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Traditional Slow Airs of Ireland

By Tomas O'Canainn

Composed by Tomas O'Canainn. Edited by Tomas O Canainn. Arranged by Tomas O'Canainn. Music Sales America. Irish. Softcover Audio Online. 104 pages. Ossian Publications #OMB73. Published by Ossian Publications (HL.14033966).

Item Number: HL.14033966

ISBN 9781900428620. 8.5x11.75 inches.

This book is a major collection of traditional Irish slow airs that captures the essence and beauty of Irish traditional music. Included in the 118 airs that make up this fabulous compilation, are some of the great sean-nos (old style) airs as well as tunes by Caloran and other favorite and well-known pieces. Author Tomas Ó'Canainn has a lifetime of experience both performing and teaching Irish music and his selection of beautiful, soaring and majestic slow airs is ideal for extending your repertoire for any melody instrument. These relatively easy pieces are also suitable for those approaching Irish slow airs for the first time. Includes access to online audio, presenting every tune in the book played by the author and an ensemble of expert traditional musicians so you can hear how the pieces should sound.

  • Amhran Na Tra Baine 
  • An Boithrin Bui 
  • An Caisideach Ban 
  • An Droighnean Donn 
  • Banchnoic Eireann O 
  • Cailin Na Gruaige Doinne 
  • Caiseal Mumhan 
  • Caitlin Triall 
  • Caoineadh Na Dtri Muire 
  • Caoineadh Ui Dhonail 
  • Carrickfergus 
  • Cath Cheim An Fhia 
  • Citi na gCumann 
  • Conlach Ghlas An Fhromhair 
  • Donal Og 
  • Eleanor Plunkett 
  • Fainne Geal An Lae 
  • Fath Mo Bhuartha 
  • Geaftai Bhaile Bui 
  • Is Trua Gan Peata An Mhaoir Agam 
  • Lament For Staker Wallace 
  • Maidin Luan Cincise 
  • Munster Cloak 
  • Planxty Irwin 
  • Priosun Chluain Meala 
  • Si Baeg Si Mor 
  • Siobhan Ni Dhuibhir 
  • Sliabh Na Mban 
  • Tabhair Dom Do Lamh 
  • Taimse Ar An Mbaile Seo 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • October 02, 2008 Unlikely to be disappointed

    If you're a fan of Irish airs, chances are you will not be disappointed. Quite a few instruments are present on the two CDs. Personally I would have liked more low whistle/flute but you can't please everyone :)

    17 of 33 people found this review helpful.
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