ComhaltasLive #226: More from Scoil Éigse 2007 (Full Programme)

This week, we bring you more music from the Scoil Éigse Master Tutors’ concert at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2007 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Time Segment
00:00 Scoil Éigse is a long-established and integral part of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann providing five days of tutition by over 60 Master Tutors for over 800 participants. Two of the tutors, Finbar McGreevey (flute) and Fiona Doherty (fiddle) play three jigs: “Contentment is Wealth”, “The Man in the Bog” and “The Westering Home.”
03:33 A group of five Scoil Éigse Tutors play a selection of reels: “Touch me If You Dare” and “The Hut In the Bog”. Anne-Marie Acosta is on piano, Aoife Granville on flute, Jarlath Brennan on banjo, Maura Walsh on concertina and Edel McLoughlin on piano accordion.
06:17 Janet Harbison (harp) and Micheál Ó hAlmhain (whistle) play an old air, “Conlach Ghlas an Fhomhair” followed by a new tune composed by Janet to celebrate the peace movement in Northern Ireland, called “A Bright New Morning”.
11:43 A selection of reels, “I Wish I Never Saw You” and “McGettrick’s” (called after Sligo whistle player Timmy McGettrick), played by Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle), his sister Máire (flute) and Luise Mulcahy (flute). They were recorded at the 2007 Scoil Éigse tutors’ concert in Tullamore.
15:56 Four master tutors, Maria Ging (fiddle), Sara Jane Woods (flute), Sharen Carroll (concertina) and Emma Woods (fiddle) play two jigs: “Tommy Mulhaire’s”, which is this week’s tutorial, and “Eddie Kelly’s”.
18:36 We conclude this week’s programme with a selection of highlands associated with Co. Donegal played by Gary Lynch (fiddle), Mairéad McManus (flute), Peter Staunton (button accordion), Katie Jordan (piano accordion), Colin McGill (piano accordion) and Anne Marie Acosta (piano). The tunes are called “The Highland Man” and “Casey’s Pig”.

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7 Oct, 2007
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Finbar McGreevey Flute
Fiona Doherty Fiddle
Anne-Marie Acosta Piano
Aoife Granville Flute
Jarlath Brennan Banjo
Maura Walsh Concertina
Edel McLoughlin Piano Accordion
Janet Harbison Harp
Micheál Ó hAlmhain Whistle
Oisín MacDiarmada Fiddle
Máire MacDiarmada Flute
Louise Mulcahy Flute
Maria Ging Fiddle
Sara Jane Woods Flute
Sharen Carroll Concertina
Emma Woods Fiddle
Gary Lynch Fiddle
Mairéad McManus Flute
Peter Staunton Button Accordion
Katie Jordan Piano Accordion
Colin McGill Piano Accordion

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