Ardee Dances

Rachel Holstead
1 Ardee Dances
For Fiddle and Baroque Strings
Duration 17:00

Louth County Council commissioned this piece of music as part of the Per Cent for Art Scheme

Relating to Sean O'Carroll Street Housing Phase II, Ardee

Premiere: 25 November 2005. Church of St Mary, Ardee, Co. Louth.

Gerry O’Connor (fiddle), Elizabeth Wallfisch (vn), Irish Baroque Orchestra

Louth Co. Co. commissioned a piece of music written in the Baroque idiom which had its world premiere, performed by the Irish Baroque Orchestra with soloist Gerry O'Connor, during the Ardee Baroque Festival in late November 2005. A stipulation of the commission was that the piece should incorporate traditional Irish fiddle playing.