Altan

Altan

celtic, irish, folk, Irish Folk, world

Altan is an Irish folk and traditional music group, which formed in Gweedore, County Donegal in 1987. The popular outfit, who are led by the world-renowned fiddler and vocalist Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, have been driven by many critically acclaimed albums and a relentless touring schedule. They emerged during the 1990s as one of Ireland’s premiere traditional musical groups and have since sold millions of records worldwide.

25th Anniversary Celebration [2010]
  • 1. Is The Big Man Within? / Tilly Finn's Reel (3:48)
  • 2. Citi na gCumann (4:05)
  • 3. The Roseville (2:21)
  • 4. I Wish My Love Was A Red Red Rose (3:50)
  • 5. Donal agus Morag (6:59)
  • 6. Mo Ghaoil (4:19)
  • 7. Bog an Lochain / The Margaree Reel, The Humours Of Westport (3:34)
  • 8. A Tune For Frankie (3:24)
  • 9. Molly na gCuach Ni Chuilleannain (2:39)
  • 10. Soilse na Nollag (5:17)
  • 11. As I Roved Out (4:02)
  • 12. The Sunset (3:39)
  • 13. Gleanntain Ghlas Ghaoth Dobhair (3:27)
  • 14. Comb Your Hair And Curl It / Gweebarra Bridge (3:45)
  • 15. Dún Do Shúil (3:32)

track list >>here<< 2009 – Celebrating 25 Years playing together with this very special recording of their most popular tunes and songs with the RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by David Brophy. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, fiddle, vocals · Ciaran Tourish, fiddle, whistles, backing vocals · Ciarán Curran, bouzouki · Mark Kelly, guitar, backing vocals · Dermot Byrne, accordion · and the RTE Concert Orchestra In recent years Altan had been exploring and experimenting with their music using orchestral arrangements of their most popular pieces. Read more on Last.fm.