SM018: The Irish Harper V2

The Irish Harper Volume 2 by Máire Ní Chathasaigh

Cover Image: The Irish Harper Voulme 2 by Máire Ní Chathasaigh

TURLOUGH O’ CAROLAN was the most famous of all the Irish harper-composers of his day, and his music continues to be the most popular ever composed for the harp in Ireland. It affords a great deal of scope to the creativity of the individual performer, since only Carolan’s melodies survive. This book - the second in a series devoted to the authentic performance of all forms of traditional Irish music on the harp - contains original arrangements of 24 of Carolan’s beautiful tunes, informed by Máire's knowledge both of the native Irish harp tradition and of baroque forms.

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Contents

Introduction to Turlough O'Carolan
Bibliography & Further Recordings
Notes on Performance
The Music

  1. Carolan's Draught
  2. John O'Connor
  3. Colonel John Irwin (Planxy Irwin)
  4. Hewlett
  5. Máire Dhall (Blind Mary)
  6. Lord Inchiquin
  7. Morgan Magan
  8. Sheebeg & Sheemore ( Sí Bheag's Sí Mhor)
  9. The Princess Royal
  10. John Drury
  11. Fanny Power
  12. Carolan's Concerto
  13. Maurice O'Connor
  14. Constantine Maguire
  15. Mr O'Connor
  16. Robert Jordan
  17. Bridget Cruise
  18. Frank Palmer
  19. Grace Nugent
  20. George Brabazon
  21. Kean O'Hara
  22. Madam Judge
  23. Eleanor Plunkett
  24. Baptist Johnston

Notes on the music
Information about the associated recording The Carolan Albums

Score Information

Composer/Arranger: Turlough O'Carolan arranged Máire Ní Chathasaigh
Instrumentation: Lever Harp
Level: Intermediate
Format: Stapled
Size: A4
Total Pages: 48
ISBN: 1 873077 01 7
Our Ref: SM018
Publisher: Old Bridge Music
Edition/Year: 2001
Origin: UK

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