ComhaltasLive #227: Scoil Éigse Tutors’ Concert (Full Programme)

This week, we continue with the tutors’ concert from Scoil Éigse at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2007.

Time Segment
00:00 A selection of jigs played on fiddle by Attracta Brady who was chairperson of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Tullamore in August 2007. The jigs were composed by Attracta’s father, John, and called “The Twins’ Delight” and “McIntyre’s”. Guitar accompaniment is by John O’Connell.
03:09 Fiddle player Attracta Brady continues with three reels, beginning with “Dinny O’Brien’s” composed by the great Paddy O’Brien in honour of his father Dinny during the 1940s. Paddy’s original setting of this reel is this week’s tutorial. The other reels are “Maudabawn Chapel” composed by Ed Reavy and “The Reel of Skahóg” by John Brady.
07:26 A fiddle and uilleann pipes duet by Paula Regan and Mickey Smith with a selection of jigs concluding with “The Trip To Athlone”.
11:22 A selection of four reels played by Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina) and Danny O’Mahoney (button accordion). Incidentally, a memorial concert in honour of Mícheál’s late brother Felim, an outstanding musician, will be held on Friday, 9th November 2007 in the Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim, Co. Meath.
16:30 Concluding the programme, a selection of reels: “Kiss Me Kate”, “The Green Groves” and “The Peeler’s Jacket”. The musicians are Paddy Ryan, Connie O’Connell, Nicky McAuliffe and Kathleen Nesbitt (fiddles), Maedbh Ní Lochlainn and Mary Tisdall O’Sullivan (concertinas), Anne McAuliffe (button accordion), Nóirín Ní Shúilleabháin (whistle) and Anne-Marie Acosta (piano).

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14 Oct, 2007
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Attracta Brady Fiddle
John O'Connell Guitar
Paula Regan Fiddle
Mickey Smith Uilleann Pipes
Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh Concertina
Danny O'Mahoney Button Accordion
Paddy Ryan Fiddle
Nicky McAuliffe Fiddle
Kathleen Nesbitt Fiddle
Maedbh Ní Lochlainn Concertina
Mary Tisdall O'Sullivan Concertina
Anne McAuliffe Button Accordion
Nóirín Ní Shúilleabháin Whistle
Anne-Marie Acosta Piano

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