Irish Traditional Music

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Tico Tico (Tango Music) Played by Dermot Byrne (Irish Accordion)
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Dermot Byrne from County Donegal, Ireland, now a member of Altan, is regarded as one of Ireland's finest-ever button accordion players. Here he plays a tango piece, "Tico Tico."  (03:48)
October 5, 2010 at 04:13 PM
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Tommy Peoples playing a pair of reels
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Great Irish fiddler Tommy Peoples plays two Irish reels here, "The Silver Spire" and a reel of his own composition. 02:56 run time
October 5, 2010 at 04:06 PM
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Paddy O'Brien, accordion, playing an air, hornpipe, and reel
From YouTube, produced by Chulrua
Irish traditional band CHULRUA in concert at the Lowry Theater in Saint Paul, February 25, 2008. Button accordion maestro Paddy O'Brien shows us how to play an air, a hornpipe, and a reel.  Run time 06:54
October 5, 2010 at 03:56 PM
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Lord McDonald's/Ballinasloe Fair (reels) played by Michael Coleman
From YouTube, produced by Michael Coleman/Columbia Records
Recorded for Columbia Records 1927, the main fiddle here is Michael Coleman, on piano is Ed Geoghegan, and second fiddle is Packie Dolan. These are two common Irish reels. Coleman was one of the first Irish musicians to be recorded and his records ex... [more]
October 5, 2010 at 03:29 PM
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