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Genre: World: Celtic, Irish, Medieval music

Found 169 tracks

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

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

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A popular set of beautiful and proud sounding Irish traditional hornpipes from the 1850 collection "O'Neill's Music of Ireland", played by whistle, guitar, bodhran and fiddle. Begins with Dunphy's Hornpipe and leads into Stack of Barley at 1:41 at which point the fiddle joins in. 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: Slow, Medium / 77 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 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]

A pretty irish air on solo fiddle. Very authentic Celtic/Irish sound. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Happy, organic and earthy, Irish / Celtic folk dance. Acoustic guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Bodhran and bass. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 97 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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Folk, medieval tune with Saint Patrick feeling and atmosphere. Acoustic music played by acoustic guitars, flute, shaker, drums and bass. It has a beautiful melody and soft touch. [Tempo: Slow / 53 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]

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 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]

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

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]

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 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 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 / 180 BPM]

Traditional irish folk song, played by real musicians with traditional irish instruments. Irish, uplifting and dancing mood. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 111 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 Scottish wartime march that is patriotic, proud with reverent moments honouring the men and women who lost their lives. Great to use in wartime documentaries. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 140 BPM]

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]

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]

Irish folk. Guitars, banjo, mandolin, accordian, bass & percussion. Lively and friendly. [Tempo: Medium / 115 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]

A somewhat celtic sounding folk dance tune. Reminescent of medieval ages / middle ages, perhaps a gathering at the local inn, or just the musical backdrop to a historical / fantasy world. Think "Ye Olde Barrel", old England, Ireland or Scotland. Could also be a Pirates' drinking song. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 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]

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]

Uptempo irish folk. Guitars, bodhran, fiddle, Irish flute. Good for travel / discovery, history, culture and more. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 124 BPM]

A traditional Irish song, translated as "The Brink of the White Rocks". Performed by tin whistle with guitar accompaniment, this is a mournful and sad tune which takes you back to old Ireland in the 18th Century. Beautiful and melancholy, yet has a slight edge of hope. [Tempo: Slow]

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

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

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