Máire Breatnach

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Bridging The Divide With Classical

Maíre Breatnach explains how she was encouraged to learn classical and Irish traditional styles of music.

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Máire Breatnach is one of the most prominent fiddle players in Ireland. She also sings in Irish on some of her albums. Since the early 1990s, she has had five solo albums, participated in many other albums (as listed on her website), with substantive contributions in some cases, and contributed to many music CDs, as well as material for children, mostly in Irish.

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