The Kilfenora Céilí Band play three single reels.
- Title Kilfenora Céilí Band
- 1st Broadcast 17/11/1982
- ContributorTony MacMahon (Presenter)
Niall Matthews (Producer)
- Clip Duration 00:04:13
- Material Type Video
- Series title Bring Down The Lamp
- Clip title Three Reels from the Kilfenora Céilí Band
- Extended description
The Kilfenora Ceili Band play under the opening titles for 'Bring Down the Lamp'. Presenter Tony MacMahon introduces the programme and refers to the, "wonderful wild and exciting music that has been coming out of that small village in north Clare, Kilfenora".
The Kilfenora Ceili Band is made up of a flute player, a whistle player, two fiddle players and a piano player, play three single jigs.
This series of 'Bring Down the Lamp' has fifteen parts and was recorded on location.
In an interview for the RTÉ Guide magazine presenter Tony MacMahon explained about the series:
"The object is to show what a wealth of solo traditional musicians there is all over the country. They form the backbone of our traditional music and yet they remain almost anonymous. We have deliberately stayed away from including any of the modern trendy folk groups or in deed any of the traditional musicians of groups who have had constant exposure on television."
The extract featured here is from the first episode in the series and was recorded at Bunratty Folk Park, in Clare.
- Local keywords Traditional Music, Music, Kilfenora Ceili Band, Ceili Bands, Bunratty, County Clare, Traditional Irish Music
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Clare
- Genre Entertainment and Performing Arts
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1982
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier 94D00165
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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