The Caoimhín Mac Aoidh Pádraig O'Keeffe Collection

Contents

The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-O’Connell Manuscript
Notated Collection

210 interactive music scores notated from a set of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for his pupil Pat O’Connell a small farmer from the townland of Cordal, Co. Kerry.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-O’Connor Manuscript A
Notated Collection

40 interactive music scores notated from one of five sets of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for his pupil Kitty O’Connor (née Horan) of Knockhorrin, Scartaglin, Co. Kerry.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-O’Connor Manuscript B
Notated Collection

25 interactive music scores notated from one of five sets of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for his pupil Kitty O’Connor (née Horan) of Knockhorrin, Scartaglin, Co. Kerry.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-O’Connor Manuscript C
Notated Collection

38 interactive music scores notated from one of five sets of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for his pupil Kitty O’Connor (née Horan) of Knockhorrin, Scartaglin, Co. Kerry.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-O’Connor Manuscript D
Notated Collection

35 interactive music scores notated from one of five sets of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for his pupil Kitty O’Connor (née Horan) of Knockhorrin, Scartaglin, Co. Kerry.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-O’Connor Manuscript E
Notated Collection

123 interactive music scores notated from one of five sets of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for his pupil Kitty O’Connor (née Horan) of Knockhorrin, Scartaglin, Co. Kerry.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-McCarthy Manuscript
Notated Collection

The 14 interactive music scores on this page have been notated from a set of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for his pupil Jerry McCarthy.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-McAuliffe MS
Notated Collection

37 interactive music scores notated from fair copy transcriptions made of Pádraig O’Keeffe’s music tablature by Caoimhín Mac Aoidh. The McAuliffe Collection was sourced from Nicky McAuliffe by Máire O’Keeffe who passed them Mac Aoidh. 

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-Miscellaneous Manuscripts
Notated Collection

69 interactive music scores notated from 16 different miscellaneous Pádraig O’Keeffe manuscripts which were given to Caoimhín Mac Aoidh by various people over a number of years.

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The Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-Duggan Manuscripts
Notated Collection

14 interactive music scores notated from manuscripts originally owned by Mickey Duggan a former pupil of Pádraig O’Keeffe. Some of the original manuscripts are in Pádraig O’Keeffe's music tablature system. The tune ‘Sean Ryan's wonder hornpipe’ is written in staff notation.

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Fiddle & Accordion Manuscripts of Pádraig O’Keeffe, 1940s–1960s
Printed Collection

Read about and view the Pádraig O’Keeffe fiddle and accordion manuscripts which were kindly donated to ITMA by accordion player Paud Collins from Knockacur, Knocknagoshel, Co Kerry. 

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ITMA Pádraig O’Keeffe Manuscript. Book One. Fiddle
Notated Collection

77 interactive music scores notated from one of three sets of manuscripts written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for fiddle pupils, and donated to ITMA by Paud Collins from Knockacur, Knocknagoshel, Co Kerry. 

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ITMA Pádraig O’Keeffe Manuscript. Book Two. Fiddle
Notated Collection

63 interactive music scores notated from the second of three sets of manuscripts written by Pádraig O’Keeffe for fiddle pupils, and donated to ITMA by Paud Collins from Knockacur, Knocknagoshel, Co Kerry.

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ITMA Pádraig O’Keeffe Manuscript. Book Three. Accordion
Notated Collection

88 interactive scores transcribed by ITMA staff from a copy-manuscript made of music written for an accordion pupil by Pádraig O’Keeffe in his own unique accordion notation and donated to ITMA by Paud Collins from Knockacur, Knocknagoshel, Co Kerry.

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ITMA Pádraig O’Keeffe Manuscripts. Miscellaneous pages. Fiddle
Notated Collection

51 interactive music scores notated from one of three sets of manuscripts written by Pádraig O'Keeffe for fiddle pupils, and donated to ITMA by Paud Collins from Knockacur, Knocknagoshel, Co Kerry.

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Pádraig O’Keeffe Mac Aoidh-Horan Manuscripts
Notated Collection

91 interactive music scores notated from a set of manuscripts originally written by Pádraig O’Keeffe. The Horan Collection was sourced from Mrs. Katie Horan (nee O'Brien). It can be dated at least from 5 June 1942 to 22 March 1949. 

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The Caoimhín Mac Aoidh Pádraig O’Keeffe Project
Blog

Read Caoimhín Mac Aoidh's blog outlining the origins of his Pádraig O'Keeffe collection and his long-held desire to make the collection available to the Irish traditional music community.

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Andrea Palandri play tunes from the the Pádraig O’Keeffe Manuscripts
Blog

Learn to play a selection of 21 tunes chosen by fiddle player Andrea Palandri for World Fiddle Day 2021 from the Pádraig O’Keeffe manuscripts at the Irish Traditional Music Archive. 

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Andrea Palandri plays tunes from the Pádraig O’Keeffe Manuscripts
Playlist

Listen to Andrea Palandri play for sets of tunes chosen from the Pádraig O’Keeffe manuscripts for World Fiddle Day 2021.

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