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Multimedia

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This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

Musicology

Publication Details

This is track 5 of a music cd-rom entitled "Western Wind" which was produced to mark the 125th. anniversary of the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. Recorded at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines Road, 6 June, 2014 to August, 2015.

Recorded and mixed by Ben Rawlins, mastered by Ben Rawlins at the Jericho Mile, edited and produced by Laoise O'Brien, sleeve notes by Laoise O'Brien, graphic design by Jill O'Callaghan. Reproduction Allmedia for MPO Group.

Total running time 51.10 minutes. Copyright Dublin Institute of Technology.

Abstract

David Mooney (arranger) writes "This arrangement for choir, harp and treble solo combines two well-know folk tunes relating to the subject of the wind. It has been written specially for this project. The North Wind Doth Blow and Blow the Wind Southerly provide the principal thematic material. The two beautiful melodies are woven into the setting while the harp provides a descriptive underlay and word-painting".

The performers are Dr. Cliona Doris (concert harp), Max O'Neill (treble solo), The DIT Junior Choirs (dir. by Dr. Lorraine O'Connell), Niamh McCormack (soprano), Aoife Moore (soprano) and Sheena Styles (alto).

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