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Genre: World: Celtic, Irish, Medieval music

Found 169 tracks

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]

Energetic and patriotic Scottish tune with bagpipes, percussion and synths. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 72 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: Medium, Fast / 180 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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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]

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]

Irish folk jig, original composition in traditional Irish / Celtic style. Acoustic guitar, banjo, dobro, mandolin, Bodhran. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

A Celtic influenced cinematic score with acoustic guitar, strings, horns, mandolin, piano and bodhran drums. Great for fast horseback rides across vast landscapes, medieval action, fantasy, heroic adventures and chase scenes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 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]

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]

Irish folk ballad. Acousic guitar, warm chords, sparse percussion and Irish flute melody. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 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, Very fast / 200 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]

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 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]

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]

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