
11-25-2017, 12:33 AM
Here she is singing an actual Welsh song, with nary a blue jay or cardinal in sight.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXfNGzgAa0g

rms2
03-17-2018, 01:32 AM
I like this.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5u9glfqDsc

MikeWhalen
05-05-2018, 07:25 PM
loved his guitar work, but had no idea he did this...

Mark Knopfler Wild Mountain Thyme
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tABVug5bev0

Mike

MikeWhalen
05-08-2018, 08:30 PM
a great classic on some cool instruments...and the girls playing them are pretty dang fine too!

Over the Hills and Far Away" - Patty Gurdy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec729nmajwc

Mike

rms2
05-08-2018, 10:50 PM
a great classic on some cool instruments...and the girls playing them are pretty dang fine too!

Over the Hills and Far Away" - Patty Gurdy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec729nmajwc

Mike

Excellent!

Dubhthach
05-09-2018, 02:29 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND-uvTG6L-o

Dubhthach
05-09-2018, 02:30 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQN3MZGZyUo

Dubhthach
05-09-2018, 02:31 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iloyR_MuXxY

Caledonian
05-10-2018, 12:39 PM
Heres a few of my favourite Irish songs.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By0QM8mlr28


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8paj2hQHIo


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JEiuM_eHuw

And a couple of my favourite Scottish ones too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvB8WHCWvkI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W7QM8X2EdE&list=RDEMML3LQ8Tp4BIKbRvNHPkiYw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nggeaEFGJTU

Caledonian
05-10-2018, 01:05 PM
I have always thought Gaelic psalm singing has a very interesting and unique sound, apparently some people think gospel music in the states has it's roots in Gaelic psalm singing.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZBgjepiRJc

rms2
05-28-2018, 03:56 PM
Galway Girl.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3V-oXwCWL4

Saetro
05-29-2018, 09:36 PM
I have always thought Gaelic psalm singing has a very interesting and unique sound, apparently some people think gospel music in the states has it's roots in Gaelic psalm singing.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZBgjepiRJc

Call and response type singing appears in different cultures.
Gaelic psalms and some African are just two, but certainly these are the two here in contention.
As gospel singing appeared among African Americans one would expect some, perhaps most, influence from their own culture.
Some elements of the Gaelic practice could easily be grafted onto this.

And something similar was part of old Christianity, so did the Gaels get it from there, or was it part of their own culture also?

rms2
06-20-2018, 09:55 PM
I may have posted this in this thread before, since it's one of my favorites. If so, I apologize, but it's good, so it bears repeating.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJW19nlzb3Q

rms2
06-22-2018, 12:28 AM
I may have posted this one in the past, too, but it's pleasant both to watch and to listen to. Nolwenn Leroy is Breton, and the song is in Breton. She is also well known for her French pop songs.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhObVR_lQ10

Saetro
06-22-2018, 04:23 AM
I may have posted this in this thread before, since it's one of my favorites. If so, I apologize, but it's good, so it bears repeating.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJW19nlzb3Q

A good Australian song.
("stockman" "dingo" are clues. As well the accent they sing it in.)

Celtic content is debatable.
(Hey, my Celtic roots are from a poet*, so I would certainly like it to be.)

A tune very similar was used for Tex Ritter's comedy horror song: "Blood on the Saddle" in a version by an Australian singer in the 1950s.
That suggests the tune is so trad. that its origin is lost in time.
It may well be Celtic.

*His life lesson passed on was that poetry is a luxury item and easily done without. Far better to make your living from something that people need every day.

rms2
06-22-2018, 11:05 AM
A good Australian song.
("stockman" "dingo" are clues. As well the accent they sing it in.)

As I recall, the original writer of the song is an Australian, and I believe the perspective of the Dubliners in singing it is that of a lonely Irish lad who has gone to Australia, whether involuntarily to begin with or otherwise.



Celtic content is debatable . . .


Well, it's not about Cú Chulainn or Vercingetorix, but it is performed by a great Irish band in Celtic ballad style.

To me, the melody sounds a lot like that of the old song, The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Daring_Young_Man_on_the_Flying_Trapeze).

rms2
06-24-2018, 11:54 AM
Here's a great one from the Clancy Brothers.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJVtFpZl7-Y

Dubhthach
06-29-2018, 09:33 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTZTuRUahY0

Curfá:
'S é'n trua nach mise, nach mise
'S é'n trua nach mise bean Pháidín
'S é'n trua nach mise, nach mise
'S an bhean atá aige bheith caillte


(Chorus:
It's a great pity that I'm not, that I'm not
It's a great pity that I'm not Páidín's wife
It's a great pity that I'm not, that I'm not
And the woman that he has to be dead)

Rachainn go Gallaí go Gallaí
Is rachainn go Gallaí le Pháidín
Rachainn go Gallaí go Gallaí
Is thiocfainn abhaile sa mbád leis


(I would go to Galway, to Galway
And I would go to Galway with Páidín
I would go to Galway, to Galway
And I would return in the boat with him)

(Curfá)
(Chorus)

Rachainn go haonach an Chlocháin
Is siar go Béal Á' na Báighe
Bhreathnóinn isteach tríd an bhfuinneog
A' súil is go bhfeicfinn bean Pháidín


(I would go to an Clochán
And west by Béal Á' na Báighe
I would look in through the windows
I would spot Páidín's wife)

(Curfá)
(Chorus)

Go mbristear do chosa, do chosa
Go mbristear do chosa 'bean Pháidín
Go mbristear do chosa, do chosa
Go mbristear do chosa 's do chnámha


(May your legs be broken, be broken
May your legs be broken, Páidín's wife
May your legs be broken, be broken
May your legs and your bones be broken)

(Curfá)
(Chorus)

Chaith mé mo bhróga, mo bhróga
Chaith mé mo bhróga i ndiaidh Pháidín
Chaith mé mo bhróga, mo bhróga
Chaith mé na boinn is na sála.


(I wore out my shoes, my shoes
I wore out my shoes, after Páidín
I wore out my shoes, my shoes
I wore out the soles and the heels)

---

Bean = 'nominative singular' for woman, however it also in this context means 'wife' (eg. woman of x = Bean X), Páidín = diminutive of Páid (eg. Pat) be like saying Pateen -- Patrick been Páidraig in Irish.

Dubhthach
06-29-2018, 09:43 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR-iI0ioKyI&

’Sé do bheatha, a bhean ba léanmhar
do bé ár gcreach tú bheith i ngéibhinn
do dhúiche bhreá i seilbh meirleach
's tú díolta leis na Gallaibh.

Chorus:
Óró, sé do bheatha bhaile
óró, sé do bheatha bhaile
óró, sé do bheatha bhaile
anois ar theacht an tsamhraidh.

Tá Gráinne Mhaol ag teacht thar sáile
óglaigh armtha léi mar gharda,
Gaeil iad féin is ní Francaigh ná Spáinnigh
's cuirfidh siad ruaig ar Ghallaibh.

Chorus

A bhuí le Rí na bhFeart go bhfeiceam
muna mbeam beo ina dhiaidh ach seachtain
Gráinne Mhaol agus míle gaiscíoch
ag fógairt fáin ar Ghallaibh.

Chorus

---
Hail, oh woman, who was so afflicted,
It was our ruin that you were in chains,
Our fine land in the possession of thieves...
While you were sold to the foreigners!

Chorus:
Oh-ro, welcome home
Oh-ro, welcome home
Oh-ro, welcome home
Now that summer's coming!

Gráinne Mhaol is coming over the sea,
Armed warriors as her guard,
Only Gaels are they, not French nor Spanish...
and they will rout the foreigners!

Chorus

May it please the King of Prodigy that we might see,
Although we may live but one week after,
Gráinne Mhaol and a thousand warriors...
Dispersing the foreigners!

Chorus


---
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_O%27Malley



Grace O'Malley (c. 1530 – c. 1603; also Gráinne O'Malley,[1] Irish: Gráinne Ní Mháille) was lord of the Ó Máille dynasty in the west of Ireland, following in the footsteps of her father Eoghan Dubhdara Ó Máille. Commonly known as Gráinne Mhaol (anglicised as Granuaile) in Irish folklore, she is a well-known historical figure in 16th-century Irish history.

Her name was rendered in contemporary English documents in various ways, including Gráinne O'Maly, Graney O'Mally, Granny ni Maille, Grany O'Mally, Grayn Ny Mayle, Grane ne Male, Grainy O'Maly, and Granee O'Maillie. All are English versions of her actual name, Gráinne Ní Mháille.[2]

Upon her father's death she took over active leadership of the lordship by land and sea, despite having a brother, Dónal an Phíopa Ó Mháille. Marriage to Dónal an Chogaidh (Dónal "the warlike") Ó Flaithbheartaigh brought her greater wealth and influence, reportedly owning as much as 1,000 head of cattle and horses. In 1593, when her sons Tiobóid a Búrc (Tibbot Bourke) and Murchadh Ó Flaithbheartaigh (Murrough O'Flaherty), and her half-brother Dónal an Phíopa ("Dónal of the Pipes") were taken captive by the English governor of Connacht, Sir Richard Bingham, O'Malley sailed to England to petition for their release. She formally presented her request to Elizabeth I at her court in Greenwich Palace.

rms2
07-12-2018, 01:07 AM
I know it's not Christmas time, but the Gothard sisters are nice to listen to and to look at any time of year.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HThrFiGoawY

rms2
07-21-2018, 12:48 AM
Another one from the Gothard sisters. I think Gothard is a Swiss name, so maybe that makes them La Tene Celts. ;)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPbePm6CxJo

rms2
07-22-2018, 12:51 AM
Queen of Argyll.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWRHdgvCiGI&list=RD1EKggwxrKu8&index=2

rms2
08-02-2018, 05:38 PM
Pardon me for not being a techno-wizard, but I just discovered yesterday evening as I was having a couple of beers at my kitchen table that I could ask Alexa to play Clancy Brothers music for me and she could dig it up and play it, without my having to purchase a CD or anything.

Amazing!

Next up, The Dubliners!

24948

rms2
08-03-2018, 11:10 PM
Pardon me for not being a techno-wizard, but I just discovered yesterday evening as I was having a couple of beers at my kitchen table that I could ask Alexa to play Clancy Brothers music for me and she could dig it up and play it, without my having to purchase a CD or anything.

Amazing!

Next up, The Dubliners!

24948

This evening Alexa played The Dubliners and The Beach Boys for me.

Thanks, Alexa!

But this evening I was drinking The Knot Irish Whiskey rather than beer.

rms2
08-04-2018, 01:16 AM
Oh, good grief. Amazing on so many fronts.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf-qTyplLXA

Gwydion
08-28-2018, 10:50 PM
One of my favorites to listen to and play:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvQWAByuHPU

Currently in the process of learning this one:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGW3iNBHlF4&t

While I love all Celtic music, there are times when I wonder if I like some of the Breton stuff the best:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMFnEZcQAP8

Gwydion
08-28-2018, 11:00 PM
This is one of the funnest to play:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn9vbcZ0brg

I typically don't like non-traditional instruments/electronica mixed with my Celtic music but this one is too fun:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmwrwILqNrs

msmarjoribanks
08-29-2018, 02:48 AM
Tom Jones and a Welsh chorus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5HMIxuAtv8&index=15&list=RDvIgW7sMIDMU

msmarjoribanks
08-29-2018, 03:01 AM
In favor of my plea for letting people share cultural influences, here's First Aid Kit, one of my favorite current bands:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC57z-oDPLs

Also The Secret Sisters, with a hymn written by Hank Williams, and I think this is high US culture and won't accept any claims it's inferior to those lovely hymns by the Wesleys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQgJ_2Rnufw

And then a fabulous current Northern British folk act:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9atpx-u1juI

And the Dubliners on San Patricio Battalion -- based on some evidence I thought my James Craney ancestor might have been one of these, now I don't, but it's possible still.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aKh160rzvQ

Molfish
08-29-2018, 04:46 AM
A couple of Scottish favourites


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym9AnhV6dWA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVXbAMc3iEU

Gwydion
08-29-2018, 10:05 PM
Sleeping Tune by Gordon Duncan:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRTFlyIf42U

Afon Yr Haf by Carreg Lafar...I love all their tunes:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAmJ5a-05YA

One of my favorite Sean Nos performances:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVFgx2RtsFo

Gwydion
08-30-2018, 05:56 PM
Here's a fascinating video, perhaps the best look at what the high art classical harping tradition of the Gaelic world (and perhaps wider Celtic world based on the similarities between Gaelic and Welsh early harping traditions) may have been like:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tT9MGhvzFU

Sticking with the harp theme, here's a performance that can get one dancing!:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2_OMFzWaM8

Another flute and harp combo, this time Welsh...the music begins at 3:20 in:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYZbxXZ5yuw

JonikW
08-30-2018, 07:23 PM
Anyone play Celtic music? I've been playing the tin whistle since I was young: jigs, reels, matches, airs and so on. I played the fiddle back then too but doubt whether I could manage a single note now. My family sometimes tell me they enjoy my playing as they're going about their business at home; at other times they scream at me to stop like that other much-misunderstood Celtic bard Cacofonix.;) I learned to read music back in the day, so often pull out a book and run through a few tunes. I've written a few jigs too and transcribed them as well as I can. I can usually be heard in the early hours of a Saturday morning playing along to Trad bands on Alba, which I watch on BBC iPlayer. That's the only time my family's safely out of earshot. A dram of whisky or whiskey only enhances the experience.:beerchug: If there are any whistle players out there, my favourite whistle is a tuneable Tony Dixon D, although I also have a soft spot for one that I picked up for three euro in Dublin, purely because of the associations.

Gwydion
08-30-2018, 08:02 PM
Anyone play Celtic music? I've been playing the tin whistle since I was young: jigs, reels, matches, airs and so on. I played the fiddle back then too but doubt whether I could manage a single note now. My family sometimes tell me they enjoy my playing as they're going about their business at home; at other times they scream at me to stop like that other much-misunderstood Celtic bard Cacofonix.;) I learned to read music back in the day, so often pull out a book and run through a few tunes. I've written a few jigs too and transcribed them as well as I can. I can usually be heard in the early hours of a Saturday morning playing along to Trad bands on Alba, which I watch on BBC iPlayer. That's the only time my family's safely out of earshot. A dram of whisky or whiskey only enhances the experience.:beerchug: If there are any whistle players out there, my favourite whistle is a tuneable Tony Dixon D, although I also have a soft spot for one that I picked up for three euro in Dublin, purely because of the associations.

Yeah I play Celtic music though I only picked it up about 2 years ago. I also play tin and low whistle, though I've been contemplating learning the Scottish smallpipes in the future but I may not because I am also interested in learning the Chinese guqin (the aesthetics really suit me) and would rather be masterful at one or two instruments than be only decent at many.

My main whistles right now are an MK Low D and a Generation Bb. Might get one of these in the future in the hopes that someday I can play stuff like this too:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovBRS3rC94k

I just wish there were more English language resources for Breton music, I'd love to be able to play stuff like this but learning by ear alone is tough work:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97CRnOal25c

JonikW
08-30-2018, 08:29 PM
Yeah I play Celtic music though I only picked it up about 2 years ago. I also play tin and low whistle, though I've been contemplating learning the Scottish smallpipes in the future but I may not because I am also interested in learning the Chinese guqin (the aesthetics really suit me) and would rather be masterful at one or two instruments than be only decent at many.

My main whistles right now are an MK Low D and a Generation Bb. Might get one of these in the future in the hopes that someday I can play stuff like this too:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovBRS3rC94k

I just wish there were more English language resources for Breton music, I'd love to be able to play stuff like this but learning by ear alone is tough work:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97CRnOal25c
That's great to hear. I feel the same way as you about Breton music, both the pleasures and frustrations. I remember seeing Julie Fowlis and others playing with a Breton musician at the 2017 Lorient festival on TV and rewinding it again and again. The Brittany album that the Chieftains did was long a favourite with me too. I'm the same as you when it comes to learning by ear. ADD: I like the whistle because it sounds beautiful, costs nothing and fits in your pocket. What more could you want?
I once had a set of Scottish pipes, learned the fingering but preferred just playing a chanter (small British houses and adjoining neighbours). Keep meaning to buy a new one because the old one hasn't followed my many moves.

MikeWhalen
11-16-2018, 04:12 PM
a lovely version of an old fav

Loch Lomond - Peter Hollens
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0KQLJwMDzc

Mike

MikeWhalen
11-16-2018, 04:18 PM
lol, and I have no clue what you call this exact type, but I actually quite like it!

fire up Celts!!!

The SIDH - Shake That Bagpipe (VideoLive in Sal's Living Room)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2SIzfZwLLo

Mike

rms2
11-17-2018, 05:18 AM
Please delete.

MikeWhalen
11-18-2018, 07:28 PM
how could I resist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ8j11_4XKg

Mike

msmarjoribanks
11-18-2018, 07:54 PM
I love that squirrel!

MikeWhalen
01-15-2019, 09:46 PM
cool old story telling...

Dagda's Magic Harp
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDzvphtF9YI

Mike

JMcB
01-15-2019, 10:44 PM
https://youtu.be/67HYCMLJlQo

Nas
02-17-2019, 02:26 PM
the wonderful haunting sound of the low whistle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVFLQhzBVfY

galon07
02-23-2019, 01:43 AM
"Lvgvs", by Eluveitie, in a reconstructed Gaulish pronunciation. I love this band (as they sing in the language of some of my ancestors ;) ).


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMKykGYsmFY



Ambinata in sraxta
Cailon areuedons in nemesi
Satiion branon tosagiiet uo moudas

Samali gaison exetontin
Rete pos uoretun mapon celti
Con lami nertaci cerdacipe

Loux in aredubu, uregetiio tunceton
Cauaros uer agromagos etic bardos
Uer tenetin
Aidus laxscit in menuanbi
Suuidon
Druuis suuidbo etic lama cerdon papon

Exete 'os brane exete 'os
Etic laxsci 'os aidu laxsci 'o
Etic toage gariion toage
Etic uregepe tunceton

Tigerne trienepace
Lugu romeda silon
Antumni

MikeWhalen
02-23-2019, 04:50 PM
I particularly enjoyed the female drum majors...dang they are good, especially the wee one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgUPwvIfiaI
We will rock you: bagpipe, band & drummajors @ Sankt Galler Tattoo 2016

Mike

rms2
03-28-2019, 11:26 PM
I really like Richie Kavanagh's music.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcMeEC8S6x4

rms2
03-29-2019, 12:01 AM
Here's a song written by another Kavanagh, Patrick, and performed by good old Luke Kelly.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYJO5fJgNSQ

Lyrics:

On Raglan Road on an Autumn Day,
I saw her first and knew
That her dark hair would weave a snare
That I may one day rue.
I saw the danger, yet I walked
Along the enchanted way
And I said let grief be a falling leaf
At the dawning of the day.
On Grafton Street in November,
We tripped lightly along the ledge
Of a deep ravine where can be seen
The worst of passions pledged.
The Queen of Hearts still baking tarts
And I not making hay,
Well I loved too much; by such and such
Is happiness thrown away.
I gave her the gifts of the mind.
I gave her the secret sign
That's known to all the artists who have
Known true Gods of Sound and Time.
With word and tint I did not stint.
I gave her reams of poems to say
With her own dark hair and her own name there
Like the clouds over fields of May.
On a quiet street where old ghosts meet,
I see her walking now away from me,
So hurriedly. My reason must allow,
For I have wooed, not as I should
A creature made of clay.
When the angel woos the clay, he'll lose
His wings at the dawn of the day.

Trelvern
04-04-2019, 04:17 PM
https://youtu.be/YTORCk0lNQU

Tri Martolod

Tri martolod yaouank... la la la...
Tri martolod yaouank i vonet da veajiñ (bis)
E vonet da veajiñ, gê!
E vonet da veajiñ (bis)
Gant 'n avel bet kaset... la la la...
Gant 'n avel bet kaset beteg an Douar Nevez (bis>
Beteg an Douar Nevez, gê!
Beteg an Douar Nevez (bis)
E-kichen mein ar veilh... la la la...
E-kichen mein ar veilh o deus mouilhet o eorioù (bis)
O deus mouilhet o eorioù, gê!
O deus mouilhet o eorioù (bis)
Hag e-barzh ar veilh-se... la la la...
Hag e-barzh ar veilh-se e oa ur servijourez (bis)
Pelec'h on-oa konesañs, gê!
Pelec'h on-oa konesañs (bis)
En Naoned er marc'had... la la la...
En Naoned er marc'had on-oa choajet ur walenn (bis)




Three Sailors

Three young sailors, tra la la…
Three young sailors went traveling

Went traveling!
Went traveling!

And the wind pushed them… la la la
The wind pushed them to Newfoundland

All the way to Newfoundland!
All the way to Newfoundland

Next to the windmill stone… la la la
Next to the windmill stone, they threw down the anchor

They threw down the anchor!
They threw down the anchor!

And in that windmill… la la la
And in that windmill was a servant girl

Where have we met before?
Where have we met before?

We met in Nantes* at the market… la la la
In Nantes at the market, we chose a ring

Trelvern
04-04-2019, 04:59 PM
Here's the song Tri Martolod in the Breton language performed by the very easy-on-the-eyes Nolwenn Leroy.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhObVR_lQ10

very"easy-on-the-eyes" certainly
but very mainstream
I find her a little bit soppy
but she made her way

Piquerobi
04-25-2019, 10:52 PM
"Fields of Athenry"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtzEaWc36lw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpP6t8QFnlY

rms2
06-22-2019, 03:49 PM
A couple of Christmases ago one of my sons got me an Amazon Echo: you know, Alexa. She may be spying on me for Jeff Bezos, but I really like Alexa. Right now I am listening to a radio station via Alexa that plays Irish folk music centered on the Clancy Brothers. Amazing!

Really good. Thanks, Alexa!

31103

msmarjoribanks
08-26-2019, 02:59 AM
This is very American-ized, but:

I did a bus tour focusing on the history of the I&M Canal (canal between Illinois River and Lake Michigan, built between 1836 and 1848). The canal was largely built by Irish immigrants (many of whom had worked on the Erie Canal), and one of the stops was a church and cemetery (St James of the Sag) at which many of them were buried (at one point Irish could be buried there for free). The Canal is a big part of how Chicago became the transportation hub of the midwest and thus the major city of the midwest, the home of the Board of Trade, etc.

A song about the canal by Annanmore/James O'Donnell (although this is sung by another, as the Annanmore version is not on YouTube):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJXExryPdS4

For some reason they do have Annanmore's South Side Irish:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGRVPEF7GJA

(Old joke, "we have two favorite clubs, the go, go White Sox, and whoever plays the Cubs.")

dosas
08-26-2019, 06:19 AM
I love the Irish bouzouki sound, perfect fusion of the celtic musical tradition with an eastern greek touch, imo:


https://youtu.be/rzGOy-46JfQ


https://youtu.be/2pohcIHvgrc

Phoebe Watts
03-08-2020, 03:17 PM
A good description of Welsh folk songs here:
https://blog.library.wales/folk-songs/

With an example here:
https://youtu.be/6ceFt9W2lYU

Piquerobi
03-08-2020, 11:56 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvFqVgz1AGo

Andour
03-09-2020, 01:13 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TsHOXiD-SI

Andour
03-09-2020, 01:18 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f8vL4JA0Ds

Andour
03-09-2020, 01:19 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04nhg3chqvU

Andour
03-09-2020, 01:20 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FLB-IZu7zo

Webb
03-09-2020, 01:41 PM
One of my favorites.




https://youtu.be/PLgWRURUnh4

Andour
04-06-2020, 10:18 AM
Boudicca


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlYfxV40x4o

Another one. The first minute or so is a bit dull. It gets better at 1'30".


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A81ifPmij9I

JMcB
04-06-2020, 02:42 PM
Unfortunately, my favorite version of this is no longer on YouTube but this is a nice version:


https://youtu.be/uoWV2n5X4z4

Trelvern
04-06-2020, 04:47 PM
https://youtu.be/14qpF5MoEms

Gortozet 'm eus, gortozet pell
I waited, I waited for a while
E skeud teñval an tourioù gell
In the dark shadow of the brown towers
E skeud teñval an tourioù gell
In the dark shadow of the brown towers
E skeud teñval an tourioù glav
In the dark shadow of the rainy towers
C'hwi am gwelo gortoz atav
You will see me waiting forever
C'hwi am gwelo gortoz atav
You will see me waiting forever

Un deiz a vo 'teuio en-dro
One day he'll come back
Dreist ar morioù, dreist ar maezioù
Above the seas, above the fields

Un deiz a vo 'teuio en-dro
One day it'll come back
Dreist ar maezioù, dreist ar morioù
Above the fields, above the seas
'Teuio en-dro an avel c'hlas
Come back the green wind
Da analañ va c'halon gloat't
And take with it my wounded heart

D'am laerezh war an treujoù
Take me on the trunks
'Teuio en-dro karget a fru
It'll come back full of spray
E skeud teñval an tourioù du
In the dark shadow of the black towers
Kaset e vin diouzh e anal
By its blow, I'll be swept away
Pell gant ar red en ur vro all
Far in the current, to another country.

Kaset e vin diouzh e alan
I'll be swept away by its blow
Pell gant ar red, hervez 'deus c'hoant
Far in the current, by its desire
Hervez 'deus c'hoant, pell eus ar bed
By its desire, far from this world
Etre ar mor hag ar stereo
Between the sea and the stars


"The other voice that can be heard on this album (Irvi) is that of Lisa Gerrard, the singer of Dead Can Dance, on Gortoz a ran (I await). This song, the first one in the album, is part of the soundtrack of Black Hawk Down, a film directed by Ridley Scott. Gortoz a ran has garnered recent attention (2016) after being featured in the American adult animated sitcom South Park during the second episode of season 20: 'Skank Hunt.'" Wikipedia

Uilleann pipes and low whistle Davy Spillane

JMcB
04-08-2020, 12:01 AM
https://youtu.be/cBGkhPx529g

Scaperbzh
04-12-2020, 06:24 PM
Not exactly traditional, but nonetheless fun version of Son ar Chistr, famous breton song


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plaZyMlGX3I

AlfonsoVIII
05-22-2020, 07:32 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9a8pVGa1Mo

Shadogowah
05-22-2020, 07:59 AM
https://youtu.be/qo9tKOPCjO4

Shadogowah
05-22-2020, 08:02 AM
https://youtu.be/GXbsV-KBPWE

anglesqueville
05-22-2020, 09:41 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC9v4DCFdcM&list=RDsC9v4DCFdcM&start_radio=1

anglesqueville
05-22-2020, 09:43 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARfc9Ayv9D4&list=RDsC9v4DCFdcM&index=3

For the lovers of genuine Celtic music the chain TG4 on Youtube is a treasure.

Jessie
05-22-2020, 01:09 PM
Love this version of Brian Boru.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIUaspi_8Tg

slievenamon
05-22-2020, 03:16 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljcgra-QHDY

JMcB
05-22-2020, 04:49 PM
https://youtu.be/x7jW5qDexnc

Revmac
06-29-2020, 03:57 PM
I missed this little gem of a thread until now. Great tunes!

This song is sung in English but with a Celtic musical style. The lyrics are actually from a poem written by a distant cousin Jack of mine from Cornwall.


https://youtu.be/0mVGu2OTXZI

Tolan
06-29-2020, 07:08 PM
Celtic punk music (unofficial clip):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-63EmrzzM4

Tolan
06-29-2020, 07:15 PM
A song that I like and yet, it's not my genre!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-vIVwPRtf8

Andour
06-29-2020, 07:24 PM
A song that I like and yet, it's not my genre!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-vIVwPRtf8

Reminds me of this, though the song runs along more 'domestic' lines :

Scots Wha Hae -- By Robert Burns

Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled,
Scots, wham Bruce has aften led;
Welcome to your gory bed,
Or to victory!

Now's the day, and now's the hour;
See the front o' battle lour;
See approach proud Edward's power—
Chains and slavery!

Wha will be a traitor knave?
Wha can fill a coward's grave!
Wha sae base as be a slave?
Let him turn and flee!

Wha for Scotland's king and law
Freedom's sword will strongly draw,
Freeman stand, or freeman fa',
Let him follow me!

By oppression's woes and pains!
By your sons in servile chains!
We will drain our dearest veins,
But they shall be free!

Lay the proud usurpers low!
Tyrants fall in every foe!
Liberty's in every blow!—
Let us do or dee!

Revmac
06-30-2020, 01:52 AM
Celtic punk music (unofficial clip):

I really associate those two words together; Celtic & Punk. I used to know a group a Scottish fellows who played punk with a heavy bagpipe and Celtic influence. Good times!

This one isn’t really my style (a little too much like pop—kind of a guilty pleasure) but I enjoy it nonetheless. My grandfather used to play a concertina!


https://youtu.be/eRX2ykf7GGE

erwangery
08-25-2020, 12:17 AM
https://youtu.be/rXY0NFgorVY

’N hini karetañ

Gant Feiz ha gant spi bemdez ‘c’hortozan
Va c’halon o talmiñ, ‘n hini ‘garan
Gant feiz ha gant spi bemdez ‘c’hortozan
Ar joa, al levenez a zeu gantañ
Ha gwelout ‘ran mil, ha gwelout ‘ran kant
Met evit hini ma c’halon ne lamm
Ha gwelout ‘ran mil, ha gwelout ‘ran kant
Ken ‘vez dirazon an hini ‘garan

Ha dont ‘ray hiziv ‘n hini karetañ ?
Ken ma vez erruet tamm na vevan
Ha dont ‘ray hiziv ‘n hini karetañ ?
Levenez ha joa a zeufe gantañ !
Ha dont ‘rafe mil, ha dont ‘rafe kant
D’am c’halonig paour se ne rafe mann
Ha dont ‘rafe mil, ha dont ‘rafe kant
Ma ne zeufe ket ‘n hini karetañ.

Siwazh n’eo ket deut ‘n hini ‘c’hortozan
Da reiñ un tamm nerzh d’am c’halon ken gwan
Siwazh n’eo ket deut ‘n hini ‘c’hortozan
Da reiñ d’am c’halon al levenez c’hlan
Ha dont ‘rafe mil, ha dont ‘rafe kant
Bepred e chomfe va c’halon ken gwan
Ha dont ‘rafe mil, ha dont ‘rafe kant
Peogwir n’eo ket deut an hini ‘garan !

https://www.anjela.org/oberenn/n-hini-karetan/?lang=bz

Nas
04-16-2021, 01:50 PM
Celtic Jig-played on Recorder(flute)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQCo2e4Uvaw