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#142663 - 12/22/11 07:51 AM Irish Styles
Catalcott Offline
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Please consider putting some Irish traditional styles in your next style sets. I am looking for styles that fit old Irish Folk Songs like: The Sally Gardens, Red is the Rose, The Wild Rover, The Butcher Boy, Londonderry Air, etc..

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#142664 - 12/22/11 01:50 PM Re: Irish Styles [Re: Catalcott]
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To the OP, note that there are some MIDI Irish styles. I don't recall how many, just that they're there.

I'd like to see more contemporary Celtic styles as well. Enya, Afro-Celt Sound System, others.


Edited by Ryszard (12/22/11 01:55 PM)
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#142665 - 12/23/11 10:17 AM Re: Irish Styles [Re: Ryszard]
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some of the Irish styles are just too cluttered. There's Clancy, Irish slip jig, but to name a few. That's one of the points that I've made in the past. There's a lot of Celtic styles but most are far too busy and often spoil the main melody
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#142666 - 02/21/12 03:47 PM Re: Irish Styles [Re: furry]
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I'd certainly like a few more variations on some of the Celtic Real Tracks. Many of the folk styles will work for specific Irish songs, though.
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