2. ‘St. Patrick’s An Dro’ by Carlos Núñez

Start with Wikipedia’s entry on Galicia in northern Spain for background information. (Note that there is another Galicia in central Europe, so don’t get the two confused.)

Carlos Núñez has his own web page: not much of it is in English but you get some idea. His MySpace has some good audio samples and links. Núñez’s Wikipedia entry is short but gives a quick overview.

Here he is playing ‘St. Patrick’s An Dro’ live in concert. And here’s the studio version.

And as always there is a lot more live footage of Carlos Núñez and band on YouTube. Just search for his name on the YouTube site.

Here’s a place to learn about the Breton dance form the An Dro, including dance steps.

Carlos Núñez plays recorders, whistles and gaita (bagpipes), so be sure to look up those instruments.

The Session has some transcriptions of his tunes. Start with this page.

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