Michael Coleman

Michael Coleman (31 January 1891 – 4 January 1945) was a virtuoso Irish fiddler from County Sligo, and a major exponent of the Sligo fiddle style.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 31st, 1891 (Ballymote), Died January 4th, 1945 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, leader

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-37841 10-in. 3/4/1927 The stage Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-37842 10-in. 3/4/1927 The morning dew Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-37843 10-in. 3/4/1927 Tell her I am Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-37844 10-in. 3/4/1927 The Kerryman's daughter Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-39293 10-in. 6/27/1927 Tommy Hill's favorite Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-39294 10-in. 6/27/1927 The frieze breeches Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-39295 10-in. 6/27/1927 Trim the velvet Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-39296 10-in. 6/27/1927 Tobin's fancy Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-70820 10-in. Aug. 1922 The pigeon on the gate Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-70821 10-in. Aug. 1922 McDermott's hornpipe Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick E22371 10-in. 4/12/1927 James Gannon’s barn dances Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick E22372 10-in. 4/12/1927 Farrel Gara’s medley reels Michael Coleman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick E22165-E22166 10-in. 3/30/1927 Farrel Gara’s medley reels Michael Coleman Fiddle (violin) solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick E22167-E22168 10-in. 3/30/1927 James Gannon’s barn dances Michael Coleman Fiddle (violin) solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick E22169-E22170 10-in. 3/30/1927 Black haired lass Michael Coleman Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick E22171-E22172 10-in. 3/30/1927 Miss Ramsey’s Highland fling Michael Coleman Trio 2 fiddles (violins) and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Brunswick E22367-E22368 10-in. 4/12/1927 Kerrigan’s fancy Michael Coleman Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Brunswick E22369-E22370 10-in. 4/12/1927 Lord McDonald’s reels Michael Coleman Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 38978 10-in. 11/9/1934 Bonnie Kate-Jenny's chickens Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 38979 10-in. 11/9/1934 Medley of jigs Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39112 10-in. 11/28/1934 Stack of Barley medley Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39113 10-in. 11/28/1934 Tar Bolton/Longford collector Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39114 10-in. 11/28/1934 The men of the West/Mrs. Kenny Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39115 10-in. 11/28/1934 Lord Gordon's reel Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39634 10-in. 6/15/1935 The banks (Barn dance) Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coleman, Michael," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106057.

Coleman, Michael. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106057.

"Coleman, Michael." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106057

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