The Dance Music Of Ireland Volume 9 ARCD019
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 9 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 c??l?, 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. 9 Track List is:
The Durrow Threshing Set (Co Laois) 1 1st Figure - Jigs 2 2nd Figure - Polkas 3 3rd Figure - Polkas 4 4th Figure - Hornpipes 5 5th Figure - Polkas 6 6th Figure - Jigs The Fermanagh Set 7 1st Figure - Polkas 8 2nd Figure - Polkas 9 3rd Figure - Reels 10 4th Figure - Hornpipes The Caragh Lake (Jig) Set (Co Kerry) 11 1st Figure - Jigs 12 2nd Figure - Jigs 13 3rd Figure - Jigs 14 4th Figure - Jigs 15 5th Figure - Slides 16 6th Figure - Reels 17 7th Figure - Hornpipes The Ballycommon Set 18 1st Figure - Polkas 19 2nd Figure - Polkas 20 3rd Figure - Slides 21 4th Figure - Polkas 22 5th Figure - Polkas