Concert of Scottish and Irish folk music (Bilbao, Spain)

Artistic Activities, Culture

Within the series ‘Young Artists’ sponsored by New Acropolis in Bilbao to promote music and to encourage young people who are just starting out in this field, were presented two concerts of Scottish and Irish folk music. We enjoyed the presence of two young instrumentalists, a violinist and guitarist, who interpreted works from different places full of joy and vitality.
Scotland – Mary, Young and Fair, (Air); The Flowers of Edinburgh (reel) – Miss Sally Hunter of Thurston, Nathaniel Gow (jig); Brochan Lom (strathspey)
Ireland – The Brindal (jig); The Wind that Shakes the Barley (reel)
Ireland and England – The Peeler’s away with my daughter (jig); The Staffordshire Hornpipe (hornpipe)
England – Country Gardens (hornpipe); The girl I left behind me (march)
Ireland and England – Danny Boy (air); Morpeth rant (hornpipe)
England – Constant Billy (morris dance); The keel row (hornpipe)
Selection of reels from the Shetland Islands – Jack broke da prison door; Donald blue; Sleep soond in da mornin; Lassies trust in providence; Bonnie isle o’ whalsay
Scotland and Ireland – Mrs Jamieson’s Favourite, Charles Grant (air); Red- Haired boy (hornpipe)

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