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  • ON DEMAND (Workshop): W3 Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhríde – Gaelic Harping meets Sean-Nós

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    Doimnic has been researching Irish-language songs for many years and has discovered significant similarities between 17th-and 18th-century songs associated with Irish harpers, and songs sung today in the sean-nós tradition, some being almost identical. He proposes that the sean-nós tradition takes off where the Gaelic harping / bardic tradition ended. In this workshop we will …

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    ON DEMAND (Workshop): W5 Tristan Le Govic – The Life and work of Kristen Noguès

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    Among the pioneers of the Celtic harp, Kristen Noguès (14th March 1952 – 5th July 2007) remains one of the most creative and visionary musicians ever. Often avant-garde, still very modern on both acoustic and electro-harp, Kristen’s music reflects the main artistic movement of her time, intermingling Breton traditional music with Jazz and Contemporary music. …

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    ON DEMAND (Workshop): W6 Wendy Stewart – Scottish Music (Bring your Harps!)

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    Scottish music certainly has a distinctive flavour but where does that come from? One theory connects an inspiration for the pointed strathspey rhythm to the jagged mountain profiles of the Highlands. Whatever the root we`ll explore some of Wendy`s favourite Scottish repertoire and try out the Scots Snap, 6/8 pipe march decorations and fitting chordal …

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