William H. Grattan Flood
Ancient Irish Music
Irish Music from the Sixth to the Ninth Century
Ancient Irish Musical Instruments
Ancient Irish Scales
Irish Music before the Anglo-Norman Invasion
Irish Music in the Middle Ages
Irish Music in the Fifteenth Century
Anglo-Irish Music from 1200 to 1400
Anglo-Irish Music during the Fifteenth Century
Irish Music in the Sixteenth Century
Irish Music in the Sixteenth Century (continued)
Pre-Reformation Church Music in Ireland
Church Music—1538 to 1598
Anglo-Irish Music in the Sixteenth Century
Shakespeare and Irish Music
Irish Music in the Seventeenth Century
Irish Music in the Seventeenth Century (continued)
Anglo-Irish Music in the Seventeenth Century
O'Carolan and his Contemporaries
The Jacobite Period (1705 to 1775)
Irish Pipers in the Eighteenth Century
Anglo-Irish Music from 1701 to 1741
Handel and Arne in Ireland
Anglo-Irish Music from 1750 to 1800
Harp Festivals and Harp Societies
The errors stated in the original book have all been corrected in this text
In Popular Rhymes and Sayings of Ireland (first published in 1924) John J. Marshall examines the origin of a variety of rhymes and sayings that were at one time in vogue around different parts of the country, including those which he recalled from his own childhood in County Tyrone. Numerous riddles, games and charms are recounted, as well as the traditions of the ‘Wren Boys’ and Christmas Rhymers. Other chapters describe the war cries of prominent Irish septs and the names by which Ireland has been personified in literature over the centuries.
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