The Ancient Music of Ireland Arranged for Piano
Textes, partitions et notes historiques.
Ouvrage en langue anglaise
"In three volumes Bunting (1773-1843) published almost 300 airs and practically single-handedly rescued Irish music from oblivion. The present collection, the last of his three, is enriched by an invaluable 100-page preface and followed by 151 Irish airs arranged for piano, with the Irish names of the airs, their authors, and dates of composition."
Chapter I. "OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF IRISH MELODY,"
Chapter II. "OF THE METHOD OF PLAYING, AND MUSICAL VOCABULARY OF THE OLD IRISH HARPERS,"
Chapter III. "OF THE ANTIQUITY OF THE HARP AND BAGPIPE IN IRELAND,"
Chapter IV. "OF THE VARIOUS EFFORTS TO REVIVE THE IRISH HARP,"
Chapter V. "ANECDOTES OF THE MORE DISTINGUISHED HARPERS OF THE LAST TWO CENTURIES,"
Chapter VI. "NOTICES OF THE MORE REMARKABLE MELODIES AND PIECES OF THE COLLECTION,"
"INDEX TO THE AIRS,"
Dépôt légal 1996
Format 28.3 x 21.3 cm