The Thistle And Shamrock: Connemara Best known for the Grammy winning "Riverdance," Bill Whelan has played with legendary band Planxty and produced records for U2. His "Connemara Suite" was written for traditional musicians in a chamber orchestra setting. Hear excerpts from Whelan's music along with other sounds from Ireland's wild west.
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The Thistle And Shamrock: Connemara

Best known for the Grammy winning "Riverdance," Bill Whelan has played with legendary band Planxty and produced records for U2. His "Connemara Suite" was written for traditional musicians in a chamber orchestra setting. Hear excerpts from Whelan's music along with other sounds from Ireland's wild west.

The Thistle And Shamrock: Connemara

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