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Author Conway, Brian.

Title First through the gate / Brian Conway.

Published Washington D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, [2002]


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Physical description 1 online resource (55 minutes)
Notes "Debut album from one of America's premier Irish fiddlers!"--Original container sticker.
Celtic Sligo-style fiddle instrumentals of traditional Irish folk songs.
Originally issued as compact disc.
Performer and program notes plus discography in original container.
Contents Reels. Liffey banks ; Concert reel ; Donegal traveler -- Slip jigs. Foxhunters ; Barney Brallaghan ; Comb your hair and curl it -- Reels. Mullingar lea ; Dowd's no. 9 ; Lass of Carracastle -- Jigs. Up Sligo no. 2 ; Contentment is wealth ; Scotsman over the border -- Reels. Blackberry blossom ; Silver spire ; Dawn -- Hornpipes. Cuckoo ; Flowers of spring ; Dunphy's -- Reels. Dairy maid's reel ; Reel of Bogie ; Langton's favorite -- Highlands. O'Flynn's fancy ; Casey's pig ; Jimmy Lyons' -- Reels. Paddy Ryan's dream ; Never was piping so gay ; John McGrath's -- Reels. Jenny's welcome to Charlie ; Tom Steele -- Slow air. An raibh tâu ag an gCarraig! = Were you at the Rock? -- Reels. Martin Wynne's nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 -- Hornpipes. Minnie Foster's clog ; Newcastle hornpipe ; Fly by night no. 2 -- Jigs. Jerry's beaver hat ; Scatter the mud ; Kitty's wedding - Reels. Spike Island Lasses ; Tom Moylan's Frolics (medley).
Performers Brian Conway, fiddle ; with assisting musicians.
Notes Recorded ca. 1997-2002 at Betrayal Studios, NYC.
Subject Celtic music.
Fiddle tunes -- Ireland.
Folk dance music -- Ireland.
Folk music -- Ireland.
Irish Americans -- Music.
Popular instrumental music -- Ireland.
Reels (Music)