Celtic Folk Music and Culture

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 Title:  Irish songs of resistance (1169-1923)
  Author:  Galvin, Patrick
  Publisher:  Oak Publications
  Place of Publication:  London
  Date of Publication:  1962
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  Number of Pages:  [viii], 102 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8.5 in.
  Contents:  Ballad poetry and nationhood -- History and song are one: The Danes -- The Normans -- The Tudors and Stuarts -- The birth of nationhood -- The Great Rebellion of 1798 and its aftermath -- From the Act of Union to young Ireland -- The Fenians -- Parliament and Land League -- From Parnell to the Easter Rising -- 'The Troubles', 1916-1923 -- Some other Irish songs. Song titles: After Aughrim's great disaster -- Batchelor's Walk -- The Blarismoore tragedy -- The bold Black and Tan -- The Bold Fenian men -- Bold Robert Emmet -- Boulavogue -- The boys from the county Cork -- By memory inspired -- The Cork men and New York men -- Clare's Dragoons -- The croppy boy -- Drumboe Castle -- Dunlavin Green -- The Fair of Turloughmore -- The famine song -- The Fenian Man o'War -- Follow me up to Carlow -- Good save Ireland -- The Grazier Tribe -- The green upon the cape -- Henry Joy McCracken -- The Irish free state -- The jackets green -- James Connolly -- John Mitchel -- Johnny Grey -- Kelly the boy from Killanne -- Kevin Barry -- Lonely Banna Strand -- The memory of the dead -- The men of the west -- Michael Dwyer -- A nation once again -- Native swords -- O'Donnell Aboo -- The patriot mother -- The rising of the moon -- The royal blackbird -- Sean Treacy -- The Shan van Vocht -- Skibbereen -- The smashing of the van -- The station of Knocklong -- Terence McSwiney -- Tipperary Recruiting song -- The wearing of the green -- The Wexford Massacre -- The wind that shakes the barley -- Wrap the green flag round me, boys
  Notes:  Mostly a history of songs of resistance, with song texts and melodies (in musical notation) interspersed throughout the text. Seventeen additional songs in a supplement. Includes two pages of black and white photographs.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
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  Subject - Topic:  Politics, Resistance
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  Subject - Genre:  History, Song-book