Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Birkin Tree - The Continental Reel (1996 ITA) @320

During their long career the band Birkin Tree has played more than a thousand concerts in Italy and in Europe and is the only Italian band of this kind – and one of the few in the world – who regularly plays in Ireland.
In the last few years the band has accompanied during their Italian tours the piper Liam O'Flynn, the duo formed by fiddle player Martin Hayes and guitar player Dennis Cahill, singers Niamh Parsons and Cyril O’Donoghue, accordion players Murty Ryan and Derek Hickey and concertina player Tony O’Connell.

01 - Evil Suggestion / Micko Russell's / Mary O'Keefe's
02 - We Ye Go To Flanders / An Ancient Dream
03 - The Bastard's Gone Away / Danny's Wedding
04 - Scully Casey's / Griselda / Becky's Jig
05 - The Bridge Of Longago / The Pit Stop
06 - The Little Tail
07 - Britta's Hornpipe / Continental Reel / Sean's Reel
08 - Ca' The Yowes To The Knowes / Ossian's Air
09 - Michèle / Humours Of Clara
10 - The Nightingale / Joyful Kate
11 - The Shaskeen / The Floating Crowbar / The Man Of Aran
12 - The Doubtful Advocate / The Chinese Flu 

Elena Buttiero: harp, keyboards.
Daniele Coronna: fiddle, bouzouki.
Luigi Fazzo: guitar, voice.
Carlo Galantini: fiddle.
Gioirgio Profetto: voice, guitar.
Fabio Rinaudo: uillean pipes, whistles.
Marcello Scotto: bodhran, concertina.
Simone Sisani: flute.
Cecilia Forti: Voice on track 02.
Devis Longo: sax soprano and tenor (track 09) and voice on track 02.


CrimsonKing said...

The Continental Reel
PW: folkyourself.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Thank you kindly! Love this band. "Bird in the Bush" from their album 3 (Three) could be one of the greatest songs I've ever heard.


kuku muniu said...

Do You have Beltaine (Pl) in 320kb?

magus said...

Many thanks. I did not know of this group, and will look out for their work.

EmileB said...

very unusual. Thank you for allowing me to hear this album.

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