The Three Forges: New Com­po­si­tions for Ja­vanese Game­lan

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - SEVEN DAYS - Siobhán Long

As the In­ter­na­tional Coun­cil of Tra­di­tional Mu­sic gath­ers in the Univer­sity of Lim­er­ick, Mel Mercier steers the re­mark­able Ir­ish Game­lan or­ches­tra through a rich reper­toire of orig­i­nal mu­sic across a wide range of gen­res. Among a host of guest mu­si­cians, dancers and spo­ken-word artists tak­ing part is singer Iarla ó Lionáird, sax­o­phon­ist Nick Roth, sar­ode player Matthew Noone and singer-song­writer Kath­leen Turner.

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