Music

photo credit: Irish Philadelphia Photo Essays by Jeff Meade some rights reserved. Prehistoric Music and Instruments Prehistoric Music and Instruments Prehistoric Music Ireland was established in the late 1980s, when an experimental reconstruction of a Bronze Age horn led to the establishment of the worlds first institution dedicated to the study, reproduction and exploration of […]

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photo credit: Irish Philadelphia Photo Essays by Jeff Meade some rights reserved. Early Gaelic Harp its history, tradition instruments, music, and people. people. The instrument itself has to be the basis for understanding the music and traditions of the Gaelic harp. There are 19 instruments surviving from before 1800AD, the earliest dating from medieval times. […]

Music 3

photo credit: Irish Philadelphia Photo Essays by Jeff Meade some rights reserved. Paul Brady singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is one of Ireland’s most enduringly popular artists. – Paul Brady Roger Doyle hung up his drumsticks when he was awarded a Dutch Government Scholarship to study electronic music at the Institute of Sonology, then in Utrecht. […]

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photo credit: Irish Philadelphia Photo Essays by Jeff Meade some rights reserved. Na Píobairí Uilleann By the 1960s very few people in Ireland were playing the pipes and far fewer, perhaps only five, were engaged in the making of the instrument. It was a matter of grave concern that the art would decline further and […]