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Album Details for Forty Years of Irish Piping by Séamus Ennis

Basic album data
Artist NameSéamus Ennis
Album TitleForty Years of Irish Piping
MusiciansSeamus Ennis (pipes except where whistle or vocals noted)
Source and
other information
Green Linnet GLCD 1000, 1977, 2000. First reissued on CD in 2000. This album is apparently a collection from various sources, but no such information is revealed in Green Linnet's printed matter. Not indexed here: non-musical material on track 2 (First You Must Learn the Grip) and the first part of track 11 (Don Niperi Septo).

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11 Reel Rainy Day
The Merry Blacksmith [sic]
Performer: (C# pipes)
2 Reel Merry Blacksmith
The Rainy Day [sic]
Performer: (C# pipes)
3 Reel Silver Spear
The Silver Spear
Performer: (C# pipes)
31 Reel Bucks of Oranmore
The Bucks of Oranmore
Performer: (C pipes)
41 Reel Bucks of Oranmore
The Bucks of Oranmore
Performer: (C# pipes)
2 Reel Sligo Maid
The Sligo Maid's Lament
Performer: (C# pipes)
51 JigD Kitty Lie Over
The Praties Are Dug and the Frost Is All Over
Performer: (C# pipes)
61 Piece Fox Chase
The Fox Chase
Performer: (C# pipes)
71 Song If All the Young Maidens Were Blackbirds and Thrushes
If All the Young Maidens Were Blackbirds and Thrushes
81 Reel Copperplate
The Copperplate Reel
Performer: (C whistle)
91 Reel Silver Spear
The Silver Spear
Performer: (C pipes)
2 Reel Dublin Reel
The Dublin Reel
Performer: (C pipes)
3 Reel Miss Monaghan
Miss Monahan
Performer: (C pipes)
101 Reel Salamanca
[1st in set of 3 tunes given only two titles:] "Salamanca / Duke Gordon"
Performer: (C pipes)
2 Reel Lord Gordon's
[2nd in set of 3 tunes given only two titles:] "Salamanca / Duke Gordon"
Performer: (C pipes)
3 Reel Kiss the Maid behind the Barrel
[3rd in set of 3 tunes given only two titles:] "Salamanca / Duke Gordon"
Performer: (C pipes)
112
(6:51)
Reel Dark-Haired Lass
[unlabeled tune after spoken story] Don Niperi Septo / [named in story as:] The Smoky House
Performer: (D whistle)
121 Reel Donegal Reel
Donegal Reel
Performer: (C# pipes)
131 JigD Paddy O'Rafferty
Paudeen O'Rafferty
Performer: (C# pipes)
2 JigD Gander in the Pratie Hole
The Friar's Jig
Performer: (C# pipes)
141 Reel Speed the Plough
Speed the Plough
Performer: (C# pipes)
2 Reel Merry Blacksmith
The Merry Blacksmith
Performer: (C# pipes)
3 Reel Music of the Forge
The Forge Music
Performer: (C# pipes)
151
(1:44)
JigD Geese in the Bog
The Lark's March / The Lark in the Morning
Performer: (C# pipes)
161 JigD Sixpenny Money
Sixpenny Money
Performer: (C# pipes)
2 JigD When the Cock Crows It Is Day
When the Cock Crows it Is Day
Performer: (C# pipes)
171 JigD Pipe on the Hob
Piper of the Embers
Performer: (C# pipes)
2 JigD Down the Back Lane
Down the Back Lane
Performer: (C# pipes)
3 JigD Sixpenny Money
Sixpenny Money
Performer: (C# pipes)
4 JigD Paddy O'Rafferty
Paudeen O'Rafferty
Performer: (C# pipes)
181 March I'll Mend Your Pots and Kettles O
I'll Mend Your Pots and Kettles O
Performer: (C# pipes)
191 Reel Broken Pledge
The Broken Pledge
Performer: (C# pipes)
201 Reel Master's Return
Paddy Killoran's Reel
Performer: (C# pipes)
211
(1:20)
Air Gentle Philip Fahy
Gentle Philip Fahy
Performer: (C# pipes)
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