ComhaltasLive #393 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #393.

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00:00 After taking third place in the Under-18 Duets Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012 in Cavan, John Jordan (fiddle) and Matthew Murphy (piano accordion) from South Birmingham Comhaltas in England play a reel: “The Morning Thrush”. Incidentally, John’s father Vincent (also an excellent musician) is president of Comhaltas.
02:09 Muirine Nic Róibín, CCÉ Kilteel-Eadestown, Co. Kildare, plays a reel: “The Bunch of Keys”. She took second place in the Under-15 Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012 and her teacher is Macdarra Ó Raghaillaigh.
04:34 At the launch of her new CD “The Quiet House” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012, whistle player Nóirín Ní Shúilleabháin plays a selection of reels: “Johnny Going to the Céilí” and “Donal a’ Phumpa”. Accompaniment is by Hazlett Keers on mandola and Richard Lyons on bodhrán.
06:49 Returning home to Terryglass, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary with the All-Ireland Under-12 Trio trophy Blaithín Kennedy (mandolin), Manus Heenan (fiddle) and Keelan McGrath (accordion) play a reel: “Fergal O’Gara”.
09:04 Taking second place in the Senior Céilí Bands Competition 2012, the Moylurgh Céili Band, CCÉ Elphin, Co. Roscommon play “Macnamara’s Barndance”.
10:54 St. Roch’s Céilí Band from Glasgow, Scotland play a selection of jigs - “Apples in Winter” and “The Frost is All Over” - at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012.
13:49 Scoil Éigse Tutors at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012, Brian McNamara on uilleann pipes and Gráinne Hambly on harp, play a selection of slip-jigs: “Elizabeth Kelly’s Favorite” and “O’Farrell’s Welcome to Limerick”.
17:46 After taking third place at the Under-18 Concertina Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012, Róisín Broderick, CCÉ Corofin plays a jig at one of the many informal sessions at the Fleadh.
18:45 In a session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012 in Cavan, the Fitzgerald family from Celbridge in Co. Kildare play three jigs: “The Humours of Glen”, “My Former Wife” and “The Fog in the Bog”. Musicians are (left-to-right): Ciarán (flute), Áine (concertina), John (accordion), Seán (fiddle) and Mary (piano).

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11 November 2012
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
John Jordan Fiddle
Matthew Murphy Piano Accordion
Muirine Nic Róibín Fiddle
Nóirín Ní Shúilleabháin Whistle
Hazlett Keers Mandola
Richard Lyons Bodhrán
Blaithín Kennedy Mandolin
Manus Heenan Fiddle
Keelan McGrath Accordion
The Moylurgh Céilí Band
St. Roch's Céilí Band
Brian McNamara Uilleann Pipes
Gráinne Hambly Harp
Róisín Broderick Concertina
Ciarán Fitzgerald Flute
Áine Fitzgerald Concertina
John Fitzgerald Accordion
Seán Fitzgerald Fiddle
Mary Fitzgerald Piano

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