Traditional Folk and Celtic
Traditional folk songs from England, Scotland and Ireland performed by some of the most prolific, awarded and respected artists of the genre.
- Classic Ballads of Britain and Ireland
Twenty-four classic ballads spanning several centuries, spoken or sung a cappella.
- Blackbirds & Thrushes
Traditional Irish ballads in English and Gaelic from Irish singer Niamh Parsons. Several sung a cappella, others accompanied by pipes, whistles, acoustic bass and piano. Includes a heartbreaking rendering of "The Water is Wide."
- The Celtic Harp
Grammy award winning offering from prolific recording artists. Subtitled "A Tribute to Edward Bunting," this CD features the Belfast Harp Orchestra on several tracks. Includes one cut with vocals, the moving "Green Fields of America."
The Tannahill Weavers
Perfect balance of Scottish folk songs, ballads, and toe-tapping instrumental pieces performed on guitar, tin whistle, bagpipes, and bodhran. Award winning recording.
- Island Angel
A mix of dueling Donegal fiddles and lilting Gaelic vocals sung by band member Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh. Traditional Irish folk songs and instrumentals at their best.
- The Lady and the Unicorn
Medieval and renaissance instrumentals performed on acoustic guitar by former Pentangle frontman John Renbourn. Accompanied by flute, fiddle and other period instruments.
- The Fairie Round
Wide variety of traditional and early music melodies for oboe, harp, cello, dulcimer, English horn, whistle, guitar, bassoon, and flute. Chamber music with a medieval twist.
- Below the Salt
Traditional folk songs from the late Middle Ages performed by one of Britain's foremost folk-rock groups.
- Highland King - The Scottish Lute
Forty-four tunes culled from 15th- to 17th- century lute books. Soothing, traditional instrumental pieces.
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In the Exploring the Middle Ages section.
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In the Downloads section.
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In the Travels in the UK section.