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Brian Conway  First Through The Gate CD

Brian Conway First Through The Gate CD

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In his long-awaited, stunning, solo debut, premier Irish-American fiddler Brian Conway peforms with a skill, grace, and force that are steeped in tradition but distinctly his own. Well known in the New York Irish/Celtic community, Conway has won numerous All-Ireland fiddling competitions, and has been called on eof the best fiddlers of his generation. Nothinbg is missed or missing in his Sligo-style fiddling, from hop jigs to hornpipes, and highlands to slow airs. He is joined by Mark Simos on guitar, Myron Bretholz on bones and bodhran, Pat Kilbride on cittern, Felix Dolan on piano, Andy McGann on fiddle, Pat Mangan on fiddle, and John Doyle on guitar. 15 performances, 55 minutes, extensive notes included.
101 Reels: The Liffey Banks / The Concert Reel / The Donegal Traveler (medley) Brian Conway 3:46
102 Slip Jigs: The Foxhunter / Barney Brallaghan / Comb Your Hair and Curl It (medley) Brian Conway 2:23
103 Reels: The Mullingar Lea / Dowd's No. 9 / The Lass of Carracastle (medley) Brian Conway 3:46
104 Jigs: Up Sligo No. 2 / Contentment Is Wealth / The Scotsman Over the Border (medley) Brian Conway 3:07
105 Reels: The Blackberry Blossom / The Silver Spire / The Dawn (medley) Brian Conway 3:38
106 Hornpipes: The Cuckoo / Flowers of Spring / Dunphy's (medley) Brian Conway 4:18
107 Reels: The Dairy Maid's Reel / The Reelof Bogie / Langton's Favorites (medley) Brian Conway 3:41
108 Highlands: O'Flynn's Fancy / Casey's Pig / Jimmy Lyons' (medley) Brian Conway 3:17
109 Reels: Paddy Ryan's Dream / Never Was Piping So Gay / John McGrath's (medley) Brian Conway 3:51
110 Reels: Jenny's Welcome to Charlie / Tom Steele (medley) Brian Conway 4:14
111 Slow Air: An raibh tú ag an gCarraig? (Were you at the Rock?) Brian Conway 4:25
112 Reels: Martin Wynne's Nos. 1,2,3 and 4 Brian Conway 4:42
113 Hornpipes: Minnie Foster's Clog / The Newcastle Hornpipe / Fly by Night No.2 (medley) Brian Conway 4:34
114 Jigs: Jerry's Beaver Hat / Scatter the Mud / Kitty's Wedding (medley) Brian Conway 3:45
115 Reels:The Spike Island Lasses / Tom Moylan's Frolics (medley) Brian Conway 2:29

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