Irish Popular Dances

By Various Artists

  1. The Blind Fiddlers
  2. Jackson’s Morning Brush
    The Claire
  3. The Lietrum Thrush
  4. Billy Taylor’s Fancy
  5. On The Road To The Fair
  6. Boil The Breakfast Early
    The Heather Breeze
  7. The Rambling Pitchfork
  8. Lord McDonald’s

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“Irish Popular Dances”

Smithsonian Folkways - FW06818 - 1951

The artists:

1.) The Hyde Brothers
2.) Leo Rowsome
3.) The Flanagan Brothers
4.) Liam Walsh
5.)The Flanagan Brothers
6.) Leo Rowsome
7.) E. Mullaney & P. Stark
8.) Michael Coleman

More later…

“Irish Popular Dances” ~ the liner notes PDF

Liner notes, introduction and notes by Henry Cowell, with dance descriptions, "Ethnic Dance in the Integrated Curriculum #2: Irish Popular Dances" by Esther Brown, with some crazy illustrations of dancers, can be downloaded as a PDF from here ~

http://www.folkways.si.edu/
http://www.folkways.si.edu/albumdetails.aspx?itemid=1184

More on the tracks ~

1.) The Hyde Brothers - two accordions - reel

2.) Leo Rowsome - uilleann pipes - jigs

3.) The Flanagan Brothers - accordion, fiddle, guitar, piano - reel

4.) Liam Walsh - uilleann pipes - hornpipe

5.)The Flanagan Brothers - jaw harp & guitar - hornpipe

6.) Leo Rowsome - uilleann pipes - reels

7.) E. Mullaney & P. Stark - uilleann pipes & fiddle - jig

8.) Michael Coleman - fiddle & piano - reel