Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett

Released 13 September 2019

  1. Kestrel
  2. Strange Vessels
  3. All Good Things
  4. Zona Rosa
  5. Wanderer
  6. Open Shelter
  7. We Thought We Knew
  8. My Darling Asleep
  9. Further Than Memory

Liner notes

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Thomas Bartlett – renowned for their work together as part of The Gloaming and individually with the likes of Laurie Andersen, Garth Knox, Sufjan Stevens and St. Vincent – are two of the most celebrated talents making contemporary music today.
On a new self-titled album, released on 13 September, they unite to create an LP of exceptional beauty featuring Bartlett on piano and Ó Raghallaigh on Hardanger d’amore.
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett. Photo credit: Heidi Solander


Mixed by: Patrick Dillett
Engineered by: Gabriel Castanón, Patrick Phillips and James Yost
Recorded at: Estudio Vicente Fernandez (Mexico City), Real World Studios (Box, UK), Reservoir Studios (New York)
Mastered by: Ue Nastasi at Sterling Sound NYC
Design by: Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
Published by: Real World Music Ltd & Domino Publishing Ltd
Management by: Barque LLC
Cover Image: Saul Leiter, ‘Snow’ (1960) (c)Saul Leiter Foundation, courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery
Photograph: Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

All tracks written by Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett, with the exception of My Darling Asleep, traditional arranged by Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett

Further Listening

  • The Gloaming 3

    The Gloaming

    Released 22 February 2019

    World renowned Irish American supergroup The Gloaming return with their highly anticipated third album. Produced by Thomas Bartlett, the album was recorded in New York City at Reservoir Studios. Like its predecessors, it richly reimagines the vernacular of traditional Irish music through a modern prism via elements of post-rock, jazz, contemporary classical, chamber and minimalism.
  • Utopia

    Tom Kerstens’ G Plus Ensemble

    Released 10 May 2010

    The debut recording of Tom Kerstens with his G Plus Ensemble. The group was created specifically for the recording of newly commissioned repertoire for the guitar from composers who operate outside as well as within the classical world and with the express aim of bridging the gap between popular and classical guitar culture.

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