℗ 2018 Sono Luminus
Released July 27, 2018
Duration 56m 12s
Genre World (Celtic)
 

The Celtic Lute

Ronn McFarlane

Available in 352.8 kHz / 24-bit, 192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit AIFF, FLAC and 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz DSD high resolution audio formats
  • Select Format
    • AIFF 96 kHz | 24-bit
    • AIFF 192 kHz | 24-bit
    • AIFF 352.8 kHz | 24-bit
    • DSF 2.8224 MHz
    • DSF 5.6448 MHz
    • FLAC 96 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 192 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 352.8 kHz | 24-bit
Add to cart
discounted price
 
1.1
Carolan's Welcome
Ronn McFarlane
1:50
1.2
Banish Misfortune
Ronn McFarlane
1:46
1.3
The Battle of Harlaw
Ronn McFarlane
1:51
1.4
Pipe on the Hob
Ronn McFarlane
1:53
1.5
Cliffs of Moher
Ronn McFarlane
1:13
1.6
Hey My Nanny / Guzzle Together
Ronn McFarlane
1:57
1.7
O'Carolan's Dream
Ronn McFarlane
3:31
1.8
Sheebeg and Sheemore
Ronn McFarlane
2:55
1.9
The Flowers of Edinburgh
Ronn McFarlane
3:27
1.10
Miss Noble
Ronn McFarlane
1:59
1.11
Fanny Power
Ronn McFarlane
2:28
1.12
The Flaggon
Ronn McFarlane
1:47
1.13
The Stool of Repentance
Ronn McFarlane
1:21
1.14
The Lone Vale
Ronn McFarlane
2:01
1.15
Flee over the Water
Ronn McFarlane
1:28
1.16
Hoop Her and Gird Her
Ronn McFarlane
1:45
1.17
If I Had a Bonny Lass
Ronn McFarlane
1:11
1.18
Lady Athenry
Ronn McFarlane
2:29
1.19
The Seas Are Deep
Ronn McFarlane
1:39
1.20
Tune Without Title No. 172
Ronn McFarlane
2:36
1.21
The Monaghan Jig
Ronn McFarlane
2:31
1.22
The Kid on the Mountain
Ronn McFarlane
2:24
1.23
Blind Mary
Ronn McFarlane
3:18
1.24
George Brabazon
Ronn McFarlane
1:27
1.25
Separation of the Body and Soul
Ronn McFarlane
2:53
1.26
The Butterfly
Ronn McFarlane
2:32
Digital Booklet
"... Some of the most ravishing lute playing to be heard anywhere.” - The Washington Times Grammy-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane strives to bring the lute into the musical mainstream and make it accessible to a wider audience. With this newest release, he bridges the gap between the music of his ancestors and his earliest musical influences. "I’ve always loved this music. In the early 1980s I began performing and recording Scottish music, since there is a written repertory of Scottish tunes written out for the lute in a number of manuscripts dating from the 17th century. But alas, there is no repertory of Irish lute music. Yet there is an obvious sympathy between the music of Ireland and Scotland, so I undertook to make arrangements of some of my favorite Irish and Scottish tunes that had never quite made it into the historical lute repertory. (An oversight, I’m sure.) The harp music of Turlough O’Carolan often fits the lute amazingly well, and the traditional Scottish and Irish dance music can also be a good fit, though one needs to choose the tunes with care. The arrangements of Scottish music found in the Balcarres Lute Book (compiled around 1700) make a great example of how to arrange popular melodies and dances for the lute. I used that as my model when I started out on this project." - Ronn McFarlane
352.8 kHz / 24-bit, 192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz DSD – Sono Luminus Studio Masters
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-0.86
-4.50 to -0.30
-21.71
-26.47 to -18.70
14
12 to 16
1
Carolan's Welcome
-0.40-21.1015
2
Banish Misfortune
-0.30-19.3213
3
The Battle of Harlaw
-0.30-21.8814
4
Pipe on the Hob
-0.30-18.7713
5
Cliffs of Moher
-0.51-21.5414
6
Hey My Nanny / Guzzle Together
-0.30-18.9312
7
O'Carolan's Dream
-0.39-22.4815
8
Sheebeg and Sheemore
-0.30-21.0615
9
The Flowers of Edinburgh
-0.31-22.2015
10
Miss Noble
-1.97-25.3115
11
Fanny Power
-1.08-20.9314
12
The Flaggon
-0.30-20.4314
13
The Stool of Repentance
-0.30-20.6715
14
The Lone Vale
-1.04-24.6015
15
Flee over the Water
-0.60-18.7013
16
Hoop Her and Gird Her
-0.77-20.3814
17
If I Had a Bonny Lass
-0.30-20.4914
18
Lady Athenry
-1.73-22.9614
19
The Seas Are Deep
-0.30-21.4514
20
Tune Without Title No. 172
-0.30-21.3914
21
The Monaghan Jig
-4.50-26.4715
22
The Kid on the Mountain
-0.31-21.3914
23
Blind Mary
-2.65-24.3715
24
George Brabazon
-0.30-21.0414
25
Separation of the Body and Soul
-0.30-24.2816
26
The Butterfly
-2.62-22.4113

Offers & New Releases

exclusive benefits for mailing list members

Subscribe Now

What is High-Resolution Audio?

High-resolution audio offers the highest-fidelity available, far surpassing the sound quality of traditional CDs. When you listen to music on a CD or tracks purchased via consumer services such as iTunes, you are hearing a low-resolution version of what was actually recorded and mastered in the studio. ProStudioMasters offers the original studio masters — exactly as the artist, producers and sound engineers mastered them — for download, directly to you.

What do I need for playback?

You may need additional software / hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24-bit high-res audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16-bit vs 24-bit will tell you it's worth it!

Software for Mac OS X

Software for Windows

Hardware Suggestions