Genre: World: Celtic, Irish, Medieval music

Found 169 tracks

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

Irish folk tune in 9/8 time. Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddles, Guitar, Irish Flute and Bodhran. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

A tasteful, acoustic rendition of this traditional Irish / Celtic / English folk song. Flute, harpsichord, classical guitar. A very emotive and poignant melody which stirs emotion of longing, beauty, love and melancholy. Often used in connection with weddings or journeys. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 37 BPM]

Celtic air, fiddle & accordian. Ireland or Scotland, calm and tender. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 59 BPM]

A beautiful, celtic / medieval sounding arrangement of the classic 'Greensleeves' or 'Lady Green Sleeves", featuring Irish flute, piano and subtle orchestral arrangement. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 115 BPM]

A popular set of lively, spirited and vivacious polkas from 19th Century Ireland - heard in many Irish traditional music pub sessions - performed by whistle, guitar and fiddle. Egan's Polka leads into Maurice Manley's Polka at 0:49 - both are upbeat, driving and merry. 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 / 155 BPM]

Lyrical recorder & cello in a Clannad and Enya tinged piece. The track starts off with a soft Celtic music theme. After about 1 min 15 seconds it changes pace into a jolly forest dance, and then returns to the longing opening theme, before closing with Enya-like voice textures. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A fast paced set of traditional Irish reels. Upbeat, lively and fast paced, these are a popular set of tunes played in Irish pubs and sessions. Fiddle, guitar and bodhran begin, with flute entering at 0:36 until 01:13 when Craig's Pipes begins and the box begins playing also. These reels are great fun to listen to and dance to. 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 / 106 BPM]

A popular set of Irish hornpipes played in Irish pubs. Fiddle begins, with bodhran joining in to provide rhythm and guitar providing accompaniment from 0:45 onwards. Leads into O'Callaghan's at 1:30. 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 / 86 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]

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 set of Irish traditional "slides" performed by mainly by the box and banjo with accompaniment by fiddle, flute and bodhran. O'Keefes is performed first and leads into the Brosna at 0:53. Brosna is sometimes also called "The Lonesome Road to Dingle" or "Trip to the Jacks". 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 / 145 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]

Contemporary Irish folk. Irish flute, acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle. Lively and bouncy. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 73 BPM]

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

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]

Happy, organic and earthy, Irish / Celtic folk dance. Acoustic guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Bodhran and bass. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 97 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 beautiful, sad and longing Irish air played by tin whistle and synth pad. "Ned of the Hill" is the English translation of the Irish title "amonn an Chnoic". This is a popular, slow and mornful ballad about an Irish aristocrate who lived in Tipperary and led a bandit gang who called for the overthrow of William of Orange. 100% live performance. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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]

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

Medieval or celtic sounding Fantasy piece with flute, tamborine and traditional drums. Medieval inn, town, festival or dance. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 short track with a medieval, celtic, or fantasy theme. Great live celtic flute on the second half. Also harpsichord, strings and large frame drums. [Tempo: Slow, 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]

Irish folk jig, original composition in traditional Irish / Celtic style. Acoustic guitar, banjo, dobro, mandolin, Bodhran. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 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 real Irish Party track. Traditional Irish drinking song from many an Irish pub. Upbeat, happy, dancing party mood. Irish whistle, fiddle, dobro, accordion, guitars and a rhythm section consisting of Bodhran, spoons, hand claps and tamborine. Jolly and swinging, with an authentic Irish sound. The dobro solo in the middle gives the track a slight Country twang, so we also have a version without the dobro, in case this fits better with your production. [Trad./Arr: B Lynne] [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]

Mandolin, fiddle and bodhran play this set of Irish reels. Light instrumentation compared to most reels, this is a very old tune - collected first by Michael Coleman in "Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music" in 1923. Live recording. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 106 BPM]

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]

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

A popular Irish traditional hornpipe which leads into a faster reel at 1:23. Jolly, fun and pounding, this is gauranteed to get the heart pumping. Really strong and driving, this gets the crowd up dancing at a traditional music session in a pub. Fiddle, guitar and bodhran come together for a powerful and booming performance. 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 / 94 BPM]

A fun a joyful modern Celtic track. A traditional Celtic/Irish sound with a modern Indie vibe. Acoustic guitar with Irish whistle Irish pop. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 121 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]

Contemporary Irish folk / Scottish folk. Celtic flute, acoustic guitars. Lively and bouncy. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 160 BPM]

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