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The Life, Times, and Music of an Irish Harper

By Turlough O'carolan

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O'Carolan (The Life, Times, and Music of an Irish Harper). Composed by Turlough O'carolan. For Harp. Classical History, Style & Culture. Music Sales America. Irish, Folk, Celtic. Softcover. 378 pages. Music Sales #OMB144. Published by Music Sales (HL.14006203).

ISBN 1900428717. Irish, Folk, Celtic. 8.25x11.75 inches.

Originally published in 1958, Donal O'Sullivan's classic study of Turlough O'Carolan became a musical and historical beacon for all those interested in Ireland's past and present. It is an indispensable tool for Irish musicians, who through this remarkable volume of research can go beyond the music itself, and engross themselves in the colorful world of this unique musician travelling in a still largely feudal Ireland of the 17th and 18th centuries. This edition contains all of the original sections, with all 213 tunes, the annotations to the tunes, the memoirs of Arthur O'Neill, complete indexes and an important new appendix which features additional tunes and facts which have been unearthed since the original publication first appeared.

  • All Alive  
  • Athlone 
  • Banks Of The Shannon 
  • Baptist Johnston 
  • Betty MacNeil 
  • Betty O'Brien 
  • Blind Mary 
  • Brian Maguire 
  • Bridget Cruise First Air 
  • Bridget Cruise Fourth Air 
  • Bridget Cruise Second Air 
  • Bridget Cruise Third Air 
  • Captain Higgins 
  • Captain Magan 
  • Captain O' Kane 
  • Captain O'Neill 
  • Captain Sudley Or Carolan's Dowry 
  • Carolan's Cap 
  • Carolan's Concerto 
  • Carolan's Concerto (Mrs. Power) 
  • Carolan's Cottage 
  • Carolan's Cup 
  • Carolan's Draught 
  • Carolan's Dream  
  • Carolan's Farewell To Music 
  • Carolan's Maggot 
  • Carolan's Quarrel with the Landlady 
  • Carolan's Ramble To To Cashel 
  • Carolan's Welcome 
  • Catherine Martin 
  • Charles O'Conor 
  • Colonel Irwin 
  • Colonel John Irwin 
  • Colonel Manus O'donnell 
  • Colonel O'hara 
  • Conor O'reilly 
  • Constantine Maguire 
  • Counsellor Dillon 
  • Cremonea 
  • Cuir Do Cheann Dileas 
  • Daniel Kelly 
  • David Power 
  • Denis O'conor First Air 
  • Denis O'conor Second Air 
  • Dolly MacDonough 
  • Donal O'brien 
  • Dr. Delany 
  • Dr. John Hart, Bishop Of Achonry 
  • Dr. John Stafford or Carolan's Receipt 
  • Dr. Macmahon, Bishop Of Clogher 
  • Dr. O'connor 
  • Edmond Macdermott Roe 
  • Edward Corcoran 
  • Edward Dodwell 
  • Eleanor Plunkett 
  • Elizabeth Macdermott Roe 
  • Elizabeth Nugent 
  • Faillte Ne Miosc 
  • Fairy Queen 
  • Fanny Dillon 
  • Fanny Power 
  • Farewell To Lough Neaghe 
  • Father Brian Macdermott Roe 
  • Frank Palmer 
  • General Wynne 
  • George Brabazon First Air 
  • George Brabazon Second Air 
  • George Brabazon, Second Air 
  • George Reynolds 
  • Gerald Dillon 
  • Grace Nugent 
  • Henry Macdermott Roe First Air 
  • Henry Macdermott Roe Second Air 
  • Henry Macdermott Roe Third Air 
  • Hewlett 
  • Hugh Kelly 
  • Hugh O'donnell 
  • Irish Galloway Tom 
  • Isabella Burke 
  • James Betagh 
  • James Crofton 
  • James Daly 
  • James Plunkett  
  • John Drury First Air 
  • John Drury Second Air 
  • John Jameson 
  • John Jones 
  • John Kelly 
  • John Macdermott 
  • John Moore 
  • John Nugent 
  • John O'connor 
  • John O'reilly First Air 
  • John O'reilly Second Air 
  • John Peyton 
  • Katherine O'more 
  • Kean O'hara First Air 
  • Kean O'hara Second Air 
  • Kean O'hara Third Air 
  • Kitty Magennis 
  • Lady Athenry 
  • Lady Blayney 
  • Lady Dilln 
  • Lady Dillon 
  • Lady Gethin 
  • Lady Laeticia Burke 
  • Lady St. John 
  • Lady Wrixon 
  • Lament for Charles MacCabe 
  • Lament for Owen O'Rourke 
  • Lament For Owen Roe O'neill 
  • Lament For Sir Ulick Burke 
  • Lament For Terence Macdonough 
  • Lamentations Of Ireland 
  • Loftus Jones 
  • Lord Dillon 
  • Lord Galway's Lamentation 
  • Lord Inchiquin 
  • Lord Louth 
  • Lord Massereene 
  • Luke Dillon 
  • Mabel Kelly 
  • Major Shanly 
  • Margaret Malone 
  • Mary O'neill Or Carolan's Favourite Jig 
  • Maurice O'connor First Air 
  • Maurice O'connor Second Air 
  • Maurice O'connor Third Air 
  • Merry Maids Of Connaught 
  • Mervyn Pratt 
  • Michael O'connor First Air 
  • Michael O'connor Second Air 
  • Miss Crofton 
  • Miss Fetherston Or Carolan's Devotion 
  • Miss Goulding 
  • Miss MacDermott or the Princess Royal 
  • Miss Macmurray 
  • Miss Murphy 
  • Miss Noble 
  • Morgan Magan 
  • Mr. Malone 
  • Mr. O'Connor  
  • Mr. Waller 
  • Mrs. Anne MacDermott Roe 
  • Mrs. Bermingham First Air 
  • Mrs. Bermingham Second Air 
  • Mrs. Cole 
  • Mrs. Costello 
  • Mrs. Crofton 
  • Mrs. Delany 
  • Mrs. Edwards 
  • Mrs. Fallon 
  • Mrs. Farrell 
  • Mrs. Garvey First Air 
  • Mrs. Garvey Second Air 
  • Mrs. Harwood 
  • Mrs. Judge 
  • Mrs. Keel 
  • Mrs. Macdermott Roe 
  • Mrs. Maxwell First Air 
  • Mrs. Maxwell Second Air 
  • Mrs. Nugent 
  • Mrs. O'connor 
  • Mrs. O'conor 
  • Mrs. O'neill 
  • Mrs. O'Neill of Carlane 
  • Mrs. O'Rourke  
  • Mrs. Power or Carolan's Concerto 
  • Mrs. Sterling 
  • Mrs. Waller 
  • Nancy Cooper First Air 
  • Nancy Cooper Second Air 
  • Ode to Whiskey  
  • O'flinn 
  • One Bottle More 
  • O'Reilly of Athcarne 
  • Owen O'rourke 
  • Patrick Kelly 
  • Peggy Morton 
  • Planxty Burke 
  • Planxty Crilly 
  • Planxty Drew 
  • Planxty Kelly 
  • Planxty O'rourke First Air 
  • Planxty O'rourke Second Air 
  • Planxty Plunkett 
  • Planxty Sweeney 
  • Planxty Wilkinson 
  • Port Gordon 
  • Richard Cusack 
  • Righin Aluin Aribhinn Og 
  • Robert Hawkes 
  • Robert Jordan 
  • Seperation Of Soul And Body 
  • Sheebeg And Sheemore 
  • Sir Arthur Shaen 
  • Sir Charles Coote 
  • Sir Edward Crofton 
  • Sir Festus Burke 
  • Sir Ulick Burke 
  • Sorridh Leat A Naomhaig 
  • Squire Parsons 
  • Squire Wood's Lamentation On The Refusal Of His Halfpence 
  • Susanna Kelly 
  • The Clergy's Lamentation 
  • The Dark, Plaintive Youth 
  • The Elevation 
  • The Fairy Queen 
  • The Horourable Thomas Burke 
  • The Landlady 
  • The O'rourkes Feast 
  • The Seas Are Deep 
  • The Two William Davises 
  • Thomas Burke 
  • Thomas Judge Or Carolan's Frolic 
  • Thomas Morres Jones Or Bumper Squite Jones 
  • Thomas Morres Jones/Bumper Squire Jones 
  • Tobias Peyton 
  • Uillagan Dubh O 
  • Variations On The Scottish Air Cock Up Your Beaver 
  • Variations On The Scottish Air When She Cam Ben 
  • William Eccles 
  • William Ward 
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