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Album Details for Music from "Ballad of the Irish Horse" by The Chieftains

Basic album data
Artist NameThe Chieftains
Album TitleMusic from "Ballad of the Irish Horse"
MusiciansDerek Bell (harp, tiompán), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle)
Source and
other information
Shanachie 79051, 1987. Mostly compositions by Paddy Moloney. "This record is based on the score for Ballad of the Irish Horse, a National Geographic television special." Only the traditional tunes are indexed here – which includes some things Moloney misleadingly claims as his own compositions, dated 1985. Recorded in Dublin.

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21
(2:10)
JigD Green Pastures
The Green Pastures
61
(1:07)
JigSl Foxhunter's Jig
[untitled in set:] Chasing the Fox
2
(1:58)
Reel Foxhunter's Reel
[untitled in set:] Chasing the Fox
81 Song Galway Races
Galway Races
Performer: Kevin Conneff (vocals)
2 JigD Trip to Athlone
[untitled interlude in song:] Galway Races
101 Reel Boyne Hunt
The Boyne Hunt
Performer: 1st time Paddy Moloney (pipes)
2 Reel Mullingar Races
Mullinger Races
Performer: Sean Keane (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute)
3 Reel Five-Mile Chase
The Five-Mile Chase
114
(2:07)
Reel Foxhunter's Reel
[untitled in set:] Horses of Ireland - Part 2
6 Reel [untitled]
[6th tune in a set titled:] Horses of Ireland - Part 2
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