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The Irish Connection


“There are only two kinds of people in the world,” goes the saying, “The Irish, and those who wish they were.”

In this hour, classical music celebrating the Emerald Isle--from Purcell to Beethoven to Victor Herbert.

 

RECORDINGS USED

CD Title

Group/Artist

Catalog #

UPC

Harty Irish Symphony

Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomas

Chandos CHAN 8314

095115831427

Instruments from the Russell Collection

John Kitchen

Delphian DCD 34039

801918340390

The Beggar’s Opera

Adrian Thompson (tenor), Broadside Band,

Hyperion CDA 66591/2

034571165912

Beethoven Edition Box Vol 17 - Folksong Arrangements

 

Thomas Allen

Deutsche Grammaphon 453 786-2

0028945378626

Sweet Power of Song

 

Felicity Lott, Ann Murray (sopranos)

EMI Classics 0077774993029

0077774993029

 

Field Complete Piano Music: Rondos

Pietro Spada

Arts 47179-2

600554717920

Danny Boy, track 3

 

Kiri Te Kanawa

EMI Classics 47080

077774708029

Mendelssohn: Sonata in G Minor/Fantasia, Op. 15/Variations, Op. 83

Benjamin Frith

Naxos 8.553358

0730099435826

Flotow: Martha

Lucia Popp, Siegfried Jerusalem

RCA 74321 32231 2  [Germany]

743213223124

Stanford: Six Irish Rhapsodies

Ulster Orchestra, Vernon Handley

CHAN 10116

095115858127

Harty: An Irish Symphony

 

Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomas

CHAN 8314

095115831427

Symphony No. 1

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones

Naxos 8.553525

730099452526

Herbert: Eileen

Dean Power (tenor),  Orchestra of Ireland, David Brophy

New World Records 80733-2

093228073321

 
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