Old harpers

notes and references

"County Louth Archaeological Society Journal" vol. 1 no. 4, Oct 1907. Thanks to Ann Heymann for this reference.

Robert Bruce Armstrong, "The Irish and Highland Harps". David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1904.

Philip O'Sullivan Beare, "Zoilomastix", 1625. See Nicholas Carolan, Philip O'Sullivan Beare on irish Music in "Éigse Ceol Tire" vols. 5-6, 1986 - 2001, and Alan J. Fletcher, "Drama and the Performing Arts..., Brewer 2001.

Edward Bunting, "The Ancient Music of Ireland", Hodges and Smith, Dublin, 1840

Seán Donnelly The Irish harp in England 1590-1690 "Ceol" vol VII, December 1984

Seán Donnelly An Irish harper and composer - Cormac MacDermott (?-1618) "Ceol" vol VIII , July 1986

Seán Donnelly An Eighteenth-Century minister and piper "Ulster Folklife" vol 46, 2000

Seán Donnelly The Captain and the Harper - Two Mayo Brothers of Elizabethan Times "Cathair na Mart, Journal of the Westport Historical Society" No. 23, 2003

Alan J. Fletcher, "Drama and the Performing Arts...", Brewer 2001.

Charlotte Milligan Fox Annals of the Irish harpers 1911

Peter Holman The Harp in Stuart England - New light on William Lawes's Harp Consorts "Early Music" vol XV no. 2, May 1987

Rev. James O'Laverty The Irish harp. "Denvir's Monthly", 1903

Aiken McClelland The Irish Harp Society "Ulster Folklife" Vol 21, 1975

Colm O Baoill, Some Irish Harpers in Scotland, "Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness" 47, 1970-72, p.143-171

Keith Sanger, The McShannons of Kintyre: harpers to Tacksmen. "The Scottish Genealogist" vol 38 no 3, Sept 1991.

Keith Sanger & Alison Kinnaird, "Tree of Strings (Crann nan Teud)", Kinmor Music, Scotland, 1992

Keith Sanger, Final Chords. "West Highland Notes and Queries" 3/14, Dec 2009.

Gráinne Yeats "The Harp of Ireland", Belfast Harpers' Bicentenary Ltd, 1992

"The Protestant Advocate", 1814, vol II p. 59. on Google Books.



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