Píobaire, An, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 9

Píobaire, An, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 9
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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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Chairman, NPU
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An Píobaire
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Píobaire, An 7 2 9 20110510 9 T HE LATEST DVD of highlights from the RTÉ archival series Come West along the Road features a respectable selection of uilleann pipers among the varied featured musicians, singers and dancers of the early 1960s to the late 1980s: Robbie Hannan, Peter Browne, Gay McKeon, Sean Seery, Tommy Keane in the Thatch Ceili Band, Liam O’Flynn in Planxty, Finbar Furey in a family trio, and Willie Clancy in duet with fiddle player Joe O’Leary. Produced by Nicholas Carolan of the IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC ARCHIVE, the DVD contains over three hours of footage and is suitable for all regions. Details of the piping tracks are as follows: 2 Reels: Jenny’s Wedding, My Love is in America (Robbie Hannan) 11 Reels: The Rainy Day, Captain Kelly’s (Thatch Céilí Band) 13 Song: The Good Ship Kangaroo (Planxty) 16 Song: An Poc ar Buile (Seamus Ennis) 20 Reel: The Maid of Mount Kisco (Ted, Finbar & Eddie Furey) 33 Air: Amhrán na Leabhar (Peter Browne) 50 Reels: The Flogging Reel, The Sligo Maid (Willie Clancy, Joe O'Leary) 58 Reels: Flax in Bloom, The Braes of Busby (Gay McKeon) 65 Song: By the Streams of Bunclody (Ensemble, with Sean Seery) COME WEST ALONG THE ROAD 3 VARIOUS ARTISTS (RTÉ RTÉDVD148) Available online from www.itma.ie piping performance – “The Cuckoo’s Nest” and “The End House of Connaught”. Not many people know that he was also a piper. At an NPU recital in the 1980s he put down the fiddle at one stage, donned a practice set and played a few tunes on the chanter. A picture of him, strapped into a full set, can be seen in An Píobaire 3.21 (Jan. 1995). 1 Air: Róisín Dubh (Innisfree Ceoil) 2 Hornpipe, reel: The Cuckoo’s Nest, The End House of Connaught (Sean Maguire) 3 Reels: The Bag of Spuds, Callaghan’s Reel (Belfast Sessions) 4 Set dance: The Blackbird (Tomás Ó Canainn) 5 Reels: The Dublin Reel, The Reconcilia- tion Reel (Ray Gallen & Friends) 6 Air: My Lagan Love (Innisfree Ceoil) 7 Jigs: The Hungry Eye, The Rolling Wave (Neil Martin & Ray Gallen) 8 Air: Mná na hÉireann (Innisfree Ceoil) 9 Hornpipe: King of the Fairies (Innisfree Ceoil) 10 Reels: The Monaghan Twist, Johnny’s Gone to France (Neil Martin & Ray Gallen) 11 Hornpipes: Cis Liathain, Is Maith le Nóra (Tomás Ó Canainn & Na Filí) 12 Air: Táimse im’ Chodhladh (Belfast Ses- sions) 13 Air: Danny Boy (Innisfree Ceoil) 14 Reels: Craig’s Pipes, The Bush in Bloom (Neil Martin & Ray Gallen) 15 Jigs: The Pratie in the Gander Hole, The Donnybrook Fair, Sixpenny Money (Tomás Ó Canainn) 16 Reels: Within a Mile of Dublin, Carnaban (Tomás Ó Canainn & Na Filí) 17 Air: Aisling Gheal (Tomás Ó Canainn) 18 Reels: Kiss the Maid behind the Barrell, Castle Kelly (Belfast Sessions) 19 Air: Planxty Montenotte (Tomás Ó Canainn & Neil Martin Quartet) 20 Air: Star of the County Down (Innisfree Ceoil)
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