Artist Profiles: Aine Minogue

Aine Minogue

Aine Minogue has been studying and playing the harp since she was 12 years old. Her albums feature ethereal vocal and instrumental Irish and Scottish traditional music as well as original compositions full of Irish mysticism.

Born in Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland, to a large musical family, Áine was introduced to all types of music and instruments at an early age. She has toured extensively as a harp player, composed soundtracks for television and has several solo recordings, in addition to her numerous collaborations. Aine currently lives in the United States of America.

In 2012 she released an album of Irish lullabies titled Close Your Eyes, Love.

Discography:

Irish Harp Music (Irish Records International, 1992)
Were You at the Rock (Beacon, 1993)
To Warm the Winter’s Night (Evergreen Music, 1995)
Mysts of Time (North Star Music 83, 1996)
Between Worlds (BMG 68846, 1997)
Circle of the Sun ( BMG 63108, 1998)
The Vow, with Druidstone (North Star Music 113, 1999)
Celtic Moon, compilation ( BMG/Green Hill 5195, 2000)
Celtic Meditation Music (Sounds True, 2004)
Celtic Lamentations (Gemini Sun Records, 2005)
Celtic Pilgrimage (Gemini Sun Records, 2008)
Close Your Eyes, Love (2012)

DVD

Winter, A Meditation (2009)

Web Site: www.minogue.com

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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