ComhaltasLive #249 - 4: A selection of jigs played by the Rowsome family

The famous Rowsome family from Dublin with two jigs: “The Clare Jig” which is this week’s [tutorial] ( “The Clare Jig - Sheet Music”) and “The Leitrim Jig”. On uilleann pipes – Kevin, grandson of the great piping master Leo Rowsome, Kevin’s wife Lorraine Hickey on fiddle, their daughter Tiarna also on fiddle, Helena and Olivia Rowsome on whistle and piano respectively. They were recorded at the annual Tionól Leo Rowsome held at Comhaltas headquarters, Cultúrlann na hÉireann in September 2007. This concert was a special tribute concert to Pádraig Ó Ceallaigh, former President of Comhaltas.

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3 April 2008
“The Clare Jig” and "The Leitrim Jig”
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Kevin Rowsome Uilleann pipes
Lorraine Hickey Fiddle
Tiarna Rowsome Fiddle
Helena Rowsome Whistle
Olivia Rowsome Piano

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #249: Airs and Tunes

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Tionól, Jig, Uileann Pipes, Fiddle, Whistle, Piano, ComhaltasLive