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 31, 1891 (Ballymote), Died January 4, 1945 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, leader

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Recordings (Results 26-47 of 47 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Decca 39635 10-in. 6/15/1935 Murphy's hornpipe Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39636 10-in. 6/15/1935 Cherrish ladies (jig) Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39637 10-in. 6/15/1935 Crowley's reels (medley) Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39638 10-in. 6/15/1935 Lucy Campbell (reel) Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 39639 10-in. 6/15/1935 Job of journey work-long reel Michael Coleman instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61303 10-in. 10/3/1936 Reel medley: Trip to the cottage ; Miss Mcloud's reel ; Philip O'beirne's delight Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61304 10-in. 10/3/1936 Jig medley: Tell her I am ; Richard Breenan's favorite Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61305 10-in. 10/3/1936 Reel medley: The wind that shakes the barley ; The lady on the island Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61306 10-in. 10/3/1936 The kid on the mountain (jig) Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61307 10-in. 10/3/1936 Reel medley: The Liffey banks ; The shaskeen Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61308 10-in. 10/3/1936 Jig medley: Paddy Clancey's jig ; Trip to the cottage Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61309 10-in. 10/3/1936 High level/McCormack's Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61310 10-in. 10/3/1936 Reel medley: O' Rourk's reel ; Wild Irishman Michael Coleman Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 26-47 of 47 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coleman, Michael," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106057.

Coleman, Michael. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106057.

"Coleman, Michael." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.

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

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