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Clare Concertina Styles
The Classic 1977 album of the concertina music of County Clare Eight great players from the 1970s
FCLAR 06

£7.99


This product is included in: The Clare Set
In this remastered and enhanced CD release of the 1970s Topic/Free Reed archives of Clare concertina playing, we present classic examples of the playing of eight musicians from various parts of Ireland who play the Anglo concertina. Today, the richest store of traditional concertina playing is still to be found in County Clare, and at the time of recording, five of these musicians lived and worked in that county.
However, the instrument's popularity has been more widespread, and Mrs Ella Mae O'Dwyer, who learnt to play in County Limerick as a young girl, tells of many players in that county.
Even by 1974, the instrument was regaining popularity amongst the newer generation of musicians, and items from two younger Dublin concertina players were featured on the original recordings.
This CD release, and the other five remastered Clare concertina recordings now made available, marks the re-issue of these definitive 1974 recordings that surveyed Irish traditional concertina styles, styles that may still be heard in and around County Clare, and includes historic selections from the younger musicians of the time, as well as some of the finest traditional players of the concertina in Ireland.
1 King of the Clans
2 Untitled / Behind the Bush in Parkhanna
3 Kit O'Mahoney's
4 The Mountain Road
5 Reels
6 The Fairy Child
7 The Ardgroom Set
8 The Barn Dance
9 Chancey Cheory / West Along the Road
10 The Morning Dew
11 Spike Island Lassies
12 Jigs Incl. Jennys Beaver Hat
13 Toss the Feathers / Drowsy Maggie
14 The Mason's Apron
15 Sean O'Dwyers Fling / The Kerry Hornpipe
16 Kesh Jig
17 The Clare Jig
18 Air from Thomas Moor
19 The Fairy Hornpipe
20 March
21 Mrs O'Dwyer's Fancy
22 Apples in Winter
23 The Cuckoo's Hornpipe
24 God Save Ireland Says the Hero
25 Dublin Reel / Tear the Calico
26 Maid on the Green
27 Skylark
28 Paddy Kelly's Reel
29 Battering Ram / Out on the Ocean
30 Eddie Kelly's
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