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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture

IRELAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND COLLECTIONS
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE

Compiled by: Lara M. Henry, Zara E. N. Johnston, and Maureen E. Loughran
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: December 2012


For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

The compilers wish to thank Emily A. Parsons and Jeffrey A. Schlosberg for their work during the preliminary stages of this finding aid, Myron Bretholtz for his assistance in identifying the names of a substantial number of songs and performers, Anthony McCann for correcting and clarifing several Gaelic words and catalog numbers, and Charles M. McNamara and Cyndi Egan-Kiigemaggi for their assistance on the final stages of preparation.

AFC 1948/091: BBC Recordings of British Folk Music and Customs
Ten 10-inch and seven 12-inch discs of selections from the British Broadcasting Company's collection of field recordings documenting customs in Great Britain for Whit Monday, May Day, and Twelfth-tide; dances, a mumming play, instrumentals, ballads, and songs, originally recorded in Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales; Cornwall, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, North Yorkshire, and Somerset by various collectors from 1937-1946. Collection includes list of titles with descriptions of the recordings. The collection includes 10 pages of lists. [catalog record]

AFS 9015-9016: Two discs containing instrumentals played on fiddle by Paul Sweeney. Recorded in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, August 28, 1943. (9 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 177A)

AFS 9015A1: "Heather Breeze" (reel).

AFS 9015A2: "Wind That Shakes the Barley" (reel).

AFS 9015B1: "The Turnpike Gate" (reel).

AFS 9015B2: "The Cuckoo's Nest" (hornpipe).

AFS 9016A1: "Trip to the Cottage" (jig).

AFS 9016A2: "Upstairs in a Tent" (reel).

AFS 9016B1: "Donnybrook Boy."

AFS 9016B2: "Rory O'More" (march).

AFS 9017: One disc containing mouth music played by John Barratt. Recorded in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, August 30, 1943. (4 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 177A)

AFS 9017A: "Haste to the Wedding" (jig).

AFS 9017B: "McLeod's Reel."

AFC 1950/032: BBC Collection of Folk Music of the British Isles and Ireland
Forty-six 12-inch discs of field recordings of instrumentals on fiddle, concertina, tin whistle, accordion, drum, and other instruments; songs; and customs, including mummer's plays, sword dances, morris dances, and hobby horse ceremonies, recorded in Great Britain and Ireland by various collectors, 1943-1949, for the British Broadcasting Corporation. Some captains of the English mumming and dance groups were interviewed about their traditions. The collection includes song lists and correspondence (dated 1949-1952) between Marie T. Slocombe of the British Broadcasting Corporation and Duncan Emrich of the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress, about the BBC's folk music collections and exchanges with the Library of Congress. The collection includes 1/2-linear inch of accession entries, correspondence, and transcriptions. [catalog record]

AFS 9918-9920: Three discs containing ten songs sung by Nellie Walsh. Recorded in Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland, August 6, 1947. (23 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reels 280B-281A)

AFS 9918A1: "The Croppy Boy."

AFS 9918A2: "God Be With Ye, Kerry."

AFS 9918B1: "By Sweet Slaneyside."

AFS 9918B2: "My Grandmother."

AFS 9919A: "Come to the Bower."

AFS 9919B: "Aghadoe."

AFS 9920A1: "The Trip Over the Mountain."

AFS 9920A2: "Over Here."

AFS 9920B1: "The Little Skillet Pot."

AFS 9920B2: "The Bold Fenian Men."

AFS 9921-9924: Four discs containing nine songs sung by Elizabeth Cronin. Recorded in Ballyvourney, County Cork, Ireland, August 7, 1947. (35 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 281A)

AFS 9921A: "Seo ho leo a thoil" (Gaelic lullaby).

AFS 9921B: "My Health Is Not So Good."

AFS 9922A1: "Sweet Lishbemore."

AFS 9922A2: "Uncle Rat Went out to Ride."

AFS 9922B: "The Letter That He Longed For."

AFS 9923A: "Sweet Bony, Will I E'er See You More."

AFS 9923B: "When Pat Came Over the Hill."

AFS 9924A: "Down By the Groves of Tulig."

AFS 9924B: "On the Banks of Sullane" (The Town of Macroom).

AFS 9927: One disc containing two songs sung in Gaelic by Maire O'Sullivan. Recorded in Ballylicky, County Cork, Ireland August 8, 1947. (6 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 281B)

AFS 9927A: "An Cailin Aerach" (The Airy Girl).

AFS 9927B: "Caitlín mo Mhuirnín" (Kitty my Love).

AFS 9928-9929: Two discs containing 4 songs sung by Kate Moynahan. Recorded in Ballingeary, County Cork, Ireland, August 8, 1947. (10 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 281B)

AFS 9928A1: "An Jug Mór is é lán" (The Big Jug When It's Full) sung in Gaelic.

AFS 9928A2: "Carrick-on-Suir" sung in Gaelic and English (macaronic).

AFS 9928B: "Ned of the Hill."

AFS 9929A: "Maire Ní Laoghaire."

AFS 9930: One disc containing 3 songs sung in Gaelic by Larry O'Kiely. Recorded at Ring College, County Waterford, Ireland, August 6, 1947. (6 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 281B)

AFS 9930A: "Big-hearted Tailor."

AFS 9930B1: "Dark Woman of the Glen."

AFS 9930B2: "Mammy."

AFS 9931-9932: Two discs containing three songs sung in Gaelic by Bridget Kennelly, recorded at Ring College, County Waterford, Ireland, August 6, 1947. (13 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 281B)

AFS 9931A: "Maureen Barry."

AFS 9931B: "On St. Patrick's Day."

AFS 9932A: "An Beinsin Luachra" (The Little Bench of Rushes).

AFS 9933-9934: Two discs containing 8 dance tunes played on fiddle by Dennis Murphy. Recorded in Lisheen, County Kerry, Ireland, August 9, 1947. (17 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 281B)

AFS 9933A1: "Double Jig."

AFS 9933A2: "The Humours of Galtymore" (reel) and "Callahan's Reel."

AFS 9933B1: "The Thrush in the Straw" (jig).

AFS 9933B2: "A Lament for O'Neill."

AFS 9934A1: "The Fisherman" (hornpipe) and unnamed hornpipe.

AFS 9934A2: "Single Jig."

AFS 9935: One disc containing four Gaelic songs and stories sung and spoken by Sheila and Kitty Gallagher, recorded in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland, August 23, 1947. (11 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 281B)

AFS 9935A1: "Mermaid's Song."

AFS 9935A2: "The Green Autumn Stubble."

AFS 9935B1: "Story of the Mermaid."

AFS 9935B2: "Mermaid's Song."

AFS 9936A: One disc containing "The Wandering of Carroll" sung in Gaelic by Sean McDonough. Recorded in Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 20, 1947. (4 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282A)

AFS 9936B: One disc containing 3 songs sung in Gaelic by Kitty Gallagher. Recorded in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland, August 24, 1947. (5 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282A)

AFS 9936B1: "I Am a Useful Man at Home."

AFS 9936B2: "Well-mannered Bridget."

AFS 9936B3: "Far from Home I Would Know Your Walk."

AFS 9937A: One disc containing 2 tunes played on fiddle by James Lyons, recorded in Teelin, County Donegal, Ireland, August 23, 1947. (3 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282A)

AFS 9937A1: "Paddy Owen's Jig."

AFS 9937A2: Hornpipe.

AFS 9937B: One disc containing ceilidh music recorded in Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 20, 1947. (5 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282A)

AFS 9937B1: Concertina and singing.

AFS 9937B2: Reel with dancer.

AFS 9937B3: Concertina and dancing.

AFS 9938-9939: Two discs containing 6 songs sung by Patrick Green. Recorded in Ballinalee, County Longford, Ireland, August 26, 1947. (15 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282A)

AFS 9938A: "Green Grow the Rushes."

AFS 9938B: "Green Broom."

AFS 9939A: "William Delaney."

AFS 9939B1: "Innocent Darby Deane."

AFS 9939B2: "Let No Man Steal Your Thyme."

AFS 9939B3: "Lovely Mary O'."

AFS 9940: One disc containing 3 songs sung by Nellie Walsh. Recorded in Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland, August 6, 1947. (7 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282A)

AFS 9940A1: "The Rising of the Moon."

AFS 9940A2: "The Half Door."

AFS 9940B: "The Wind That Shakes the Barley."

AFS 9942: One disc containing 2 songs sung by Art O'Keeffe. Recorded in Lisheen, County Kerry, August 9, 1947. (6 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282A)

AFS 9942A: "Sweet Nora Magee."

AFS 9942B: "Cutting Down Brooms."

AFS 9943: One disc containing 4 songs sung in Gaelic by Mary Joyce, recorded in Carraroe, County Galway, Ireland, August 18, 1947. (9 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9943A1: "Cushla mo Chroidhe."

AFS 9943A2: "The Song of Trabane."

AFS 9943B1: "The Glen-Nephin Cuckoo."

AFS 9943B2: "The Nonsensical Tailor."

AFS 9944A: One disc containing "The Three Flowers" sung by Paddy Walsh. Recorded in Galway, County Galway, Ireland, August 16, 1947. (4 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9944B1: One disc containing "The Outlaw of the Hills" sung by Con O'Shea. Recorded in Coolea, County Cork, Ireland, August 8, 1947. (3 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9944B2: One disc containing "The Humours of Ennistymon" played on whistle by William Murphy. Recorded in Lisheen, County Kerry, Ireland, August 9, 1947. (1 minute; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9945: One disc containing "Cornell's Ghost," a story and lilt spoken and sung by Peter Byrne. Recorded in Teelin, County Donegal, Ireland, August 23, 1947. (5 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9946A: One disc containing "Pat Boylon" sung by Thomas Donohoe. Recorded in Ballinagh, County Cavan, Ireland, August 27, 1947. (5 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9946B: One disc containing "Morrissey and the Russian Soldier," sung by Sean McDonough, Jr. Recorded in Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 20, 1947. (5 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9947: One disc containing two songs sung by Kathleen Devaney. Recorded in Moycullen, County Galway, Ireland, August 18, 1947. (8 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9947A: "Pearls of the White Mountains." (sung in Irish)

AFS 9947B: "The Green Bushes." (sung in English)

AFS 9948: One disc containing 3 songs sung by Colm Keane. Recorded in Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 20, 1947. (10 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9948A1: "Pity! I'm Not Pat's Wife."

AFS 9948A2: "Tune of the Old Hag."

AFS 9948B: "Bridget Thomas Murt."

AFS 9949A-9949B3: One disc containing 4 songs sung in English and Gaelic by Elizabeth Cronin. Recorded in Ballyvourney, County Cork, Ireland, August 7, 1947. (8 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9949A1: "Cuc-a-Nandy-Nandy" sung in English and Gaelic.

AFS 9949A2: Introduction to lullaby.

AFS 9949A3: "Lullaby" sung in Gaelic.

AFS 9949B1: "Gaelic Milking Song" sung in Gaelic.

AFS 9949B2-3: "What Would You Do" sung in English.

AFS 9949B4: One disc containing "Where Are You Going?" sung by Patrick Green. Recorded in Ballinallee, County Longford, Ireland, August 26, 1947. (2 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 282B)

AFS 9953: One disc containing Ulster Christmas Mummers' play of St. George, recorded December 5, 1947. (6 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 283A)

AFS 9960: One disc containing two songs sung by Nellie Walsh. Recorded in Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland, August 6, 1947. (8 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 283B)

AFS 9960A: "The Three Flowers."

AFS 9960B: "Boolavogue."

AFS 9961-9962A: Two discs containing 3 songs sung by Seamus Ennis. Recorded in Jamestown (Finglas), County Dublin, Ireland, August 30, 1947. (10 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 283B)

AFS 9961A: "When Cockle Shells Make Silver Bells."

AFS 9961B: "The Rocks of Bawn."

AFS 9962A: "When Pat Comes Over the Hill."

AFS 9962B: One disc containing "Soldier, Soldier" sung by Colm Keane. Recorded in Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 20, 1947. (3 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reel 283B)

11,334-11,344: Sidney Robertson Cowell Duplication Project
Eleven 10-inch tapes of interviews and music recorded in Bangladesh; California; Iran; Ireland; Massachusetts; New York (State); North Carolina; Nova Scotia, Canada; Pakistan; Wisconsin; and Wyoming by Sidney Robertson Cowell, 1952-56. The collection includes 2 1/2 linear inches of correspondence, journals, logs, notes, postcards, and transcriptions, and an article.

AFS 11,338B-11,339A9: Two tapes containing 19 songs sung by Jim Ganin. Recorded in County Mayo, Ireland, July 28, 1953. (1 hour and 4 minutes; LWO 2496 reels 8B-9A)

AFS 11,338B1: "Rising of the Moon."

AFS 11,338B2: "Kelly, the Boy from Killane."

AFS 11,338B3: "The Foggy Dew."

AFS 11,338B4: "The Croppy Boy."

AFS 11,338B5: "The Shan Van Vocht."

AFS 11,338B6: "The Valley of Slievenamon."

AFS 11,338B7: "One Morning As I Went A-fowling."

AFS 11,338B8: "Seven Years Song."

AFS 11,338B9: "The Pride of Glencoe."

AFS 11,338B10: "The Banks of the Nile."

AFS 11,339A1: "The Men of the West."

AFS 11,339A2: "The Soldiers' Song" [The Irish National Anthem].

AFS 11,339A3: "Over the Mountain."

AFS 11,339A4: "Cruiscín Lán."

AFS 11,339A5: "Shule Agra."

AFS 11,339A6: "The Campanero."

AFS 11,339A7: "Lord Kilmore's Wake."

AFS 11,339A8: "The Family Overhead."

AFS 11,339A9: "The Blackbird."

AFS 11,340B13-14: One tape containing 2 songs sung in Gaelic by John McDonogh. Recorded in Ard-East, Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 13, 1956. (8 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 10B)

AFS 11,340B15-16: One tape containing 2 songs sung in Gaelic by Michael McDonogh. Recorded in Ard-East, Carna, CountyGalway, Ireland, August 13, 1956. (9 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 10B)

AFS 11,340B17-18: One tape containing 3 songs sung in Gaelic by Peigi McDonogh. Recorded in Ard-East, Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 13, 1956. (8 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 10B)

AFS 11,341A1-3: One tape containing 3 songs sung in Gaelic by Barbara McDonogh. Recorded in Ard-East, Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 13, 1956. (7 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11A)

AFS 11,341A4-8: One tape containing 6 songs sung in Gaelic by John McDonogh. Recorded in Ard-East, Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 13, 1956. (16 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11A)

AFS 11,341A9: One tape containing "Bean an Fhir Rua" (The Red-haired Man's Wife) sung in Gaelic by Stiofán Folan. Recorded in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland, 1956. (6 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11A)

AFS 11,341A10-11: One tape containing two songs sung in Gaelic by Padraig Geary. Recorded in Connemara, County Galway, 1956. (3 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11A)

AFS 11,341A10: "Anach Chuain."

AFS 11,341A11: "I Regret."

AFS 11,341A12-14: One tape containing three songs sung in Gaelic by Barbara Keane. Recorded in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland, August 15, 1956. (6 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11A)

AFS 11,341A15-16; B1: One tape containing three songs sung in Gaelic by Padraig Keane. Recorded in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland, August 15, 1956. (7 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11A)

AFS 11,341B2: One tape containing a song sung in Gaelic by Sarah Keane. Recorded in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland, August 15, 1956. (4 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11B)

AFS 11,341B3-15: One tape containing thirteen songs sung in Gaelic by Seán McDonogh. Recorded in Ard West, Carna, County Galway, Ireland, August 13, 1956. (35 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 11B)

AFS 11,342A1-4: One tape containing four songs sung in Gaelic by Peter Mullin Bungowla. Recorded in Inishmore, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, June 29, 1956. (21 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 12A)

AFS 11,342A5-11: One tape containing seven songs sung by Pat Hernon[?]. Recorded in Inishmore, Aran Islands, County Galway, June 29, 1956. (15 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 12A)

AFS 11,342B1-4: One tape containing four songs sung by Peter Mullin Bungowla. Recorded in Inishmore, Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, 1956. (12 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 12B)

AFS 11,342B5-7: One tape containing three songs sung in Gaelic by Seán Connelly. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 24, 1956. (12 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 12B)

AFS 11,342B8-10: One tape containing three songs sung by Mary Farquey. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (8 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 12B)

AFS 11,342B11: One tape containing a song sung in Gaelic by Maureen Connelly. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (1 minute; LWO 2496 reel 12B)

AFS 11,342B12-13: One tape containing two songs sung in Gaelic by Nora Maher. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (8 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 12A)

AFS 11,343A1-3: One tape containing three songs sung in Gaelic by McDara Faherty. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (12 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343A4-6: One tape containing three songs sung in Gaelic by Nora Maher. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (21 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343A7-9: One tape containing three songs sung in Gaelic by McDara Flaherty. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (8 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343A10: One tape containing a song sung in Gaelic by Nora Maher. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (3 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343A11: One tape containing a verse about St. Bridget's Festival, spoken in Gaelic by members of the Connelly family. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (1 minute; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343A12: One tape containing a verse about St. Stephen's Day, spoken in Gaelic by Peggy Maher. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (30 seconds; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343A13-14: One tape containing two songs sung in Gaelic by Peggy Faherty. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (4 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343A15-17: One tape containing three songs sung in Gaelic by Maureen Connelly. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (6 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13A)

AFS 11,343B1: One tape containing a song sung in Gaelic by Peggy Faherty. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (2 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13B)

AFS 11,343B2-3: One tape containing two songs sung in Gaelic by Maureen Connelly. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (3 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13B)

AFS 11,343B4: One tape containing a song sung in Gaelic by Peggy Faherty. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (2 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13B)

AFS 11,343B5-8: One tape containing three songs, including a repetition, sung in Gaelic by Maggie Dirrane. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 1956. (9 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13B)

AFS 11,343B9: One tape containing a song sung in Gaelic by Seán Dirrane. Recorded in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, August 24, 1956. (3 minutes; LWO 2496 reel 13B)

AFC 1976/042: Ned Quist Collection of Irish Songs from Kinsale, Co. Cork
One 10-inch tape of discussion and songs recorded in Kinsale, County Cork, by Edwin A. Quist, September 1975. The collection includes 18 pages of correspondence, a curriculum vitae, logs, and text and tune transcriptions. (1 hour and 20 minutes; LWO 9184) [catalog record]

AFS 18,881A1-7: One tape containing discussion and 7 songs performed by an unidentified woman. (16 minutes)

AFS 18,881A1: "I've Got a Brand New Combine-Harvester."

AFS 18,881A2: "Bunch of White Laurels."

AFS 18,881A3: "Scorn Not His Simplicity."

AFS 18,881A4: "Buachaill On Eirne."

AFS 18,881A5: Gaelic song.

AFS 18,881A6: "Are You Right There, Michael?"

AFS 18,881A7: "Mountains of Mourne."

AFS 18,881A8-12: One tape containing 5 songs sung by Jim Beale. (21 minutes)

AFS 18,881A8: "The Old Bog Road."

AFS 18,881A9: "The Croppy Boy."

AFS 18,881A10: "Dan O'Hara."

AFS 18,881A11: "The First Cork Brigade."

AFS 18,881A12: "The Boys of Upton."

AFS 18,881A13: One tape containing "Gentle Mother" sung by John "Jackie" Welsh. (2 minutes)

AFS 18,881A14: One tape containing "Ball of Yarn" sung by Jim Beale. (2 minutes)

AFS 18,881A15-B1: One tape containing "I Don't Mind If I Do" and "The Shores of Amerikay" sung by John "Jackie" Welsh. (6 minutes)

AFS 18,881B2: One tape containing "Eileen O'Grady" sung by Jim Beale. (3 minutes)

AFS 18,881B3-4: One tape containing 2 songs sung by "Rocky." (4 minutes)

AFS 18,881B3: "The Crossbarry Queer."

AFS 18,881B4: "The Boys of Faer Hill."

AFS 18,881B5-6: One tape containing 2 songs sung by Julia Welsh. (7 minutes)

AFS 18,881B5: "The Rocks of Bawn."

AFS 18,881B6: "Three Leaf'd Shamrock."

AFS 18,881B7-8: One tape containing 2 songs sung by Jim Beale. (9 minutes)

AFS 18,881B7: "Beautiful City."

AFS 18,881B8: "Shall My Soul Pass Through Ireland."

AFS 18,881B9: One tape containing "James Connolly" sung by Owen O'Neill. (4 minutes)

AFC 1978/008: Sam Henry's Songs of the People Manuscript
Two linear feet of textual and conventional musical transcriptions, annotations, and indexes for Sam Henry's Songs of the People. Compiled by Gale Huntington and donated by him, July 1978.

AFC 1990/035: Chocolate Mousse Titanic: Tragedy and Culture: A Lecture by Michael McCaughan, October 12, 1990
One 10-inch reel and 1 audiocassette of a lecture by Michael McCaughan, Curator of Maritime History and Traditions at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra, Northern Ireland. McCaughan discusses the depiction of the Titanic in popular culture and explores the oceanliner's enduring fascination. (RWC 5705 (10-inch reel); RYB 0543 (cassette); LWO 25,406)

AFC 1992/003: Bill Prindle / Dordan Collection of Traditional Irish Music
One audiocassette of classically influenced traditional Irish music performed by Dordan, a group of musicians from Galway, Ireland. The members are Mary Bergin (whistle and wooden flute), Kathleen Loughnane (harp), and Dearbhaill Standun (violin). The collection includes a log.

AFC 1995/017: Fifth Annual International Ballad and Folksong Seminar, March 25-27,1994
Three audiocassettes of the Fifth Annual International Ballad & Folksong Seminar, the theme for which was "Songs of Emigration." Recorded in Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland, by Sara Grey, March 26, 1994. The collection includes a 2-page information sheet. This seminar celebrates the "Folksong and ballad tradition of the Inishowen Peninsula in North County Donegal." Includes John Campbell and Mick Quinn, Aine Ui Cheallaigh, Patricia Flynn, Sara Grey (the donor), Frank Harte, Johnny Mac Donnchada, Eamon Mac Ruairi, Tom Munnelly, Sara Anne O'Neil, Carole and Alan Pryor, Paddy Tunney, and George Withers were among the featured participants. [catalog record]

AFC 1995/017:SR1A1-6: "From Derry Quay We Sailed Away," a talk on emigration incorporating songs spoken and sung by Paddy Tunney of Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. (42 minutes)

AFC 1995/017:SR1A1: "The Shamrock Shore."

AFC 1995/017:SR1A2: "The North-West-North Song."

AFC 1995/017:SR1A3: "Green Fields of America."

AFC 1995/017:SR1A4: "Old Omagh Town."

AFC 1995/017:SR1A5: Gaelic song.

AFC 1995/017:SR1A6: Gaelic song.

AFC 1995/017:SR1A7-B: "We Safely Reached the Other Side," a talk on emigration incorporating songs spoken and sung by Frank Harte of Dublin, Ireland. (41 minutes)

AFC 1995/017:SR1A7: Introduction.

AFC 1995/017:SR1B1: "Thousands Are Sailing to Americay."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B2: "Lough Sheelin Side."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B3: "Eileen McMahon."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B4: "The Old Bog Road."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B5: "Galway Bay."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B6: "Noreen Bawn."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B7: "Shores of Americay."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B8: "A Mother's Love."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B9: "If We Only Had Old Ireland Over Here."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B10: "Goodbye, Johnny Dear."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B11: "Little Old Thatched Cabin on the Hill."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B12: "Mursheen Durkin."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B13: "No Irish Need Apply."

AFC 1995/017:SR1B14: "Van Diemen's Land."

AFC 1995/017:SR2A1-4: Recital entitled "Songs of Emigration," performed by Eamon Mac Ruarí of Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland; Johnny Mhairtín Larry Mac Donnchada of Carna, County Galway, Ireland; Sara Anne O'Neill of County Tyrone, Ireland; and Áine Uí Cheallaigh of An Rinn, County Waterford, Ireland. (25 minutes)

AFC 1995/017:SR2A1: Gaelic song sung by Johnny Mhairtín Larry Mac Donnchada.

AFC 1995/017:SR2A2: Gaelic song sung by Áine Uí Cheallaigh.

AFC 1995/017:SR2A3: "Where the Green Shamrock Grows" sung by Sara Anne O'Neill.

AFC 1995/017:SR2A4: Untitled song sung in English by Eamon Mac Ruarí.

AFC 1995/017:SR2A5-B4: "We Are Now in the Land of Liberty," a talk on emigration incorporating songs spoken and sung by Sara Grey originally of New Hampshire. (35 minutes)

AFC 1995/017:SR2A5: "Campbell's Farewell to Ireland."

AFC 1995/017:SR2A6: "Dear Honey."

AFC 1995/017:SR2A7: "Molly Bawn" (version 1).

AFC 1995/017:SR2A8: "Molly Bawn" (version 2).

AFC 1995/017:SR2A9: "State of Arkansas."

AFC 1995/017:SR2B1: "Last Winter Was a Hard One."

AFC 1995/017:SR2B2: "Morrissey and the Russian Sailor."

AFC 1995/017:SR2B3: "Miss Julia."

AFC 1995/017:SR2B4: "The Day I Fought Doire."

AFC 1995/017:SR2B5-3A5: "Grand Traditional Singing Concert" featuring John Campbell, Áine Uí Cheallaigh, Patricia Flynn, Sara Grey, Frank Harte, Johnny Mac Donnchada, Eamon Mac Ruairí, Sara Anne O'Neill, Alan and Carole Prior, Mick Quinn, Paddy Tunney, George Withers, and members of the Inishowen Singers. (37 minutes)

AFC 1995/017:SR2B5: "I Sowed the Seeds of Love."

AFC 1995/017:SR2B6: Gaelic song.

AFC 1995/017:SR2B7: "Dews of Love" (sung in Gaelic).

AFC 1995/017:SR2B8: "Dews of Love" (sung in English).

AFC 1995/017:SR2B9-3A1: Story about Pat Murphy's meadow.

AFC 1995/017:SR3A2: "Pat Murphy's Meadow."

AFC 1995/017:SR3A3: "Slippy Stain."

AFC 1995/017:SR3A4: "I Am Stretched on Your Grave."

AFC 1995/017:SR3A5: "The Flower of Magherally-O."

AFC 1995/022: Henrietta Yurchenco Irish Recordings Collection
Twenty 5-inch tapes of music recorded in counties Clare, Dublin, Galway, and Kerry, Ireland, by Henrietta Yurchenco and her students from the City College of New York, 1973-74. The collection includes 15 pages of notes. Includes accordion, bodhran, concertina, fiddle, flute, tin whistle, and uilleann pipes, along with songs in both English and Gaelic. The performers include Seamus Ennis, Aine and Josephine Kane, James and John Kelly, and Micho Russell. [catalog record]

AFC 1995/022:SR1: Tunes played at the Willie Clancy School, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, July 23, 1974. (45 minutes)

1995/022:SR1A1: Tune played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A2: "Hughie Travers' Reel" and an unidentified tune played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A3: "Siney Crotty's Jig" played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A4: "The Old Concertina Reel" played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A5: "The Mountain Top Reel[?]" played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A6: "The Bunch of Keys" (reel) played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A7: "The Ebb Tide" (hornpipe) played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A8: "The Flogging Reel" played on concertina by John Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR1A9: "The Priest" (slide) and "Johnny O'Leary's Slide" played on accordion by John O'Leary Sr., and on whistle by Mary O'Leary.

1995/022:SR1A10: "Patrick was a Gentleman" (polka), unidentified polka, and "Ballydesmond" (polka) played on accordion by John O'Leary Sr., and on whistle by Mary O'Leary.

1995/022:SR1A11: "The Mountain Road" and "O'Keeffe's Plough" (reels) played on accordion by John O'Leary Sr., and on whistle by Mary O'Leary.

1995/022:SR1A12: "Limerick Lassies" and "Wind That Shakes the Barley" (reels) played on fiddles by John and James Kelly.

1995/022:SR1A13: "Shaskeen" (reel) played on fiddles by John and James Kelly.

1995/022:SR1A14: "Boys of Ballisdare" and "Foxhunter" (reels) played on fiddles by John and James Kelly and on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR1B1-3: Three tunes played on fiddles by John and James Kelly and on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR1B4-6: Three tunes played on accordion by John O'Leary and on whistle by Mary O'Leary.

1995/022:SR1B7-14: Eight tunes played on concertina by John Kelly.

AFC 1995/022:SR2A1-B5: Music recorded in Clogher Head, County Kerry, July 10, 1974. (37 minutes)

1995/022:SR2A1: "Dark Lady of the Valley" sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR2A2-3: Two tunes played on accordions and spoons by Kathleen Begley and Áine and Josephine Kane.

1995/022:SR2A4-B5: Nine songs sung in Gaelic by Sean de Hora.

AFC 1995/022:SR2B6-8: Music recorded in Dunquin, County Kerry, July 10, 1974. (9 minutes)

1995/022:SR2B6: "Merrily Kiss the Quaker" played on accordion by Kathleen Begley and Áine Kane.

1995/022:SR2B7: "Dingle Regatta" (or "Sufferin' Irish Catholic") played on accordion and spoons by Kathleen Begley and Áine and Josephine Kane.

1995/022:SR2B8: "Bold Kerryman" sung in Gaelic by unidentified women.

AFC 1995/022:SR3A1-4: Discussion and songs in Gaelic by Padraic Canavan, recorded in Connemara, County Galway, July 19, 1974. (19 minutes)

1995/022:SR3A1: "Village Near the Sea."

1995/022:SR3A2: Discussion in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR3A3: "Amhran Liam O'Raighilligh" ("Liam Reilly's Song").

1995/022:SR3A4: "Amhran Peítor Bhaille" (Peter Bailey's Song").

AFC 1995/022:SR3A5-7: Tunes played by two fiddlers, recorded at Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Monkstown, County Dublin, July 17, 1974. (4 minutes)

1995/022:SR3A5: "An Draighnean Donn."

1995/022:SR3A6: "O'Rourke's" (reel).

1995/022:SR3A7: "Wild Irishman" (reel).

AFC 1995/022:SR3B1-6: Music and story recorded at Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Monkstown, County Dublin, July 17, 1974. (23 minutes)

1995/022:SR3B1-2: Two tunes played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR3B3-4: Two songs sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR3B5: Story about a man who went out in a boat with a priest.

1995/022:SR3B6: Song sung in Gaelic.

AFC 1995/022:SR4: Music played by members of the Canavan family, recorded in Kilkieran, Connemara, County Galway, July 19, 1974. (45 minutes)

1995/022:SR4A1-2: "An Draighnean Donn" and "Mary Casey" explained in English and sung in Gaelic by Padraic Canavan.

1995/022:SR4A3-4: "Coming of Spring" and "Cailin Álaina" sung in Gaelic by Mary Ann Canavan, and explained in English by her father, Padraic Canavan.

1995/022:SR4A5: "Green Hills of Ireland" sung in Gaelic by Catherine Canavan.

1995/022:SR4A6: "Boys of the Blue Hill" sung in the lilting style by Mary Ann Canavan.

1995/022:SR4A7-9: Three airs played on whistle by Mary Ann and Barbara Canavan.

1995/022:SR4A10: Reel sung in the lilting style by Padraic Canavan.

1995/022:SR4A11: "Merrily Kissed the Quaker's Wife" sung in the lilting style by Padraic Canavan.

1995/022:SR4A12: "Ring Around the Rosy" chanted in English and Gaelic by Barbara, Bridget, Mary Ann, and Nancy Canavan.

1995/022:SR4B1-2: Two songs sung in Gaelic by Padraic Canavan.

1995/022:SR4B3-4: Two tunes played on whistle by Mary Ann Canavan and one of her sisters.

1995/022:SR4B5: Song sung in the lilting style by an unidentified singer.

1995/022:SR4B6-7: Two songs sung in Gaelic by an unidentified singer.

1995/022:SR4B8-9: Two songs sung in Gaelic by two unidentified women.

1995/022:SR4B10: Song sung in Gaelic by Padraic Canavan.

1995/022:SR4B11: Talking in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR4B12: Song sung in Gaelic by Padraic Canavan.

AFC 1995/022:SR5: Tunes played by John and James Kelly on fiddles and John O'Leary on accordion. Recorded in Miltown Malbay, County Clare, July 23, 1974. (45 minutes)

1995/022:SR5A1: "Harvest Home" and "Galway Bay" (hornpipes) played on fiddles by John and James Kelly.

1995/022:SR5A2: Two jigs and "Whelan's Jig"[?] played on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR5A3: Slide and "Merrily Kissed the Quaker's Wife" (slide) played on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR5A4: "Johnny O'Leary's Polkas" played on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR5A5: Medley of slides played on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR5A6: "St. Anne's Reel" and "Doon Reel" played on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR5A7: "The Kerry Reel" and "The Boyne Hunt" played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR5A8: "The Monaghan Jig" played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR5A9: "The Trip to Athlone" (jig) played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR5A10: Tune and "The Reel With the Birl" played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR5B1: Tune played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR5B2-6: Five tunes played on accordion.

1995/022:SR5B7-10: Four tunes played on fiddle.

AFC 1995/022:SR6: Music performed by Kathleen Begley and Áine and Josephine Kane, recorded in Dingle, County Kerry, July 10, 1974; and by Mary Bergin, recorded at Comhaltas, Monkstown, County Dublin, July 16, 1974. (45 minutes)

1995/022:SR6A1: Tune played on accordion.

1995/022:SR6A2-7: Six tunes played on whistle.

1995/022:SR6A8: Reel played on accordion.

1995/022:SR6A9-12: Four Gaelic songs sung by two unidentified women.

1995/022:SR6B1-4: Four songs in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR6B5: Medley of polkas played on accordion.

1995/022:SR6B6: "Gerry Commane's Reel" and "Paddy Taylor's Reel" played on whistle.

1995/022:SR6B7: "Pipe on the Hob" (jig) played on whistle.

1995/022:SR6B8: "Green Glens of Araglin" (slow air) played on whistle.

1995/022:SR6B9: "The Swan"[?] (hornpipe) played on whistle.

1995/022:SR6B10: "Handiman the Fiddler" (slip jig) played on whistle.

1995/022:SR6B11: Medley of reels and "Five Mile Chase" played on whistle.

1995/022:SR6B12: Song sung with guitar by two unidentified women.

1995/022:SR6B13: "Wild Rover" sung with guitar by unidentified women.

AFC 1995/022:SR7: Tunes played on fiddle by James and John Kelly, on accordion by John O'Leary, and on uilleann pipes by Paddy Lavin. Recorded in Miltown Malbay, County Clare, July 22-23, 1974. (45 minutes)

1995/022:SR7A1: "Frieze Britches" played on uilleann pipes by Paddy Lavin.

1995/022:SR7A2: "Drowsy Maggie" (reel) played on uilleann pipes by Paddy Lavin.

1995/022:SR7A3: "Dear Irish Boy" played on uilleann pipes by Paddy Lavin.

1995/022:SR7A4-11: Eight tunes played on fiddle by John Kelly.

1995/022:SR7B1-9: Nine tunes played on fiddles by James and John Kelly and on accordion by John O'Leary.

1995/022:SR7B10-12: Three tunes played on uilleann pipes by Paddy Lavin.

AFC 1995/022:SR8-9: Tunes played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis; on flute and whistle by Seamus McMathuna; and on flute and whistle by Micho Russell, recorded at the Willie Clancy School, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, July 24-25, 1974. (1 hour and 30 minutes)

1995/022:SR8A1: "The Coal Miner" played on flute by Seamus McMathuna.

1995/022:SR8A2: "Leitrim Gregg's Pipes" played on flute by Seamus McMathuna, with introduction in English.

1995/022:SR8A3-4: "Rocking the Cradle" and "Kerry Lament of O'Donnell" played on flute by Seamus McMathuna, with introduction in English.

1995/022:SR8A5-B2: Five tunes played on whistle by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR8B3: Tune played on flute by Seamus McMathuna.

1995/022:SR8B4: Unidentified man speaking in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR8B5-6: Two tunes played on flute by an unidentified man.

1995/022:SR8B7: Unidentified man speaking in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR8B8-9A3: Four tunes played on flute by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR9A4: Tune played on whistle by Seamus McMatauna.

1995/022:SR9A5-A6: Two tunes played on whistle by Micho Russell and Seamus McMathuna.

1995/022:SR9A7: Tune played on whistle by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR9A8: "Munster Buttermilk" played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR9A9: "Ask My Father" (jig) played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR9A10: "Pat Ward's Jig" played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR9A11: "Fairies Hornpipe" played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR9A12: "Fairy Reel" played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR9A13: "The Gold Ring" played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR9B1-6: Six tunes played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR9B7-10: Four tunes played on whistle by an unidentified man.

1995/022:SR9B11-13: Three tunes played on flute by an unidentified man.

AFC 1995/022:SR10A1-8: Dancing and tunes played on accordion, bodhrán, fiddles, flutes, uilleann pipes, and whistle, recorded at Fontrai, Dublin, July 16, 1974. (17 minutes)

1995/022:SR10A1-4: Four tunes accompanied by dancing.

1995/022:SR10A5-8: Four airs and tunes.

AFC 1995/022:SR10A9-13: Tunes played by two fiddlers recorded at Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Monkstown, County Dublin, July 17, 1974. (6 minutes)

1995/022:SR10A9: "Cherish the Ladies" (double jig).

1995/022:SR10A10: "Pinch of Snuff" (reel).

1995/022:SR10A11: "Black Mare" (reel).

1995/022:SR10A12: "Sean Quinn's Hornpipe."

1995/022:SR10A13: "The Stage" (hornpipe).

AFC 1995/022:SR10B: Tunes played on accordion, bodhrán, fiddles, flutes, pipes, and whistle, recorded at Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Monkstown, County Dublin, July 17, 1974. (Twenty-three minutes)

AFC 1995/022:SR11: Songs sung in English and Gaelic by Tom Daly, Michael Garvey, Liam O'Connell, and Noreen O'Hora, recorded in Slea Head, Clogher Head, and Ballyferriter, County Kerry, July 17, 1974. (Forty-five minutes)

1995/022:SR11A1: "Buachaillín Fíor Og Me" (I Am a True Little Irishman) sung in Gaelic by Tom Daly.

1995/022:SR11A2: "I Left Old Ireland" sung in English by Tom Daly.

1995/022:SR11A3: "Kerry, Long Ago" sung in English by Liam O'Connell.

1995/022:SR11A4: "Cruaca Glas na h-Éireann" (Green Hills of Ireland) sung in Gaelic by Noreen O'Hora.

1995/022:SR11A5: "Labhair an Teanga Gaeilge Liom" (Speak the Irish Tongue to Me) sung in Gaelic by Noreen O'Hora.

1995/022:SR11A6: "Beir Mo Dútracht" sung in Gaelic by Noreen O'Hora.

1995/022:SR11A7: "Ballyheigah" sung in English by Michael Garvey.

1995/022:SR11A8: "The Cliffs of Dooneen" sung in English by Michael Garvey.

1995/022:SR11B1-2: Two songs sung in Gaelic by an unidentified man.

1995/022:SR11B3-6: Four songs sung in Gaelic by an unidentified woman.

1995/022:SR11B7-9: Three songs sung in Gaelic by an unidentified man.

AFC 1995/022:SR12: Two tunes played on flute. (Two minutes)

AFC 1995/022:SR13-18: Music recorded at the Willie Clancy Memorial Concert, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, July 26-27, 1974. (Four hours and twelve minutes)

1995/022:SR13A1: "Dinny Delaney's Jig" played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR13A2: "Alaisdrum's March" (air) played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR13A3: Air played on fiddle by Sean Reid.

1995/022:SR13A4: "Pipe on the Hob" (jig) played on fiddle by Sean Reid.

1995/022:SR13A5: "Collier's Reel" and "The Reel With the Birl" played on whistle by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR13A6: "The White Blanket" (set dance) played on fiddle by J. Kelly Sr.

1995/022:SR13A7: Slide played on whistle by Hugh Curtin.

1995/022:SR13A8: "Scattery Island Slide" played on concertina by J. Kelly.

1995/022:SR13A9: "Tom Keane's Reel"[?] and "Flogging Reel" played on concertina by J. Kelly.

1995/022:SR13A10: "Patsy Tuohy's Reel" and "The Boyne Hunt" (reel) played on fiddle by James Kelly.

1995/022:SR13A11: Reel played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR13A12: "Frieze Britches" (reel) played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR13B1-2: Two reels played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR13B3: Tune played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR13B4-5: Two tunes played on accordion.

1995/022:SR13B6: Tune played on whistle.

1995/022:SR13B7: Tune played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR13B8: Tune played on whistle.

1995/022:SR13B9-10: Two tunes played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR13B11-12: Two tunes played on uilleann pipes.

1995/022:SR14A1: "John in the Fog" and "Boy in the Gap" (reels) played on whistle by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR14A2: "Pigeon on the Gate" and "Toss the Feathers" (reels) played on fiddle by Junior Crehan.

1995/022:SR14A3: "We Were Drinking and Kissing the Ladies" and "Munster Buttermilk" (jigs) played on whistle by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR14A4: "Lucy Campbell" (reel) and unnamed reel played on whistle by Hugh Curtin.

1995/022:SR14A5: "Oh Star of My Heart" (slow air) played on fiddle by Junior Crehan.

1995/022:SR14A6: "Statia Donnelly's Waltz" played on whistle by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR14A7: "Statia Donnelly's Waltz" sung in Gaelic by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR14A8: Jig played on whistle by Hugh Curtin.

1995/022:SR14A9: "Lament for Willie Clancy" sung by Junior Crehan.

1995/022:SR14A10: "Mary MacMahon" (reel) played on whistle by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR14A11: "Ships Are Sailing" (reel) played on fiddle and whistle by Junior Crehan and Hugh Curtin.

1995/022:SR14A12: "Repeal of the Union" (reel) played on fiddle by James and John Kelly.

1995/022:SR14A13: "Dublin Lassies" played on fiddles by James and John Kelly.

1995/022:SR14A14: "The Blackbird" played on fiddle by John Kelly.

1995/022:SR14B1-3: Three tunes played on fiddles.

1995/022:SR14B4: Tune played on fiddle and whistle.

1995/022:SR14B5: Tune played on whistle.

1995/022:SR14B6: Song sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR14B7: Tune played on whistle.

1995/022:SR14B8: Song sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR14B9: Tune played on whistle.

1995/022:SR14B10: Tune played on fiddle.

1995/022:SR14B11-12: Two tunes played on whistle.

1995/022:SR14B13: Tune played on fiddles.

1995/022:SR14B14: Tune played on whistles.

1995/022:SR15A1: "The Black Sheep" sung in English by Ronnie.

1995/022:SR15A2: "Great Big Roamin' Ass" sung in English by Ronnie.

1995/022:SR15A3: "The Mason's Apron" sung in the lilting style by Ronnie.

1995/022:SR15A4: "Jackson's Reels" played on fiddles by James and John Kelly.

1995/022:SR15A5: "Padraic Macree" sung by an unidentified woman.

1995/022:SR15A6: Set piece and single jig played on uilleann pipes by Brian Gallagher.

1995/022:SR15A7-8: "The Gold Ring" (jig) and "The Steampacket" (reel) played on uilleann pipes by Brian Gallagher.

1995/022:SR15A9: Reel played on uilleann pipes by Brian Gallagher.

1995/022:SR15A10: Medley of polkas played on accordion.

1995/022:SR15A11: "After Aughrim's Great Disaster" sung by John Lyons.

1995/022:SR15B1: Song sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR15B2: Tune played on accordion.

1995/022:SR15B3-5: Three tunes played on uilleann pipes.

1995/022:SR15B6: Medley of songs sung in Gaelic by unidentified women.

1995/022:SR15B7: Tune played on fiddles.

1995/022:SR15B8-10: Three songs sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR16A1: Tune played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR16A2-4: "Humours of Glin," "Repeal of the Union,"and "McAlaisdrum's March" played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR16A5: Tune played on flute by Micho Russell.

1995/022:SR16A6-8: Three tunes played on uilleann pipes by Pat Mitchell.

1995/022:SR16B1-3: Three tunes played on uilleann pipes.

1995/022:SR16B4: Tune played on flute.

1995/022:SR16B5-8: Four tunes played on uilleann pipes.

1995/022:SR17A1-2: Tune and reel played on flute by Maeve Donnelly.

1995/022:SR17A3-4: "Wealthy Squire" and "Old Woman from Wexford" sung by Christopher Ennis.

1995/022:SR17A5-6: Two tunes played on concertina by Deirdre Hodge.

1995/022:SR17A7: Song sung in Gaelic with bodhrán by Sean McMathuna and friends.

1995/022:SR17A8: "Old Torn Jacket" played on bodhrán and flute by Sean McMathuna and friends.

1995/022:SR17A9: "Beside the Jeweled River" sung by a member of Sean McMathuna's group.

1995/022:SR17A10: "The Long Note" sung by Sean McMathuna.

1995/022:SR17A11: "The Beautiful Gleneen" played on bodhrán and flute by Sean McMathuna and friends.

1995/022:SR17A12: "The Beautiful Gleneen" sung in English by Sean McMathuna and friends.

1995/022:SR17A12-B1: Two tunes played by a left-handed uilleann piper.

1995/022:SR17B2: Song sung in Gaelic by Sean McMathuna and friends.

1995/022:SR17B3: Tune played on flute.

1995/022:SR17B4: Song sung in Gaelic by Sean McMathuna and friends.

1995/022:SR17B5: Tune played on flute.

1995/022:SR17B6: Song sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR17B7-8: Two tunes played by a left-handed uilleann piper.

1995/022:SR17B9-10: Two songs sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR17B11-12: Two tunes played by a left-handed uilleann piper.

1995/022:SR18A1: Ballad sung in Gaelic by Tom Lénihan.

1995/022:SR18A2-5: "Paddy Doran's Ass," "Saddle the Pony," "The Glen-Nephin Cuckoo," "The Wind That Shakes the Barley," "The Flax in Bloom," and "When Sick Is It Tae You Want?" (jig) played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis..

1995/022:SR18A8: "Eagle's Whistle" played on whistle by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR18A9: "Farewell to Miltown Malbay" sung by Tom Lénihan.

1995/022:SR18B1: Song sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR18B2: Tune played on whistle.

1995/022:SR18B3-8: Six tunes played on uilleann pipes.

1995/022:SR18B9: Song sung in Gaelic by an unidentified man.

AFC 1995/022:SR19: Songs sung by the Keane sisters, recorded at the Keane Farm, Caherlistrane, County Galway, July 25, 1974. (Forty-five minutes)

1995/022:SR19A1: "Go and Leave Me, I Don't Mind."

1995/022:SR19A2: "A Stor Mo Chroi."

1995/022:SR19A3: "Banks of the Moorlough Shore."

1995/022:SR19A4: "The Month of January" sung by Dolores Keane.

1995/022:SR19A5: "Little Red Sally" sung in Gaelic by S. Keane.

1995/022:SR19A6: "Rambling Irishman."

1995/022:SR19B1: Song sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR19B2-3: Two songs sung in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR19B4-6: Three songs sung in Gaelic.

AFC 1995/022:SR20: Music played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis, recorded at the Willie Clancy School, Miltown Malbay, County Clare; and sung by the Keane sisters recorded in Caherlistrane, County Galway, July 25, 1974. (Forty-five minutes)

1995/022:SR20A1: "Lament for the Fox."

1995/022:SR20A2: "Fox Chase."

1995/022:SR20A3: "Ace and Deuce of Pipering."

1995/022:SR20A4: "The Lark's March" (double jig).

1995/022:SR20A5: "The Lark in the Morning."

1995/022:SR20A6: "The Groves Hornpipe."

1995/022:SR20A7: "Dwyer's Hornpipe."

1995/022:SR20A8: "The Kind [Wise?] Maid" (reel).

1995/022:SR20A9: "The Flags of Dublin."

1995/022:SR20A10: "The Dublin Reel."

1995/022:SR20A11: "The Bucks of Oranmore" (reel).

1995/022:SR20A12: "The Banks of the Lee" sung by the Keane sisters.

1995/022:SR20A13: "The Little Thatched Cabin" sung by Dolores Keane.

1995/022:SR20A14: "As I Roved Out" sung by the Keane sisters.

1995/022:SR20A15: "Where the Moorcocks Crow" sung by Dolores Keane.

1995/022:SR20A16: "Kingwilliamstown" sung by the Keane sisters.

1995/022:SR20B1-5: Five songs sung in Gaelic by the Keane sisters.

1995/022:SR20B6-12: Seven tunes played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

1995/022:SR20B13: Tune played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis with introduction in Gaelic.

1995/022:SR20B14: Tune played on uilleann pipes by Seamus Ennis.

AFC 1996/040: Pennywhistler's Press Collection of Recordings of Micho Russell
Eighteen 10-inch tapes of interviews and field and studio recordings of Micho Russell (native of Doolin, County Clare, Ireland), Irish singer, flute, and tin whistle player. Recorded by Bill Ochs and several others in New York during the last several years of Russell's life, 1990-1993. Russell was "discovered" during the folk music revival of the 1960s. (20 hours) [catalog record]

AFC 1997/018: Joe Heaney: Sing the Dark Away
One videocassette of a documentary entitled Joe Heaney: Sing the Dark Away on the life of Sean-nos singer Joe Heaney. The film follows Heaney’s life in Carna, County Galway Connamara, Ireland, and the United States during the 1960s folk revival. Produced and directed by Michael Davitt, and broadcast on Raidió Teilifís na hEireann (RTÉ One) in Ireland, January 2, 1996. Those interviewed include Liam Clancy of the Clancy Brothers, and Laurel Sercombe of the University of Washington's Ethnomusicology Archives. (54 minutes)

AFC 2003/027: Pete and Toshi Seeger Film Collection
Approximately 700 film and audio elements relating to Pete and Toshi Seeger's filmmaking from 1955-1965 at various locations in: Angola, Australia, Austria, Canada, England, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, New Zealand, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Somoa, Sweden, Tanzania, Trinidad, Ukraine, and the United States. In the United States, locations include Beacon, New York; Circle Pines, Michigan; Hamilton, Ohio; Huntsville, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Madison, Wisconsin; New York, New York; Newport, Rhode Island; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Washington, DC, among others. Collection includes three bamboo flutes. [catalog record]

AFC 2004/004: Alan Lomax Collection
Eight hundred forty-five linear feet (appx. 150 linear feet manuscripts; 10,000 sound recordings; 5,500 graphic images; 6,000 moving images) of material created and collected by Alan Lomax and others in their work documenting song, music, dance, and body movement from many cultures. Includes field recordings and photographs Lomax made in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, England, France, Georgia, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Spain, the United States, and Wales, 1930s-2004. This collection can be accessed online at the Association for Cultural Equity's Research Center. [catalog record] [online presentation]

AFC 2005/039: Beautiful Bridge: Crossing the Span Between Oral Tradition and the Written Creative Word, Lecture by Frank Delaney
Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture by Frank Delaney, author of Ireland: A Novel, describes storytelling in traditional Irish communities, making connections between myth, saga, and legend and 20th-century Irish writers. Delaneywas introduced by Scott Simon, NPR host. Recorded in the Mumford Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on August 23, 2005. (1 hour) [catalog record]

AFC 2007/011: North American Influence on a North Irish Folksong Collection, lecture by John Moulden
Video recording and photographs of a lecture and performance delivered by John Moulden in the Mumford Room, Library of Congress, on May 2, 2007, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme series sponsored by the American Folklife Center; the Department of Culture, Arts, and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the Northern Ireland Bureau. This collection also includes digital photographs of the lecture and a videorecording of an hour-long interview with John Moulden conducted by Stephen D. Winick in the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory on May 2, 2007. John Moulden discusses Northern Irish emigration to North America, and subsequent influence of American song collectors and performers on Irish song traditions, and the "Songs of the People" collection assembled by song collector, Sam Henry. Moulden illustrates his talk with unaccompanied performances of the ballads and songs he discusses. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2007/012: Rosie Stewart Concert and Interview Collection
Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Rosie Stewart in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 9, 2007, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme series sponsored by the American Folklife Center; the Department of Culture, Arts, and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the Northern Ireland Bureau. This collection also includes digital photographs of the lecture and a videorecording of an hour-long interview with Rosie Stewart conducted by Stephen D. Winick in the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory on May 9, 2007. Rosie Stewart performs unaccompanied traditional songs from her home county of Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and other songs from her family's and community's repertoire. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2007/013: Francis McPeake Family Concert and Interview Collection
Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by the McPeake Family in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 16, 2007 as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Department of Culture, Arts, and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the Northern Ireland Bureau. The concert is preceded by showing of black and white film clip from the Pete and Toshi Seeger film collection of the McPeake family in Belfast in 1963. The collection also includes a videorecording of an interview with the McPeakes conducted by Stephen D. Winick. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2007/014: Northern Ireland's Place Names, Folklife, and Landscape Symposium Collection
Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme Symposium, May 16, 2007 with Edward Redmond, Geography and Map Division; Dr. Kay Muhr, Queen's University, Belfast; and Dr. Henry Glassie, Indiana University.

AFC 2007/015: Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Concert and Interview Collection
Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 23, 2007 as part of the Homegrown concert series and the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme series sponsored by the American Folklife Center; the Department of Culture, Arts, and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the Northern Ireland Bureau. Dáithí Sproule plays and sings traditional Irish songs, some in English and some in Irish. Robert Watt plays a selection of traditional tunes and a short example of pibroch on the Highland bagpipes.This collection also includes digital photographs of the concert. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2007/016: Gary Hastings and Brian Mullen Lecture and Interview Collection
Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme, May 29, 2007. Gary Hastings and Brian Mullen lecture titled, "There's mor that unites than divides us." Brian Mullen was interviewed on the same day by Stephen Winick. Gary Hastings was interviewed on the same day by Margaret Kruesi.

AFC 2008/032: Tommy Sands, with Moya and Fionán Sands, Concert Collection
Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Tommy Sands with his daughter, Moya, and son, Fionán Sands on October 9, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, presented as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series of concerts and lectures. The group performs traditional instrumental music, folk songs, as well as songs written by Tommy Sands, who tells stories, discusses his childhood and community, and his experiences of the Troubles in County Down, Northern Ireland. Moya Sands performs old-style, sean nos dancing. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2008/033: "It's Of My Rambles..." A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster, Lecture by Len Graham
Video recording and photographs of a lecture and performance by Len Graham in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on November 6, 2008, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Len Graham sings unaccompanied English language folk songs and ballads learned at home in Glenarm in Ulster. He discusses the history and transmission of the songs, and the previous generation of singers and musicians who influenced him. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2008/034: "I Am a Wee Weaver": Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland, Lecture and performance by Maurice Leyden
Video recording and photographs of a lecture and performance delivered by Maurice Leyden in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on December 4, 2008, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Maurice Leyden discusses the history of songs collected, written, and performed by linen weavers and journeymen of Northern Ireland during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Maurice Leyden sings examples of the songs to illustrate his lecture. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2012/001: 'ag teacht le cuan': Irish traditional music and the Aran Islands by Deirdre Ní Chonghaile
Ph.D. thesis. National University of Ireland, Cork, School of Music, September 2010, 401 p. illustrated, maps, color photographs, music transcriptions. [catalog record]

 

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