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Best-Loved Irish Ballads
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Best-Loved Irish Ballads (Hardback)

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Synopsis

A collection of Ireland's greatest and best-loved ballads, including the lyrics, music and chords, along with an introductory piece on each song. Illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. A beautiful guide to the cream of the Irish ballad tradition.







Songs of love, yearning, revolution, celebration, emigration, mourning, fun, famine, drinking and more. A collection of powerful yet beautiful ballads of Ireland, placed in and reflecting historical events and traditions. All have stood the test of time and present to the world the uniqueness of Irish history and her musical and revolutionary traditions.







Including:











Are You Right There Michael?

Danny Boy

Kevin Barry

I'll Tell Me Ma

The Irish Rover

Molly Malone

The Rare Old Mountain Dew

The Rocky Road to Dublin

The Rose of Tralee

Whiskey in the Jar





Best-Loved Irish Ballads celebrates the songs and tradition of Irish music.

Music & DanceSheet MusicSongbooks Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd Publication Date: 28/09/2020 ISBN-13: 9781788492201  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Emma Byrne is a graphic designer and artist. She is a graduate of Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design. She has won numerous awards for her design including The IDI (Irish Design Institute) Graduate Designer of the Year, the IDI Promotional Literature Award for her work on Brown Morning, and a Children's Books Ireland Bisto Merit Award for her work on Something Beginning With P: New Poems from Irish Poets. She has illustrated many books, including Best-Loved Oscar Wilde, Best Loved Yeats, The Most Beautiful Letter in the World by Karl O'Neill, a special edition of Ulysses by James Joyce, and A Terrible Beauty by Mairead Ashe Fitzgerald. She lives in a thatched house in Co. Wexford.

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