ComhaltasLive #345 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #345.

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00:00 West Limerick musicians Donie O’Sullivan on concert flute and Donie Nolan on accordion play a selection of their native West Limerick Slides. Recorded in January 2005.
02:52 Concert flute player Garry Shannon plays two old single jigs, the first one popularised by the Kilfenora Céilí Band and the second one by the Bothy Band. Garry is the organiser of the annual Meitheal Traditional Music Residential Summer School held in Limerick in July each year.
05:51 All-Ireland Champion Button Accordionist Darren Breslin from Co. Fermanagh plays two reels commencing with “Codd’s Grove” at a street session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2005 in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
08:18 All-Ireland Under-18 Duet Champions Tara Breen on fiddle and Cathal Mac An Rí on concert flute from Co. Clare plat a selection of reels - “Devaney’s Goat” and “Jackson’s”.
11:11 All-Ireland Senior Button Accordion Champion 2005 Pat Foley from Glin, Co. Limerick plays a selection of tunes popularised by Joe Burke - an air: “The Brig of Edinburgh” and “The Salamanca Reel”. Recorded in January 2005.
14:21 Banjo player Matthew Reidy from Glin, Co. Limerick, recorded in January 2005 plays two reels: “The Shoemaker’s Daughter” (composed by Ed Reavy) and a tune which he learned from the playing of the fiddler Brendan McGlinchey.
16:48 Concertina player Áine Fitzgerald from Celbridge, Co. Kildare plays two reels - “The Honeymoon Reel” and “The Highest Hill in Sligo” (Composed by Ed Reavy). Recorded at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010 in Cavan after Áine had taken third place in the Under-12 Concertina competition.

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4 April 2011
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Donie O'Sullivan Flute
Donie Nolan Accordion
Garry Shannon Flute
Darren Breslin Button Accordion
Tara Breen Fiddle
Cathal Mac An Rí Flute
Pat Foley Button Accordion
Matthew Reidy Banjo
Áine Fitzgerald Concertina

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Accordion, Banjo, Concertina" title="Concertina">Concertina, Fiddle, Button Accordion, Flute, Solo, Duet, Jig, Slide, Reel, Air, Fleadh, Session, Competition, Concert, ComhaltasLive