Deirdre Sullivan & Paul de Grae wrote:
Here in Ireland, I never hear the expression "Celtic music" except
> from either music biz types or visitors. It just ain't used by Irish players,
> and is generally disliked. Its use instantly identifies you as a foreigner
> who probably doesn't know much about the music.
Well, in "Folk Roots", "C-word" is used instead of Celtic, which I
think is a very good way of making the difference between real music and
An important thing, as well, is that Trad music is rights-free, which
explains the use of the melodies in muzak.
Passe moi le Celte