Category: Scóir cheoil / Musical scores


This tune is recorded for a third solo album the ‘fire’ album that follows “Amidst These Hills” and “Wind’s Gentle Whisper”.  It is in the same genre as two other jigs of mine – Sport and Fiach.  It is due out in 2015. You will find the score/dots/music notation here

Kevin’s Salute

This tune was part of a long piece i put together for a film about the Sulán River in 1996.   It told the story of the rain falling on our beloved mountains and trickling down and gathering into small small streams to big streams to small river until the Sulan (The only male river in […]

Harpsichord Louise

My Aunt Louise (Reidy) Verling was the only sibling of my father Seán O Riada. As my mother Ruth had no siblings, Louise held a special place in our affections. She was a music teacher and lecturer and had a lovely ‘touch’ when playing the piano.  She was married to the painter Walter Verling and […]

Damhsa ‘n tSuláin. (Dance of the Sulán)

Damhsa ‘n tSuláin. (Dance of the Sulán) (1:49) This tune was part of a longer more drawn out affair, which my brother-in-law Kevin Glacken played while I twanged away on the Tambura.   The whole affair was in praise of the Sulán River, from its birth, on down the mountain sides, through the plains of Carraig […]

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