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Bestn loved irish ballads

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ISBN: 9781788492201
AuthorByrne, Emma (The O'Brien Press Ltd)
Pub Date28/09/2020
BindingHardback
Pages160
CountryIRL
Dewey782.421629
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Quick overview Songs to stir the soul and move the feet, raise a roar or bring a tear to the eye. From Danny Boy to Boulavogue and more, this book celebrates the cream of Irish ballads, explaining the origins of each song, along with words, melodies and chords. Illustrated with evocative photographs and woodcuts..
€14.99

A collection of Ireland's greatest and best-loved ballads, including the lyrics, music and chords, along with an introductory piece on each song. Illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. A beautiful guide to the cream of the Irish ballad tradition.



Songs of love, yearning, revolution, celebration, emigration, mourning, fun, famine, drinking and more. A collection of powerful yet beautiful ballads of Ireland, placed in and reflecting historical events and traditions. All have stood the test of time and present to the world the uniqueness of Irish history and her musical and revolutionary traditions.



Including:





Are You Right There Michael?
Danny Boy
Kevin Barry
I'll Tell Me Ma
The Irish Rover
Molly Malone
The Rare Old Mountain Dew
The Rocky Road to Dublin
The Rose of Tralee
Whiskey in the Jar


Best-Loved Irish Ballads celebrates the songs and tradition of Irish music.

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A collection of Ireland's greatest and best-loved ballads, including the lyrics, music and chords, along with an introductory piece on each song. Illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. A beautiful guide to the cream of the Irish ballad tradition.



Songs of love, yearning, revolution, celebration, emigration, mourning, fun, famine, drinking and more. A collection of powerful yet beautiful ballads of Ireland, placed in and reflecting historical events and traditions. All have stood the test of time and present to the world the uniqueness of Irish history and her musical and revolutionary traditions.



Including:





Are You Right There Michael?
Danny Boy
Kevin Barry
I'll Tell Me Ma
The Irish Rover
Molly Malone
The Rare Old Mountain Dew
The Rocky Road to Dublin
The Rose of Tralee
Whiskey in the Jar


Best-Loved Irish Ballads celebrates the songs and tradition of Irish music.

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