ComhaltasLive #323 (Full Programme)

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00:00 Legendary accordionist Joe Burke, with Charlie Lennon on piano, plays a selection of reels “Bunker Hill” and “The Green Mountain”. This recording was made in Joe’s School of Traditional Music in Kilnadeema, Loughrea, Co. Galway on 27th of February 2003. Joe’s CD “The Morning Mist”, featuring 21 selections had just been released.
03:06 A selection of jigs recorded at the 2004 Ulster Fleadh in Warrenpoint, Co. Down by Clodagh Holland from Eglish, Co. Tyrone. Clodagh learned the tunes from her teacher Sharon McDermot.
05:37 Two reels: “The Pigeon on the Gate” and “Grogan’s” from a street session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2003 in Clonmel by the Clohessy family from Fedamore, Co. Limerick, Catherine on flute, Maureen on accordion and Cathal and Seán on fiddles.
08:00 Thirteen years old, Tara Breen from Doora/Barefield Comhaltas, Co. Clare plays “The Acrobat” hornpipe on fiddle after winning both the concert flute and fiddle Under-15 All-Irelands at Fleadh Cheoill na hÉireann 2003.
09:42 Tara Breen from Doora/Barefield Comhaltas, Co. Clare plays two reels on concert flute after winning both the fiddle and concert flute Under-15 All-Ireland titles at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2003. The reels are “The Caucus” and “The Turnpike”.
12:34 “The Scent of the Bog” hornpipe played at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2003 by Naomh Pádraig Céilí Band from Co. Meath when they won the first of three All-Ireland titles in a row.
14:09 Recorded in January 2005, fiddle player Patricia Wright from Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick plays two reels, commencing with “The Musical Priest”.
16:44 From Capt. Francis O’Neill Comhaltas branch of Comhaltas in Chicago, USA uileann piper Isaac Alderson plays two reels: “Father O’Grady’s Trip to Bocca” and “Colonel Frasier” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Clonmel in 2003. Isaac had just won three All-Ireland senior titles on concert flute, tin whistle and uileann pipes.

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21 July 2010
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Joe Burke Accordion
Charlie Lennon Piano
Clodagh Holland Tin Whistle
Catherine Clohessy Flute
Maureen Clohessy Accordion
Cathal Clohessy Fiddle
Seán Clohessy Fiddle
Tara Breen Fiddle
Tara Breen Flute
Naomh Pádraig Céilí Band
Patricia Wright Fiddle
Isaac Alderson Uileann Pipes

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