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A selection of Irish melodies

Published by J. Power in London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

1st no. Introductory piece (Carolan's concerto, The pleasant rocks, Planxty Drury, The beardless boy) ; Go where glory waits thee (The maid of the valley) ; Remember the glories of Brien the Brave (Molly Macalpin) ; Erin! the tear and the smile (Aileen Aroon) ; Oh! breathe not his name (The brown maid) ; When he who adores thee (The fox's sleep) ; The harp that once thro' Tara's halls (Gramachree) ; Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour (Planxty Kelly) ; Oh! think not my spirits are always as light (John O'Reilly the active) ; Tho' the last glimpse of Erin (Coulin) ; Rich and rare were the gems she wore (The summer is coming) ; As a beam o'er the face of the waters may glow (The young man's dream) ; The meeting of the waters (The old head of Denis).
2nd no. Oh! haste, and leave this sacred isle : St. Senanus and the lady (The brown thorn) ; How dear to me the hour when daylight dies (The twisting of the rope) ; Take back the virgin page (Dermott) ; When in death I shall calm recline : the legacy (Unknown) ; How oft has the Benshee cried (The dear black maid) ; We may roam thro' this world (Garyone) ; Oh! weep for the hour : Eveleen's bower (Unknown) ; Let Erin remember the days of old (The red fox) ; Silent, oh Moyle! be the roar of thy water (Arrah, my dear Eveleen) ; Come, send round the wine (We brought the summer with us) ; Sublime was the warning (The black joke) ; Believe me, if all those endearing young charms (My lodging is on the cold ground).

Edition Notes

Title from title page of 1st no.

1st and 2nd numbers bound into a single volume; each number has engraved t.-p., with vignette.

Each number includes index.

Songs for 1-3 voices with keyboard accompaniment; Introductory piece for piano, 4 hands.

"To the Nobility and Gentry of Ireland, the following Work is respectfully inscribed, by The Publisher."--dedication page.

Contents listed in the format of: first line (title of air).

Dr. James L. and Dr. Margaret Whitby donation.

Other Titles Irish melodies.

The Physical Object

Pagination 1 score (116 p.) :
Number of pages 116

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25663841M
Internet Archive selectionofirish00stev
LC Control Number 02008967

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