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Feb 22, 2018

Are you needing some good instrumental music to study to? Show #347 features a study aid of instrumental Celtic music from The Here & Now, McFlooseys, Baal Tinne, Anne Roos, Alizbar & Ann' Sannat, Across the Pond, Adamh, Wolf & Clover, Chris Murphy, Peat in the Creel, The Led Farmers, Brynmor, Bridgid's Crossm Solasta, Andy Lamy.

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0:05 "Three" by The Here & Now from Ladybird

5:13 "Reels" by McFlooseys from One Night in Dublin

9:04 "Aislinn Gheal" by Baal Tinne from Aislinn Gheal

11:43 "Bears - Bear Dance & The Dancing Bear" by Anne Roos from A Light in the Foret

16:31 "The Mountain Set" by Alizbar & Ann' Sannat from Welcome Into the Morning


24:31 "Scotland the Brave/Flowers of Edinburgh" by Across the Pond from Kid on the Mountain

28:13 "Tara" by Adamh from Adamh

32:32 "Eleanor Plunkett" by Wolf & Clover from Wolf & Clover

35:53 "The Artful Dodger" by Chris Murphy from The Tinker's Dream

40:42 "McMahon's (The Banshee)" by Peat in the Creel from The Barn Session


44:21 "The White Set" by The Led Farmers from Katie

47:57 "Farewell to Erin" by Brynmor from The Great Hill

51:27 "Swallowtail Jig" by Bridgid's Cross from Live without an Audience

54:35 "The Cowslip Set" by Solasta from Solasta

1:01:57 "Hornpipes: The Fiddling Barrister/Galway Bay'The Banks" by Andy Lamy from The New Blackthorn Stick

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I've received quite a few emails from people who listen to this podcast while they study. One person asked if I would release another instrumental episode. So here it is. Of course, if you'd like a good 3-hour long instrumental show, check out #204. And we have other instrumental episodes.


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