St Brigid’s Day 1
St Brigid’s Day 1 (Reel)
Tune recorded in 1987. Tune composed by John Kelly Senior.
Details: St. Bridget’s Well, Moher, County Clare. Date: October 1955.
Credit: The Photographic Collection, F025.19.00009. © National Folklore Collection, UCD. Link.
John Kelly Junior (JKJ): “Say it there. Say recorded St Brigids Day by the man who composed it.”
John Kelly Senior (JKS): “Called St Brigids Day by the man that composed it.”
JKJ: “And played by the man that composed it.”
JKS: “And played by the man that composed it. J O Kelly”
JKJ: “On St Brigids Day”
JKS: “On St Brigids Day 1987. And lots of room for improvement in it.”
Credit: Home recording done in 1987 by John Kelly Junior in Lahinch, County Clare. John Kelly Senior playing his own composition, St Brigids Day.
Notated from above recording.