The Three Forges

by Cork Gamelan Ensemble

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Tiga 04:43
Three sanctuaries wherein we took rank, Three forges that sustained The loving company of artists, Houses that bound comrades together. The three forges wherein I was wont to find mental delight, Embers red and shining A universe of art.
Parabé Sang 03:33
Christine 03:16


released August 13, 2015

Engineered by Donncha Moynihan at the Ó Riada Hall, UCC Department of Music and the Rise Studio, Cork*

Mixed by Mel Mercier and Donncha Moynihan at the Rise Studio, Cork

Mastered by Andrew Tulloch, The Blue Studio, London

Produced by Mel Mercier

Executive Producer: Nick Roth for Diatribe Records, Dublin

Musical Director: Mel Mercier

Assistant Directors: Kelly Boyle and Kevin McNally

Photography by Clare Keogh

Graphic Design by David Donohoe Studio

CD sleeve notes by Eimear Hurley and Mel Mercier

UCC Javanese Gamelan instruments made by Pak Tentrem Sarwanto, Solo, Java

*Duke Special vocals recorded by Michael Keeney @ Abbey St, Bangor, Co. Down

*Kate Ellis cello recorded by Adrian Hart, Dublin


Cork Gamelan Ensemble


Andrew Moran, Anna Powell, Claudia Schwab, Jason Shannon, Kelly Boyle, Eimear Hurley, Fidelma Hanrahan, Fiona Merivale, Irene Buckley, JJ Riordan, Kevin Hanley, Kevin McNally, Laila Jedir, Laura O’Callaghan, Leah Hearne, Linda Buckley, Muireann Levis, Robert Moloney, Sara Dunne, Sinead Hanrahan, Stella Rodrigues, Travis Butler

Kelly Boyle, Kevin McNally, Linda Buckley

Rebab (two-stringed fiddle):
Kevin McNally

Suling (flute):
Anna Dore

Ciblon (drum):
Mel Mercier

Colin Dunne, Duke Special, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Julie Feeney, Kate Ellis, Nick Roth, West Cork Ukulele Orchestra (Anthony Noonan, Eithne O’Mahony, Grace O’Riordan, Gráinne McNally, Kevin McNally, Mary Callaghan, Sharon Lehane, Ronan Daly)



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