The Complete Carolan Songs & Airs - Arranged for the Irish Harp

by Caitriona Rowsome
$39.95
sku: 224-1451CD
Book/4 CD pack. A valuable resource for those wishing to play and sing the music of the extraordinary 18th-century blind harper, Turlough Carolan. This comprehensive collection combines Carolan's surviving airs with sensitive and appropriate harp settings, metrically matching them with his surviving lyrics. Many of the airs are not commonly known as songs, and some include lyrics published here for the first time. For each of Carolan's Irish songs, an English interpretation is also provided in the form of translations, paraphrases, and in some cases English songs that give context to Carolan's Irish verse. The arrangements vary from from simple to complex and suit a variety of skill levels. Includes historical notes, an appendix on notes and ornamentation, more. All 226 songs and airs are performed on the CDs by the author. 254 pp.   More Details...

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TUNES FOR PATRONS

 Lady Athenry  Mrs. Bermingham  First Air  Mrs. Bermingham  Second Air  James Betagh  Lady Blayney  George Brabazon  First Air  George Brabazon  Second Air  Sir Ulick Burke  Sir Festus Burke  Lady Laetitia Burke  The Honourable Thomas Burke  Isabella Burke  Thomas Burke  Planxty Burke  Mrs. Cole  Nancy Cooper  First Air  Nancy Cooper  Second Air  Sir Charles Coote  Edward Corcoran  Mrs. Costello  Planxty Crilly  Sir Edward Crofton  James Crofton  Mrs. Crofton  Miss Crofton  Bridget Cruise  First Air  Bridget Cruise  Second Air  Bridget Cruise  Third Air  Bridget Cruise  Fourth Air  Richard Cusack  James Daly  Dr. Delany  Mrs. Delany  Lord Dillon  Lady Dillon  Gerald Dillon  Fanny Dillon  Counsellor Dillon  Luke Dillon  Edward Dodwell  Planxty Drew  John Drury  First Air  John Drury  Second Air  William Eccles  Mrs. Edwards  Mrs. Fallon  Mrs. Farrell  Miss Fetherston or Carolan's Devotion  Mrs. Garvey  First Air  Mrs. Garvey  Second Air  Lady Gethin  Miss Goulding  Dr. John Hart, Bishop of Achonry  Mrs. Harwood  Robert Hawkes  Hewlett  Captain Higgins  Lord Inchiquin  Colonel John Irwin  Colonel Irwin  John Jameson  Baptist Johnston  John Jones  Loftus Jones  Thomas Morres Jones or Bumper Squire Jones  Robert Jordan  Thomas Judge or Carolan's Frolic  Mrs. Judge  Mrs. Keel  Daniel Kelly  Hugh Kelly  John Kelly  Mabel Kelly  Patrick Kelly  Susanna Kelly  Planxty Kelly  Lord Louth  Henry MacDermott Roe  First Air  Henry MacDermott Roe  Second Air  Henry MacDermott Roe  Third Air  Mrs. MacDermott Roe  Mrs. Anne MacDermott Roe  Elizabeth MacDermott Roe  Father Brian MacDermott Roe  Edmond MacDermott Roe  John MacDermott  Miss MacDermott or The Princess Royal  Dolly MacDonough  Dr. MacMahon, Bishop of Clogher  Miss MacMurray  Betty MacNeill  Morgan Magan  Captain Magan  Kitty Magennis  Brian Maguire  Constantine Maguire  Mr. Malone  Margaret Malone  Catherine Martin  Lord Massereene  Mrs. Maxwell  First Air  Mrs. Maxwell  Second Air  John Moore  Peggy Morton  Miss Murphy  Miss Noble  John Nugent  Mrs. Nugent  Elizabeth Nugent  Grace Nugent  Betty O'Brien  Donal O'Brien  Mr. O'Connor  John O'Connor  Maurice O'Connor  First Air  Maurice O'Connor  Second Air  Maurice O'Connor  Third Air  Mrs. O'Connor  Dr. O'Connor  Michael O'Connor  First Air  Michael O'Connor  Second Air  Denis O'Conor  First Air  Denis O'Conor  Second Air  Mrs. O'Conor  Charles O'Conor  Colonel Manus O'Donnell  Hugh O'Donnell  O'Flinn  Colonel O'Hara  Kean O'Hara  First Air  Kean O'Hara  Second Air  Kean O'Hara  Third Air  Captain O'Kane  Katherine O'More  Captain O'Neill  Mrs. O'Neill of Carlane  Mrs. O'Neill  Mary O'Neill or Carolan's Favourite Jig  O'Reilly of Athcarne  Conor O'Reilly  John O'Reilly  First Air  John O'Reilly   Second Air  Owen O'Rourke  Mrs. O'Rourke  Planxty O'Rourke  First Air  Planxty O'Rourke  Second Air  Frank Palmer  Squire Parsons  Tobias Peyton  John Peyton  Eleanor Plunkett  James Plunkett  Planxty Plunkett  David Power  Mrs. Power or Carolan's Concerto  Mrs. Power or Carolan's Concerto  Fanny Power  Mervyn Pratt  George Reynolds  Lady St. John  Sir Arthur Shaen  Major Shanly  Dr. John Stafford or Carolan's Receipt  Mrs. Sterling  Captain Sudley or Carolan's Dowry  Planxty Sweeney  Mr. Waller  Mrs. Waller  William Ward  Planxty Wilkinson  Lady Wrixon  General Wynne 

TUNES WITHOUT TITLES

 Untitled I or Carolans Welcome  Untitled II  Untitled III  Untitled IV or Planxty Safaigh  Untitled V  Untitled VI  Untitled VII or Planxty O'Carolan  Untitled VIII or Planxty O'Neill  Untitled IX or Planxty Scott  Untitled X or Planxty Browne 

MISCELLANEOUS TUNES

 All Alive  Blind Mary  Carolan's Cap  Carolan's Cottage  Carolan's Cup  Carolan's Draught  Carolan's Dream  Carolan's Farewell to Music  Carolan's Maggot  Carolan's Quarrel with the Landlady  Carolan's Ramble to Cashel  Cremonea  The Dark, Plaintive Youth  The Elevation  The Fairy Queen  The Landlady  Ode to Whiskey  One Bottle More  The O'Rourkes' Feast  The Seas are Deep  Separation of Soul and Body  Sheebeg and Sheemore  The Two William Davises  Variations on the Scottish Air 'Cock Up Your Beaver'  Variations on the Scottish Air 'When She Cam Ben' 

LAMENTS

 Lament for Sir Ulick Burke  The Clergy's Lamentation  Lord Galway's Lamentation  Lament for Charles McCabe  Lament for Terence MacDonough  Lament for Owen Roe O'Neill  Lament for Owen O'Rourke  Squire Wood's Lamentation on the Refusal of his Halfpence 

EXTRA TUNES

 Captain O'Neill  Athlone  Banks of the Shannon  Cuir Do Cheann Dileas  Faillte Na Miosc  Farewell to Lough Neaghe  Irish Galloway Tom  The Lamentation of Ireland  The Merry Maids of Connaught  Port Gordon  Righin Aluin Aribhinn Og  Sorridh Leat a Naomhaig  Uillagan Dubh O