A Concertina made in the 1860's

EXHIBITION : MUSIC, SONG AND DANCE OF IRELAND

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Iarla Ó Lionáird introduces traditional Irish muscian Noel Hill who plays a concertina made in the 1860's.

  • Title
    Noel Hill on Concertina
  • 1st Broadcast
    04/10/1988
  • Contributor
    Iarla Ó Lionáird (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:04:05
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    The Pure Drop
  • Clip title
    A Concertina made in the 1860's
  • Extended description

    An extract from an episode of the traditional music series 'The Pure Drop'.

    Iarla Ó Lionáird introduces Noel Hill who plays a concertina made in the 1860's. Noel Hill describes this concertina as having a special tone and an unusual key.

    From Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in Monkstown, Co. Dublin, Noel Hill preforms two reels, 'The Wind that Shakes the Barley' and 'Trip to Durrow'.

    Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of Irish music, song, dance and language.

  • Information

    'The Pure Drop' is described by the RTÉ Guide on 7 October 1988 as, "A twelve-part series presenting traditional Irish music at its best, introduced by the "music makers and singers themselves, with Iarla Ó Lionáird as host."

  • Local keywords
    Iarla Ó Lionáird, Noel Hill, Concertina, Monkstown, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Reel, Traditional Irish Music, The Pure Drop
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Dublin
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1988
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    LX1539
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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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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