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Captain O’Kane

Posted by Bob Frost, written by Turlough O’Carolan

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Size: 9,745kb, uploaded 7/5/2012 9:50:57 AM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Little is known of this piece except for the fact it was composed for Captain O’Kane or O’Cahan of Antrim, a sportsman, well known in his time as “Slasher” O’Kane. The delicate phrasing and expressiveness of this lovely air beg the lie to O’Kane’s notorious nickname. Album, Come under My Protection. © 1998-2010 The Angel Band, all rights reserved. David Behm, Guitar; Cathryn Norris, Violin; Emery Hutchins, Concertina & Bodhran; Bob Paul. Hammered Dulcimer; Mary Paul, Celtic Harp; Bob Frost. 5-String Banjo; Mark Rockwood, Mandolin. Banjo in G Tuning



1 comment on “Captain O’Kane”

JanetB Says:
Thursday, July 5, 2012 @10:02:32 AM

Solemn and lovely. No, this doesn't fit his nickname, but then again, hunting is often a gruesome sport.

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