Seán Ó Riada

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    Cearta an DuineSeán Ó Riada
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    Marcshlua Uí Néill (O'Neill's Cavalry March)Seán Ó Riada
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    Mná Na HéireannSeán Ó Riada
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    Im Aonar Seal (Alone Awhile)Seán Ó Riada
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    Planxty JohnstonSeán Ó Riada

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        Se+ín +ô Riada was the founder of the modern school (which is to say, the authentic ancient style of playing) of Irish folk music and, equally important, a vital nationalistic voice in the orchestral music of Ireland. Best known today as a composer, he was also present at the recording of the first album by the Chieftains, and founded the folk chamber orchestra Ceoltoiri Cualann, Paddy Moloney's group before forming the Chieftains. Se+ín +ô Riada (or John Reidy, in English) w... Read more

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