ComhaltasLive #426 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #426.

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00:00 Performing with the internationally acclaimed Brú Ború Show in Cashel, Co. Tipperary on 23rd of August 2013, multi-talented Finbar English plays a selection of tunes on fiddle, ending with “The Mason’s Apron” reel. Harpist Mary Kelly provides accompaniment.
04:49 Four of the dancers with Brú Ború in Cashel, Co. Tipperary – Aoife Newe, Cathy McGrath, Mark Nestor and Fernando Marcos – dance a reel. The Brú Ború Show has represented Ireland at many events around the world including the World Expo in China and will be guests in April 2014 in New Jersey at the North America Comhaltas Convention.
05:53 A selection of reels from five concert flute players with Brú Ború commencing with a solo, “Mulhaire’s Reel”, played by Pauric Stapleton, then joined by Ciara McGarrigle, Mary Ellen English, Jim Egan and Eamon Ryan for the “Mossy Banks” reel. Harp accompaniment is by Mary Kelly.
09:42 Well-known American fiddle player Liz Carroll, in a session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry, plays a selection of reels - “The Yellow Tinker” and one of her own many compositions.
13:53 “Ronnie Cooper’s Reel” (composed by Josephine Keegan) played in the Under-18 Trios Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry by Laura, Emma and Seán Nevin, East London Comhaltas, England.
15:28 Cavan flute player Martin Gaffney, now living in Dublin, plays a version of “The Longford Collector” at a session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry.
17:37 Flute player and Cavan natice now living in Dublin Martin Gaffney is joined on concertina by his daughter Eleanor for a selection of reels ending with “The Golden Keyboard” (by Martin Mulhaire) & “The Wild Irishman”.
20:27 A session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry with the Doyle family from Manchester England led by Simon (pipes), originally from Longford, and his three daighters Bridget, Winnie Maria and Margaret. They play a jig.
21:42 Renowned singer Nora Butler, performing with Brú Ború sings “Lough Sheelin Side” with Mary Kelly on harp.
24:35 Scoil Éigse tutors at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry, Geraldine O’Callaghan, Mac Dara and Micheál Ó Raghallaigh, play two reels - “Jenny Picking Cockles” and “College Groves”.

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26 December 2013
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Finbar English Fiddle
Mary Kelly Harp
Aoife Newe Dance
Cathy McGrath Dance
Mark Nestor Dance
Fernando Marcos Dance
Pauric Stapleton Flute
Ciara McGarrigle Flute
Mary Ellen English Flute
Jim Egan Flute
Eamon Ryan Flute
Liz Carroll Fiddle
Laura Nevin Flute
Emma Nevin Button Accordion
Seán Nevin Fiddle
Martin Gaffney Flute
Eleanor Gaffney Concertina
Simon Doyle Uillean Pipes
Bridget Doyle Button Accordion
Winnie Maria Doyle Banjo
Margaret Doyle Fiddle
Nora Butler Song
Geraldine O'Callaghan Fiddle
MacDara Ó Raghallaigh Fiddle
Micheál Ó Raghallaigh Concertina

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #426

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