Old Gaelic harpmakers

notes and references

1. Alan J. Fletcher Drama and the Performing Arts in Pre-Cromwellian Ireland: A Repertory of Sources and Documents from the Earliest Times until c.1642 D. S. Brewer, 2000 p. 210 & 526

2. R.B. Armstrong, The Irish and Highland Harps, 1904, p. 88

3. Bunting, The Ancient Music of Ireland, 1840

4. MFA Boston

5. Walker, Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards, 1786, p. 163; also R.B. Armstrong, The Irish and Highland Harps, 1904, p. 110

6. Donal O'Sullivan, Carolan: the Life Times and Music of an Irish harper Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1958, vol 2, p. 165

7. Patrick L Cooney, ‘Drogheda Harp Society’, Journal of the Old Drogheda Society 1976

8. Aiken McLellan, ‘The Irish Harp Society’, Ulster Folklife 21, 1975

9. www.earlygaelicharp.info/harps/others.htm

10. Henry George Farmer, ‘Some Notes on the Irish Harp’ Music & Letters vol XXIV, April 1943

 

 

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