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Alison Kinnaird & Ann Heymann
The Harper's Land: Music for the Irish & Scottish Harps
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Alison Kinnaird is already well known, and in Ann Heymann we have a virtuoso second to none on the wire strung harp. Again, Temple produces a first. This was the first record to combine the sounds of the gut and the wire strung harps. This album is a record of two different, but related, small harps. The approach to the music, and the harps on which it is played, has been formed by years of research in both Scotland and Ireland. The music itself has been gleaned from many sources, including the oral tradition, ancient archives and collections, and also includes original compositions by Ann Heymann and Alison Kinnaird, the harpers.
Disk 1 : The Harper's Land (Alison Kinnaird & Ann Heymann), Ellen's Dreams (Alison Kinnaird), Lady Iveagh (Ann Heymann), The Braidwood Waits (Alison Kinnaird), Rory Dall Morison's Jig / Far-Fuadach 'A Chlarsair (Alison Kinnaird), The Granard Tunes: Carraic na h-Uaine / The Market House / John Dungan's Return / The Canon's Cup, Bas Alastruim (Alison Kinnaird), Miss Hamilton (Ann Heymann), Cumh Easbig Earraghaal (Alison Kinnaird), Baltiorum / Charlie's Fancy (Ann Heymann), Blar Sliabh An t-Siorraidh / The Battle Of Sheriffmuir (Alison Kinnaird & Ann Heymann), The Bells Of Cork City / The Dusty Miller (Ann Heymann), Clarsach Na Cloiche (Alison Kinnaird), Airs By Fingal (Ann Heymann), Leslie's March (Alison Kinnaird)