This double CD presents 19 leading exponents of the bodhr?n showing that in the right pair of hands this humble goatskin becomes a true musical instrument. Pure Bodhr?n brings together a virtual who's who of top traditional musicians. What began as a celebration of the bodhr?n has actually evolved into one of the finest traditional music collections currently available. Pure Bodhr?n has a packed agenda , built around music not just beat. Robbie harris, Ronan O Snodaigh, Tommy Hayes , John Joe Kelly, Jimmy Higgins and a gentle Cathy Jordan complete disc 1.The second disc is reserved for the trail blazers including Christy Moore, Donal lunny, Kevin Conneff, Johnny Mc Donough and Colm Murphy. Wonderful too is the first recording of the bodhr?n by John Renolds in 1927.
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