UNIT 4 TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC

PART 1B iii. WORLD INSTRUMENTS

iii. Listen to the audio extract below and fill in the grid in the book. You will hear each instrument twice.

Listen online by clicking BeFunky_ku-xlarge.jpg below or click on the specialbutton_9 download symbol in the top right-hand corner of the ‘soundcloud’ link below to start your free download. 


PART 2B IRISH INSTRUMENTS

i. Listen to the audio extract below and fill in the grid in the book. You will hear each instrument twice.

Listen online by clicking BeFunky_ku-xlarge.jpg below or click on the specialbutton_9 download symbol in the top right-hand corner of the ‘soundcloud’ link below to start your free download. 


USEFUL ONLINE RESOURCES FOR UNIT 4

PART 1A WORLD INSTRUMENTS

http://www.asza.com/ihm.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_instruments_(music)

PART 2A IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC

Example of Ceili music:

Example of Sean-nós Singing:

Example of ‘Seisiún’ Music:


PART 2A IRISH TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENTS

http://www.ceolas.org/instruments/

http://www.ireland.com/en-gb/blog/history-and-heritage/traditional-irish-instruments/

PART 3 WHISKEY IN THE JAR

Dubliners Version: 

Thin Lizzy Version: 

Metallica Version:

Grateful Dead Version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amLungGziP0

PART 4 AND FINALLY…

ii. Listen to some instrumental Irish music. Close your eyes and imagine the music is the soundtrack to a scene from a film.

Some suggested pieces of music:

Clannad – Harry’s Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KpNzalFKPo

Irish Dancing Music – 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhvXfUxRkIg

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