New E.P. 'Live in Ennis 2012' Available Now on a Donation Basis, all proceeds go into the running of the CMO, so please follow the link here to donate and get the E.P.
The E.P. is being released to celebrate a special milestone for CMO members Mick O’Brien and Aoife Ni Bhriain. Mick and Aoife’s album with Emer Mayock ‘Tunes from the Canon Goodman Manuscripts’ has been nominated for Irish Traditional Album of the Year in The Irish Times Ticket Awards.
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This E.P. presents three tracks from the inaugural Clare Memory Orchestra concert in glór, Ennis in September 2012. The tracks all feature the O’Brien family; Mick, Aoife, Ciara and Cormac very prominently. The first track features all the musicians who performed on the night being led in the encore by Mick O'Brien in some East Clare Reels. The second track featuring 'Tunes from the Goodman Manuscript's is performed purely by the O'Brien Family and the third track sees Oboist Etain McCooey join the O'Briens in playing some Klezmer and Breton music.
Also included is a special version of the reel Christmas Eve recorded by Dave Flynn on electric guitar as an alternative Christmas tune.
Live in Ennis 2012 E.P.
Live in Ennis 2012 E.P. Recording Credits
Tracks 1-3 Recorded live in glór, Ennis, 21 September 2012. Engineered by Matt Purcell
Track 4 Recorded in Wheatstone Studios, Ballyvaughan, December 2012. Engineered by Dave Flynn
All recordings Mastered by Dave Flynn
Dave Flynn & The Clare Memory Orchestra's inaugural concert on 21st September 2012 from which the live recordings are taken was supported by Clare Arts Office, Culture Night and Aer Lingus.
Disclaimer - Tracks 1-3 were recorded from a live concert desk situation so the recorded sound quality is not pristine studio quality. It is because of this that we are offering the E.P. on a 'name your price' donation basis. We cannot offer any refunds on the basis that the audio quality is not of a studio standard.