Flee as a Bird


A two-part version of 'Flee as a Bird' is another tune which I recorded from Julia Clifford and her son Billy in the early 1960s. It can be heard elsewhere in the collection. Here, a longer setting of the tune, which can be found in Ryan's Mammoth Collection, is performed by the wonderfully talented Kimberley Fraser from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Kimberley spent a few days with Sandy and me in our home in Maine, and we had lots of laughs and great music.


Séamus Connolly
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Fraser, Kimberley (fiddle) , “Flee as a Bird,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed July 14, 2024, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/437.