Tag Archives: Irish Flute Tunes

John McKenna (flute)

john mckenna flute

John McKenna was an influential Irish flute player. Born in 1880 in Tarmon, Co Leitrim, he worked in the Arigna coal mines before emigrating to the States in 1911, where he settled in New York. He made 60 recordings (78s) between 1921 and 1937, including several duets with violinist James Morrisson. He was among the first to make recordings of Irish traditional music, with James Morrisson (fiddle), Patsy Tuohy (uilleann pipes) and other emigrant musicians, at the time of Francis O’Neill’s book “The Dance Music of Ireland.

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Peter Horan & Matt Molloy (Irish flute)

Peter Horan & Matt Molloy

Peter Horan & Matt Molloy play 3 reels at the Gradam Ceoil ceremony in 2002. The tunes are the Boys of the Lough, the Devils of Dublin and the Humours of Lissadell

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The Humours of Lissadell – tin whistle tutorial

Humours of Lissadell Whistle Tutorial

Video tutorial for the Humours of Lissadell reel on tin whistle; the tune is played through slowly, the faster with ornamentation. See my Tin Whistle tutor book for more details on Irish tunes with ornamentation on the tin whistle.

 

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