Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 44, Page 9

Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 44, Page 9
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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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Chairman, NPU
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Píobaire, An
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940th Anniversary AlbumArmagh Pipers Club(WKPFCD002)Contact www.armaghpipers.com for detailsThe Armagh Pipers Club has celebrated 40years of its existence with the publicationof this double CD package, featuring theteachers and current and past pupils of theClub, including pipers Brian and CillianVallely, Jarlath Henderson, Sinéad Lennon,Ciarán Breen, Fergal French, ChristopherMcMullan, Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn, VivienneMurphy, Austin Donnelly, Conor Mallon,Niall French, Kevin Keelan and MarkDonnelly.Bundled along with the disks is a booklet con-taining an extensive essay on the history ofthe Club by Fintan Vallely. Much of the piping takes place in the contextof ensemble performances. The other pipingtracks are the following:1 Reels: The Boys of the Lough/TheGreen Fields of America/The Windthat Shakes the Barley (JarlathHenderson)5 Jigs: The Stolen Purse/Calico/The Banksof Lough Gowna (Cillian Vallely)12 Reels: The Fox on the Town/A Parcel ofLand (Peter Grew & Fergal French -Fiddle & Uilleann pipes)13 Air/Jig: An Leanbh Sí/An Seanduine(Christopher McMullan)1 Highland/Reels: The TeelinHighland/The Emyvale Reel/The WildIrishman (Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn)19 Slip Jigs: The Humours ofDerrykrosane/Hardiman the Fiddler(Brian Vallely, Eithne Vallely &Caoimhín Vallely - Uilleann Pipes &Fiddles)20 Jigs: Slieve Russell/The Eavesdropper(Mark Donnelly)Oldtime Records Vol. 2U.S. Recordings(Oldtime Records - OTR 102)Contact www.oldtimerecords.com for detailsDescribed as it is on the sleeve as “Classicdisks never previously issued on vinyl orCD!”, “Traditional Irish recordings from1923 to 1947” and “U.S. Recordings”, thereis little left to say here. This is another ofEmmett Gill’s lovingly researched and pre-sented compilations of music from the earlyyears of recorded Irish music. Of particularinterest is the inclusion of piper MichaelGallagher’s rendition of “The Plains ofBoyle” and “The Leitrim Hornpipe”.(Full details of both the above recordings can be found inour online archive by entering “WKPF” or “Oldtime”)
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