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Celtic Music: A Complete Guide

Celtic Music: A Complete Guide (Paperback)

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Celtic music means many things to many people. To some it recalls the Irish rebel songs of the Clancy Brothers, to others the ensemble playing of the Chieftains or Enya's ethereal vocals. Yet Celtic music is much more than reels, jigs, and sentimental ballads. It is also unaccompanied singing, feverish fiddle tunes, the sweet strains of the Irish uileann pipes. It comes not just from Ireland and Scotland but from Wales, Brittany, the Isle of Man, and Cornwall. It informs the musical roots of Van Morrison and U2, the performances of Riverdance, and the scores for such films as Braveheart and Titanic. Celtic Music explores all aspects of this music,from its roots to the exciting developments on the contemporary scene. Sawyers profiles hundreds of artists, and compiles suggestions for recommended listening as well as the one hundred essential Celtic recordings. Lists of Celtic festivals and publications are also included, together with record outlets, record labels, and music schools, making this book essential for all lovers of the music.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresFolk & traditional music Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 12/02/2001 ISBN-13: 9780306810077  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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A native of Glasgow, Scotland, June Skinner Sawyers is an editor and freelance writer. She is the resident expert in Celtic music for the Newberry Library in Chicago and a frequent contributor to the Chicago Tribune.

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