The Art of Lilting

Dr Robert Harvey, musician and academic, speaks to Laoise O’Brien about the Art of Lilting and his mission to preserve this fascinating form of music-making in traditional Irish music.Recorded on 10th July, 2020.Produced by Laoise O’Brien Featuring  lilting by All-Ireland Champions Seamus O’Donnell, Vincent Crowley, Mairead Corridan, Liam Jones, M.J. O’Reilly and Donal Tydings, and …

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Scoil Eigse Recital

Robert was featured in the opening evening’s recitals at Scoil Eigse online which can be viewed below. He plays two sets of tunes: The Primrose Polka and The House of Hamill/The Merry Harriers/The Spindleshanks. Scoil Eigse Classes continue through to 6 August online.

Robert Harvey and Mark Redmond on Céilí House

Robert Harvey and Mark Redmond were featured on this week’s Céilí House on RTÉ Radio One- a duet on B flat flute and pipes recorded at Scoil Eigse in 2019. The set can be heard at 27.00 minutes by following the link below: https://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/html5/#/radio1/11218101   Robert will teach again at Scoil Éigse 3-6 August 2020.