The Orangemen of Ulster

The Orangemen of Ulster

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1961), 33 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description

Collected in County Down in 1960, these field recordings present the songs, processional music, and of course, the lambeg drum beats characteristic of Northern Ireland’s Protestant population. Samuel Charters’ extensive notes provide ethnographic accounts of the aesthetics of lambeg drumming, although they avoid much discussion of the drums’ inescapable political context.

Content Type
Music recording
Duration
33 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Folk Song, Drumming, Celtic
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015
Release Date
1961
Subject
World Music, Music & Performing Arts, Europe, Europa, United Kingdom, Ireland
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Europa

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