Celtic Folk Music and Culture

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 Title:  Songs of Irish rebellion: Political street ballads and rebel songs, 1780-1900
  Author:  Zimmerman, George-Denis
  Publisher:  Allen Figgis
  Place of Publication:  Dublin
  Date of Publication:  1967
  Original Date of Publ: 
  Publication Number:  LCCCN 67:21410
  Number of Pages:  342 p.
  Binding Style:  Hardbound
  Dimensions:  9 in.
  Contents:  Part I: Blind violence and vain hopes -- Popular nationalism and unsuccessful risings -- Political realism and blood sacrifice -- Romantic patriotism and literary imitations of street balladry -- The form of the songs; Part II: A selection of Irish political songs and ballads; Part III: The songs of the "loyal" party.
  Notes:  Includes bibliography (p. 321-334), Index of songs (p. 335-340), and Index of names (p. 341-342). Based on his PhD thesis for teh University of Geneva. Contains mostly song-texts, but includes musical notation for some of the songs.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
  Subject - Time:  19th century
  Subject - Topic:  Politics, Protest songs, Ballads, Street music
  Subject - Instrument: 
  Subject - Genre:  Song book, Dissertation