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Title:
Songs of the Irish : an anthology of Irish folk music and poetry with English verse translations
Author:
O'Sullivan, Donal Joseph, 1893-
Publication Information:
Dublin : Browne and Nolan, [1960]

©1960
Physical Description:
199 pages ; 32 cm
General Note:
Unaccompanied melodies.

Each of the 15 categories of songs is provided with prefatory notes.

Includes indexes.
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 the 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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