PLANXTY BETWEEN THE JIGS AND THE REELS A RETROSPECTIVE CD/DVD

Roddie Cleere

PLANXTY

BETWEEN THE JIGS AND THE REELS

A RETROSPECTIVE CD/DVD

and available for Download

Due for Release October 28th

planxtyLegendary Irish traditional music act Planxty in partnership with Universal Music Ireland, are proud to release for the first time ever the complete and definitive retrospective of their ground-breaking music. Compiled and chosen by the band, the release comes complete with a bonus DVD featuring over two hours of previously unreleased performances from the RTÉ Archives.

This wonderful and impressively assembled collection tells the story of a morphing ensemble of musicians, songwriters, collectors, arrangers, and singers with a mutual lust for the discovery of music from different times and different places. The songs and tunes they collected and arranged, including everything from soft introverted ballads to whirling regional fiddle tunes, from haunting airs to skittering Balkan jams, all somehow made sense within this unique narrative of traditional and folk music…

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  1. […] “Between The Jigs and Reels” with Planxty The legendary Irish band Planxty has just recently released Between The Jigs and Reels: A Retrospective CD/DVD. It is a compilation of tracks (selected by the band) of music that shows how they have changed and grown from their original formation in the 1970s. In addition to the compilation CD, it includes a DVD with over two hours of previsouly unseen footage from the RTÉ archives. Read more. […]

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