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hobbitwoman Define Ceili (Ceilidh) Please? (30) RE: Define Ceili (Ceilidh) Please? 06 Jul 03


Interesting, Don and Kat! It sounds to me as if ceili might be folk music in its truest form - as music of the people... don't be afraid to hit me over the head with something if I say something stupid, I'm used to it! :o) (I have a brother - LOL!)

Kat, you anticipated my second question - what is fleadh? And how is it pronounced? Thanks also for the pronounciation of ceili, of course it's different than I thought - despite the fact that one of my ancestors left Ireland a wanted man for teaching Catholicism and the Irish language in the "hedgerow" schools, none of his children, grandchildren and assorted greats 'have the Irish'. Which is a damn shame. Wish I felt up to tackling it now.

Oh, and you're welcome! :o) I was afraid I'd be ducking tin cans for asking too elementary a question. I'm not a musician (and try to sing only where no one can hear me) so I sometimes feel in over my head here but the wealth of information here is astounding.

Annie


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