Shannon and O'Shaughnessy Play Set of Reels

EXHIBITION : MUSIC, SONG AND DANCE OF IRELAND

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Sharon Shannon on accordion and Paul O'Shaughnessy on fiddle play a set of reels.

  • Title
    Sharon Shannon and Paul O'Shaughnessy
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/01/1988
  • Contributor
    James Kelly (Presenter)
    Tony MacMahon (Producer)
  • Clip Duration
    00:04:01
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    The Pure Drop
  • Clip title
    Shannon and O'Shaughnessy Play Set of Reels
  • Extended description

    An extract from an episode of the traditional music series 'The Pure Drop'. James Kelly introduces the final performance of the show. Sharon Shannon on accordion and Paul O'Shaughnessy on fiddle play a set of reels. Closing credits over the perfomance. The programme was recorded in Ballyferriter, Kerry.

  • Information

    'The Pure Drop' is described by the RTÉ Guide in 1988 as, "A nine part traditional music series featuring the best solo instrumentalists playing in Ireland today and occasionally featuring small groups." Presenter James Kelly is a renowned fiddle player. The extract shown here is from the second programme in the series and was recorded in Ballyferriter, county Kerry in 1987. The programme was first broadcast on 14 January 1988.

  • Local keywords
    Traditional Music, Music, Sharon Shannon, Paul O'Shaughnessy, Ballyferriter, County Kerry, Accordion, Fiddle
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1987
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    96D01021
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Stereo
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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