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A selection of Irish melodies

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This edition was published in by J. Power in London.

Written in English

116 pages

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A selection of Irish melodies
1807, J. Power
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A selection of Irish melodies

This edition was published in by J. Power in London.

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.

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Irish melodies.

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