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Title:
Songs of the Irish : an anthology of Irish folk music and poetry
Author:
O'Sullivan, Donal, 1893-1973, editor.
Publication Information:
New York : Crown Publishers, Inc., 1960.
Physical Description:
199 pages ; 32 cm
General Note:
Words also printed as text in Irish and English.

Unacc. melodies.
Language:
English
Contents:
Lullabies: Derreen Day. The fretful baby. O woman washing by the river. I'd put you myself, my baby, to slumber -- Children's songs: I wish I had the shepherd's lamb. A bold child. Mammy, will you let me go to the fair? If I get my pick of the three of them -- Songs of occupation: The cow's chant. The precious treasure. The herd of the pet cow. Ploughmen's lilt. The flighty tailor -- The sorrows of love: From the cold sod that's o'er you. The soft deal board. The snowy-breasted pearl. The red-haired man's wife. The blackthorn tree. Young lad. Youth of the ringlets. You remember that night, love? The true lovers' knot -- The joys of love: Pulse of my heart. Killin's hill of faery. The little bunch of rushes. The palatine's daughter -- Crabbed age and youth: The old man of Kilcockan. The old man -- Laments: Lament for Donough of Ballea. Drimeen. The lone rock. Mock lament -- Songs of remembrance and farewell: The fair hills of Eire O! Farewell to the maigue. O south wind! Farewell to Carraig an Eide -- Religious songs: The repentance of John Hoare. Hymn to the heart of Jesus. This perverse world. The lament of the Blessed Virgin -- Drinking songs: Another round! Why, liquor of life, do I love you so? There's they day! The yellow bittern. The dark slender boy -- Patriotic songs: The small black rose. The mower. Cathleen ni Houlihan. Drimin dhown deelish -- Historical songs: John O'Dwyer of the glen. Edmund of the hill. The gaol of Clonmel. Ower Cóir. The races of Ballyhooly -- Mary, pity women!: I gat ae kiss. Looking for the calves. On the road to Tipperary -- Humorous songs: A handsome lad is Paudeen. The song of lies. The yellow ponee. A cock and a hen -- Songs of the harpers: Molly St. George. O'Hara's cup. Dr. John Hart. O'Rourke's revel rout.
Subject Term:
Format :
Musical Score

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