BETWEEN THE JIGS AND THE REELS
A RETROSPECTIVE CD/DVD
and available for Download
Due for Release October 28th
Legendary 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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