The Gathering

Various Artists

Released 10 March 1997

  1. Lay Dee At De / Spence's Reel / Faery Reel
  2. Mrs Hamilton Of Pitcaithland / Untitled / Lord McDonald's Reel
  3. Horseshoe Harbour / Christy's Barry's / Mrs Heidi Hendy
  4. The Sandymount / Untitled
  5. Lucy Campbell's / The Fermoy Lasses
  6. The Last Chance / The Venus Jig
  7. Reel Du Pendu (The Hagman's Reel)
  8. Kildare Fancy / The Golden Eagle / The Sweeps Hornpipe
  9. Lafferty's / Grogan's / The Star Of Munster
  10. L'Air Du Menuisier / Kolo Stala Vlajna
  11. Valse Clog
  12. Green Brechans Of Branton / Peacock's March / I Saw My Love Come Passing By Me
  13. Rathlin Island
  14. Braes Of Mar / Jenny Dang The Weaver / Miss Girdle / Tail Toddle
  15. Canto De Afiador / Huriondo
  16. Jig Jazz

Various Artists

Liner notes

This album was recorded live in Cork at Éigse Na Laoi 1995: The Gathering. Like good music which does not want to stop, its end was its beginning. Another round was called, and everyone knew the tune – a tune that spins now like the globe itself, creating a celestial music for all who will listen.

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Further Listening

  • The Gloaming

    The Gloaming

    Released 17 January 2014

    The Gloaming carves new paths connecting the rich Irish folk tradition and the New York contemporary music scene. From haunting sean-nós songs to raucous folk explosions, they make music that is both ancient and utterly new: respecting traditions whilst bringing an unconventional energy into the mix.
  • Music at Matt Molloy’s

    Various Artists

    Released 26 July 1992

    Some of Ireland's finest traditional musicians join legendary Chieftains' flute player Matt Molloy and guitarist Arty McGlynn in Molloy's own pub for a night of airy jigs, wild reels, dark pints and sad songs.

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