The traditional music of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany (in France), Galicia (in Spain), Cornwall (in England), and the Isle of Man. This music is also found in areas which have historically come under the influence of Celtic regions, including parts of the US and the maritime provinces of Canada. The style also includes newer music based on the traditional Celtic sounds. Traditional instruments include the harp, fiddle, pipes and drums.
Wikipedia article explores the difficulty in defining a genre which includes the traditional musics of the Celtic peoples, and recorded popular music with only a superficial resemblance to folk styles.
The home of Celtic music on the net, with reviews, biographies, guides, audio samples, hundreds of links to real-world and Internet resources, tunes, schedules, and instrument guides.
BBC site covering Celtic, traditional and folk music from Scotland and beyond. Includes gig listings, reviews and programme information.
Resource for San Francisco and Monterey Bay area Celtic music. Includes information on the traditional Celtic music of Ireland, Scotland, Cape Breton and Brittany, with event calendar, local resources, CD reviews, suggested first purchases, and musician links.
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