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Our Dear Dark Mountain With The Sky Over It - Sean McElwain


Our Dear Dark Mountain With The Sky Over It - Sean McElwain

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McElwain, Sean
Our Dear Dark Mountain With The Sky Over It - Sean McElwain

This recording project presents material collected in the Sliabh Beagh region of Monaghan/Fermanagh during the 19th & early 20th centuries.

This recording, represents an attempt to retrace the musical imprints of the Sliabh Beagh region of Monaghan / Fermanagh. Arising from the PhD research of Sean McElwain of the Irish traditional group Teada, it seeks to reunite material recovered from unpublished music manuscripts and archival recordings with the some of the region's current traditional musicians.

Sean McElwain (of Teada) - bouzouki, musical co-ordinator
Donal McCague (fiddle, musical co-ordinator)
Darren Breslin (button accordion)
Laura Beagon (fiddle) 

1.Reels: The Humours of Aughnashalvey / The Emyvale Reel / Seamus Mor McKenna.
2.Flings / Hornpipe: Owen Connolly's Fling / John Joe McElroy's Fling / Mick Rooney's Hornpipe.
3.Jigs: Boys of Carrickroe / Knockatallon Cross / The Setting Sun.
4.Lullaby: Lullaby for Irish Pipes.
5.Reel: McKenna's Reel / Jack's Alive / McKenna's No.2.
6.Song: My Charming Edward Boyle.
7.Reels: Miss Mullen / The Green Cockade / Margot Jackson.
8.Hornpipe / Jigs: Mick Rooney's Hornpipe / The Monaghan Scutcher / When you come home, you'll get it, you'll get it
9.Reels: O'Connell's / Norah of the Glen / Francie McKenna's
10.Jigs: Lord Rossmore's Tally-Ho in the Morning / Eddie Curran's / The Roving Lads of Dava
11.Hornpipes:The Kingston Hornpipe / The Thresher Hornpipe
12.Reel: The Granshaw Boys / The Three County Hollow / The Sporting Lads of Scotstown.
13.Song:The Maid of Sweet Kilmore. 
14.Hornpipe / Reels:Mick Rooney's / Before Owen Connolly's Time / The Cadgers Reel.
15.Flings: A Truagh Clog Dance / John Joe McElroy's.

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