nicyffidil’s nine comments

  • Re: Wonderwomen

    Also being used by TG4 as the opening and link music for their coverage of the 2022 Fleadh… more…

  • Re: Tansey’s Fancy

    Just for the record, Seamus Tansey (now sadly RIP) recorded Tansey’s Favourite and The Bride’s Favourite on his 1970 LP in the Masters of Irish Music series (Leader LEA2005). On the sleeve notes it says “in America a near relative, Joseph Tansey, ma… more…

  • Re: Solas Sa Dorchadas

    It’s available on the ITMA website, along with the other compositions for ‘The Rolling Wave’: more…

  • Re: Solas Sa Dorchadas

    Thanks, Sláine! more…

  • Re: Solas Sa Dorchadas

    Hi! I’m pretty sure that she was playing a Bb/F concertina (because I asked her) on the broadcast, so this great tune is actually in D and not C, which may be easier for some. The first tune in the set, ‘The Glint In Her Eye’, is really good too! more…

  • re The Inis Bearacháin Jig

    Actually it states on the Johnny Óg Connolly & Brian McGrath CD ‘Dreaming Up The Tunes’ that Johnny Óg composed this tune and the one that precedes it for his father, who also featured them on his CD ‘Drioball na Fáinleoige’, and stated tha… more…

  • Re: Far From Home

    Nic Jones’ version is on ‘From The Devil To A Stranger’ (Transatlantic LTRA 507) more…

  • The tune “The Beehive” on “Rubai” is by Sarah Allen of Flook. The (first) tune here is by Nollaig Casey. I’d say it was in G minor, rather than D minor (though with an F Natural, as you’d expect with an Irish tune). more…

  • How about someone posting the second tune on the Coolfin album “Dancing at Allihies”? more…