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Carolan Festival Worcester, VT

Our festival is a gathering of people who play, listen, sing, or dance to
the music of Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738), Irish harper and composer.

Fair Melodies
Turlough Carolan: An Irish Harper (Book & CD)

by Art Edelstein of East Calais, VT

Fair Melodies includes a 21-track CD of Carolan tunes. The author and multi-instrumentalist Tim Newcomb of Worcester, VT perform on the CD.
(Available for purchase at: 
Fair MelodiesTurlough O'Carolan: An Irish Harper by Art Edelstein)

Borealis Guitar Duo (Art Edelstein & Michael Fullerton) CD (acoustic guitar with Carolan tracks) also available at the above website.


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The Complete Carolan Songs & Airs arranged for the Irish Harp by Caitríona Rowsome (4 CD Edition) - published by Walton's.
HLW WM1451 HL 00117430

Available for purchase on-line from various retailers (almost locally, from Ossian USA in New Hampshire):  
Complete Carolan Songs & Airs arranged for the Irish Harp by Caitríona Rowsome (4 CD Edition)


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CDs by Festival Performers (with Carolan tracks):

 

John Mallery CDs (almost all Carolan tracks- on keyboard/piano):

"Carolan Connection" & "John Mallery on the Hammered Harp" 

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Emery Hutchins: "Away to the West" CD (2 Carolan tracks)

http://www.emeryhutchins.com/audio.htm

Angel Band; Bob & Mary Paul CDs

Contact Bob Paul to order any of the following CDs: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

$12 each, or $10 each if buying two or more.

The Angel Band:  Instrumental Music in the Celtic Tradition

Carolan's Draught - ensemble

Bridget Cruise, 4th Air - ensemble, led by fiddle

Lord Inchiquin - ensemble, led by concertina

Carolan's Welcome  - ensemble, largely featuring harp and hammered dulcimer

Fanny Power - ensemble, led by harp

Carolan's Concerto - ensemble

Eleanor Plunkett  - ensemble, led by harp

Si Beog an Si Mhor (Sheebeg Sheemore) - ensemble

Maggie Brown's Favorite Jig - ensemble

 

The Angel Band:  County Meath: an O'Carolan Sojourn:

Planxty George Brabizon- ensemble, led by harp

Kean O'Hara (1st Air) - ensemble

Planxty Crilly - ensemble

Carolan's Receipt  - ensemble, led by harp and hammered dulcimer

Lady Wrixon - ensemble, led by concertina

Bridget Cruise, 3rd Air- ensemble, fiddle featured prominently

Hewlett - ensemble, hammered dulcimer prominent

Morgan Magan - ensemble

The Angel Band:  Come Under My Protection

Loftus Jones - ensemble

Maurice O'Connor, 2nd Air- highly arranged, fiddle prominent

Captain O'Kane  - highly arranged, with harp and mandolin most prominent

Grace Nugent - ensemble

Carolan's Quarrel With the Landlady- ensemble

Baptist Johnston - ensemble

Mabel Kelly - harp and dulcimer duet

Come Under My Protection (may or may not be O'Carolan) - ensemble with concertina prominent, as well as fiddle and hammered dulcimer

George Brabazon, 1st Air- ensemble, with prominent parts by harp and hammered dulcimer

 

Orchid:  Foreign Land

Si Beog Si Mhor - fiddle and hammered dulcimer swap leads

Kean O'Hara Third Air - hammered dulcimer, harp, and fiddle swap leads

Toad in the Road:

Mrs. Maxwell - ensemble concertina, hammered dulcimer and harp

Fanny Power - ensemble concertina, hammered dulcimer and harp

Keane O'Hara (1st Air)- hammered dulcimer

Miss Noble - harp and hammered dulcimer