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Album Contents: The Beat of the Breath by Brian Hughes

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Artist NameBrian Hughes
Album TitleThe Beat of the Breath
MusiciansBrian Hughes (whistle), with Garry Ó Briain (piano, guitar, mandocello, keyboard, bass), Seán McElwain (guitar, bouzouki), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán), David Day (African drums, bougarabou, dunun)
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Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD 192, 2013. Recorded in Grangemellon, Athy, Co. Kildare, except tracks 4, 6, 11, and 12 recorded in New Quay, Burren, Co. Clare. Launched 13 May 2013 in Athy according to this Facebook event.

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11 Reel Maple Leaf
The Maple Leaf / Duilleog na Mailpe
2 Reel Bag of Spuds
Bag of Spuds / An Mála Prátaí / The Bag of Potatoes / The Sligo Dandy
3 Reel Primrose Lass
The Primrose Lass / Gearrchaile na Samhaircíní
21 JigSl Boys of Ballisodare
The Boys of Ballysadare / Buachaillí Bhaile Easa Dara
Performer: (A whistle)
2 JigSl Top It Off
Top it Off / An Dlaíog Mhullaigh
Performer: (A whistle)
31 JigD Paddy O'Rafferty
Páidín Ó Raifearta
2 JigD Sliabh Russell
Sliabh Russell / Sliabh Ruiséal
41 Hpipe Plane of the Plank
The Plane of the Plank / Plána an Chláir
2 Hpipe Pleasures of Hope
The Pleasures of Hope / Suáilcí an Dóchais
51 Reel Roscommon Reel
The Roscommon Reel / Ríl Ros Comáin / Master Crowley's No. 2 / Crowley's No. 2
Performer: (A whistle)
2 Reel Ah Surely
Ah Surely / Cinnte le Dia / Bearna na Gaoithe / Killabeg House
Performer: (A whistle)
61 Song Táimse im' Chodladh
Táimse im' Chodhladh
71 Polka Maid of Ardagh
The Maids of Ardagh / Gearrchailí Ardach
2 Polka Toormore #1
Tuarmore / Teamhair Mhór / The Tuar Mór Polka 2
3 Polka Many a Wild Night
Many's a Wild Night / Is Iomaí Oíche Ragairne
81 JigD O'Sullivan's March
O'Sullivan's March / Máirseáil Uí Shúilleabháin / Páinneach na nUbh / Dé Bheatha ad' Shláinte Uí Shúilleabháin Mhóir
Performer: (A whistle)
2 JigD Coolinarne
Coolinarne / Cill na Ruán
Performer: (A whistle)
3 JigD Mick Quinn's
Jackson's Morning Breeze / Leoithne Mahidine Mhic Shiacais
Performer: (A whistle)
91 Reel Caher Rua
Caher Rua / Cathair Rua
2 Reel Dan Breen's
Dan Breen's / Ríl Dan Breen / Kevin Burke's
3 Reel Now She's Purring
Now She's Purring / An Crónán Ceolmhar
101 JigD Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part
Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part / Is Sultmhar an Casadh, Is Uaigneach an Scaradh
2 JigD Billy McCormick
Billy McCormack's / Port Bhilí Mhic Cormaic / Paddy Cronin's
3 JigD Troy's Wedding
Troy's Wedding / Bainis Troy
111 Song Slán le Máigh
Slán le Máigh
Performer: (A whistle)
121 Reel Maid of Mount Kisco
The Maid of Mount Cisco / Gearrchaile Shliabh Cisco
Performer: (A whistle)
2 Reel Lady on the Island
The Lady on the Island / An Bhean Uasal ar an Oileán
Performer: (A whistle)
131 Slide Bicycle
The Bicycle / An Rothar
2 Slide Johnny O'Leary's
Johnny O'Leary's
3 Slide Dirty Trettles
The Dirty Trettles / Na Trettles Damnaithe Sin
141 JigD Tar Road to Sligo
The Tar Road to Sligo / An Bóthar Mór go Sligeach / The Humours of Whiskey
2 JigD Welcome Home Gráinne
Grania's Welcome Home / Fáilte Abhaile roimh Ghráinne
3 JigD Drakes of Kildare
The Drakes of Kildare / Áilteoirí na Cille
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