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O'Carolan's Concerto (Mrs. Power also spelled Poer)

Posted by Bob Frost, written by Turlogh O'Carolan


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Size: 4,588kb, uploaded 8/30/2011 12:17:28 AM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Composed in honor of Elizabeth Keating Power, or Mrs. Power, Fanny Power’s mother. This tune is more commonly referred to as O’Carolan’s Concerto and is one of his best known creations wherein he affected a singular but lasting marriage of the Irish tradition with the Baroque. Album, our first: Instrumental Music in the Celtic Tradition, © 1997, The Angel Band. All rights reserved. Sam Goodall, fiddle; Jeff Lind, bass; Bob Frost, 5-string banjo; Emery Hutchins, concertina & bodhran; David Behm, guitar; Mary Paul, harp; Mark Rockwood, mandolin; Bob Paul, hammered dulcimer. Banjo in G tuning, finger style.

4 comments on “O'Carolan's Concerto (Mrs. Power also spelled Poer)”

banjukebox Says:
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 @3:53:47 PM

Sounds great. Thanks for posting.

Bob Frost Says:
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 @4:12:00 PM

Thanks, banjukebox !

JanetB Says:
Sunday, September 4, 2011 @10:36:25 AM

Perfectly performed!

Bob Frost Says:
Sunday, September 4, 2011 @10:56:31 AM

Thanks, Janet.

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