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Ancient Irish Airs and Dances: 201 Classic Tunes Arranged for Piano

Ancient Irish Airs and Dances: 201 Classic Tunes Arranged for Piano

By: George Petrie

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From the hopeful anticipation of Mary, do you fancy me? to the bitterness of Hag, you've killed me, this extraordinary compilation of Irish melodies runs the emotional gamut, with melancholy airs and sprightly reels aplenty. Its source material, The Petrie Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland, ranks among the most important 19th-century collections of traditional Irish music, with its song texts in both Irish and English, plus George Petrie's detailed notes about the music's origins. Out of print for many years, the Petrie Collection became an extremely rare and much sought-after collector's item; this new edition will bring the cherished old songs into the repertoire of any student or performer of traditional Irish music.

Reprint of the Pigott & Co., Dublin, 1877 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 10048642426X
ISBN 139780486424262
Author/EditorGeorge Petrie
FormatBook
Page Count144
Dimensions9 x 12

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