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The group takes its name from the Irish harpist Turlough O’Carolan (1670-1738), the composer and musician known as « the last bard » and who was able to melt Baroque and traditional music in à natural way.
Most of the pieces of the group’s repertoire are composed by this author. They have been enclosed, traditional pieces from other countries and cultures (Spain, France, Central Europe…) to complete it.
The quality of the O’Carolan musicians and the great variety of instruments played on stage, enriching its music with loads of sounds nuances, lets performances become special moments.
O’Carolin has participated in many festivals and played concerts all around the Spanish geography.
There exist two records on the market “Alrededor de una vela” (“Around a candle”) and “La llave de los sueños (“The key of dreams”) and many cooperation works in compilations records.
The group is focusing at the moment on the presentation of their new record “THE SECRET CLOCK” (el reloj secreto) in some Spanish and European cities, where they experience a warm welcome of public and critics
“ALREDEDOR DE UNA VELA” (ARROUND A CANDELLIGHT”) (Kikos 1999)
<< I just hear their new record and everything gets confirm: O’Carolan are great, but not just right from now, they are great since the beginning. When one hear the opening number of this “Alreador de una vela” (Around a candle”), one gets the feeling to be alone, in the middle of a huge green meadow, surrounded by mountains and in another time.>>
“LA LLAVE DE LOS SUEÑOS” (“THE KEY OF DREAMS”) (Kikos 2004)
<<Six musicians, some of them very experienced in the folk world, that make the effort in their second record to devote into this dream like and exquisite music. >>
<< And it also surprises and even fascinates, the perfect interpretation of the musicians. One could think they are Irish. Fantastic mysteries of this country. A very beautiful record. >>