Peter Kennedy Collection

Neil Boyle, Dunloe, Donegal, Northern Ireland 1953 Tape 2

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/1236

  • Recording date

    1953-08-23

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Dunloe, Donegal, Northern Ireland

  • Performers

    Boyle, Neil (fiddle / spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    'The River Roe'. Neil Boyle. Talk before the fiddle air, 'The River Roe'. 'The Pretty Girl Milking her Cow'. Neil Boyle. Talk before the air, The Pretty Girl Milking the Cow. Grandfather called it 'Gailin Deas Cruidhte Na Mbo'. 'The Harvest Home'. Neil Boyle. Talk before, explaining good training exercises from reels. 'Talk about composing reels and introduction to 'The Moving Clouds''. Neil Boyle. Talk about reels, other fiddlers want to learn his songs, describing how he composed the song 'The Moving Clouds'. 'The Moving Clouds'. Neil Boyle. Solo fiddle reel. 'Talk about performance'. Neil Boyle. Talk before about poor performance of this song by people on the radio, Schubert and Beethoven, chording of 'Moving Clouds', melodies come when he is sad, 'The Pigeon on the Gate' talk.

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