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Notes & Narratives: Richie Piggott

June 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Richie Piggott – “The Transmission of Irish Music: A Personal View of Chicago”

The presentation will address the transmission/sharing of Irish music in its broadest sense, covering:

  • Inter-community sharing of music in the latter 19th century
  • Learning from the master
  • Sharing and learning tunes from written manuscripts
  • Sharing of non-commercial recorded music on early acetates, Reel to reel and cassette

Musicians featured will include Johnny McGreevy, Aggie Whyte, Sean Reid, Paddy Cronin and Padraig O’Keeffe

Notes & Narratives will take place at Na Píobairí Uilleann, 15 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1, starting at 8:30pm on Thursday 15th June 2023. Admission is €10 (unwaged / student / retired €5). For those unable to attend in person, it will also be live streamed for free through our channel NPU-TV.

Na Píobairí Uilleann presents Notes & Narratives – a series of monthly performance-based lectures on traditional music, song and dance by some of Ireland’s finest traditional artists.

Supported by The Arts Council. 


June 15
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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