ComhaltasLive #413 (Full Programme)



ComhaltasLive Programme #413.

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00:00 Uilleann pipers (left to right) Rita Farrell and Paddi Alice Benson from London play a selection of jigs: “Helvic Head” and “An Phís Fliuch” in the Hershell Arms, Slough, London on the 15th of December 2012.
04:50 At the launch of the Munster Fleadh Cheoil to be held at the University of Limerick from the 14th to the 21st of July, Castletroy Grúpa Cheoil played this mazurka - “Peeler’s Creek”.
06:20 London fiddle players Matthew Tighe and Nicholas Long play “The Banks Hornpipe” followed by “Fergal O’Gara’s Reel”. Recorded in the Hershell Arms in Slough, London on the 15th of December 2012.
09:58 All-Ireland Under-12 Fiddle Champion 2012 Senan Moran from Dysart, Portlaoise plays “The Knocknagow Jig”. Senan’s tutor is fiddle player Rhona Lynch and he also took first place in both the Harp Slow Airs and Accompaniment competitions.
12:34 Uilleann piper Colm Connolly from Connemara and Ted Sergeant from Nova Scotia on guitar play a selection of reels ending with “Jenny’s Welcome to Charlie”. Recorded in December 2012 in the Hershell Arms, Slough, London.
17:13 “Trim the Velvet” reel played by Feidhlim Mac Róibín from Kilteel/Eadestown CCÉ, Co. Kildare, who took second place in the Under-18 Flute Slow Airs competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉÍreann 2012 in Cavan.
19:15 Recorded in October 2012 in the lovely city of Derry (which will for the first time host Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in August 2013) a duet by Mairéad O’ Connor (piano accordion) from Carndonagh, Co. Donegal and Caolan Hendron (banjo), Clonbrassil, Co. Armagh. They play two jigs - “Grogan’s” and “Dingle David”. Special thanks to Anne Marie Gallagher and Odhran Mullan at Cultúrlan Uí Chanáin in Derry for all their help with the recordings.
21:48 A very nice rendition of the traditional song “Slán agus Beannacht” by Risteard Mac Gabhann who provides his own accompaniment on piano accordion. Recorded at the Comhaltas headquarters in Derry – Cultúrlann Uí Channáin – on 20th of October, 2012.

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Date
14 July 2013
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Source
ComhaltasLive
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Rita Farrell Uilleann Pipes
Paddi Alice Benson Uilleann Pipes
Castletroy CCÉ Grúpa Cheoil Group
Matthew Tighe Fiddle
Nicholas Long Fiddle
Sennan Moran Fiddle
Colm Connolly Uilleann Pipes
Ted Sergeant Guitar
Feidhlim Mac Róibín Flute
Mairéad O' Connor Piano Accordion
Caolan Hendron Banjo
Risteard Mac Gabhann Piano Accordion/Vocals

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #413

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