'Irishmen and Irishwomen': For 1916 From 2016

During the past year I had the privilege and honour to be commissioned to write a new orchestral suite for 1916 by Roscommon County Council. The suite, called IRISHMEN AND IRISHWOMEN, is of eight movements

1. IRISHMEN AND IRISHWOMEN,

2. Raising The Flag, 

3. Brothers In Arm (Here is a link to the music.)

4. O’Connell Street

5. An Craoibhin Aoibhinn

6. Valour and Discipline

7. Arbour Hill (Here is a link to the music.)

8. August Destiny

The music premiered on December 3, 2016, with the County Roscommon Youth Orchestra and the Orchestra of Moate Community College, conducted by myself, in the Roscommon Arts Centre. 

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Tags: 1916, Arts, Celtic, Classical Music, Easter Rising, Irish Freedom Struggle


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Comment by That's Just How It Was on January 26, 2017 at 5:56am

What a honour for you 

Comment by Vincent Kennedy on January 29, 2017 at 11:31am

Yes indeed. Thank you. Happy day. V

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