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Genre: World: Celtic, Irish, Medieval music

Found 169 tracks

A driving set of Irish traditional jigs, beginning with Morrison's, and leading into Out in the Ocean at 1:02 which is slightly more happy and upbeat in tone. Mandolin, fiddle, whistle and guitar play the opening, and when bodhran joins in at 0:31, you really get the feel for Irish traditional music - similar almost to Riverdance music. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

The Chaffpool Post tune leading into the Hills of Tara (at 1:31) - both are popular barn dances from around 19th Century Ireland. Light, happy and upbeat, this set of tunes are heard often in Irish traditional pub sessions - in this occassion with piano accompaniment to banjo and fiddle playing the main tune. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium / 84 BPM]

A jolly, fun and driving Irish hornpipe set. Bodhran, fiddle, mandolin and guitar perform together on Byrne's (a hornpipe), which then leads into Liverpool Hornpipe at 1:29, with the flute joining in also. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 89 BPM]

Upbeat, lively and playful Irish traditional tune. Driving acoustic guitar accompanies fast paced fiddle in a toe tapping popular Irish reel. Heard a lot in pub sessions, this is a real attention catcher of a tune guaranteed to get you up out of your chair. 100% live performance. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 119 BPM]

An angelic, gothic sounding choir and cello led requiem conjuring up images of Irish landscapes, monasteries, gothic churches and religious gatherings. This track is available in different versions. The main version is based around the voice and the cello; the "chant mix" adds mysterious, whispering chants, and the "urban mix" adds hard hitting urban dance rhythms. [Tempo: Slow / 107 BPM]

A track full of Gaelic spirit and joy. Suitable for Irish themed project such as St Patricks Day, tourism, culture, documentaries, video games or TV and movie soundtracks. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 170 BPM]

A set of Irish jigs on solo fiddle. Lively and authentic. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

Lively and upbeat Irish tunes. Bodhran, banjo, guitar, fiddle and tin whistle join together in a popular Irish jig set. First tune is "Blarney Pilgrim", which then leads into Kesh. Both tunes were notated in O'Neill Music of Ireland collection in 1850 - a true "traditional" set of tunes which are popular at many Irish sessions. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 123 BPM]

Celtic, Irish or medieval styled track with guitars, percussion, Irish flute and bag pipes. This one keeps building as it progresses and the mood keeps picking up. Soothing, uplifting and homely. [Tempo: Medium / 63 BPM]

A set of old double traditional Irish double jigs performed mainly by box, guitar and bodhran, with fiddle playing less of a role. Cliffs of Moher begins at 01:05 as the guitar enters. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 119 BPM]

A pretty scottish air on solo fiddle. Very authentic Scottish sound. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Celtic / Irish theme over big beat drums. Bouncy, dancing, featuring accordian and penny whistle. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

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Slowly swaying acoustic track, melancholic and with a celtic touch. A calm and quiet verse part, with a more up-front chorus part. Guitars, bass, accordion. [Tempo: Slow / 135 BPM]

An appealing, homely, Irish traditional song which conjures images of beautiful Irish shores and the dearly loved green fields of Ireland. This contemporary version has been produced with Bodhran, Irish whistle, acoustic guitar, bass and drums. We've also made available a version where the main lead is played on a regular orchestral flute, because although the Penny Whistle is beautiful and quintessentially Irish, the orchestral flute has a softer sound which could be better suited in some media projects. Also available is an Underscore version, which means all lead/solo instruments are removed, leaving only the background music -- great for singing along. [Trad./Arr: B. Lynne] [Tempo: Slow / 58 BPM]

Uplifting traditional irish Folk Song, played by real musicians with traditional irish instruments. Irish, dancing and uplifting mood. Mid-tempo. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

A sad and lamentive march performed by fiddle, mandolin and bodhran. Guitar enters at 01:54 as Johnny Cope begins - this is a more upbeat and faster tune in the form of a Hornpipe. Both tunes are very old and popular in Irish pubs. Live musicians on acoustic instruments. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium / 102 BPM]

A fun, pumping and toe tapping Irish traditional reel which leads into another reel called Far From Home at 1:06. Driving bodhran keeps the pace throughout while fiddle, guitar and mandolin play a joyful and cheerful tune. Popular pub music throughout Ireland. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 117 BPM]

Happy, jolly, celtic folk song style. A fun tune about dancing, drinking and singing in the local inn, where the merry folk go to kick back and have a blast. Very Irish, Celtic in style (can also be English or Scottish). Fiddle, guitar, flutes. [Tempo: Fast / 125 BPM]

Melodic, Irish/Celtic inspired, contemporary soft rock track featuring acoustic and electric guitar, medieval percussion instruments, flute etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 159 BPM]

Irish Folk style with Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddles, Guitar and Bodhran. Authentic Irish / Celtic traditional music. Happy, bouncy and lively. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

A warm, positive and melodic fantasy/Celtic inspired track. Have a little patience with this one - the atmospheric intro section lasts for about 1 minute before the tempo picks up to an upbeat Celtic jam with piccolo flute, guitars, hand drums, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

A set of Irish jigs on solo fiddle. Lively and authentic. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Fast / 200 BPM]

An upbeat set of traditional Irish jigs performed box, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and bodhran. Begins with mandolin, and fiddle, box and bodhran join in at 0:09 to create a larger sound. Begins with Trip to Athlone, then leads into The Luck Penny at 0:59. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

Fun, upbeat and lively Irish double jig set. Connaughtman's Rambles opens with banjo, while fiddle joins in at 0:29. The tune leads into My Darling Asleep at 0:58 at which point guitar and bodhran join in creating a pounding and driving mood. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 128 BPM]

Joyful Irish jig perfect for capturing scenes of happy people dancing and drinking, travel features, documentaries or tv dramas set in Ireland and St Patricks Day based projects. Features accordian, piano, acoustic guitar, bodhran drums and penny whistle. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 87 BPM]

Historical, military with hand drum and penny whistle. Medieval or civil war battle march. [Tempo: Medium / 98 BPM]

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Happy, infectious Celtic tune, Irish jig and reels. Builds from a simple tin whistle melody with bodhran drums and percussion to a rousing ensemble party. Features, accordion, flute and traditional Irish instruments. Pubs, dancing leprechauns, romantic comedy, vacations, Irish adventures, Travel Channel, Documentaries, History Channel. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 130 BPM]

Upbeat and lively traditional Irish tune. Banjo, fiddle and bodhran join together in a popular Irish hornpipe set. The first tune is called "Harvest Home" which then leads into Boys of Bluehill at 1:40 when the guitar enters. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium / 78 BPM]

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 138 BPM]

Irish folk over funky drums and bass. Acoustic guitars, dobro, drums, bass. Fiddle joins in later. Good for travel / discovery, history and culture, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 93 BPM]

Soaring tin whistle with shimmering bells start off this lush Orchestral piece that features irish and scottish celtic instruments (pennywhistle, bodhran, uillean pipes, highland pipes). Lyrical solo violin, piano, full strings inspirational warm heartwarming beautiful hymn-like melody motivational. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

A reflective, emotive and tasteful rendition of the classic Irish folk tune, arranged for piano and violin. Danny Boy is one of the most famous and most loved piece of music in history. With its origin in Irish folk lore, this track is today used in many settings such as St. Paddy's Day, wedding ceremonies, films / movies and more. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

One of the most famous traditional Irish songs ever, this number is much covered drinking song, straight out of Irish pubs and steeped in Irish history. This version was performed on accordion, acoustic guitars, Irish fiddle and Irish flute (tin whistle / penny whistle). Crowd hand clapping joins about half way in. "Jolly, hell bent and spiteful" would probably be a good description of this piece of Irish music. An Underscore version (without the lead instruments) is available in case you want to sing along, karaoke style [Trad./Arr: B Lynne] [Tempo: Medium / 95 BPM]

Rich, moving drone behind a distant Irish flute, playing a celtic style, angelic melody of longing and nostalgia. Depicts the vast open fields of Ireland. There is also an alternative version where the deep underlying drone has been mixed much quieter. [Tempo: Slow]

A fun set of Irish reels performed 100% live on banjo, fiddle, box and flute. Bird in the Bush is performed first, followed by Jenny's Chicken's at 1:13 as the flute enters. A very old set of tunes, first recorded in 1934, but most likely hundreds of years old. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 106 BPM]

Energetic and patriotic Scottish tune with bagpipes, percussion and synths. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 72 BPM]

A traditional Irish waltz. Authentic and acoustic recording with all live instruments - performed on violin, accordion, acoustic guitars, Irish recorder and flute. A pretty and charming Irish melody. We also have a version where a standard Orchestral flute replaces the Irish recorder, for a slightly softer and more textured flute sound. [Trad./Arr: B Lynne] [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 115 BPM]

A happy, jolly Irish folk style track. Various Irish pipes, hand drums, clapping and feet stomping, etc. Medieval feel, a feast at the castle, etc. This track also comes in an 'Extended Intro' version where a soft, wistful, nostalgic Irish theme is playing for a minute before the main track sets in. The 1-minute soft intro is also available by itself. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

An adventurous Irish orchestral piece, with a grooving percussion beat and playfully harmonized strings. [Tempo: Medium / 153 BPM]

Authentic sounding medieval instruments play a bawdy, brazen celtic dance number for the Tudor court. The track varies in tempo, with some uptempo parts and others slow. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 126 BPM]

A set of Irish jigs on solo fiddle. Lively and authentic. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 180 BPM]

Irish folk ballad. Acousic guitar, warm chords, sparse percussion and Irish flute melody. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

A soaring, wistful instrumental version of this traditional Irish folk song. Irish flute (penny whistle), acoustic guitar, fiddle and a subtle humming choir. The track gradually builds up from a lonely flute to a more rhythmic, folk-ish production later in the track. As an alternative, we also have a version where the Irish flute is replaced by a regular Orchestral flute, which has a softer sound. [Trad./Arr: Bjorn Lynne] [Tempo: Slow / 60 BPM]

Traditional irish folk song, played by real musicians with traditional irish instruments. Irish, uplifting and dancing mood. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 111 BPM]

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