On Thu, 12 Nov 1998 10:30:11 GMT, Deirdre Sullivan & Paul de Grae <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I was quoting Breathnach's note
>to the tune in CRE III, no. 155, where he stated that the source is the
>recording made by "Mick Crehan et al.". The list of recordings at the
>back of the book show that tune no. 155 is from the album I mentioned,
>and the performers are listed as Michael Crehan, James Kelly, [blank -
>presumably John jnr.] Kelly, and Michael Gavin. I understood this to
>mean that the album is by these four musicians, and the setting of
>"Dublin Porter" is a transcription from Mick Crehan's pipe playing.
>Let me know if this is incorrect; I'm working on CRE III at the moment.
Though all four names are given on the cover(with Michael Crehan's name
first), the tracks are mainly fiddle-duet by John(jnr.)and James Kelly,
with Michael Crehan and Michael Gavin joining in just on a few tracks.
The track in question (Dublin Porter/Ballymahon Reel) is just the
two fiddles. Same with no.17 (Jackon's Jig), no. 194 (Sporting Nell)
is performed by all four. Breathnach's note should be read that his source
is the recording in general, not Michael Crehan's pipe playing in detail.
As I don't understand much of Breathnach's notes, could it be that he's
just referring to a recording but didn't actually transcribe from it?