Clare Concertinas

By Bernard O’Sullivan And Tommy McMahon

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"Bernard O’Sullivan & Tommy McMahon: Clare Concertinas" ~ RE-RELEASED!!!

Free Reed Records & Music ~ FCLAR 02
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/fclar02

& also available in a 6 CD set ~

"The Clare Set"
The definitive 6-CD archive of Concertina Traditions of Co Clare

http://www.free-reed.co.uk/
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/anclar-06

I love these recordings. I’m surprised that no one has commented yet on this lovely recording… Their music is a joy to listen to and an inspiration… Both also played regularly for local dances…

"The Clare Set" ~ #2

1.) "The Russell Family"
https://thesession.org/recordings/544
Free Reed Records & Music ~ FCLAR 01
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/fclar01

2.) "Bernard O’Sullivan & Tommy McMahon: Clare Concertinas"

3.) "Chris Droney: The Flowing Tide"
https://thesession.org/recordings/1739
Free Reed Records & Music ~ FCLAR 03
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/fclar03

4.) "John Kelly: Irish Traditional Concertina & Fiddle Music"
https://thesession.org/recordings/1307
Free Reed Records & Music ~ FCLAR 04
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/fclar04

5.) "Tommy McMahon & Bernard O’Sullivan: Irish Traditional Concertina Music of County Clare"
https://thesession.org/recordings/1847
Free Reed Records & Music ~ FCLAR 05
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/fclar05

6.) "Irish Traditional Concertina Styles"
https://thesession.org/recordings/1738
Free Reed Records & Music ~ FCLAR 06
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/fclar06

Discussion: Clare concertina re-releases on Free Reed ~ 2

# Posted on August 8th 2007 by bc_box_player
https://thesession.org/discussions/14707

All 6 recordings include EXTRA TRACKS the LPs do not have!!!

They are marvelous!!! ~ Highly recommended!!! 🙂

Re: Clare Concertinas

Track 14 is only the first two tracks; Joe Cunean’s does not appear on the LP recording.

Re: Clare Concertinas

Track 8 (Bonaparte’s) is called The Grand March by Mícheál Ó Súilleabhain on his LP, Cry of the Mountain (CEF 079 on Gael-Linn). That track is magnificently stately, and rousing, with musicians to match. A setting is given in O’Neill’s "Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody" #74, as Bonaparte’s Grand March.