ComhaltasLive #439 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #439.

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00:00 A selection of reels - “The New Road” and “The House on the Hill” (by Ed Reavy) - played by musicians on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain in February 2014. 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.
02:47 James Hogan on piano leads off musicians on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain 2014 with a selection of music joined by dancers. The tunes are “Kit O’Mahoney’s Jig” and “Kit O’Mahoney’s Hornpipe”.
04:55 New York fiddle player Jayne Pomplas plays “The Poppyleaf Hornpipe” and “The Rakes of Drumlish Reel” at an informal session at the Comhaltas North American Convention in New Jersey in April 2014.
07:32 A selection of reels played by New York musicians Monsignor Charlie Coen (originally from Woodford, Co. Galway) on concertina and accordion player John Nolan at the 2014 Comhaltas Convention in Parsippany, New Jersey, USA.
10:33 Renowned singer with the Brú Ború Concert Tour Group, Seán Ó Sé sings the song largely popularised by him, “An Poc Ar Buile” at a special reception hosted in the Irish Consul’s Residence in New York to honour the holding of the North American Comhaltas Convention 2014 in Parsippany, New Jersey. The reception was hosted by Consul General Noel Kilkenny and his wife Hanora.
14:11 President of Comhaltas Vincent Jordan on piano accordion is joined by Mícheál Ó Riabhaigh on fiddle and Frank Whelan on tin whistle (both from Ennis, Co Clare) at an informal session at the Comhaltas North American Convention in Parsippany, New Jersey in April 2014. They play a selection of reels - “The Merry Blacksmith”, “Shaskeen” and “The Hunter’s House”.

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10 June 2014
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain Group
Jayne Pomplas Fiddle
Monsignor Charlie Coen Concertina
John Nolan Accordion
Seán Ó Sé Song
Vincent Jordan Piano Accordion
Mícheál Riabhaigh Fiddle
Frank Whelan Tin Whistle

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #439

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