ComhaltasLive #340 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #340.

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00:00 Recorded at the Comhaltas North America Convention in Parsippany, New Jersey in March 2008 piano accordion player Jimmy Keane from Chicago plays three tunes which he composed. They are: “Horse Keane’s Hornpipe” (called after his late father Jimmy from Connemara), “The Rathcairn Reel” and “The Charleston Reel”.
04:15 From Ashville, North Carolina, USA, Alex Reidinger plays a concertina solo - a slow air called “The Bright Lady” followed by a reel which she learned from harpist Gráinne Hambly. Alex is also an excellent fiddle player.
07:27 Playing in the Munster Fleadh Cheoil in Lismore, Co. Waterford on the 16th of July, 2006 the Awbeg Céilí Band, CCÉ Murroe/Cappamore play a selection of reels commencing with “Dublin Reel”.
09:27 A selection of jigs played at the Munster Fleadh Cheoil 2006 by Banna Céilí na Ríochta, Co. Kerry.
12:15 Taking 2nd place at the Munster Fleadh Cheoil 2006 Ceoltóirí na Mainistreach, Co. Clare play a hornpipe: “The Scent of the Bog”.
13:53 Recorded at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2003 in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary four young fiddle players from the USA playing the four-part jig “The Humours of Ballyloughlin”. The musicians are (left-to-right): Andrew McGill, North Carolina and Deirdre Brennan, Erin Loughran and Maeve Flannagan from Pearl River, New York. They learned their music from Brian Conway and Rose Flannagan.
16:18 The Turloughmore Céilí Band from Co. Clare play a selection of reels ending with “Swinging on the Gate” at the Munster Fleadh Cheoil at Lismore, Co. Waterford in July 2006.
18:51 Scoil Éigse Tutors at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010 in Cavan play a selection of reels: “Martin Wynn’s No. 3” and “The Belles of Tipperary”. The musicians are (left-to-right): Adrian and Attracta Brady, Claire Quinn, Sharon Connell and Mairéad Corridan.

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30 January 2011
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Jimmy Keane Piano Accordion
Alex Reidinger Concertina
The Awbeg Céilí Band
Banna Céilí na Ríochta Céilí Band
Ceoltóirí na Mainistreach Céilí Band
Andrew McGill Fiddle
Deirdre Brennan Fiddle
Erin Loughran Fiddle
Maeve Flannagan Fiddle
The Turloughmore Céilí Band
Adrian Brady Flute
Attracta Brady Flute
Claire Quinn Fiddle
Sharon Connell Accordion
Mairéad Corridan Concertina

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