Special pieces composed for the Bronze Age horns, Iron Age trumpa and Wicklow pipes.
‘What the Yew Tree told me’ – Composed by Michael Holohan. First classical piece composed for the Wicklow pipes (4,000 year old pipes found in Wicklow). Performed at St. Peter’s Church in Drogheda. February 2005.
‘Walking into Eternity’ – Composed by Michael Holohan. Classical piece - performed on trumpa creda at the Botanic Gardens Glasnevin, Dublin. December 2004.
Ard Fearta - Music composed by Fergus Johnston, album entitled Ard Fearta. Featuring Bronze Age horns. Written for the opening of the newly refurbished Ardfert Cathedral, Co.Kerry. April 2001.
Composition by Michael Holohan for the Paul Durkin poem, ‘A Snail in My Prime’, featuring Bronze Age horns and bells, Iron Age trumpa créda, bodhrán, cello, uillean pipes, marimba, flute and voice. December 2000
Special piece composed by Simon O’Dwyer for the launch of An Trumpa Créda, Iron Age trumpa from Loughnashade, Co. Armagh. Performed at The National Museum of Ireland. February 1999.
Knowth (Spring Equinox) – classical piece dedicated to Prof. George Eoghan by Michael Holohan . Performed at the launch of the first reproduction of An Trumpa Créda, Iron Age trumpa from Loughnashade, Co. Armagh. February 1999.
‘The Purple Mountain’ – classical piece by Michael Holohan, for Bronze Age horns and bells and performed at The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin. December 1998.
‘Dreams of Angus’ – classical composition for Bronze Age horns, violin, flute and voice by Michael Holohan. Performed at the opening of the Newgrange Interpretive Centre, Co. Louth. June 1997.
Music sound track written for film by Kaos Films, Kiel Germany. Featuring Bronze Age horns. Won first prize in it’s category at Hamburg Film Festival. December 1995.
‘Macehead’ – composition for Bronze Age horns by Michael Holohan. Performed at Dominican Church, Drogheda and the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin. December 1994.
Recordings - Previous Albums
Recorded on –‘Sounds of the Ancient World’- in conjunction with Kilmartin House Trust in Scotland and KPM Music in London. November 1998
Recorded on – The Kilmartin Sessions –‘Sounds of Ancient Scotland’. – Featuring Bronze Age horns and bells of Ireland, England and Scotland. Harmonic singing. October 1997
Released - Dord – 1st Album featuring the Bronze Age horns of Ireland. December 1990. This album is not available at the moment but we do hope to add it to our online shop soon.
Recordings that prehistoric instruments feature on
Bronze Age horn – an dord íseal played on album for the opening of the newly refurbished Ardfert Cathedral, Co. Kerry. Music composed by Fergus Johnston, album entitled Ard Fearta. April 2001
Recorded sample sounds of the Bronze Age horns and bells and An Trumpa Créda for the display area at the Sounds of History Exhibition, Brú Ború Centre in Cashel, Co. Tipperary. February 2001
Recordings of Bronze Age horns used on the album ‘Spirit of the Boyne’ by Colin Blakey. April 2000
Recorded on album ‘Ériu’s Child’ by Michael Morris. March 1998