ComhaltasLive #265 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #265 features music by Bronwyn de Paor and Sorcha Costelloe on fiddle, Darrach MacMathúna on uilleann pipes, Gerard Coughlan on harp and Seán Mulvihill on button accordion.

Time Segment
00:00 From the Aos Óg Concert at Fleadh Nua 2008 in Ennis, Co. Clare, a set of jigs by fiddle player Bronwyn de Paor from Ennis. She plays: “Don’t Touch that Green Linnet” and “Dooish”, both composed by Tommy Peoples. Bronwyn was runner-up in the U-18 fiddle at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2007 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly.
04:05 Uilleann piper Darrach MacMathúna from Co. Meath plays a set of reels, commencing with a lovely setting of “The Boys of the Lough”. Darrach is current All-Ireland Under-18 champion.
07:05 Harper Gerard Coughlan plays the air “Táimse Im Chodladh”, followed by the jig “Langstrom’s Pony”. Gerard is a grandson of the late legendary fiddle player Paddy Canny.
11:53 Harper Gerard Coughlan from Tulla, Co. Clare and uilleann piper Darrach MacMathúna from Comhaltas Cill Dhéagláin, Co. Meath team up for the old four-part tune, “The Monaghan Jig”, which is our tutorial this week.
14:19 From Tulla, Co. Clare, fiddle player Sorcha Costelloe, accompanied by her brother Pádraig on piano, plays two jigs, ending with “The Cliffs of Moher”. Sorcha is current All-Ireland Under-12 champion on fiddle.
16:47 All-Ireland Under-15 button accordion champion Seán Mulvihill from Glin, Co. Limerick plays two reels, commencing with “Devanney’s Goat”. The second reel was popularised during the 1970s by the great Joe Burke.

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28 July, 2008
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Bronwyn de Paor Fiddle
Sorcha Costelloe Fiddle
Darrach MacMathúna Uilleann Pipes
Gerard Coughlan Harp
Seán Mulvihill Button Accordion

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #265

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