1. Coppers and Brass is an ethnographic documentary about Irish traditional music played by members of the Irish Travelling community. It focuses on uilleann pipe playing in particular, demonstrating how Irish Travellers exhibit specific stylistic traits within Irish traditional music. It includes rare archival footage, reconstructions of significant musical events and interviews with key Traveller and non-Traveller musicians. It was directed by Tommy Fegan and was submitted as part of his MA thesis undertaken at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

    Director: Tommy Fegan
    Camera: Aisling Crudden / Eamonn Crudden
    Research: Tommy Fegan
    Offline Edit: Tommy Fegan / Eamonn Crudden / Arnaud Rigaud
    Online Edit: Joske Slabbers
    Sound Mix: Eamonn Crudden / Joske Slabbers
    Project Supervision: Eamonn Crudden / Helen Lawlor

    DKIT 2014

    For further information contact: tommyfegan (at) gmail (dot) com

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