Sunday, July 21, 2013

Great Tune Heard at Irish Festival: "Come Give Me Your Hand" by Rory Dall O'Cathain

I heard Maureen Reich (on fiddle), Dennis Doyle (on celtic harp), and Sheldon Firem (on bodhran) play this beautiful tune yesterday at the Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival at an "open session" (I was there playing too, but not on this particular tune). The tune, called "Give Me Your Hand" (Tabhair dom do Lámh in Irish) was composed by the blind harpist Rory Dall O'Cathain around 1603. 410 years later it was played in a Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds building in Berea, Ohio. Below is a version from Youtube by the Chieftains:

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