ComhaltasLive #431 (Full Programme)



ComhaltasLive Programme #431.

Time | Segment ———|————— 00:00 | All-Ireland Under-18 Concertina Champion 2013, Clara Mannion from Colligan, Co. Waterford plays a hornpipe - “The Plane of the Plank” - followed by “Dowd’s Reel” on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain in February 2014. Harp Accompaniment is by Alisha McMahon from Co. Clare. 03:26 | Offaly flute player James Hogan leads off this selection of reels: “The Caucus” and “The Leitrim Lilter” by (C. Lennon) on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain 2014. The other musicians and dancers of the group gradually join the performance. Full Tour Group members: Dick Beamish (Cork), Fear a’ Tí; James Hogan (Offaly), flute and piano; Sharon Connell (Galway), accordion, melodeon and concertina; Ronan Sweeney (Cavan), uilleann pipes; Cliona Halley (Cork), concertina and dancer; Clara Mannion (Waterford), concertina; Damien McGuinness (Sligo), accordion and bodhrán; Maggie Maguire (Fermanagh), fiddle; Rebecca McCarthy Kent (Waterford), fiddle; Eibhlín Ní Bhrúdair (Limerick) singer and lilter; Cliona Creedon (Kerry) fiddle and dancer; Alisha McMahon (Clare), harp and fiddle; Cara Hegarty (Cork), dancer; Fernando Marcos (Argentina), dancer; Conor Walsh (Mayo), dancer; Micheál Ó Fiach (Donegal), Tour Manager. 06:09 | An instrumental piece of music composed by Maurice Lennon - “Tree of Sorrows” - played by the musicians on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain. 10:10 | Co. Fermanagh fiddle player Maggie Maguire plays two jigs - “Buttermilk Mary” and “James Mc Mahon’s” in the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain 2014. She is joined for the second jig by Galway accordion player Sharon Connell and piano accompaniment is by James Hogan. 12:32 | A harp solo featuring a waltz and a reel by Co. Clare musician Alisha McMahon on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain in February 2014. 16:00 | Dancers join the musicians on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain 2014 for three reels - “Bonnie Anne”, “Micho Russell’s” and “Garret Barry’s”. 20:26 | On the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain 2014 the versatile Fear a’tí Dick Beamish tells a story about sean nós dancing which he demonstrates (with some lilting by Eileen Brouder). Concludes with the group of musicians playing “Pigtown Reel”. 24:45 | Two hornpipes - “Road to Eyeries” and “Kenmare Bay” (commenced by Alisha McMahon on harp) played by musicians on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain in February 2014. Download Audio

Date
19 March 2014
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Source
ComhaltasLive
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain Group

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #431

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