Traditional Irish Music
That's the name of my radopshow on www.omroeprijnwoude.nl.... :
SONG FROM IRELAND
is an Irish music programme on Radio Rijnwoude,
the local radiostation for Rijnwoude in the west
of The Netherlands.
Wim van Gent is the presenter of the show:
"Every week I dedicate a few hours of my time to
Irish music by putting a new show together…Continue
Added by Willem P. van Gent on December 9, 2011 at 20:07 — No Comments
There is no doubt that John Carty can be described as one of our greatest living traditional musicians on the circuit at the moment. His roots go back a long way from an upbringing in London where he was born and where he began his musical adventure. His father was a member of the Glenside Ceili Band in London in the early '60's where they played extensively in London and the…Continue
Check this out, the piper of the "Sea Stallions", Leo Rickard teaching tunes over the net at Na Píobairí Uilleann
Added by Peter "Puma" Hedlund on December 9, 2011 at 16:33 — No Comments
Halsingland to Howth is the result of a collaboration between Ralph Doyle, Peter Puma Hedlund and Leo Rickard that has been in the making for over 20 years. Finally they have recognised that this journey needed to be recorded to bring their unique take on the tradition to a wider audience.…Continue
I thought it might be useful to set up a group for fiddlers and all things fiddle related. More of resource center actually taking all the best from YouTube and other places. The idea is to compile only good material, videos, links to articles, sites etc.
Some help with this would be appreciated so if you are interested let me know and I can make you an administrator on…Continue
Added by Bob Tracey on December 3, 2011 at 20:31 — No Comments
Bought one of these, and it arrived today:
A case humidifier from Oasis humidifiers
I removed some padding from the lid of my flute case, stuck the steel holder, with adhesive back in the lid and attached the humidifier.
Might be overkill for a flute case,…Continue
Added by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on November 30, 2011 at 20:43 — No Comments
The music that I most fondly remember has always been the late at night, behind locked doors type. When everyone has gone home bar the last few stragglers. Instruments have been put away in preparation for home, yet something says the night is not quite over. Fond memories linger of such nights when you may have a solo fiddle or accordian. Maybe someone doing some backing with guitar, maybe not. There is…Continue
Added by Peter "Puma" Hedlund on November 25, 2011 at 10:14 — No Comments
We got a chance to post up this popular 6-part jig today.…Continue
Added by Dulahan on November 23, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments
And while Dervish, one of traditional Irish music’s greatest exports, are far from being on the way back down,…
Added by Micheál Ó Domhnaill on November 23, 2011 at 12:05 — No Comments
We wanted to post our take on this popular hornpipe.…Continue
Very good band! Went to see them in Copenhagen last friday, good gig and they were friendly people.
Eoin O'Meachair had a set of Sindt whistles ranging from A to Eb.. Lucky b-rd :)
Their albums are well worth buying, have a listen here:Continue
The band was established in 2001 when ‘Lúnasa’ founders John McSherry and Michael McGoldrick released their critically acclaimed collaborative album, ‘At First Light’. The line up has changed since then with the addition of Uilleann piper and bodhrán…Continue
We wanted to post up a lovely jig composed by a fine musician called Wilbur "Two Gun" Terry from Virginia USA. It was kindly sent to us by our friend and fellow tradconnector Charlie Pitchard. We hope you like it. It is called Two Gun's Jig.…Continue
Back to the Well Ennis Trad Festival 2011 Sights and Sounds
Added by Cathy desmond on November 17, 2011 at 22:05 — No Comments
A Man who taught me Much about ITM ..
Especially when I started out on that lovely road.
' Leslie Bingham '
With his Son Terry and Daughter Tara.
A place where I first met him.. At a Fleadh - lol..
This from Riyaz Shaikh reporting on the Saturday slow session at the New York Irish Center in Long Island City:
We had a good session last saturday, with a surprisingly big turnout (even though the 7 train wasnt running). There were some familiar faces and munchies as well (almost seemed like the monthly CCE sunday session they have downstairs).
There's been a good mix of beginner and experienced…Continue
Added by Richard Sutor on November 10, 2011 at 11:22 — No Comments