Best-Loved Irish Ballads

14.99

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..

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Description

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.

Additional information

Weight 385 g
Dimensions 19.6 × 13 × 1.7 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

160

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

782.421629162 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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