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The Resource The Petrie Collection of the ancient music of Ireland, edited by David Cooper ; Irish modernized and edited by Lillis Ó Laoire

The Petrie Collection of the ancient music of Ireland, edited by David Cooper ; Irish modernized and edited by Lillis Ó Laoire

Label
The Petrie Collection of the ancient music of Ireland
Title
The Petrie Collection of the ancient music of Ireland
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Cooper ; Irish modernized and edited by Lillis Ó Laoire
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • gle
  • eng
Summary
"First published in 1855, George Petrie's The Petrie Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland, is widely regarded as one of the most important nineteenth-century collections of traditional Irish music. It contains nearly two hundred melodies collected by Petrie as well as song texts in Irish and English and detailed notes by Petrie about their sources. The collection, which was originally published under the auspices of the Society for the Preservation and Publication of the Melodies of Ireland, has been out of print for many years and the few remaining copies are now extremely rare collector's items." "This new edition contains all of Petrie's original text, the melodies and his introduction. The text is prefaced by a biographical essay that positions the collection in the context of Petrie's life and work and within the broader field of Irish traditional music. The piano accompaniments, written by Petrie's daughter and included in the first edition, have been removed. Instead, the melodies have been restored to their original form by reference both to Stanford's The Complete Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland as Noted by George Petrie (1789-1866) and to the original manuscripts held in the National Library of Ireland. Cooper's new edition also contains a completely reset version of the text, in which the Irish spelling has been modernized and a standard font adopted. The new edition of this book will form an invaluable addition to the bookshelves of both students and performers of Irish traditional music."--BOOK JACKET
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DB/U-1
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
The ancient music of Ireland
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1790-1866
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petrie, George
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
LC call number
M1744
LC item number
.P48 2002
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooper, David
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk music
  • Music
  • Songs, Irish
  • Folk songs, Irish
Label
The Petrie Collection of the ancient music of Ireland, edited by David Cooper ; Irish modernized and edited by Lillis Ó Laoire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Contains vols 1 (1855) & 2 (1882) of The Ancient Music of Ireland
  • Editor's introd. and Petrie's extensive commentaries in English
  • Irish words with English translations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
b30022712616
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 298 p
Isbn
9781859183984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., music
Label
The Petrie Collection of the ancient music of Ireland, edited by David Cooper ; Irish modernized and edited by Lillis Ó Laoire
Publication
Note
  • Contains vols 1 (1855) & 2 (1882) of The Ancient Music of Ireland
  • Editor's introd. and Petrie's extensive commentaries in English
  • Irish words with English translations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
b30022712616
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 298 p
Isbn
9781859183984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., music

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