We hit another major Milestone for the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast back in November. Because of the generosity of the Patrons of the Podcast, I now bring you two hours of amazing Celtic Harp Music from Sarah Marie Mullen, The Duplets, Harpnotic, Claire Roche, Scott Hoye, Leah Jorgensen, Donna Germano, Margaret Davis, Daphne Quigley-Freund & Tom Bradfish, Seasons, Allyson Adair, Oona McOuat, Ashley Davis, Ramsay & Black, Ciara Considine, Jenneth Tollin, Sora, Avalon Rising, Allison Girvan, Catriona McKay, Darren Raleigh, Dublin Harpers, Faery Dae, Mark Davies, Rachel Hair Trio, Nick Hennessey, Sara Hillis, Thomas "Doc" Grauzer, Julia Lane, Anne Roos.

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:35 "The Earl's Chair" by Sarah Marie Mullen from The Wild Woods

3:55 "Irish Set - Jig C, Aaron's Quay, Colonel Fraser's" by The Duplets from Leverage

7:50 "Nonesuch/Maltese Bransle" by Harpnotic from Harpnotic

10:25 "The Song of Wandering Aengus" by Claire Roche from Dancing in the Wind

16:38 "A Neansai Mhile Gra" by Scott Hoye from Black Rose

21:25 "The Country Sweatheart/Star of the County Down/The Sweetheart Reel" by Leah Jorgensen from Peace - Love - Harp

24:04 "My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose" by Donna Germano from Celtic Echoes

26:11 "Princess of Flowers" by Margaret Davis from Princess of Flowers

32:50 "The Spanish Medley" by Daphne Quigley-Freund & Tom Bradfish from Aoibhneas (Bliss)

35:45 "Sailor's Lullabye" by Seasons from Seasons

40:10 "Lark Song" by Allyson Adair from Lark Song

44:58 "Crystal Maiden of the Lake" by Oona McOuat from Honey & Holy Water

48:58 "I'll Follow You (Leanaim Thu)" by Ashley Davis with Cormac De Barra from Night Travels

52:34 "Eileen Aroon" by Ramsay & Black from Singer's Request

57:50 "Garden Valley" by Ciara Considine from Beyond the Waves

1:02:01 "Call You Home" Jenneth Tollin from The Bardic Wyrd

1:05:06 "Madron Well" by Sora from Heartwood

1:08:55 "The Great Selkie" by Avalon Rising from The Great Selkie

1:15:20 "Siul a Ruin" by Allison Girvan from Resonance

1:20:01 "Greenman" by Catriona McKay from Starfish

1:23:45 "The Song of the Water Kelpie" by Darren Raleigh from Silverwheel

1:27:14 "Mairi's Wedding/Haste To The Wedding" by Dublin Harpers from Building Canoes

1:30:03 "An Dro Medar" by Faery Dae from Changling

1:34:18 "Iona" by Mark Davies from The Celtic Harp

1:36:42 "Angel" by Rachel Hair Trio from Tri

1:40:30 "Girl in the Street" by Nick Hennessey from Pebble & Bone

1:45:12 "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by Sara Hillis from The Laurel Tree

1:48:22 "Squire Woods' Lamentation on the Refusal of his Halfpence" by Thomas "Doc" Grauzer from Infernal Harp Racket

1:57:10 "Something to Come Home To" by Julia Lane from Song of the Sea

2:00:20 "The Mermaid's Tears" by Anne Roos from Mermaids & Mariners

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. To subscribe, go to iTunes or to our website where you can become a Patron of the Podcast for as little as $1 per episode. You can post feedback in the shownotes or email me music@celticmusicpodcast.com.