Many-Strings: An Irish Set

Chris and Jamie Burns are Many-Strings. Jamie performs on a custom hammered dulcimer and Chris accompanies her on guitar and keyboard. Many-Strings performs regularly in San Diego’s Spanish Village art colony, Balboa Park, and Old Town. Please see for bio info, recordings and video.

Our Irish Sets often include the beautiful traditional music listed below. The compositions of Irish harper Turlough O’Carolan are especially enjoyed.

  1. Lord Inchiquin
  2. O’Carolan’s Draught
  3. The Queen’s Polka
  4. The Blarney Pilgrim
  5. The Mist Covered Mountain
  6. The Ships Are Sailing
  7. Planxty Brabazon
  8. Music for a Found Harmonium
  9. The Road to Lisdoonvarna-Swallowtail Gig-The Irish Washerwoman
  10. Mrs. Fanny Poer
  11. O’Carolan’s Welcome
  12. The Red-Haired Boy

Other beautiful Irish airs, gigs, waltzes, and country-dance music are also played. In our performances we balance upbeat dance tunes with romantic Irish melodies. Our arrangements often include key modulations.