Píobaire, An, Volume 8, Issue 4, Page 10

Píobaire, An, Volume 8, Issue 4, Page 10


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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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An Píobaire
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Píobaire, An 8 4 10 20120927 10 WALLOP THE SPOT PATRICK D’ARCY Patrick Darcy Music (PDM 001) Available from NPU at €17.00 (Members: €15.00) + post. ~ NEW PUBLICATIONS ~ HOMELANDS GAVIN WHELAN Tallaght Records (TACD 05) Available from P ATRICK D’ARCY is well-known as an enthusi- ast and promoter of piping in his adopted home of California, where he runs the popular Uil- leann Pipes Obsession website.On this album he plays two sets of pipes – a Geoff Wooff set in B and a concert pitch set by David Quinn and Bene- dict Koehler. He also plays whistle on some tracks. 1 Reels: Sporting Molly, The Dublin Lads 2 Jigs: Cailleach an Airgid, Árd an Bhóthair, Cailín An Tí Mhóir 3 Air: Green Fields of America 4 Fling, Jig: An Buachaill Dreóite 5 Reels: Garrett Barry’s, Corney Is Coming, The Kilfrush 6 Jigs: Cathair an Phíobaire, The Langstern Pony 7 Planxties: Sí Beag Sí Mór, Tabhair Dom Do Lámh 8 Air: An Raibh Tú Ag An gCarraig 9 Jigs: Fraher’s, Cúil Aodha, Wallop the Spot 10 Reels: John Kelly’s Concertina Reel, Tom Keane’s 11 Reels: The Copperplate, The Old Copper- plate, The Bank Of Ireland 12 Air: My Bonny Blue Eyed Lassie 13 Song, Hop jig: The Whistling Thief, The Rocky Road To Dublin A LTHOUGH BETTER KNOWN as a whistle player and teacher, Gavin Whelan has been playing the pipes for some years, and has now released an album where the majority of the tracks feature the pipes. Every second track is an air, and the instru- mentations includes solo piping and tracks with ac- companiment from fiddle, strings and keyboards. 1 Air: Hector the Hero 2 Reels: Kevin Griffith's, The Green- gowned Lass, Terry Bingham's 3 Air: Ian Ghlinn Cuaich 4 Jigs: The Humours of Lisheen, Jim Neary's, The Girl in the Big Blue House 5 Air: Emigrant's Farewell 6 Reels: Follow Me Down, The Colliers 7 Air: Geaftaí Bhaile Buí 8 Reels: Mick Hand's, Murphy's Hound, Miss Ramsey's 9 Air: Lord Mayo 10 Jigs: Elizabeth Kelly's, Give us a Drink of Water, Fraher’s 11 Air: Ae Fond Kiss 12 Set dance: The Downfall of Paris 13 Air: Róisín Dubh 14 Jigs: Young Tom Ennis, At It Again, Statia Donnelly’s 15 Air: Easter Snow
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