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FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT – Celtic and World Music

Henry Miller Memorial Library

Friday, November 15, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT – Celtic and World Music

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Four Shillings Short

A Celtic/Folk/World music duo

Aodh Og O’Tuama grew up in a family of poets, musicians and writers. He received his degree in Music from University College Cork, Ireland and received a Fellowship from Stanford University in California in Medieval and Renaissance performance. He plays Tinwhistles, Medieval & Renaissance woodwinds, Recorders, Doumbek (from Morocco), bowed Psaltery, Spoons and sings both in English and Gaelic.

Christy Martin grew up in a family of musicians and dancers. From the age of 15, she studied North Indian Sitar for 10 years with a student of master Sitarist Ravi Shankar. She began playing the Hammered Dulcimer in her 20’s and has studied with Maggie Sansone, Dan Duggan, Cliff Moses, Robin Petrie, Tony Elman and Glen Morgan. In addition she plays Mandolin, Mandola, Bouzouki, Banjo, Guitar, Bodhran (Irish frame drum), Charango, bowed Psaltery and sings in English, Irish, Spanish and Sanskrit.


”The delightfully surprising collection of songs and sounds this husband/wife act create, while stretching the limits of Celtic music by stirring in generous amounts of Indian Ragas and Middle Eastern flavorings via some of the tastiest sitar playing this side of Ravi Shankar” (Valpariso Times, IN)

“bring musical diversity, captivating storytelling and humorous side notes to create an amazing show.” (Labyrinth Café/Fort Lauderdale, FL)


Four Shillings Short play Traditional & Original music from Ireland and Scotland, Indian Ragas, Folk Ballads, Old-Time songs, Medieval & Renaissance instrumentals and a cappella numbers on a fantastic array of instruments (over 30) including Hammered Dulcimer, Mandolin, Mandola, Bouzouki, Tinwhistles, Recorders, Medieval and Renaissance Woodwinds, North Indian Sitar, Charango, Bowed Psaltery, Banjo, Bodhran, Guitar, Percussion, vocals and even a Krumhorn.


Celebrating their 18th year together, the husband/wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California, tour in the US and Ireland, are independent folk-artists with 10 recordings, perform 150 concerts a year and live as the Troubadours of old traveling from town to town performing at Music festivals, theatres & performing arts centers, coffeehouses, folk societies, libraries and schools.

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The Henry Miller Memorial Library
48603 California 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Friday, November 15, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)


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Henry Miller Memorial Library

The Henry Miller Memorial Library is a a public benefit, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization championing the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, and Big Sur resident Henry Miller.

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