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.
THE DANCE MUSIC OF IRELAND Vol. 8
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