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The Light of Ranzanico

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The Light of Ranzanico
The Light of Ranzanico


Chosen as one of Ireland's albums' of the year in 2010, this is a stunning collection of original material from two virtuosos on guitar & uilleann pipes. Diarmaid and Donncha Moynihan on uilleann pipes & guitar are widely acknowledged as two of Ireland's finest musicians. They first teamed up in 1996 when they founded Calico, one of the most influential bands to come out of Ireland. They toured throughout Europe and the USA appearing at many of the major folk festivals. Their music has been recorded by many leading lights in the world folk music scene including Lunasa, Michael McGoldrick, Kathryn Tickell, Flook and Kris Drever. This stunning new album launched at The Return to Camden Festival in London features thrilling collaborations with Galician gaita maestro Anxo Lorenzo, British jazz drumming legend Nic France and Brazilian trumpet player Tonynho dos Santos. It was chosen by Ireland's national station, Lyric FM, as one of the albums of the year. "Layer after layer reveal themselves with repeated listening as only the best musical outings do. " The Irish Times "outstanding musicianship with a sequence of imaginatively-scored pieces that make full use of a more expansive palette" The Living Tradition Scotland


  1. Name
  2. The Lights of Ranzanico
  3. The Ivory Lady
  4. Covering Ground
  5. Pairc na Marbh
  6. Against the Tide
  7. The Long Haul Hush
  8. Shoulder Dancing
  9. Early Evening
  10. The Coast of Mexico
  11. Haapavesi Moon
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