A HISTORY OF IRISH MUSIC

By

William H. Grattan Flood

A History of Irish Music

1905

CONTENTS

Preface

CHAPTER I.
Ancient Irish Music

CHAPTER II.
Irish Music from the Sixth to the Ninth Century

CHAPTER III.
Ancient Irish Musical Instruments

CHAPTER IV.
Ancient Irish Scales

CHAPTER V.
Irish Music before the Anglo-Norman Invasion

CHAPTER VI.
Irish Music before the Anglo-Norman Invasion (continued)

CHAPTER VII.
Irish Music before the Anglo-Norman Invasion (continued)

CHAPTER VIII.
Irish Music in the Middle Ages

CHAPTER IX.
Irish Music in the Fifteenth Century

CHAPTER X.
Anglo-Irish Music from 1200 to 1400

CHAPTER XI.
Anglo-Irish Music during the Fifteenth Century

CHAPTER XII.
Irish Music in the Sixteenth Century

CHAPTER XIII.
Irish Music in the Sixteenth Century (continued)

CHAPTER XIV.
Pre-Reformation Church Music in Ireland

CHAPTER XV.
Church Music—1538 to 1598

CHAPTER XVI.
Anglo-Irish Music in the Sixteenth Century

CHAPTER XVII.
Shakespeare and Irish Music

CHAPTER XVIII.
Irish Music in the Seventeenth Century

CHAPTER XIX.
Irish Music in the Seventeenth Century (continued)

CHAPTER XX.
Anglo-Irish Music in the Seventeenth Century

CHAPTER XXI.
O'Carolan and his Contemporaries

CHAPTER XXII.
The Jacobite Period (1705 to 1775)

CHAPTER XXIII.
Irish Pipers in the Eighteenth Century

CHAPTER XXIV.
Anglo-Irish Music from 1701 to 1741

CHAPTER XXV.
Handel and Arne in Ireland

CHAPTER XXVI.
Anglo-Irish Music from 1750 to 1800

CHAPTER XXVII.
Harp Festivals and Harp Societies

CHAPTER XXVIII.
Conclusion

APPENDICES
List of the Principal Collections of Irish Music (From 1725 to 1887)
Musical MSS. in Trinity College, Dublin
Dublin Musical Societies (From 1680 to 1880)

INDEX

Corrigenda
The errors stated in the original book have all been corrected in this text

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