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CELTIC CONNECTIONS 2008

Chraol Blas clár speisialta uair a chloig ó Cheannáras Úr Nua BBC Alba i nGlaschú don 15ú Fhéile Celtic Connections.  Lynette Fay a bhí i mbun an chláir agus an-oíche a bhí ann, lán de cheol, chraic agus chomhrá. Má chaill tú cuid ar bith den chlár, tá na buaicphointí ar fad le cluinstin anseo.

 

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GRIOGAIR LABHRUIDH

Griogair Labhruidh agus Sile Denvir

Griogair Labhruidh agus Sile Denvir

Griogair Labhruidh is a Scottish Piper and Singer who has a great interest in traditional Scottish music and singing and also composes his own songs in Scottish Gaelic.  He released his debut solo album ‘Dail-Riata’ in 2007 to much acclaim and has secured his place as one of Scottish music’s rising stars. Síle Denver from Inverin, Conamara accompanies Griogair on the harp.


Píobaire agus Amhranaí Albannach é Griogair Labhruidh. Gael go smior atá ann a d’fhoghlaim Gaeilge na hAlbain agus tá an-suim aige in amhráin agus i gceol traidisiúnta Ghaeilge na hAlbain agus tá bua na cumadóireachta aige chomh maith.  D’éisigh sé a albam féin ‘Dáil-Riata’ i 2007 a raibh an-rachairt air agus a chinntigh áit Ghriogair i measc réalta óga cheol na hAlbain.
Is í Síle Denvir de bhunadh Indreabháin, Conamara atá á thionlacán ar an chlairseach.

 

 

Griogair Labhruidh agus Sile Denvir


 
Listen to Griogair and Sile being interviewed by Lynette.
Éist le Griogair & Síle i mbun comhrá le Lynette.

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Piobaireachd Dhomhnaill DhuibhTrad Arr Griogair Labhruidh Griogair – píobaí;
Síle- clairseach

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The Maids of Jura  comp Griogair Labhruidh
Griogair- giotár;
Síle - Cláirseach

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Dal Riata  -  comp Griogair Labhruidh
Griogair – giotár agus amhránaíocht
Síle – cláirseach

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http://www.griogair.com/

 

MAEVE MACKINNON

Maeve MacKinnon

Maeve MacKinnon learned Scottish Gaelic when she was 17 in order ‘… to be able to properly sing …’ Traditional Scottish Gaelic songs.  In 2005 she was nominated as the BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year.  She released her debut solo album ‘Don’t Sing Love Songs’ in 2007 on the ‘Footstompin Records’ Label.
Innes Watson accompanies Maeve on guitar.


Thosnaigh Maeve MacKinnon ag foghlaim Gaeilge na hAlban nuair a bhí sí 17 ionas go mbeadh sí abálta tabhairt faoi amhráin traidisiúnta Ghaeilge na hAlban ‘..i gceart..’.  Bronnadh ainmniúchán don duais Óg Chéoltóir Traidisiúnta na Bliana de chuid BBC Alba sa bhliain 2005.  D’éisigh sí a céad albam aonarach "Don't Sing Love Songs" i 2007 ar an lipéad Footstompin Records.
Tá Innes Watson á tionlacán anseo ar an ghiotar..

 

 

Maeve MacKinnon agus Innes Watson

Listen to Maeve being interviewed by Lynette.
Éist le Maeve i mbun comhrá le Lynette.

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Ho ro hùg o hùg o Trad Arr Maeve MacKinnon
Maeve McKinnon i mbun amhránaíochta
Innes Watson - giotár  

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Silver Dagger  Trad Arr Maeve MacKinnon
Maeve McKinnon i mbun amhránaíochta
Innes Watson -  giotár

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Giolleasbaig  Óg Heisgir  Trad Arr Maeve MacKinnon
Maeve McKinnon i mbun amhránaíochta
Innes Watson - giotár

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www.maevemackinnon.com

 

EWAN ROBERTSON
Ewan Robertson is the winner of BBC Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the year 2008.  He is also a member of the Scottish band ‘Breabach’.  Ewan sang a song for Blas and also played some tunes. Hamish Napier accompanied him on the Keyboard and the Flute.

Ewan Robertson agus Hamish Napier

’Sé Ewan Robertson, buaiteoir BBC Alba Céoltóir Traidisiúnta Óg na Bliana 2008.  Chomh maith leis sin is  ball den ghrupa ceoil Albannach ‘Breabach’ é. Tháinig Ewan ar an gclár le hamhrán a chasadh agus cúpla póirt a sheinm dúinn.

 

Shoals of Herring - Comp Ewan McColl
Ewan Robertson - giotár agus i mbun amhránaíochta
Hamish Napier - Meárchlár

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Cúpla Póirt – Trad Arr Robertson
Ewan Robertson - giotár agus i mbun amhránaíochta
Hamish Napier – Feadóg

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http://www.myspace.com/breabach
http://www.myspace.com/ewanrobertson

 

AGALLAIMH

DONALD SHAW:
Donald Shaw is renowned as a member of the Scottish group Capercaillie.  This is a group that has brought Scottish Gaelic music and song to the forefront.  For the past two years he has been working as the Director of Celtic Connections Festival and he talks to Lynette about that role.
Tá clú agus cáil ar Donald Shaw mar bhall den ghrúpa Albannach Capercaillie, grúpa a thug ceol agus amhráin tradisiúnta Gaeilge na hAlban ar fud an domhain leo.  Le dhá bhliain anuas, tá Donald ag obair mar Stiúrthóir na Féile, Celtic Connections. Pléann sé an ról seo le Lynette.

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IAN SMITH – Head of Music Scottish Arts Council
For the past nine years, delegates from the international music community gather in Glasgow during the second weekend of Celtic Connections for Showcase Scotland. This weekend showcases the best of the country’s musicians, performers and record companies and is fully supported by the Scottish Arts’ Council. Iain Smith, Head of Music at the Scottish Arts Council explains how the scheme works…

Le naoi  mbliana anuas, bíonn Showcase Scotland ar siúl i rith na féile Celtic Connections.  Tugtar ardán ar leith do cheoltóirí Albannacha le linn dheireadh na seachtaine agus cinntítear go mbeidh siad ag seinm ag an iomaí féile cheoil ar fud an domhain le linn na bliana.
Tá Ian Smith, ina cheannasaí ar Roinn  an Cheoil le Comhairle Ealaíon na hAlban, a thugann tacaíocht do Showcase Scotland, Labhraíonn Ian ar thábhacht na hócáide.

 

 

Ian Smith

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http://www.showcasescotland.info/

 

CARSDEN PAN DURO AGUS ED WARD

Carsden Pan Duro is the director of the Tonder Music Festival in Denmark and he has been a visitor to Celtic Connections for years.  Carsden cites Showcase Scotland as one of the most important weekends in his year..Ed Ward is a buyer for the Milwaukee Irish Fest and attends Celtic Connections each year, hoping to find new talent for the many stages of his massive festival which happens each August. This year, his festival is particularly interested in booking Scottish musicians but why?

Tá Carsden Pan Duro ina stiúrthóir ar Fhéile Tonder ins an Danmhairig ach tá sé ag freastal ar Celtic Connections leis na blianta.  Dar leis, is gnéasán iontach oibre é Showcase Scotland a thugann deis do buaileadh lena chomhghleacaithe idirnáistiúnta ar bhun bliaintiúil.
Tá Ed Ward ina cheannaitheoir don Fhéile Éireannach Milwaukee i Meirceá.  Déanann sé freastal ar Celtic Connections gach bliain agus súil ghéar aige do thalann úr a chuirfidh bun faoi ardáin éagsúla a fhéile féin. I mbliana, tá dúil ar leith aige i gceoltóirí Albannanacha ach cad chuige?

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.www.tf.dk
 www.irishfest.com

 

 

 

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