Celtic Folk Music and Culture

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 Title:  Irish song tradition, The
  Author:  OBoyle, Sean
  Publisher:  Gilbert Dalton
  Place of Publication:  Dublin
  Date of Publication:  1976
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  Publication Number:  ISBN 0950517313
  Number of Pages:  93 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8.5 in.
  Contents:  Part I: The origins and nature of Irish song: Beginnings -- Metres and form of Irish songs -- The modes in Irish music; Part II: Twenty five Irish songs: As I roved out -- Badaí na Scadán -- The banks of the Bann -- The blackbird of Mullaghmore -- Bonny Portmore -- The boys of Mullaghbawn -- Cailín Gaelach -- An Cailín Rua -- Dobbin's flowery vale -- Estersnowe -- The flower of Magherally -- General Monroe -- The knight on the road -- Lough Erne shore -- The maid of Ballydoo -- Maighre an Chúil Órbhuí -- Moorlough Mary -- The mountain streams -- An tOileán Úr -- Old Arboe -- The purple boy -- The rambling boys of pleasure -- The suit of green -- Tá mé 'mo shuí -- What brought the blood?
  Notes:  Lyrics and musical notation of the melodies, plus commentary on each song. Some lyrics in Irish, most in English.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
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  Subject - Genre:  Song book