The Spirit of Ireland - Matt Cunningham


The Spirit of Ireland - Matt Cunningham

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The Spirit of Ireland is a CD  containing 28 Classic Irish Instrumentals described by one critic as a cross between James Last and Phil Coulter. It’s the work of multi-Instrumentalist Matt Cunningham. Matt, a true ambassador of Irish Music shows on this album a side to his music that could never be overshadowed in the eclectic nature of his performances. Remembering who we are and where we came from holds for the Irish a special importance, for many the music on this album will act as a window to another time, a living history. In a world of convenience and modern technology this music remains unscathed by passing time, untarnished by modernity. It is simple, sparse and undemanding but yet rich in exuberance and experience it captures the great feeling and deep understanding Matt has for his music.

Track List

  1. Medley: The Mountains of Mourne, Cliffs of Dooneen, The Lakes of Coolfin, The Rose of Tralee, Only Our Rivers Run Free 
  2. The Coolin 
  3. Isle of Inishfree 
  4. Boolavogue 
  5. Medley: Believe If All Those, Wild Colonial Boy, Green Glens of Antrim, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Slievenamon 
  6. Forty Shades of Green 
  7. Mna na hEireann 
  8. Medley: Carrickfergus, Red is the Rose, Fields of Athenry, Rare Old Times, Maggie 
  9. The Lark in the Clear Air
  10. The Old Rustic Bridge
  11. Danny Boy
  12. Easy and Slow
  13. Bathadh Anach Cuain
  14. Medley: Old Galway Bay, Galway Bay, The Old Claddagh Ring

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