Traditional Irish Music
Handed Down Sat Oct 19 “ Kerry Music recorded in New York 1950’s” Denis Murphy and Corneilus O Sullivan presented by Bryan O Leary
In April of 2019 a shoebox of old reel to reel recordings which were found in the attic of Denis Murphy’s house in Lisheen Gneeveguilla were donated to the Handed Down Sliabh Luachra Archives by Michael Sheehan a nephew of Denis’s wife Julia Mary . One of the tapes covers contained the words Denis and Corneilus in the Bronx from Charlie Mulvihill and Denis’s New York address which suggests that Charlie Mulvihill taped it and posted it to Denis .
Bryan O Leary will tell the story and play excerpts from this this high quality recording of 2 Gneeveguilla Co Kerry fiddle players playing music from home in New York in the late 1950’s
There will be special guests , a singer and a short demonstration on reel to reel tapes for those young musicians who have never seen them .Admission is €8 and we start at 8 pm sharp
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