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Séamus Ennis: Masters of Irish Music

Séamus Ennis: Masters of Irish Music (Leader LEA 2003)

Masters of Irish Music
Séamus Ennis (1919-1982)

Leader Records LEA 2003 (LP, UK, 1969)

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Recorded and produced by Bill Leader;
Photographs by Rod Stradling;
Sleeve design by John Hopkinson

Musicians

Séamus Ennis, uilleann pipes [1-4, 8-9], whistle [6-7], vocals [5]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Pinch of Snuff
  2. The Fairie's Hornpipe
  3. The Gold Ring
  4. The Fairy Straying
  1. The False Hearted Lover (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198) song
  2. Ditherum Doodah
  3. The Bird's Chorus
  4. The Lark in the Morning
  5. The Lark's March

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Séamus Ennis: The Wandering Minstrel

Séamus Ennis: The Wandering Minstrel (Topic 12TS250)

The Wandering Minstrel
Séamus Ennis (1919-1982)

Topic Records 12TS250 (LP, UK, 1974)
Green Linnet GLCD 3078 (CD, USA, 1993)
Topic Records TSDL250 (digital download, UK, December 2009)

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Recorded at Livinston Studios, Barnet, in 1974;
Produced by Tony Engle;
Notes by Séamus Ennis;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle;
Front cover photograph by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Séamus Ennis, uilleann pipes, whistle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Wandering Minstrel / Jackson’s Morning Brush double jigs (5.35)
  2. The Boys of Bluehill / Dunphy’s Hornpipe hornpipes (4.12)
  3. The Glen-Nephin Cuckoo / The Little Fair Cannavans slow air and slip jig (4.34)
  4. The Frieze Britches double jig (6.40)
  5. The Flags of Dublin / The Wind that Shakes the Barley reels (3.52)
  1. The Little Stack of Barley / Cronin’s Horpipe hornpipes (4.10)
  2. The New Demesne reel (1.40)
  3. The Blackbird slow air and set dance (4.20)
  4. Gillan’s Apples / The Walls of Liscarroll / The Stone in the Field double jigs (4.20)
  5. Molly O’Malone slow air (2.42)
  6. Kiss the Maid Behind the Barrel reel (4.37)
  7. Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part double jig (2.30)

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Séamus Ennis: Forty Years of Irish Piping

Séamus Ennis: Forty Years of Irish Piping (Free Reed FRR(D) 001/2)

Forty Years of Irish Piping
Séamus Ennis (1919-1982)

Innisfree / Green Linnet SIF 1000 (LP, USA, 1974)
Free Reed Records FRR(D) 001/2 (2 LP, UK, 1976)
Green Linnet GLCD 1000 (CD, USA, 2000)

Séamus Ennis: Forty Years of Irish Piping (Green Linnet GLCD 1000)
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A definitive survey of the uilleann pipe playing of Séamus Ennis, from his earliest recordings to the present eay, including selections on whistle and fiddle. This compilations contains tracks from 78rpm records, private records and early tape and wire recordings.

Produced and recorded by Patrick Sky;
Executive producer: Lisa Null;
Engineered by Pitt Kinsolving and Patrick Sky;
Cover illustration by Joseph Szarek

Musicians

Séamus Ennis, uilleann pipes, whistle, fiddle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Merry Blacksmith / The Rainy Day / The Silver Spear (3.10)
  2. First You Must Learn the Grip (1.05)
  3. The Bucks of Oranmore (2.55)
  4. The Bucks of Oranmore / The Sligo Maid's Lament (4.00)
  5. The Praties are Dug and the Frost Is All Over (1.55)
  6. The Fox Chase (8.03)
  1. If All the Young Maidens Were Blackbirds and Thrushes (1.24)
  2. The Copperplate Reel (1.25)
  3. The Silver Spear / The Dublin Reel / Miss Monahan (4.18)
  4. Salamanca / Duke Gordon (4.05)
  5. Don Niperi Septo (7.28)
Side 3Side 4
  1. Donegal Reel (3.15)
  2. Paudeen O'Rafferty / The Friar's Jig (3.12)
  3. Speed the Plough / The Merry Blacksmith / The Forge Music (3.55)
  4. The Lark's March (3.25)
  5. Sixpenny Money / When the Cock Crows It Is Day (2.30)
  1. Piper of the Embers / Down the Back Lane / Sixpenny Money / Paudeen O'Rafferty (3.45)
  2. I'll Mend Your Pots and Kettles O (2.10)
  3. The Broken Pledge (2.10)
  4. Paddy Killoran's Reel (1.15)
  5. Gentle Philip Fahey (6.42)

Tracks 5-6, 16-17, 20 collected by George and Jean Ritchie Pickow

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Various Artists, A Jug of Punch: Broadside Ballads Old and New, LP, HMV CLP 1327, 1960

Various Artists, A Pinch of Salt: British Sea Songs Old and New, LP, HMV CLP 1362, 1960

Various Artists, Songs of Courtship (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 1), LP, Caedmon TC1142, 1961; Topic 12T157, 1968

Various Artists, Songs of Seduction (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 2), LP, Caedmon TC1143, 1961; Topic 12T158, 1968; CD, Rounder 1778, 2000

Various Artists, Jack of All Trades (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 3), LP, Caedmon TC1144, 1961; Topic 12T159, 1968

Various Artists, The Child Ballads 1 (The Folk Songs of Britain Vol. 4), LP, Caedmon TC1145, 1961; Topic 12T160, 1968; CD, Rounder 1775, 2000

Various Artists, Traditional Songs of Ireland, CD, Saydisc CD-SDL 411, 1995

Various Artists, Celtic Voices / Bards & Ballads, CD, Topic TSCD701, 1995

Various Artists, Ancient Celtic Roots, CD, Topic TSCD704, 1996

Ewan MacColl, Charles Parker, Peggy Seeger, Song of a Road (The Radio Ballads Vol. 2), CD, Topic TSCD802, 1999

Various Artists, Past Masters of Irish Dance Music, CD, Topic TSCD604, 2000

Various Artists, Sing Christmas and the Turn of the Year, CD, Rounder 11661-1850-2, 2000

Various Artists, This Label is Not Removable, 3 CD, Free Reed FRTCD 25, 2002

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009

Various Artists, Good People, Take Warning (The Voice of the People Vol. 23), 3 CD, Topic TSCD673T, 2012