Altan

Songs

( Local Ground, 2005)
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  • country:Ireland
  • style(s):Irish, Traditional
  • label:keltia musique
  • type:Band
  • gender:male, female
  • instrumentation:instrumental, vocal
  • artist submitted by:Naïade Productions

Line up

  • ciaran tourish (fiddle, tin whistle, backing vocal)
  • dermot byrne (button accordion)
  • kieran curran (bouzouki)
  • Mairéad Ni Mhaonaigh (fiddle, lead vocal)
  • mark kelly (guitar)

Traditional Irish Music
Altan have gained gold and platinum status in Ireland and have won numerous awards in the music as one of the most popular bands playing traditional folk and the world music in the world. Altan, the most influential Irish band of the last twenty years, plays a lively authentic and traditional music from Donegal carried by the sweetest voice of Mairead Ni Mhaoniagh.
Altan's special strength is the clarity and coordination of its textures
The New York Times