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Butch Baldassari & John Mock - Music of O'Carolan, Ireland's Bard

By Mandolin Cafe
May 1, 2007 - 8:00 am

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Butch Baldassari & John Mock - Music of O'Carolan, Ireland's Bard

Butch Baldassari & John Mock - Music of O'Carolan, Ireland's Bard

Butch Baldassari and John Mock have joined forces once again, turning in a collaborative effort on the extensive catalog of Irish harpist/composer Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1737).

These 10 tracks provide 20 tunes that cast some new light on the primitive elegance of O'Carolan's folky chamber music.

Selections:
Young William Plunkett / Planxty Nancy McDermott
Carolan's Concerto
Eleanor Plunkett / John Drury
George Barbazon / Morgan Magan
Rondo: Planxty Irwin / John O'Connor / Lord Inchiquin
Planxty Browne / Planxty Drew / Planxty Mary O'Neil (Listen)
Blind Mary / Sheebag and Sheemore
Carolan's Draught / Hewlett
Fanny Power / Baptist Johnson
Catherine Nowlan

Release date: May 15, 2007
Label: SoundArt Recordings
Purchase: From amazon.com

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