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Johnny O"Leary of Sliabh Luachra dance music from the Cork-Kerry border

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Published by Liliput in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • O"Leary, Johnny.,
  • Folk dance music -- Ireland -- Sliabh Luachra.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesDance music from the Cork-Kerry border
Statementedited by Terry Moylan.
ContributionsBreathnach, Breandán., Moylan, Terry.
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22381151M
ISBN 101874675422

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Originally published in , this stunning collection of Irish music is re-issued here in a new, entirely re-set edition, containing an additional 29 tunes, and new photographs. Sliabh Luachra, in the heart of Munster, is home to a unique style of traditional Irish music. The great fiddle-player Padraig O'Keefe () lived and taught there, passing on a vibrant musical tradition to. Johnny O'Leary ranks with Paddy O'Brien (Tipperary) and Joe Cooley as one of the most inluential exponents of the button accordion in Irish tradional music. Anyone interested in the great, wild musical traditions of the Cork/Kerry borderlands, the "push-pull" style of C#/D box playing, or Irish accordion playing in general should have this book.5/5(6). Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra: Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border: : Terry Moylan: Books5/5(3).   This second edition of Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra is to be welcomed by all musicians and Irish music enthusiasts. Publisher: The Lilliput Press Ltd ISBN: Number of pages: Dimensions: x mmAuthor: Terry Moylan.

Sliabh Luachra, in the heart of Munster, is home to a unique style of traditional Irish music. The great fiddle-player Padraig O’Keefe () lived and taught there, passing on a vibrant musical tradition to Denis Murphy and his daughter Julia Clifford, and to the box-player Johhny O’Leary. But Sliabh Luachra is not just polkas and slides. Reels, hornpipes and jigs get a good look in. There is a wonderful book on Johnny O’Leary’s music by Terry Moylan. His repertoire showed a surprisingly even distribution of polkas, slides, jigs, reels and hornpipes, though slides and polkas together made up . Music For The Set - Music From Sliabh Luachra Vol. 5 ‎ (LP, Album) Topic Records: 12TS UK: このバージョンを出品: Johnny O'Leary: An Calmfhear (The Trooper) 2 バージョン: Gael-Linn: Ireland: このバージョンを出品: 2 バージョン. Johnny O’Leary (June 6, – February 9, ) was born in Maulykeavane (Mholl uí Chíobháin, known locally as “Jib”), a few short miles through the fields from Gneeveguillia, in the very heart of Sliabh Luachra. He started picking out tunes on the melodeon at the age of five and by his early teens he was regularly playing for local dances.

Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra: Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border This recording, "Music for the Set", is part of a six volume series, "The Music of Sliabh Luachra", and here are the rest of the recordings in that series, and links if available through Amazon: /5(4). Johnny O’Leary once said of the richness of the countryside he’d been born into in June “I’d really want a whole book to myself to do full justice to music in Sliabh Luachra. Music was always a big thing in my life and I really can’t remember when I started to play. The culmination of Breath-nach’s work was the publication in of a book containing of Johnny’s tunes – these just the tip of the iceberg. In musical terms, Johnny O’Leary is a giant. *Terry Moylan will launch a book on Johnny’s life and music and a special Sliabh Luachra concert on the Sunday night will be furnished by some of the finest exponents of the music around today. Here’s the projected line-up of musicians invited by the O’Leary family and Paudie O’Connor.