Derek Bell (1935 - 2002)

Irish harp-player, playing mainly traditional Irish tunes and the works of Turlough Carolan (1670 - 1738), also known as O'Carolan.

(Derek also recorded with The Chieftains)
(Derek also composed classical music)


Carolan's Receipt1975 CladdaghCC18
[Reissue] 1991 Shanachie79013
[Reissue] 2000Atlantic 83282
Carolan's Favourite1980 CladdaghCC28
[Reissue] 1981 Shanachie79020
[Reissue] 1988 Shanachie79020
[Reissue] 1988 ChrysalisCHR-1199
[Reissue] 2004 Claddagh 
Plays With Himself1981 CladdaghCSM51 
[Reissue]2003 CladdaghCSM54CD
Ancient Music For The Irish Harp1981 CladdaghCC59 
[Reissue]1996 CladdaghCC59CD
Musical Ireland 1983 CladdaghCC35
[Reissue] 1989 Shanachie79052
Mystic Harp1996 Clarity Sound and Light 
A Celtic Evening with Derek Bell1997 ClarityCLS 12 
Mystic Harp vol ii1999 Clarity Sound and Light 

Best Albums(*).

Carolan's Favourite 1980

(*) Based on critical opinion.

Anthology - Derek Bell and others.

Title.year.Label. Number
A Real Irish Christmas 1999Atlantic 83226

Derek Bell as session musician.

Artists.Title.yearLabel. number
Carlos Nunez Brotherhood of Stars1997 RCA Victor74321-45375-2
Carlos Nunez Os Amores Libres1999   
J Donald WaltersMusic to Awaken Superconsciousness2000 Clarity Sound and Light 
J Donald WaltersMusic for Yoga: Relaxation, Healing and inner Peace2002 Clarity Sound and Light 
Matt MolloyShadows on Stone 1997 Caroline1108

Last updated on 24/12/2010