flute geezers

This is a mysterious flute tape which was passed around on IRTRAD-L a while ago. The original web archive is gone, so I’ve put my copy up here.

Unknown player

1.mp3 I think this is Josie McDermott’s tune Darby’s Farewell to
London, Paul Wells

10.mp3 2 reels, 2nd of which is a nice setting of Miss/Mrs. McLeod’s

2.mp3 Lady on Island

7.mp3 3 jigs, 2nd is Hag with the Money and 3rd is Hag at the Churn

8.mp3 reels, the last one [cut off] is Maid of Mt. Kisco

9.mp3 reels, the 2nd is The Sandmount

Eddie Maloney

edmaloney1.mp3 Christmas Eve
edmaloney2.mp3 ?reel
edmaloney3.mp3 one of the Copperplates
edmaloney4.mp3 the other Copperplate
edmaloney5.mp3 ?jig

edmaloney6.mp3 The Cat’s Rambles [per Jack Coen]

edmaloney7.mp3 Boyne Hunt; Rolling on the Rye Grass [aka Shannon Breeze]



Jack Dolan

jack_dolan1.mp3 The Concert Reel

jack_dolan2.mp3 ?reel

jack_dolan3.mp3 The Traveler [aka Walker Street]

jack_dolan4.mp3 ?reel

Josie McDermott

jmc1.mp3 ?reel
jmc2.mp3 Rathcroghan Reel [per Catherine McEvoy]

jmc3.mp3 Darby’s Farewell to London [announced]

jmc4.mp3 Kiss the Maid behind the Barrel

Packie Duignan

packie1.mp3 two tunes in one file, though played separately [i.e., not as
a set].  First is an unknown reel, then Kid on the Mt [announced]

packie2.mp3 Colonel Frazer

packie3.mp3 ?jig
packie4.mp3 ?reel
packie5.mp3 ?reel

packie6-the traveler..> The Traveler

Patsy Hanley

patsyh1.mp3 reels, the 2nd is Drogheda Bay [per Matt Molloy]

patsyh2.mp3 ?reels
patsyh3.mp3 ?reels
patsyh4.mp3 ?reel


History of the tape:  I got it from a friend on
the woodenflute list…..



Contributors to the tune identification and player
bio portions.

Paul Wells, John Harvey, Rachel Marsh

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