Dermot Crehan

Dermot studied classical violin under Jaroslav Vanecek at the Royal College of Music. He formally worked as a member of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia and the London Philharmonic Orchestra and now enjoys a very successful freelance career. His extensive experience in the fields of orchestral and operatic music, combined with his experience of commercial and Irish folk and other diverse ethnic cultures, places him in a unique position amongst London's elite professional musicians. Dermot is renowned for his work as a folk fiddler, appearing on numerous film sound tracks and television scores, including The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Patriot Games, Harry Potter, Legends of the Fall, Mrs Brown, Charlotte Gray. He appears on recordings with Miriam Stockley, Carl Jenkins, Elton John, Bliss, Sting, Westlife, Il Divo and Ronan Keating.

Title Track Length Description Composers Controls
The Meeting Of The Clans 2:31

Ceremonial. Processional. Emotional.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Meeting Of The Clans V2 2:31

Mournful. More dramatic version.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Boys Of Blue Hill 1:25

Jolly upbeat hornpipe.

Clive Carroll, Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Stag In The Heather 3:19

Slow ruminating jig. Open spaces.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Stag In The Heather (solo fiddle) 1:21

Slow ruminating jig. Solo fiddle.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
Si Bheag Si Mhor 2:57

Traditional Irish melody. Lilting. Peaceful.

Clive Carroll, Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
Lament For The Death Of Staker Wallace 4:19

Slow lament / air. Sad and lonely.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
Whiskey From The Jar 2:15

Fanfare style reel. Builds from rolling intro.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
Rory Dall's Sister's Lament 3:25

Slow lament / air. Wistful beauty.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Meeting Of The Clans 30 0:31

Ceremonial. Processional. Emotional.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Meeting Of The Clans V2 30 0:31

Mournful. More dramatic version.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Stag In The Heather 30 1 0:30

Slow ruminating jig. Open spaces.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Stag In The Heather 30 2 0:30

Slow ruminating jig. Open spaces.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Stag In The Heather 30 3 0:30

Slow ruminating jig. Open spaces.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
Whiskey From The Jar 30 1 0:30

Fanfare style reel. Builds from rolling intro.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
Whiskey From The Jar 30 2 0:30

Fanfare style reel. Builds from rolling intro.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
The Meeting Of The Clans sting 0:09

Ceremonial. Processional. Emotional.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey
Whiskey From The Jar sting 0:07

Fanfare style reel. Builds from rolling intro.

Dermot Crehan, Paul Honey