I created this arangement for Concert Harp of a
traditional Irish Baroque melody "Tír Aire" (ca.
Structurally, there is a lot to be said about
similarities between traditional and Baroque music in
Ireland, but there are differences in the prominence of
ornamentation and personal reinterpretation. Like in
Irish traditional, Irish Baroque manuscripts only show
the skeleton of the tune; musicians were not only
encouraged but expected to embellish the notes and play
them differently almost each time through. This is my
own interpretation of this work.