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Album Contents: Beauty an Oileáin. Music and Song of the Blasket Islands

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Artist Namevarious
Album TitleBeauty an Oileáin. Music and Song of the Blasket Islands
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Claddagh CC56CD, 1992. Compilation of recordings made between 1957 and 1989. Includes extensive booklet by Ríonach Uí Ógáin and Máire ní Chaoimh. Not indexed here: 3rd tune on track 1 (Pop Goes the Weasel).

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11 Reel Swallow's Tail
The Swallow's Tail / The Pride of the Ball / Miss Wright's Fancy
Performer: Seánín Mhicil Ó Súilleabháin (fiddle)
2 JigD [untitled]
Gan Ainm / An Unnamed Jig
Performer: Seánín Mhicil Ó Súilleabháin (fiddle)
21 Polka Gallope
Gan Ainm / An Unnamed Polka
Performer: Muiris Ó Dálaigh (C melodeon)
2 Polka Neilí, an Fuacht
Neilí, the Cold [sic] / Neilí, an Fuacht
Performer: Muiris Ó Dálaigh (C melodeon)
3 Polka I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue
I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue
Performer: Muiris Ó Dálaigh (C melodeon)
31 Hpipe Stack of Barley
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Little Stack of Barley
Performer: Seán Ó Duinnshléibhe (A melodeon?)
2 Slide Nicholas McAuliffe's
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Little Stack of Barley
Performer: Seán Ó Duinnshléibhe (A melodeon?)
41 Song Beannacht ó Rí na hAoine
Beannacht ó Rí na hAoine / A Blessing from God
Performer: Seán Ó Cearnaigh (vocal)
51 Song An Goirtín Eorna
An Goirtín Eorna / The Little Field of Barley
Performer: Pádraig Ó Cearnaigh (vocal)
61 Song Bruach na Carraige Báine
Bruach na Carraige Báine / The Edge of the White Rock
Performer: Eibhlín Ní Chearna (vocal)
71 JigD Irish Washerwoman
The Irish Washerwoman
Performer: Tomás Ó Dálaigh (fiddle)
2 JigD Paddy in London
Delaney's Drummers
Performer: Tomás Ó Dálaigh (fiddle)
3 Reel Fairy Dance
The Fairy Reel
Performer: Tomás Ó Dálaigh (fiddle)
81 Polka Nora Daly
Mursheen Durkin / Mursheen Durkan / Cailíni deasa Mhaigh Eo / Sweet Biddy from Ballyvourney
Performer: Seán Ó Duinnshléibhe (A melodeon?)
2 Slide She Hasn't the Thing She Thought She Had
Gan Ainm / An Unnamed Slide
Performer: Seán Ó Duinnshléibhe (A melodeon?)
91 Song Bánta an Bhlascaoid Mhóir
Bánta an Bhlascaoid Mhóir / The Fields of the Great Blasket
Performer: Peaití Ó Duinnshléibhe (vocal)
101
(1:18)
Air Port na bPúcaí
Port na bPúcaí / The Tune of the Fairies
Performer: Seán Cheaist Ó Catháin (fiddle)
111 Song Raghadsa Is Mo Cheaití
Raghadsa Is Mo Cheaití / I Will Go with My Ceaití
Performer: Áine Uí Laoithe (vocal)
121 Song Réidhchnoc Mná Duibhe
Réidhchnoc Mná Duibhe / The Smooth Hill of the Dark Woman
Performer: Pádraig Ó Cearnaigh (vocal)
131 Polka Barren Rocks of Aden
The Barren Rocks of Aden
Performer: Seán Ó Duinnshléibhe (A melodeon?)
141 JigD Maid of Tramore
Gan Ainm / An Unnamed Jig
Performer: Seánín Mhicil Ó Súilleabháin (fiddle)
2 JigD Black Rogue
An Rógaire Dubh / The Black Scoundrel
Performer: Seánín Mhicil Ó Súilleabháin (fiddle)
151 JigD Leg of the Duck
The Leg of the Duck
Performer: Muiris Ó Dálaigh (C melodeon)
2 JigD Muiris Ó Dálaigh
Cúnla / The Frieze Britches / Brísteen Míra
Performer: Muiris Ó Dálaigh (C melodeon)
3 SgJig Off She Goes
Off She Goes
Performer: Muiris Ó Dálaigh (C melodeon)
4 Hpipe Harvest Home
Harvest Home
Performer: Muiris Ó Dálaigh (C melodeon)
161 Song Beauty Deas an Oileáin
Beauty Deas an Oileáin
Performer: Seán Ó Cearnaigh (vocal)
171 Air Beauty Deas an Oileáin
Beauty Deas an Oileáin / The Fine Beauty of the Island
Performer: Breanndan Ó Béaglaoich (accordion)
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