ComhaltasLive #283-5: The Fitzgerald Family

A selection of jigs featuring all the Fitzgerald family of Celbridge, Co. Kildare: Áine (concertina), Seán (fiddle), Ciarán (fiddle) and their parents John (button accordion) and their mother Mary (piano).

The first jig was composed by Ciarán at 11 years of age and is called “The Ballyferriter Jig”. They learned the second tune from fiddle player Liz Keane, and the third tune is “Princess Nancy”.

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2 Jan, 2009
The Ballyferriter Jig/Princess Nancy
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Áine Fitzgerald Concertina
Seán Fitzgerald Fiddle
Ciarán Fitzgerald Fiddle
John Fitzgerald Button Accordion
Mary Fitzgerald Piano

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #283

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Concertina, Fiddle, Button Accordion, Piano, Jig, ComhaltasLive