Douglas Gunn specialises in early music and is perhaps best known for his work with the Douglas Gunn Ensemble. He has made a special study of music by Irish composers of the 17th and 18th centuries and has arranged, performed and recorded much of Carolan's music. He is also a composer.
In the second part of his survey of music in 17th and 18th century Dublin, Douglas Gunn looks at music publishers, instrument makers, and composers Richard Woodward and Philip Cogan.
Early music specialist Douglas Gunn looks at th work of Farmer, Birchensaw and the Roseingraves.
A review of the reissue of Donal O'Sullivan's Carolan: The Life, Times and Music of an Irish Harper.