Celtic Voyage

A compilation album of mostly Gourd Music Artists.
from the website:

Some of today’s leading Celtic performers have contributed to this exciting collection of instrumental music from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Wales. This 15-track release, which features 6 new tracks and nine previously recorded compositions covers centuries of Gaelic history and scores of musical styles.

The musical mix includes the fiddling magic of such renowned artists as Alasdair Fraser, Martin Hayes, and Deby Benton Grosjean. Also featured are such noted musicians as Seamus Egan, Paul Machlis, and Kevin Burke as well as Gourd Music recording artists William Coulter, Barry and Shelley Phillips, Danny Carnahan and Robin Petrie, Martin Simpson, Kim Robertson, Orison, and Neal Hellman.
Celtic Voyage features exquisite airs such as Cití na gCumman, All Through the Night, Between Deighre and Breo, and The Quiet Land of Erin alongside such uptempo dance pieces as The Rose in the Heather/Tom Billy’s Jig, The Flowing Tide/The Gypsies/The Roaring Hornpipe, Sliabh Russel/Come West along the Road, St. Patrick’s Day/Over the Moor to Maggie, and Breton Dances. Also featured are a number of compositions by legendary harper Turlough O’Carolan, including The Faerie Queene, Separation of Body and Soul, and The Lament for Owen Roe O’Neil. Along with many longstanding favorites, Celtic Voyage delivers some rarely heard gems, among them, Chanter’s Tune, Rowing from Isla to Uist, and The Butterfly.

Tune List:

  1. Cití Na GCumman – William Coulter
  2. Breton Dances- Danny Carnahan & Robin Petrie
  3. All Through the Night- Kim Robertson
  4. Rose in the Heather/Tom Billy’s Jig- William Coulter
  5. The Faerie Queene – Shelly Phillips & Friends
  6. Rowing from Isla to Uist – Barry Phillips
  7. The Flowing Tide/The Gypsies/The Roaring Hornpipe – Deby Benton Grosjean
  8. Between Deighre and Breo – Barry Phillips, Martin Simpson & Shelly Phillips
  9. Quiet Land of Erin – Kim Robertson
  10. Sliabh Russel/Come West Along the Road – William Coulter
  11. Lament for Owen Roe O’Neil/Foggy Dew- Neal Hellman & Friends
  12. St. Patrick’s Day/Over the Moor to Maggie – William Coulter
  13. The Butterfly – Orison
  14. Separation of Body and Soul – Barry Phillips, Neal Hellman & Shelly Phillips
  15. Chanter’s Tune – Shelly Phillips & Friends

Jefferson’s Fiddle


Available from the Gourd Music site where it says this about that:

Jefferson’s Fiddle is a delightful collection of modern arrangements and readings of classical and traditional repertoire that showcase Thomas Jefferson’s extensive music library. This new recording features the talents of William Coulter on acoustic guitar and Deby Benton Grosjean on fiddle.

Selections include Scottish tunes such as “Robin Adair,” “The Last Time I Came O’er the Moor,” and “Money Musk.” Three compositions composed for Jefferson by Anglo-Italian musician and painter Maria Cosway are included—“Tacite Ombre,” “Ogni Dolce Aura,” and “Sospiri del Mio Cor.” Also featured is traditional music of America and Ireland, as well as “Sarabande and Gigue” by the Italian composer Archangelo Corelli (1653–1713).
Joining William and Deby on Jefferson’s Fiddle are Barry Phillips, cello; Shelley Phillips, English horn and oboe; Lars Johannesson, flute; Jennifer Cass, pedal harp; Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord; and Neal Hellman, mountain dulcimer.

Jefferson’s Fiddle – Song List

  • Jefferson and Liberty
  • Aileen Aroon
  • George Washington’s Favorite Cotillion/Corn Riggs Are Bonny
  • The Last Time I Came O’er the Moor
  • Ogni Dolce Aura
  • Rustic Reel/Off She Goes
  • Adagio
  • Menuet
  • Thugamar Féin an Samhradh Linn
  • Tacite Ombre
  • Money Musk Stathspey and Reel
  • Sarabande
  • Gigue
  • Robin Adair
  • Sospiri del Mio Cor

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