Collaborations

By Mark Lysaght

  1. Maudabawn Chapel
    Jackson’s Reel
  2. The Monaghan Jig
    The Pipe On The Hob
  3. The Drunken Sailor
  4. Bridgie Con Matt’s
    Tom Billy’s
    Thadelo’s
  5. The Laurel Tree
    Ambrose Moloney’s
    The Ivy Leaf
  6. The Hookless
    Princess Nancy’s
  7. The Quarrelsome Piper
    The Fisherman’s
  8. Farewell To Miltown Malbay
    Coen’s Memories
  9. Black Is The Colour (Of My True Love’s Hair) (song)
  10. Jack Coughlan’s
    The Sailor On The Rock
    Maud Miller’s
  11. The Fairy Queen
  12. Last Night’s Fun
    Rakish Paddy
  13. Yarmouth Town (song)
  14. The Spike Island Lasses
    The Last House In Connacht
  15. An Trí Is A Rian
  16. The Broken Pledge
    Bill Hoare’s
    The Ballintore Fancy
  17. An DTiocfaidh Tú Abhaile Liom?
    The Orphan
    The Lisnagun
  18. The Coalminer’s
    Kilcloon
    Seán Maguire’s

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"Collaborations" CD

This CD was released in July 2015 and is a unique collection of collaborations by accompanist
Mark Lysaght with Irish traditional musicians, including (in order of appearance on the CD)

John O’Brien, Joe Toolan, Mark Óg Lysaght, Mary Rowsome, Breanndán Ó’Beaglaíoch, Treasa Lavin, Lisa Conway, John Regan, Liz Coleman, Josephine Marsh, Seamus Ó’Rocháin, Eileen Hassett, Pauline Burke, Paul Kelly and Clodagh Warnock.

A total of 18 tracks and just over an hour of music - the hallmark of this recording is the variety of playing styles and accompaniment featured.

Melody instruments include uilleann pipes, fiddle, accordion, flute, banjo, mandolin, tin whistle and low whistle.

Accompaniment instruments include guitar, bouzouki, keyboards, piano, mandolin and bass guitar.

Additional percussion by Pauline Burke and Al Cowan.

CD available in selected stores in Ireland and also online from Claddagh, Custys and Tower Records.