(2009) 16 tracks (46 mins)
Tomas O Suilleabhain (tenor) and Sean O Riada (piano and song arrangements). Gael Linn issued this album, its first LP, in 1958 - to commemorate, this recording is released on CD.
Cork baritone Tomas O Suilleabhain sings eight well-known songs in Irish. The arrangement and piano accompaniment were by Sean O Riada, making this O Riada's first commercial recording.
The album also contains Irish airs arranged by contemporary composers and played by the Radio Eireann Light Orchestra, under the direction of Eimear O Broin.
Amhrain (Traditional Songs) : An Realtan Leanbach * Cu-cu-in * Cuaichin Ghleann Neifinn * Thugamar Fein an Samhradh Linn * Sean O Duibhir a' Ghleanna * Mo Mhuirnin Ban * An tAmhrainin Siodraimin * Cnocainin Aerach Chill Muire.
Foinn (Orchestral Arrangements) : Ril (Eamonn O Gallchobhair) * Caoine Bhean Choinn Ui Laoire (Arthur Duff) * Seamus 'ac Murchaidh (Eamonn O Frighil) * Inion an Phailitinigh (Seoirse Bodley) * Slan le Maigh (Sean O Riada) * Caoineadh na hOige (J F Larchet) * Meascra Rileanna (Fachtna O hAnnrachain) * Ur-Chnoc Chein Mhic Cainte (T C O Ceallaigh).
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