Altan

Altan

Altan

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Latest Release

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  • Svår
  • April 2022
  • 1 Song

Top Songs

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Tommy Peoples/The Road To Cashel/The Repeal Of The Union/Richie's Reel
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Без тебя (feat. mutoVIN)
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Uncle Rat
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Moll Dubh A' Ghleanna
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Daily Growing

Albums

  • Без тебя (feat. mutoVIN)

    Apr 2022 • 1 song

  • SCHMERZ

    Feb 2022 • 1 song

  • Факел любви

    Dec 2021 • 1 song

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Altan

Biography

With their Northern Ireland-style twin fiddling and accordion melodies accented by acoustic guitar and bouzouki, Altan has grown into one of the top traditional bands in Ireland. The inspiration for Altan was sparked when Donegal-born fiddler and vocalist Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh met Belfast-born flute player Frankie Kennedy. Ní Mhaonaigh had learned the traditional style of fiddling from her father, Francie, who had learned it from his mother, Roise. Influential Irish fiddler Dinny McLaughlin, who frequented her childhood home, added to her knowledge of the instrument. Kennedy, w...
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