ComhaltasLive #269 (Full Programme)

This week we present June McCormack (flute) with Mícheál Rooney (harp), a duet with Edel Fox (concertina) and Shauna Davey (harp), Ryan Murphy on Uilleann Pipes, a duet with the well-known players Kathleen Nesbitt (fiddle) and Martin Power (piano accordion), flute player Liam Ryan and the New York and Leeds Céilí Bands.

Time Segment
00:00 The flute and harp duet of June McCormack and Mícheál Rooney play two jigs: “Paddy Cronin’s” and a lovely version of the “Battering Ram”. You can learn more about June and Mícheál at their website, Draiocht Music.
03:40 Concertina player Edel Fox is joined on harp by Shauna Davey for two reels, commencing with “The Bag of Spuds.”
06:46 Uilleann piper Ryan Murphy from Fermoy, Co. Cork plays two reels: “Spike Island Lassies” and “The Honeymoon Reel”, which is this week’s tutorial.
09:43 Tipperary fiddle player Kathleen Nesbitt by is joined by piano accordion player Martin Power from Co. Cork for a selection of reels. They learned the first reel from the playing of Martin Hayes, and the second is “Tom Ward’s Downfall”.
12:43 From Ennis, Co. Clare, flute player Liam Ryan plays a selection of reels, ending with “Gregg’s Pipes”.
15:41 From a Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2005 in Letterkenny, the New York Coleman/Rafferty/Mulvihill CCÉ Céilí Band play a set of jigs.
17:56 From Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2005, a selection of jigs played by the Leeds Céilí Band of Britain.

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26 Aug, 2008
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
June McCormack Flute
Mícheál Rooney Harp
Edel Fox Concertina
Shauna Davey Harp
Ryan Murphy Uilleann Pipes
Kathleen Nesbitt Fiddle
Martin Power Piano Accordion
Liam Ryan Flute
New York Céilí Band
Leeds Céilí Band

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