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Heritage [Irish Tenors] [CD] [1 disc]

  • 1. Harp that Once Thro' Tara's Halls, The
    2. Red is the Rose
    3. Off to Philadelphia
    4. Golden Jubilee, The
    5. Little Brigid Flynn
    6. Fields of Athenry, The
    7. I'll take you home again, Kathleen, song
    8. My Heart Will Go On (from the film "Titanic")
    9. West's Awake, The
    10. Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
    11. Song for Ireland
    12. Work(s): Dublin Medley: Dublin Can Be Heaven / Rocky Road to Dublin
    13. South of the Border (Down Mexico Way)
    14. Whiskey in the Jar
    15. Parting Glass, The
    16. God Bless America, song
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 29102

  • Credits
    ProducerThe Irish Tenors; Arnie Roth

    The Irish Tenors: Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan, Finbar Wright.
    Additional personnel: Arnie Roth (conductor); The London Symphony Orchestra.
    Recorded at LSO St. Luke's Centre, London, England.
    Audio Mixers: Matt Prock; Arnie Roth.
    Recording information: LSO St. Luke's Centre, London, England.
    Editors: Matt Prock; Arnie Roth.
    Photographer: Kristin Callahan.
    Arranger: David Cullen.
    The Irish Tenors once again prove that interpreting the classics of the Emerald Isle's rich musical repertoire is handled best by homegrown talent. Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan, and Finbar Wright are steeped in the traditions of Irish balladry, and HERITAGE demonstrates that they rank among the foremost exponents in the field. Each is an accomplished singer in his own right, but when they join their voices together, they breathe new life into familiar tunes such as "Fields of Athenry," "Whiskey in the Jar," and "The Parting Glass." They even manage to make the ubiquitous war-horse "Danny Boy" sound fresh and vibrant.
    In addition to celebrating Ireland's own timeless songs, the album explores the island's influence on music beyond its shores. Fine examples of this include "Red Is the Rose," "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen," and even "South of the Border," the inclusion of which may seem out of place, but not when considering that its composer, Jimmy Kennedy, is a native son of County Tyrone. Following in the footsteps of John McCormack and Frank Patterson, the Irish Tenors take obvious pride in their role as Ireland's musical ambassadors.

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