Tag: Cuar

  • Neil Ó Lochlainn & Cuar: Umhaill

    Neil Ó Lochlainn & Cuar: Umhaill

    As a flute player, a double bass player and a composer, Clare-born musician Neil Ó Lochlainn has a natural a foothold in several radically different traditions, especially in his role as leader of Ensemble Ériu, the enchanting acoustic septet he co-founded in 2011 with concertina…

  • Cuar: Roscanna

    Cuar: Roscanna

    In approaching our vocal music, that style of singing traditional songs which is called in Irish the “sean-nós” – the “old style” – it is best to listen as if we were listening to music for the first time, with a child’s new mind; or…