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Irish Jigs & Reels

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Our Description

Colin Mawby (b.1936) is a prolific choral conductor and composer.His vocal writing is widely acknowledged to be masterly and his music inspirational. As a conductor, he has worked with the London Mozart Players, the Wren Orchestra, Pro Cantione Antiqua, the Belgian Radio Choir and the BBC Singers. He has been Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral, London, Choral Director at Radio Telefís Éireann (RTE) and artistic director of Ireland's National Chamber Choir. On his retirement from the National Chamber Choir in 2001 he was appointed Artistic Director Emeritus to the choir.

Difficulty guide: 5
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


One reel

Over the moor to Maggie
Two reels

Father Kelly's
Father Kelly's too
Paddy on the turnpike
Heather breeze
Return to Miltown
Sailor on the rock

Three reels

Sally gardens
Shannon breeze
Temperance reel
Peter Street
Star of Munster
Jenny's chickens

Two jigs

Gander in the pratie hole

Two jigs

Munster buttermilk
Road to Lisdoonvara

One jig

Old grey goose

Two jigs

Old woman tossed up in a blanket
Tea song

Three jigs

Irish washerwoman
Lannigan's ball
Pay the reckoning
Tobin's favourite
Connaughtman's rambles
Top of Cork Road

Item Details

Category: Violin Albums & Collections
Publisher: Kevin Mayhew
Publisher's reference: 3611608
Our Stock Code: 1189377
Media Type: Paperback

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