Lesson 4 Music

Flood,W.H.Grattan,A History of Irish Music., Praeger,New York,1913.

O'Sullivan,Donal., Irish Folk Music and Song., Cultural Relations Committee of Ireland, Three

Redfern,Mason., Songlore of Ireland.,Gryphon Books,Ann Arbor, Michagan,1971.

Carson,Ciaran,Irish Traditional Music.,Appletree Press,Belfast,1986.

O'Canainn,Tomas.,Traditional Music in Ireland., Routledge Kegan Paul,London,1978.

Zimmerman,Georges-Denis.,Songs of Irish Rebellion.,Figgis,Dublin,1967.

O'Neill,Francis.,Irish Folk Music.,Regan,Chicago.

Galvin,Patrick.,Irish Songs of Resistance.,Oak Publications,New York,1962.

Bunting,Edward.,The Ancient Music of Ireland.,Waltons,Dublin,1969.

Walker,Joseph,C.,Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards.,Dublin,Luke White MDCCLXXXVI.

Greaves,C.Desmond.,The Easter Rising in Song.,Kahn and Averill,London,1980.

Harris,Bernard and Grattan Freyer Eds.,The Achievement of Sean O' Riada.,Dufour
Editions,Chester Springs,1981.

O'Riada,Sean.,Thomas Kinsella Editor,Our Musical Heritage.,Dolmen Press, Portlaoise, 1982.

Faelain,Turlough,.Blood on the Harp.,Whitston,Troy,1983.
Breathnach,Breandan,Dancing in Ireland.,Dal Gcais,1983,Miltown-Malbay
                                       Folk Music and Dances of Ireland.,Mercier,Dublin,1971.
The Irish Folk Dance Book by Peadar O'Rafferty- Paterson Publications     London, Book One in
1934 and Book Two in 1950.
Irish Dances; The Pipers Set; Sets Quarille by Terry Moylan (Brooks Academy)
 Set Left Set Right by Eileen o'Doherty (Brooks Academy). Pipers Club 15 Henrietta St, Dublin

Important Collections-
Yeats,W.B,Yeats,Jack et.al., Broadsides., Irish University Press,Shannon,1971 (reprint of 1937)
Ives,Burl, Irish Songs., Duell,Sloan and Pearce,N.Y.,1958
Soodlum Music Co.,Irish Popular Ballads., Waltons,Dublin,1985.
Joyce,P.W.,Old Irish Folk Music and Songs.,Hodges Figgis,Dublin,1909.
O'Sullivan,Donal,Songs of the Irish.,Mahoney and Reese,1960.
Henry,Sam, Gale Huntington Editor,.Sam Henry's Songs of the People.,University of Georgia
O'Neill,Capt.Francis.,The Dance Music of Ireland 1001 Jems.,Waltons.
Ni Riain,Noirin.,Stor Amharan.,Mercier Press,Dublin,1988.
Tiparm Music,The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem Songbook.,Tiparm Music,N.Y.,1964.
Dubliners.,More Songs.,Wise,1979.

The Sounds of Irish Music Tape

1. Lilting: (bodhran) Pat Kilduff, "The Hunters Purse."(reel) from:The Chieftains 3.,Side 1,Track4,

2.Timpan: Derek Bell/ The Chieftains,"The Timpan Reel".,from:The Chieftains 5.,Side 1,Track 1,
Island Records, ilps 9334,1975.

3.Harpsichord, Sean O'Riada, Ceoltori Chualann, "Si Bheag Si Mhor."(O"Carolan), from
O'Riada.,Gael Linn, 1989,(1969), 01634300316.

4 Harp: Derek Bell.,"Untitled Air.",Track 1 ,from:Ancient Music for the Irish Harp.,Derek

5.Bodhran: "Danny Boy".,From: Lament., Track: 8, Realworld,CAROL2325-2,1993.

6.Bones: "Kerry Slides".,Side 2,Track 5 (see Chieftains 5 , above)

7. Tin Whistle:  "Julia Delaney.",(Reel) Paddy Maloney, Sean Potts, Peadar Mercier, From: Tin
Whistles., Claddagh Records, 1974,Side 2 Track 1.

8 Low Whistle: "Lament for the Dead of the North.", Davy Spillane,(See above Lament,Track 1).

9.Wooden Flute: "Dark Woman of the Glen". Cathal McConnell, from: Cathal McConnel On Lough
Erne's Shore.,Side One Track 1, Flying Fish, FF058,1977.

10.Fiddle: "The Flowers of Limerick.",Brendan Mulvihill, From:  The Boston College Irish Fiddle
Festival., Track 18, Green Linnet, GLCD 1110, 1991.

11. Uillean Pipes: "Planxty Drury.",Paddy Maloney, From: O'Riada (See above:)

12. Uillean Pipes: "The Bright Lady.",from:Lament. (See above track 2)

13. Accordion. (button) "Uncle Stewart's Waltz.", Billy McComiskey,From: Trian.,Flying Fish,1992,
Track 4, FF770586.

14. Concertina: "The Musical Priest.", Alistair Anderson, From: Alistair Anderson Traditional Tunes.,
Track 7, Front  Hall,FHR:08,1976.

15. Assorted Strings: "Planxty Loftus Jones.",M. Moloney,From:Flight of the Green Linnet., Track 9,
Green Linnet,RCD20075,1988.

16. Jew's Harp: "The Shashkeen Reel.", From: The Lark in the Clear Air.,Topic 12TS230
1975, Side I, Track 2,

17. Lambeg Drums., "The Protestant Boys"., From: No Surrender.,Side 2, Track 5, MALS 1364,
Marble Arch, 1970.

18.A Jig:  "The Monaghan Jig.",Michael Coleman, From: From Galway to
Dublin.,Rounder,CD1087,1993, Track:19.

19. A Reel: "Tommy Peoples.", Altan, From: Island Angel., Track 1, Green Linnet CD 1137,1993.

20. A Hornpipe: "The Boys of Blue Hill.", From: Derek Bell's Musical Ireland.,Track

21. Kerry Slides: The Chieftains, (See Chieftains 3 above, Track 6 "John Kelly's".

22.  Immigrant Rock Song: "Funky Ceili" Black 47.

23. Irish Rap Song: "Top of the Morning To Ya!.", House of Pain

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