Ireland

Planxty Madame Maxwell by Turlough O Carolan

Planxty Madame Maxwellby Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

The Coolin by Anonymous

The Coolin by Anonymous The Renaissance (which means “rebirth or “revival”) began around 1400 and ended in the early 1600s. The musicians and artists of the Renaissance looked back to classical models, spawning a new era of artistic growth. With the invention of the printing press, music became avaialble to the public as never before.

Charles O Connor by Turlough O Carolan

Charles O Connor by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

Carolans Draught by Turlough O Carolan

Carolans Draught by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

Col John Irwin by Turlough O Carolan

Col John Irwin by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

Dr John Stafford by Turlough O Carolan

Dr John Stafford by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

Fanny Power by Turlough O Carolan

Fanny Power by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

Lady Athenry by Turlough O Carolan

Lady Athenry by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

Hugh O Donnel by Turlough O Carolan

Hugh O Donnel by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer

Irish Suite by Turlough O Carolan

Irish Suite by Turlough O’Carolan(1670-1738) Turlough Carolan was a blind, early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be Ireland’s national composer