Irish Country Songs - Hughes, ed.


 

£22.99

M060098062
+

Herbert Hughes was an Irish born music critic, composer & an active participant in the Irish Cultural Revival. An avid supporter of folk music, he helped to found the Irish Folksong Society. This highlights edition contains the best-loved of Hughes' classic arrangements of traditional Irish melodies, for voice + piano accompaniment, with English lyrics (+ Irish for *). Set for ABRSM Examinations 2018 onwards Singing Grade 2 (List A: I Will Walk with My Love), Grade 3 (List A: I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue or I Know Where I'm Goin') & Grade 4 (List A: Down by the Salley Gardens) & Trinity Music Certificate: Singing Foundation (I Know where I'm Goin')

Ballynure Ballad, A: Eb (bb-d") - County Antrim

Bard of Armagh, The: Ab (eb'-f") - County Tyrone

Black Ribbon-Band, The: G (d'-e")

Down by the Salley Gardens (Maids of Mourne Shore, The): Db (db'-eb")

Gartan Mother's Lullaby , The: D (d'-e") - County Donegal

Good Roarin' Fire, A: E (e'-e") - County Derry

I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue: F (f'-d")

I Know My Love: F (c'-f") - West Irish

I Know Where I'm Goin': Ab (g'-eb") - County Antrim

I Will Walk with My Love: Ab (eb'-f") - County Dublin

Innisfree: G (d'-e")

Irish Elegy, An (Sixpence, The): F (d'-g")

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye!: A minor (e'-e")

Leprechaun, The: A minor (d'-g") - Limerick

Magpie's Nest, The: Bb (a-d") - Dublin

Monday Tuesday (Da Luain, da Mairt)*: Gb (d'-c") - Southern Counties

My Bonny Labouring Boy: Eb (eb'-f")

Next Market Day, The: F (a-c") - Ulster melody/Fragment of a Tyrone ballad

Oh Breathe Not His Name: Eb (c'-eb")

Old Turf Fire, The: F (b-e")

Rich and Rare (Summer is Coming, The): Db (db'-f")

Róisín Dubh (Little Black Rose): C minor (c'-f")

She Moved through the Fair: Ab (db'-eb") - County Donegal

Shule Agra: A minor (c'-e")

Star of the County Down, The: F# minor (c#'-e")

Tigaree Torum Orum: E (d#'-e")

Young Maid Stood in Her Father's Garden, A: Ab (eb'-f")

Tag: Singing Grade 3; Singing Grade 5; Singing Grade 6