Between the Jigs and the Reels: The Donegal Fiddle Tradition by Caoimhin Mac Aoidh ~ History, Fiddlers ~ Irish Traditional Music Ireland



Title: Between the Jigs and the Reels: The Donegal Fiddle Tradition

Author: Caoimhin Mac Aoidh

Description: Softcover. Slight wear to covers. Interior is clean and unmarked. 320 pages. 8.25 x 5.7 inches.

This work delves deep into the Donegal fiddle tradition, describes the fiddlers and their styles in each County District, and discusses where the tradition came from, who were the persons and influences which shaped it, how it fitted into the ordinary lives of the people and the huge depth of associated folklore with Donegal fiddling which in most other areas has since been lost. A complete discography of Donegal fiddling is provided.


[1] Introduction.
[2] A History of Donegal Fiddle Music.
[3] Influences.
[4] Folklore.
[5] Donegal Fiddle Music and Collections.
[6] Dancing.
[7] The North West.
[8] The North.
[9] Inishowen.
[10] The East.
[11] Travelling Fiddlers.
[12] Central Donegal.
[13] Southwest.
[14] South.
[15] The Future.
A Donegal Fiddle Discography.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Drumlin Publications
Place: Nure, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim, Ireland
Year: 1994

ISBN: 1873437080

Keywords: Donegal, Ireland, Irish, traditional, music, folklore, dancing, fiddlers, fiddle music, Inishowen,


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