Matt Cunningham - The Eight-Hand Jig


Matt Cunningham
Song Name: The Eight-Hand Jig
By: Matt Cunningham
Country: Ireland
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Dance Music Of Ireland, Vol. 15 (Céilí Dances)
Link to buy: iTunes
Genre: Irish folk music , folk music of Ireland , traditional music of Ireland , céilí dance , jig
Date Added: 16 Aug 2017
Heidi Ahmadian
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The Eight-Hand Jig by Matt Cunningham is part of folk music tradition in/by Ireland. Folk Music of Ireland is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with The Eight-Hand Jig (or folk music of Ireland), other than checking Ireland you can also check music of England and Scotland. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Ceili dances, or true ceili dances (fíor céili) are a popular form of folk dancing in Ireland. Ceili dances are based on heys ("hedges", pairs of lines facing), round dances, long dances, and quadrilles, generally revived during the Gaelic revival in the first quarter of the twentieth century and codified by the Irish Dancing Commission.These thirty dances form the basis for examination of Ceili dance teachers.

Song: The Eight-Hand Jig
Artist: Matt Cunningham
Album: Dance Music Of Ireland, Vol. 15 (Céilí Dances)

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