gleann’s forty-six comments

  • My first tune

    As I played your tune it waltzed right into my brain. Now I'm playing it as a waltz. Nice. more…

  • Re:The Invasion

    Jerry O'Sullivan on pipes. Its fun to compare Jerry's playing with other recorded pipers. Good Stuff. As to Tunes: I think that Maurice Lennon compossed 'If Ever You Were Mine'. The Tunes that start with 'The Conspiracy' and end with 'The Invasion' are... more…

  • Re: Father Charlie

    Father Charlie plays concertina on this album. Late 1970's recording. See also 'The Branch Line' by Jack and Charlie Coen. more…

  • Re: Bundle and Go

    Some notes on the tunes. 1) Untitled Reel; a varient of 'The West Wind'. 2) Black Mare of Fanad; a varient or cousin of 'Nine Points of Roguery'. 4)The Bargain is Over; also known as 'Who will be King but Charlie'. 6)Untitled; also known as 'Beer and Al... more…

  • Re: Bundle and Go

    This recording of John Doherty was made in the mid 1970's when John was 83 years old. The tunes fly out in grand 'Donegal' style. John Doherty is no longer with us. I highly recomend that you give this album a listen. One amazing thing about this album... more…

  • Re: The Branch Line

    Yes. Non-frantic. Excellent Pacing. A Relaxed Feel. A Fine Album to play along with on your instrument. The Tunes shine through clearly. Liner notes state that "ornamentation is used economically". Yup. more…

  • Re: POLKAS are BRILLIANT TUNES!!

    It's the "Siege of Guiness". more…

  • Re: Banish Misfortune

    Early Grey Larsen. On an old June Appal Album (1970's?) Couldn't find a date. more…

  • Re: Live In Concert Radio BBC

    This BBC Live In Concert Record was recorded in two different locations on different dates. July 15 1976, recorded at BBC Paris Theatre,London, ad July 24, 1978, recorded at the National, Kilburn, London. Micheal O domhnaill, guitar; Triona Ni Dhomhnail... more…

  • Re: Forty Years Of Pipering

    Even If your are not a pipe player you need to listen to these recordings which start from 1947 (approx). Check out the evolution of this incredible piper. For example, there are two versions of the Bucks of Oranmore. The first version was recorded when ... more…