Watching and listenting to guitar master Robin Bullock might temp the average guitarist to put his or her instrument down, forever! The challenge is to take at least one element of Bullock's exceptional performances on guitar and citern and apply it to one's own style or repertoire. While the Mel Bay Guitar Masters Live series is oriented to musicians, this video should also be of interest to enthusiasts of Celtic and World Music.
Hi Kids! Thorndyke here! Did you know that today—March 19th –is Absolutely Incredible Kid Day? And since all the kids who come to the Canton Public Library are absolutely incredible, it’s a very important day to celebrate. My favorite way? With a song! Maybe "Skinnamarink" by Sharon, Lois, and Bram. Another great way is with ice cream! May I suggest the flavor Bear Claw? It’s my favorite! Have a great week, kids!
Defining "Celtic music," contemporary or not, can be an exercise in frustration. Even among the experts, reaching consensus isn't easy. To many people, Celtic music might be described as "I don't know how to define it, but I know it when I hear it." The focus of this Special Collection is the style and feel of music often associated with Ireland and Scotland, plus Wales, the Maritime provinces of Canada, along with parts of Spain, France and even England.
Celebrate St. Patrick's day early with the Irish band's first album in 5 years. "No Line on the Horizon" has just been released and is receiving rave reviews. Find more of U2's nearly 30 years of chart crashing songs here at CPL.
The new CD by The Derek Truck Band, Already Free, is a good example of how root forms of the blues have been transformed, yet preserved, by rock music. Trucks has an excellent pedigree in Southern blues-rock, taking up Duane Allman's mantel as the best living slide guitarist and incorporating a range of world music influences into his playing.
Classical Naptime for Tots
Lullaby Renditions of Coldplay
They Might Be Giants took home the Grammy last weekend for their latest collection of children's music, Here Come the 123's. Check out one of our copies which includes a DVD of music videos for many of the songs. It's kids' music that even a parent can appreciate!