Sam Henry S Songs Of The People

Author: Gale Huntington
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820336254
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The story of Ireland—its graces and shortcomings, triumphs and sorrows—is told by ballads, dirges, and humorous songs of its common people.

Popular Irish Songs

Author: Florence Leniston
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486267555
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THE sONGs in this volume represent a selection of the best and best-known from
the song traditions—folk, salon and popular—of Ireland and of England and
America insofar as they deal with Irish subjects. For almost two centuries, Irish
music has been widely regarded as one of the great folk repertories of the world.
The Irish harp, recalling the bardic tradition of the Irish harpers that continued
unbroken from the Middle Ages to the early nineteenth century, has been the
island's ...