ComhaltasLive #325 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #325.

Time Segment
00:00 Co. Clare fiddle player Carmel O’Dea from Ballynacally plays two jigs - a slip jig called “Nice and Easy”, which she composed herself, and a double jig which she learned from fellow Clare fiddler Michael Kelleher. The recording was made in 2004.
04:05 Recorded in Boylan’s pub in Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan, on 13th of July 2010, banjo player Aoife Geoghegan from Killygarry plays a reel.
06:17 Limerick-based fiddle players Majella Bartley and Denise Kelleher play two jigs: “An Lorgadán” composed by Junior Crehan and “Larrissy’s”. The clip was recorded at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2003 in Clonmel.
08:50 From New Jersey, USA, Margaret Dudasik plays the “Galway Bay Hornpipe” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2003 in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, where she was a competitor in the under-12 fiddle competition.
10:51 Recorded at the Comhaltas North American Convention in New Jersey in 2004, Joannie Madden on flute joins her late father Joe on button accordion for a set of jigs: “The Idle Road”, “Tommy Mulhaires” and “Ned Coleman’s”. Piano accompaniment is by Felix Dolan. Joe emigrated from his native Portumna, Co. Galway around 1956.
14:29 A tin whistle solo by Joannie Madden with Felix Dolan on piano, recorded at the Comhaltas Convention in New Jersey, USA, in April 2004. Joannie plays three reels; the second is a two-part version of “The Old Road to Garry” composed by Paddy O’Brien.
17:31 From Pearl River, New York, Katy Linnane on fiddle (taught by Willie Kelly), her brother Martin on button accordion (taught by John Kennedy) and Conor McGurk on piano (taught by Tony Coonan) play a set of reels: “The Galway Reel” and “The Controversial Reel” composed by Billy McComiskey. Recorded at the Comhaltas North American Convention in New Jersey in April 2004.

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8 August 2010
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Carmel O'Dea Fiddle
Aoife Geoghegan Banjo
Majella Bartley and Denise Kelleher Fiddle
Margaret Dudasik Fiddle
Joannie Madden Flute
Joe Madden Button Accordion
Felix Dolan Piano
Joannie Madden Tine Whistle
Kathy Linnane Fiddle
Martin Linane Button Accordion
Conor McGurk Piano

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #325

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