Ceolta Seisiún Na HÉireann / Irish Session Tunes: The Red Book

By Matt Cranitch And Friends

  1. Tripping Up The Stairs
    Father O’Flynn
  2. Connie O’Connell’s
    The Frost Is All Over
  3. The Price Of My Pig
  4. The Banks Of Lough Gowna
  5. The Lucky Penny
    The Merry Old Woman
  6. Tell Her I Am
    Munster Buttermilk
  7. Willie Coleman’s
  8. The Dingle Regatta
    The Gleanntán
  9. Johnny Murphy’s
    Michael Murphy’s
  10. Danny Ab’s
    Dan O’Keefe’s
  11. The Cuíl Aodha
  12. Port An Deoraí
  13. Maurice Manley’s
    The Ballydesmond
  14. Din Tarrant’s
    Din Tarrant’s
  15. Dan Coakley’s
  16. Mick Duggan’s
    Mick Duggan’s
    Mick Duggan’s
  17. The Knocknaboul
    The Knocknaboul
  18. The Sligo Maid
    The Congress
  19. The Boys Of Malin
    The High Road To Linton
    The Monsignor’s Blessing
    The Wild Irishman
  20. The Crib Of Perches
  21. Master Crowley
    The Roscommon
  22. The Bunch Of Keys
  23. Lord Gordon
  24. Pretty Maggie Morrissey
  25. The Stack Of Wheat
    The Galway
  26. Higgin’s
    Walsh’s
  27. Madam Bonaparte
  28. The Blackbird
  29. An Buachaill Caol Dubh
  30. Táimse Im’ Choladh
  31. Na Connerys

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"Ceolta Seisiún Na HÉireann / Irish Session Tunes: The Red Book" - the musicians

The musicians:

Matt Cranitch – fiddle

Dave Hennessy – melodeon

Eoin Ó Riabhaigh – uilleann pipes

Bríd Cranitch – piano & harpsichord

Mick Daly – guitar

Tom Stephens – guitar (“Take a Bow”)

Colm Murphy - bodhran

"The Red Book: 100 Irish Session Tunes and Airs, selected by Matt Cranitch"

There are problems with titles in these books, but for now here is as the book has it and I’ll make corrections as they come to light, courtesy also of you lot and your passion for getting the name right, something we share, connecting things to their history…

"The Red Book" /"Take a Bow" / "Give it Shtick" ~ the CDs & the tracks

CD Tracklistings and correlations - "The Red Book" tracks first


CD: “Take a Bow”

_1. ) jigs = track 10, tunes 1 & 2
_3. ) jig = track 13, tune 1 of 2
_5. ) jigs = track 5, tunes 1 & 2 of 2
_8. ) slides = track 3, tune 2 & 3 of 3
10. ) slides = track 14, tunes 1 & 2
11. ) slide = track 3, tune 1 of 3
13. ) polkas = track 11, tunes 1 & 2 of 3
15. ) polka = track 11, tune 3 of 3
19. ) reels = track 15, tunes 3, 4, 5 & 6 of 6
20. ) reel = track 7, tune 2 of 2
17. ) polkas = track 2, tunes 1 & 2
23. ) reel = track 9
25. ) hornpipes = track 6, tunes 1 & 2
27. ) set dance = track 8
30. ) air = track 4
31. ) air = track 12

CD: “Give it Shtick”

_2. ) jigs = track 8, tunes 1 & 2
_4. ) jig = track 13, tune 1 of 2
_6. ) jigs = track 1, tunes 1 & 2
_7. ) jig = track 13, tune 2 of 2
_9. ) slides = track 4, tunes 1 & 2
12. ) slip jig = track 11
14. ) polkas = track 14, tunes 1 & 2
16. ) polkas = track 6, tunes 1, 2 & 3
18. ) reels = track 10, tunes 1 & 2
21. ) reels = track 15, tunes 1 & 2
22. ) reel = track 3
24. ) hornpipe = track 2, tune 1 of 3
26. ) hornpipes = track 2, tunes 2 & 3 of 3
28. ) set dance = track 9
29. ) air = track 5