Dance Music of Ireland Volume 8 CD : Matt Cunningham

Dance Music of Ireland Volume 8 CD : Matt Cunningham

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The Dance Music Of Ireland Volume 8      ARCD018

If its Irish Set Dancing Music or Traditional Music you like the best in Ireland must be Matt Cunningham. It was Joe O'Donovan a renowned dancing instructor who described Matt as a pioneer in the recording of appropriate Music for set dancing. His balance of bright and lively music with the right amount of lift is essential for the dancer and is one of the reasons for his huge popularity. It was another well known instructor who said Matt Cunninghams Dance Music of Ireland Volume 1 - 14 is the Complete Dance Music of Ireland Collection.

This is Volume 8 of a twelve volume selection from Matt Cunningham who is an international musician. Matt has to date recorded music for over 50 sets as well as numerous ceili, figure and two-hand dances.This CD like the others is specially designed for those who wish to learn set dancing, as each set is introduced and played to its proper length and tempo.It is also the best in traditional Irish music for the keen listener.


Track List: The Newport Set   1  1st Figure - Jigs  2  2nd Figure - Hornpipes  3  3rd Figure - Polkas   The Melleray Lancers (Co. Waterford)   4  1st Figure - Polkas  5  2nd Figure - Polkas  6  3rd Figure - Polkas 7  4th Figure - Polkas  8  5th Figure - Jigs  9  6th Figure - Polkas  10  7th Figure - Polkas   The Skibbereen Set   11  1st Figure - Polkas  12  2nd Figure - Slides  13  3rd Figure - Polkas  14  4th Figure - Slides  15  5th Figure - Polkas  16  The Three Tunes (Figure Dance)   The Newport Set (Beginners Pace)   17  1st Figure - Jigs  18  2nd Figure - Hornpipes  19  3rd Figure - Polkas  20  A Waltz Selection


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