Peter Kennedy Collection

Neil Boyle, Dunloe, Donegal, Northern Ireland 1953 Tape 4

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/1238

  • Recording date

    1953-08-23

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Dunloe, Donegal, Northern Ireland

  • Performers

    Boyle, Neil (fiddle / spoken, male / singer, male), O'Boyle, Sean (spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    'The Loughanure Tune'. Neil Boyle. Talk about the song and its origin, lilting song followed by the song on fiddle. 'Keening Song'. Neil Boyle. Talk about this keening song, imitates it, wakes and funerals, common until 30 years prior to the recording, plays it on fiddle. 'The Blackbird introduction'. Neil Boyle. Talk about the air, imitation of birds. 'The Blackbird'. Neil Boyle. Solo fiddle air with short introduction. 'Sean O'Boyle talk'. Neil Boyle, Sean O'Boyle. Talk with Sean O'Boyle, 'at an end'.

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