Even though the visual elements are missing, Bill Whelan's soundtrack to Riverdance sounds quite spectacular, making a no-holds-barred attempt to captivate the listener with grandiose variations on Celtic musical forms. Adding to the grandeur and magic of the music are performances by artists such as Davy Spillane, Maire Breatnach, Anúna, Nicola Parov, and others who are forces to reckon with individually. The music transitions between soaring vocal pieces and floor-shaking orchestral numbers that possess astonishing energy
Riverdance: Music from the Show. Riverdance: Music from the Show is an album of the music composed by Bill Whelan for the Riverdance theatrical show, and performed by the show's own musicians and singers. The recording was engineered and mixed at Windmill Lane Studios in 1995. In 1997, it won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album for 1996.
Deutsch English Español Français Italiano 日本語. All Versions. Bill Whelan – Riverdance - Music From The Show. Label: Celtic Heartbeat – UD53076, Universal Records – UD53076.
Album · 1995 · 15 Songs. Kenneth Edge, Nikola Parov, Eoghan O'Neill, Des Moore, Rafael Riqueni, Juan Reina Gonzalez & Bill Whelan. 15. Riverdance Reprise. Anúna & Michael McGlynn. 15 Songs, 1 Hour 12 Minutes.
I love the music from the show and find this recording superior to any of the Broadway recordings. I actually saw the show on Broadway in 2001. I never tire of this album.
Riverdance (Music From The Show) by Bill Whelan. Tanz In Die Freiheit (Dancing At Lughnasa) (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Bill Whelan. View all albums . Riverdance – Music From Riverdance The Show. By: Bill Whelan (1995, Folk, World, & Country). 1. Reel Around The Sun. 3. The Countess Cathleen, Women Of The Sidhe. 5. Caoineadh Cu Chulainn (Lament).
Riverdance: Music from the Show is a recording of the Riverdance show, engineered and mixed at Windmill Lane Studios. It won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 1997. The Countess Cathleen/Women of the Sidhe" – 5:42 (Bill Whelan). Caoineadh Cú Chulainn" (Lament) – 4:09 (Bill Whelan). Shivna" – 3:38 (Bill Whelan). Firedance" – 6:02 (Bill Whelan). Slip into Spring" – 3:44 (Bill Whelan). Riverdance" – 5:42 (Bill Whelan). American Wake" (The Nova Scotia Set) – 3:07 (Bill Whelan). Lift the Wings" – 4:58 (Bill Whelan). Macedonian Morning" – 2:56 (Bill Whelan). Marta's Dance"/"The Russian Dervish" – 6:03 (Bill Whelan).
Bill Whelan, (born 22 May 1950 in Limerick, Ireland) is an Irish composer and musician. He is best known for composing a piece for the interval of the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. The result, Riverdance, was a seven-minute display of traditional Irish dancing that became a full-length stage production and spawned a worldwide craze for Irish dancing and Celtic music and also won him a Grammy.
Riverdance (Music From the Show). Released by Universal Music Group Oct 2007 16 Tracks. Riverdance (Music From the Show) is a English album released on Oct 2007. This album is composed by Bill Whelan. Riverdance (Music From the Show) Album has 16 songs sung by The Riverdance Orchestra, David Spillane, Des Moore. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Riverdance (Music From the Show) songs on Gaana.