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The World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: Ireland

The Columbia World Library of Folk and Primitive Music Vol. I: Ireland (Columbia SL-204)

The Columbia World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Volume I: Ireland
Various Artists

Columbia Masterworks SL-204 (LP, USA, 1955)

Alan Lomax World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Vol. II: Ireland (Rounder CD 1742)

World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Volume II: Ireland
The Alan Lomax Collection
Various Artists

Rounder Records CD 1742 (CD, USA, 1998)

Compiled and edited by Alan Lomax.

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin (Maire O'Sullivan): An Cailín Aerach (The Light-Hearted Girl) (0.55)
  2. Seamus Ennis: The Banks of the Roses (Roud 603; G/D 7:1444) (1.33)
  3. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin (Maire O'Sullivan): An Binnsín Luachra (The Little Bench of Roses) (1.28)
  4. Sean Moriarty fiddle: The Brown Thorn air (1.13)
  5. Ballinakill Ceilidhe Band: Sack of Potatoes / Maid of Mount Kisco reels (2.02)
  6. Elizabeth Cronin: Dance to Your Daddy (Roud 2439) / Cucanandy (Roud 5301) (1.56)
  7. Cití Ní Ghallchóir (Kitty Gallagher): An Mhaighdean Mhara (The Mermaid Song) (1.33)
  8. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin (Maire O'Sullivan): The Fairy Lullaby (1.43)
  9. Mickey Doherty fiddle: The Fox Chase (2.40)
  10. Seamus Ennis: The Rocks of Bawn (Roud 3024; Henry H139) (1.20)
  11. Maigí Ní Dhonnachadha (Maggie McDonagh): Amhrán Fosuíochta (The Herding Song) (0.52)
  12. Mickey Cronin: The Bold Tenant Farmer (Roud 5164) (2.01)
  13. Ballinakill Ceilidhe Band: The Lark in the Morning jig (1.33)
  14. Máire Seoighe (Mary Joyce): Connla (1.05)
  15. Colm Ó Caoidheán (Colm Keane): Bean Phaidín (Pat's Wife) (1.20)
  16. Margaret Barry: She Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (2.23)
  1. Seán 'ac Dhonnchadha (Johnny McDonagh): Morrissey and the Russian Sailor (Roud 2150, Laws H18) (3.07)
  2. Seamus Ennis tin whistle & Stiofáin Ó Cualáin (Stiofáin Ó Cualáin): The Copperplate Reel reel (1.01)
  3. Seamus Ennis: Whiskey in the Jar (Roud 533; Laws L13A; Henry H792) (2.07)
  4. Cáit Ní Mhuimhneacháin (Kate Moynihan): Mo Grádh-Sa An Jug Mór Is é Lán (I Love a Big Full Jug) (1.00)
  5. Seamus Ennis uillean pipes: The Woman of the House reels (1.22)
  6. Máire Ní Cheocháin (Maire Keohane): Cois Abhainn Na Séad (By the River of Gems) (0.56)
  7. Gobnait Ní Chróinin (Gubnait Cronin): Innsin Bhéil Átha 'N Ghaorthaidh (The Little Inch of Ballingeary) (0.59)
  8. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin (Maire O'Sullivan): Cití Na gCumann (Kitty of Loves) (1.34)
  9. Seamus Ennis: Molly Bawn (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (1.57)
  10. Seán 'ac Dhonnchadha (Johnny McDonagh): The Lament for Una Bhán (0.44)
  11. Cití Ní Ghallchóir (Kitty Gallagher): Keen for a Dead Child (1.43)
  12. Seamus Ennis uillean pipes: Were You at the Rock? air (2.19)
  13. Colm Ó Caoidheán (Colm Keane): Soldier, Soldier (Roud 489) (1.30)
  14. Elizabeth Cronin: What Would You Do? (Roud 3051) (0.38)
  15. Seamus Ennis: Mrs. McGrath (Roud 678; Henry H131) (1.48)
  16. Seán 'ac Dhonnchadha (Johnny McDonagh): The Death of Brugh (Roud 12941) (1.40)
  17. Seamus Ennis: uillean pipes: The Bucks of Oranmore reel (1.45)