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377 - Sound Portrait Irish Celebration, Turlough O'Carolan Mind the Muse

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377-Sound Portrait Irish Celebration of Harpist Turlough O'Carolan.   Today's presentation features solo oboe performing O'Carolan's melodies. 
Just the facts from the Encyclopaedia Britannica:
Turlough O'Carolan, also called Terence Carolan (born 1670, near Nobber, County Meath, Ireland, died March 25th, 1738, Alderford, County Roscommon), one of the last Irish harpist-composers and the only one whose songs survive in both words and music in significant number (about 220 of provable provenance are extant with an uncounted number apocryphally attributed).  The son of an iron founder, O'Carolan became blind from smallpox at the age of 18. He was befriended by a Mrs. MacDermott-Roe, the wife of his father's employer, who apprenticed him to a harper and supported him for the three years of his training, then gave him money, a guide, and a horse. As an itinerant harper, he traveled widely in Ireland. Although never considered a master performer, he was highly regarded as a composer of songs and improvised verse. His tunes appeared widely in 18th-century collections.
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377-Sound Portrait Irish Celebration of Harpist Turlough O'Carolan.   Today's presentation features solo oboe performing O'Carolan's melodies. 
Just the facts from the Encyclopaedia Britannica:
Turlough O'Carolan, also called Terence Carolan (born 1670, near Nobber, County Meath, Ireland, died March 25th, 1738, Alderford, County Roscommon), one of the last Irish harpist-composers and the only one whose songs survive in both words and music in significant number (about 220 of provable provenance are extant with an uncounted number apocryphally attributed).  The son of an iron founder, O'Carolan became blind from smallpox at the age of 18. He was befriended by a Mrs. MacDermott-Roe, the wife of his father's employer, who apprenticed him to a harper and supported him for the three years of his training, then gave him money, a guide, and a horse. As an itinerant harper, he traveled widely in Ireland. Although never considered a master performer, he was highly regarded as a composer of songs and improvised verse. His tunes appeared widely in 18th-century collections.
The music for the Mind the Muse podcast was composed by Martha Pineno and is available from www.creativecoachingcompany.com/shop/ Remember to follow, rate and review.  Invite your friends to listen and be fans and join our FB group: www.facebook.com/groups/mindthemusepodcast/

Increase your Creativity FREE download
https://us-ms.gr-cdn.com/getresponse-BOYoR/documents/d2e0af24-f981-4b04-aa09-2f90549a9dec.pdf Award-winning, multi-talented artist, musician, entrepreneur, Martha Pineno blends a background in education through innovation, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to inspire with “out-of-the-box” strategies so participants accomplish their highest potential.
Marti helps you re-think, re-word your true-life story, draw and paint in peace, so you can sing a song of success to launch your own life legacy. 
Remember to follow, rate and review Mind the Muse podcast. 
Donations:
https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/mindthemusepodcast 
https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/marthapineno

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