Pat McCourt CDs & DVDs

Pat McCourt comes from County Armagh Northern Ireland. Naturally gifted, Pat has been playing the piano and composing his own music since he was four years of age. Charles Francis ‘Chuck’ Feeney, the famous Irish-American billionaire businessman and philanthropist, told Pat twenty-years ago that he had to make CDs, advice which Pat is now taking up, as he approaches his retirement from the caring services, following the call of his heart, and bringing joy and happiness to people through his music.

Below are Pat's CDs which are available online through Amazon.

A recent production is  'IRISH PIANIST PAT McCOURT JOINS PERCY FRENCH AND WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS: ON AN IRISH NOTE'. A truly unique production, featuring Pat's own musical compositions for the reading of Yeats' poetry, including 'The Stolen Child', 'Under Bare Ben Bulben's Head','Lake Isle of Innisfree' and more.  Pat has combined these with his own delightful renditions of some of the immortal works of Percy French, including 'Come Back Paddy Reilly', 'Gortnamona', 'Phil the Fluter's Ball' and many more.

This comes as a CD and also as a DVD, which includes spectacular photography of those places in Ireland associated with Yeats and French. 

Both the CD and DVD are now available on Amazon. You can sample the DVD here. A feast for the senses!

Below is the cover for the DVD version, photograph taken in Lissadell House, County Sligo and below that, to avoid confusion, is the alternative cover for the CD version.

 

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Trailer for the DVD 'Irish Composer Pat McCourt Rekindles the Celtic Spirit of William Percy French - On a Tender Note'.

Pat's latest DVD production is 'Irish Composer Pat McCourt Rekindles the Celtic Spirit of William Percy French - On a Tender Note'. It is now available here on this page, also on Amazon, and through Pat's own website  www.patmccourtmusic.co.uk 

 

This unique and captivating DVD commemorates the melodies, the songs, the poetry and the paintings that were all so much a part of the life of this much-loved entertainer.

Enjoy Pat McCourt's delightful renditions of some of Percy French's ever-popular melodies, including  'The Mountains of Mourne', 'The Emigrant's Letter',  'Are Ye Right There Michael',  'Drumcolliher', 'Slattery's Mounted Fut' and 'Eileen Oge', all introduced and contextualised by Berrie O'Neill, President of the North Down Percy French Society, and Savina Donohoe, Curator of Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff.

In addition, 3 of French's poems To The West, A Fairy Song and Not Lost But Gone Before, are recited by various members of the North Down Percy French Society, all put to music especially composed for the occasion by Pat McCourt himself.

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Trailer for the DVD 'Irish pianist Pat McCourt joins Percy French and William Butler Yeats: On an Irish Note'.

Pat's CDs
WW1 Songs Sample - Pat McCourt
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Here in this unique, emotive and evocative CD, especially produced for the centenary celebrations of the ending of World War One, 11/11/1918, Pat recalls the songs of World War One and two of Wilfred Owen's best-known poems.

Favourite songs include: ‘Keep The Home Fires Burning’; ‘It's a Long Way to Tipperary’; ‘Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag’; ‘If You Were the Only Girl In the World’ as well as two of Wilfred Owen’s poignant poems: ‘Dulce et Decorum Est; and ‘Mental Cases’.

Pat McCourt hails from County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Naturally gifted, he has been playing the piano and composing his own music since he was four years of age. His unique renditions of all-time favourites bring pleasure and joy to people everywhere.

Irish Pianist/Composer Pat McCourt Recalls the Songs & Poetry of World War 1

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French Connection Sample - Pat McCourt
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Pat McCourt hails from County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Naturally gifted, he has been playing the piano and composing his own music since he was four years of age. His unique renditions of all-time favourites bring pleasure and joy to people everywhere.

There was a deeply Spiritual side to William Percy French, and here, in this unique CD, Pat McCourt has put to music many of the Spiritual poems of French, written on the tragic death of his first wife, Ettie, and on his belief in the higher Spiritual energy forces that surround us here on this earth plane. some of the poems featured are: ‘A Fairy Song’; ‘Here and Hereafter’; ‘Not Lost but Gone Before’ and ‘Gortnamona’.

   

Pat has produced a number of CDs and DVDs, featuring all-time favourites and golden oldies, all of which can be sampled and purchased here.

Irish Pianist/Composer Pat McCourt  Connects with the Spirituality of William Percy French - The French Connection

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Irish Pianist Pat McCourt Remembers Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster 1826-1864: Stephen Foster has been described as the 'father of American music' and 'the most famous songwriter of the 19th century', known primarily for his parlor and minstrel music. Many of his 200 songs still remain popular, 150 years after he wrote them, probably the most famous being Oh Susanna; Hard Times Come Again No More; Camptown Races; Old Folks at Home; Beautiful Dreamer; Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair; My Old Kentucky Home; all of which are included in this CD.  Stephen Foster's ever-popular music is now given a new expression and fresh rendition through the musical talent of Irish pianist Pat McCourt. 

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Stephen Foster Sample - Pat McCourt
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Irish Pianist Pat McCourt - Songs from Yesteryear

Songs From Yesteryear Sample - Pat McCourt
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Irish pianist Pat McCourt invites you to join with him as he draws back the curtains in a nostalgic return to the music and melodies that made the old Music Halls so popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The music of The Good Old Days is here for you to enjoy, with Pat's delightful renditions of such unforgettable melodies as: If You Were The Only Girl In The World; I'm Forever Blowing BUbbles; After The Ball Is Over; Let Me Call You Sweetheart; Beautiful Dreamer and many more. Pat McCourt hails from County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Naturally gifted, he has been playing the piano and composing his own music since he was four years of age. His unique renditions of all-time favourites brings pleasure and joy to people everywhere.

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Irish Pianist Pat McCourt on a Musical Journey Through Wales

Enjoy a trip round Wales with Pat McCourt's unique renditions of many of Wales's all-time favourites, including: Land of My Fathers; All Through the Night; Men of Harlech and many more. Irish pianist Pat McCourt hails from County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Naturally gifted, Pat has been playing the piano and composing his own music since he was four years of age.

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Musical Journey Through Wales Sample - Pat McCourt
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Pat McCourt Plays Old Celtic Melodies - No Strings Attached

Enjoy a truly memorable selection of old-time favourite Celtic melodies (traditional airs). Pat McCourt's rendition and interpretation of all these favourites, including Lark in the Clear Air, Bard of Armagh, Green Glens of Antrim (Montgomery), I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen (Thomas P Westendorf), Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-rai (James Royce Shannon) and many many more, is a must for all those who enjoy nostalgic glimpses into a by-gone era of Celtic songs and melodies. 

  

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Old Celtic melodies Sample - Pat McCourt
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Irish Pianist Pat McCourt Remembers Percy French

Percy French Sample - Pat McCourt
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Irish pianist Pat McCourt remembers Percy French: The immortal melodies of Percy French, one of Ireland's best known songsters, are remembered here by Irish pianist Pat McCourt, and including: Gortnamona; Phil the Fluter's Ball;  The Mountains of Mourne; Slattery's Mounted Fut;  Dromcollogher; Are Ye Right There Michael; Come Back Paddy Reilly; The Emigrant's Letter; Eileen Oge.​ In a captivating medley that you will listen to over and over again. Enjoy Pat's own delightful, up-lifting renditions of these all-time favourites!

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A truly memorable selection of old time favourite Irish melodies. Pat McCourt's rendition and interpretation of these all-time favourites, including: The Stone Outside Dan Murphy's Door; Danny Boy; Banks of My Own Lovely Lee; Molly Malone; The Boys From The County Armagh;  The Rose of Mooncoin;  The Rose of Tralee;  Mary From Dungloe; Star of the County Down. is a must for those who enjoy nostalgic glimpses into a by-gone era of Ireland's songs and melodies.

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Musical Journey Through Ireland - Pat McCourt
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Irish Pianist Pat McCourt on a Musical Journey Through Ireland

Irish Pianist Pat McCourt on a Musical Journey Through Scotland

Enjoy a trip round Scotland with Pat McCourt's unique renditions of many of Scotland's all-time favourites, including: Skye Boat Song; Annie Laurie; Loch Lomond; Mairi's Wedding; Will Ye Go Lassie Go; Black Is The Colour; Will Ye No Come Back Again; My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose; Ae Fond Kiss and Auld Lang Syne. Pat McCourt hails from County Armagh, Northern Ireland, and as he approaches retirement from the caring services, he is now following the call of his heart, and bringing joy and pleasure to people through his music. Naturally gifted, Pat has been playing the piano and composing music since he was four years of age...

 

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Musical Journey Through Scotland Sample - Pat McCourt
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In the Bleak Midwinter

In the Bleak Midwinter Sample - Pat McCourt
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Enjoy this seasonal album of all-time Christmas favourites, played by ever popular Irish pianist Pat McCourt, and including: In The Bleak Midwinter; Silent Night; O Holy Night; Away in a Manger;  Silent Night; WeThree Kings; Hark the Herald Angels Sing;  Once in Royal David's City; Angels We Have Heard On High;  Adeste Fideles. You will be drawn to this time and time again over the Christmas period! A beautiful gift for anyone at Christmas!

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