Recommended Reading

 

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 Traditional Irish Music

Oneills 1800 O’Neill’s Music of Ireland, by Capt. Frances O’NeillA facsimile of the 1903 edition containing the original collection of 1,850 melodies consisting of airs, jigs, reels, hornpipes, marches, and more.
  The Dance Music of Ireland, by Capt. Frances O’Neill. A facsimile of the 1907 edition containing the original collection of 1,001 melodies consisting of airs, jigs, reels, hornpipes, marches, and more.
  Ceol Rince na hEireann, (Dance Music of Ireland) Vol. 1
The first volume of the classic collection from Breandán Breathnach.
  Ceol Rince na hEireann, (Dance Music of Ireland) Vol. 2
The second volume of the classic collection from Breandán Breathnach.
  Ceol Rince na hEireann, (Dance Music of Ireland) Vol. 3
The third volume of the classic collection from Breandán Breathnach.
  Ceol Rince na hEireann, (Dance Music of Ireland) Vol. 4
The fourth volume of the classic collection from Breandán Breathnach.
  Ceol Rince na hEireann, (Dance Music of Ireland) Vol. 5
The fifth volume of the classic collection from Breandán Breathnach.
  The Dance Music of Willie Clancy, by Pat MitchellThe classic collection of the repertoire of the great Clare piper.
  Companion to Irish Traditional Music, by Fintan Vallely
  Blooming Meadows, by Fintan Vallely
  Last Night’s Fun, by Ciaran Carson
  Field Guide to the Irish Music Session, by Barry Foy