The Poet & The Piper

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The Poet & The Piper
Seamus and Liam - The Poet and the Piper.jpg
Studio album by Seamus Heaney & Liam O'Flynn
Released 2003
Recorded 2003
Genre Irish traditional
Length 54:00
Label Claddagh Records

The Poet & The Piper is a studio album by poet Seamus Heaney and piper Liam O'Flynn, recorded in 2003 and released in the same year. The album is made up of instrumental tracks and spoken poetry, both often mixed together. The recording features traditional and contemporary music, lyrics and poetry such as An Bonnán Buí, one of the oldest known Irish traditional songs. The album was used as a soundtrack for television programme Keeping Time broadcast on both RTÉ and the BBC.

Track listing[edit]

  1. The Given Note / Port na bPúcaí
  2. Digging
  3. Bogland
  4. Árdaí Chuain
  5. At the Wellhead
  6. The Otter
  7. The Rolling Wave / The Hag's Money
  8. The Yellow Bittern (An Bonnán Buí)
  9. The Yellow Bittern / The Broken Pledge
  10. The Glamoured (Gile na Gile)
  11. Aisling Gheal
  12. The Tollund Man
  13. Midterm Break
  14. Sliabh Gallon's Brae
  15. Clearances 3
  16. Clearances 5
  17. Cronán na Máthar
  18. Two Lorries
  19. The Humours of Castlebernard / The Bank of Turf
  20. A Call
  21. Seeing Things - Section 3
  22. Fáinne Geal an Lae
  23. St. Kevin and the Blackbird
  24. Open the Door for Three
  25. The Annals Say
  26. Postscript
  27. Garret Barry's Reel / Seán Reid's Favourite


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