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Gaelic Spirit - Bringing Together the Best in Irish Music
Gaelic Spirit - Bringing Together the Best in Irish Music
Director: Robert Corkey
Genres: Indie & Art House, Music Video & Concerts, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
NR     2008     1hr 0min

Gaelic Spirit offers a snapshot of the changing face of Irish music. The songs offer a unique perspective on the creativity and sheer talent in play in Ireland, embracing a range of influences from the blues and country, s...  more »

     
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Director: Robert Corkey
Creators: Elvis Costello, Sinead O'Connor, Van Morrison, Emmy Lou Harris
Genres: Indie & Art House, Music Video & Concerts, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, International, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
Studio: Kultur Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/28/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2008
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English, Galician

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Movie Reviews

Hangs together well
Volunteer of America | Austin, Texas | 11/07/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Irish folk musician and producer assembles an eclectic but well suited group of musicians on this DVD, with major stars Morrison, Costello and Knopfler and more as well as less well known, but exceedingly talented, performers.

Two of the songs - Raglan Road and She Moved Through the Fair - were on the extraordinary Van Morrison and the Chieftains cd, which sets a very high bar for Mark Knopfler and Sinead O'Connor. O'Connor does a nice job; Knopfler's rendering is worthy though he fails to capture the anguish expressed in Van's wrenching version. There are fabulous Dance Tunes, a marvelous St. Dominic's Preview, and several beautiful love songs. A very satisfying, varied, yet homogeneous, collection of performances, every one of them well worth repeated listens."
"Gaelic Spirit" is just O.K.
William W. Bahr | USA | 10/18/2009
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This concert is just O.K. for me. It is enjoyable but I already have a couple of songs on "Greatest Irish Artists Gaelforce". I prefer "Absolutely Irish" or my favorite "Ragus". dBahr"