Ted's Archive
of Traditional Irish Music

This page provides links to some audio clips, for listening or downloading, of old recordings of the type stored in an archive of Traditional Irish Music and played on the 'Cobweb Corner' segment of the 'Irish Party House' radio show. They are mono files in MP3 format sampled at 22kHz and recorded at approx. 50kHz. Please direct all questions on these recordings to: Ted McGraw, Chairman of Comhaltas N. American Archive and host/producer of the 'Irish Party House', emcgraw@rochester.rr.com or 585-387-9116.


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Denis Murphy: The great Co. Kerry fiddler, Fisher's and Welsh's Hornpipes


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Paddy Cronin: From Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry with more Sliabh Luachra style applied to the Templehouse & Duke of Leinster Reels

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Leo Rowsome: Plains of Boyle and Bantry Hornpipes played on the Uillean pipes by the foremost piper of the last century who dedicated his entire life to playing, making, and teaching the pipes.

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Paddy Killoran: Down the Broom & The Gatehouse Maid Reels 1904 - 1961, from Ballymote, Co. Sligo Recorded 11/18/1937 by this great Sligo fiddler


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Michael Coleman: O'Doud's Reels by the best known of the Sligo fiddlers

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Tom Morrison: The Holy Land & the Star of Kilkenny Reels, a flute solo.


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Danny O'Donnell: The well known Donegal fiddler from Ballybofey with The Mullingar Races & Drowsy Maggie Reels. Accomp. by the flamboyant pianist Leo Molloy


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Peter Conlon: From Galway, wonderful old style melodeon on the Flax in Bloom & Bag of Potatoes reels. Recorded in NY in 1920's.

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Michael Grogan: Co. Westmeath button accordion and an amazing version of Pigeon on the Gate & Miss Monaghan's Reels

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Frank Lee's Tara Ceili Band: Pianist Frank Lee and his band made many recordings in London. We're just trying to revive this great old dance tune - The Bridge of Athlone, 4 pt. jig