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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)

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Compiled and edited by Alan Lomax.

Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Tracks

Side 1

  1. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin (Maire O'Sullivan): An Cailín Aerach (The Light-Hearted Girl) (0.55)
  2. Séamus 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 Rushes) (Roud 3380) (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. Séamus 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)

Side 2

  1. Seán 'ac Dhonnchadha (Johnny McDonagh): Morrissey and the Russian Sailor (Roud 2150, Laws H18) (3.07)
  2. Séamus Ennis tin whistle & Stiofáin Ó Cualáin (Stiofáin Ó Cualáin): The Copperplate Reel reel (1.01)
  3. Séamus 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. Séamus Ennis uilleann 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. Séamus 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. Séamus Ennis uilleann 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. Séamus Ennis: Mrs. McGrath (Roud 678; Henry H131) (1.48)
  16. Seán 'ac Dhonnchadha (Johnny McDonagh): The Death of Brugh (Roud 12941) (1.40)
  17. Séamus Ennis: uilleann pipes: The Bucks of Oranmore reel (1.45)

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The New Demesne

The New Demesne (ITMA ACE CDs 201 1&2)

The New Demesne
Field Recordings made by Alan Lomax in ireland, 1951
Various Artists

Irish Traditional Music Archive ACE CDs 201 1&2 (2 DVD, Ireland, 17 January 2021)

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Compilation, research, text and production by Nicholas Carolan;
Audio remastering by Harry Bradshaw;
Music transcriptions and setting by Jackie Small;
Cover photo: Munster musicians by Pádraig Ó Mathúna, Cashel, 1950s;
Graphic design and layout by Terry Moylan

Musical Traditions review by Ken Ricketts and Marya Parker
Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

Musicians

Séamus Ennis: vocals [1, 5-6, 64-65], C# pipes [3, 7, 63, 66];
Robin Roberts: vocals [2], guitar [2];
Alan Lomax: vocals [4, 43a], guitar [4, 43ab];
Elisabeth Cronin: vocals [8-11, 13];
Seán Ó Súilleabháin (Sean O'Sullivan): vocals [14];
Diarmuid Ó Ríordáin (Dermot O'Riordan): vocals [14, 18];
Peigí Ní Scanláin (Peggy Scanlon): vocals [15];
Máire Ní Shúilleabháin (Maire O'Sullivan): vocals [16, 19, 21, 23];
Gobnait Ní Chróinín (Abby Cronin): vocals [17, 22];
Máire Ní Cheocháin (Maire Keohane): vocals [20];
Beairtle Ó Conaola (Bartley Conneely): vocals [24, 26, 28-29, 31];
Seán Jeaic Mac Donncha (John Jack McDonagh): vocals [25, 27, 30];
Aggie Whyte: fiddle [32-34, 43a, 47];
Colm Ó Caodháin (Colm Keane): vocals [35-36], lilting [37];
Meaigí Nic Dhonncha (Maggie McDonagh): vocals [38-42];
Ballinakill Ceili Band: fiddles, flutes, accordions [43bc, 44, 46, 48];
Eddie Moloney: flute [45];
Chet Coughlan: flute [45];
Bridie Whyte: fiddle [47];
Cití Ní Ghallchóir (Kitty Gallagher): vocals [49, 51, 53];
Néillidh Ó Baoill (Neillidh Boyle): fiddle [50], talking and lilting [52];
Mickey Doherty: fiddle [54-58];
Seán 'ac Dhonncha (John McDonagh): vocals [59-60], Mickey Cronin: vocals [61-62]

Tracks

CD 1

  1. Séamus Ennis: As I Walked Through Dublin City (Roud 542; G/D 4:746; Henry H532, H641) (song) (1.02)
  2. Robin Roberts: Dublin City (Roud 542; G/D 4:746; Henry H532, H641) (1.56)
  3. Séamus Ennis: The New Demesne (reel) (2.07)
  4. Alan Lomax: Old Joe Clark (Roud 3594) (1.27)
  5. Séamus Ennis: Go Deimhin, a Mháire (song) (1.12)
  6.  — : The Old Man Rocking the Cradle (Roud 357) (song) (2.23)
  7.  — : The Trip We Took Over the Mountain (air) (1.24)
  8. Elizabeth Cronin: Uncle Rat (Roud 16; G/D 8:1669) (song) (1.44)
  9.  — : A Bhean Úd Thíos (song) (3.08)
  10.  — : Lanigan's Ball (Roud 3011) (song) (0.52)
  11.  — : Shule Agrah (Roud 911) (song) (2.10)
  12. Alan Lomax & Elizabeth Cronin: Conversation about song (1.02)
  13. Elizabeth Cronin: Lord Gregory (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226) (song) (4.02)
  14. Seán Ó Súilleabháin & Diarmuid Ó Ríordáin: Lá Úd na Meithile (song) (1.30)
  15. Peigí Ní Scanláin: A Mharcaigh ón Mhumhain (song) (1.06)
  16. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin: Cuir a Chodladh an Seanduine (song) (1.21)
  17. Gobnait Ní Chróinín: An Cailín Aerach (song) (2.04)
  18. Diarmuid Ó Ríordáin: Cu-cú-ín (song) (2.06)
  19. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin: Crónán na Bó (song) (1.21)
  20. Máire Ní Cheocháin: Cois Abhann na Séad (song) (2.37)
  21. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin: Idir Chaiseal is Durlas (song) (2.04)
  22. Gobnait Ní Chróinín: Réidhchnoc Mná Duibhe (song) (2.20)
  23. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin: An Cailín Aerach (song) (0.57)
  24. Beartaile Ó Conaola: Amhrán na mBréag (song) (2.34)
  25. Seán Jeaic Mac Donncha: An Bonnán Buí (song) (3.48)
  26. Beartaile Ó Conaola: An Sceilpín Draighneach (song) (3.09)
  27. Seán Jeaic Mac Donncha: Amhrán Rinn Mhaoile (song) (3.26)
  28. Beartaile Ó Conaola: Púcán Mhicil Pháidín (song) (3.27)
  29.  — : Sadhbh Ní Bhruinnealla (song) (2.14)
  30. Seán Jeaic Mac Donncha: Róisín Dubh (song) (3.26)
  31. Beartaile Ó Conaola: An Táilliúirín Magaidh (song) (3.37)
  32. Aggie Whyte: Maudabawn Chapel (reel) (1.20)
  33.  — : The Irish Washerwoman / Whelan's (jigs) (1.36)
  34.  — : Bonnie Kate / Jennie's Chickens (reels) (2.10)

CD 2

  1. Colm Ó Caodháin: A Pheigí Na gCarad (song) (2.29)
  2.  — : Na Ceannabháin Bhána (song) (1.11)
  3.  — : An tSeanbhean & Conversation With Séamus Ennis (4.40)
  4. Meaigí Nic Dhonncha: Mo Cheallachaín Fionn (song) (1.58)
  5.  — : Ní Phósfaidh Mo Mháire (song) (2.06)
  6.  — : Cailleach an Airgid (song) (1.24)
  7.  — : An Rógaire Dubh (song) (0.57)
  8.  — : Páidín Ó Raifeartaigh (song) (0.56)
  9. Alan Lomax & Aggie Whyte: Uncle Joe (Roud 6677) (song) / Miss McLeod's / Ballinakill Céilí Band Reel (reels) (1.50)
  10. Ballinakill Ceili Band: The Twelfth Day (reel) (1.40)
  11. Eddie Moloney & Chet Coughlan: The Maid Among the Roses / Shannon Breeze (reels) (1.18)
  12. Ballinakill Ceili Band: The Lark in the Morning (jig) (1.23)
  13. Aggie Whyte & Bridie Whyte: The Mason's Apron (reel) (1.33)
  14. Ballinakill Ceili Band: The Ashplant / the Grouse on the Bog (reels) (1.57)
  15. Cití Ní Ghallchóir (Cití Eoin Éamoin): An Mhaighdean Mhara (song) (2.22)
  16. Néillidh Ó Baoill: The Girls of Keadew (air) (1.56)
  17. Cití Ní Ghallchóir: Is Deas an Fear I mBaile Mé (song) (2.19)
  18. Neillidh Boyle: Story With Lilt (1.08)
  19. Cití Ní Ghallchóir: Bríd Bocht (song) (1.23)
  20. Mickey Doherty: Haste to the Wedding (jig) / The Match Is Made (air) (2.05)
  21.  — : The Moving Bogs of lllen (reel) (1.37)
  22.  — & Seán Ó hEochaidh: The Twisting of the Hayrope (story) / The Girl Was Smart for the Fiddler (reel) (4.29)
  23.  — : Old Peter Street (reel) (1.51)
  24.  — & Seán Ó hEochaidh: The Fiddle With One Tune (story) / The Fairy Reel (reel) (5.42)
  25. Seán 'ac Dhonncha (John McDonagh): Bean an Fhir Rua (song) (3.39)
  26.  — : Green Brooms (Roud 379; G/D 5:950; Henry H147) (song) (2.30)
  27. Mickey Cronin: Gleann Cam (song) (1.02)
  28.  — : My Name Is Pat O'Donnell (Roud 2794) (song) (5.15)
  29. Séamus Ennis: I'll Mend Your Pots and Kettles (air) (1.51)
  30.  — : The Herring (Roud 128; TYG 31) (song) (1.28)
  31.  — : As I Roved Out (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152, H793) (song) (1.29)
  32.  — : The Groves / O'Dwyer's (hornpipes) (4.14)