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
- ContributorJames 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.
'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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