Absolutely Irish

Absolutely Irish

Director: Paul Wagner

Cast: Joanie Madden, Liz Carroll, Eileen Ivers

     
 

In this concert film, three separate generations of Irish musicians gather at Hell's Kitchen in New York City, under the leadership of Irish music mogul Mick Moloney, to sing and play favorite Irish tunes. Participating artists include: guitarist John Doyle, accordion player Billy McComiskey, vocalist Karan Casey and many others. Dancer Jo McNamara and flautist Mike…  See more details below

Overview

In this concert film, three separate generations of Irish musicians gather at Hell's Kitchen in New York City, under the leadership of Irish music mogul Mick Moloney, to sing and play favorite Irish tunes. Participating artists include: guitarist John Doyle, accordion player Billy McComiskey, vocalist Karan Casey and many others. Dancer Jo McNamara and flautist Mike Rafferty also turn up for added support.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/02/2008
UPC:
0783421425293
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:10:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; 8 additional performances at the Irish Arts Center

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Absolutely Irish
1. Opening Jigs and Reels With Dancers [2:45]
2. Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal [2:25]
3. McNally's Row of Flats (Mick Moloney) [3:08]
4. A Fiddle Medley [4:56]
5. A Story and Tune With "The Mighty Raff" [2:55]
6. The Seamus-Eileen Duo [5:57]
7. Planxty Miss Maxwell [3:33]
8. Flower of Kilkenny (Robbie O'Connell) [4:15]
9. A Sand Dance [2:27]
10. A Set With Joanie Madden [4:39]
11. The King's Shilling (Karan Casey) [4:25]
12. The Joanie-Liz Duo [5:12]
13. A Set With Seamus Egan [4:03]
14. A Dance With Jo McNamara [2:27]
15. Fair London Town (Susan McKeown) [5:24]
16. Kerry/West Limerick Slides [3:36]
17. Galway Rambler With Dancers [2:54]
18. The Leaving of Liverpool [5:05]
1. The Islander's Lament (Robbie O'Connell) [4:37]
2. Eirigh Suas a Stoirin (Karan Casey) [5:17]
3. The Glendy Burke (Mac Benford) [8:39]
4. June Apple (Rhys Jones and Mac Benford) [4:03]
5. Comic Recitation (Jo McNamara) [3:20]
6. Maggie Murphy's Home (Mick Moloney) [7:45]
7. The Blackthorn Tree (Susan Mckeown) [5:51]
8. Molly On the Shore (Ensemble) [5:05]

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