Bill Whelan (b 1950)

Irish composer and keyboard player. He orchestrates traditional music and composes original works.

Various artists.

Title.year.Label. No
The Seville Suite (*)1992 Celtic Heartbeat  
[Reissue]1999 UniversalUD/UC 53107
[Reissue] 2000Tara 
Riverdance - music from the show (**)1995Celtic Heartbeat UD/CD 53076
Patrick Street: The Best of1995Green Linnet  
Some Mother's Son1996 UniversalUD 53083 
L'Imaginaire Irlandais (+)1996Keltia MusiqueKMCD63
Roots of Riverdance1997 Universal 
Riverdance on Broadway2000 Decca601215782424 
Zoe Conway (++)2002Tara  
The Connemara Suite2008 Tara 
(*) Original work for orchestra, with folk artists on a couple of tracks.
(**) Original work for orchestra, with folk artists on almost all tracks.
(+) Contains one track from "Riverdance - music from the show.
(++) Bill Whelan as session musician and arranger on a couple of tracks


Riverdance (*)1994 SonRTEBUACD 1 
(*) Credited to "Bill Whelan and Anuna including the RTE Concert Orchestra"

Hit singles.

Title.year.Highest position.
Riverdance1994 9

Hit albums.

Title.year.Highest position.
Music From Riverdance - The Show1995 31


Title year. Label.
The Best of Riverdance (*) 2006  
Riverdance - The Show 2002 2002  

(* includes Davy Spillane and Eileen Ivers.)

Last updated on 01/12/2010