Title: Irish Minstrels and Musicians [The Story of Irish Music] with numerous dissertations on related subjects
Author: Capt. Francis O'Neill
Description: Softcover. Covers show some moderate wear and handling. Top corner of front cover creased. Interior is clean and unmarked. 497 pages. Index. 9.5 x 7 inches.
A reprint of the original edition of 1913. This book provides an insight into the world of Irish music, through its wide ranging contents. The book deals with historical research, yields invaluable information on techniques, and features many articles on individual ace performers of the past. Includes an introduction and biography of the author by Breandan Breathnach.
The author, Capt. Francis O'Neill, was born near Bantry, County Cork, and was to become the Chief of Police in Chicago. Here he began his task of collecting traditional music from many of the Irish immigrant-arrivals.
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Mercier Press
Place: Cork and Dublin
Keywords: folk music, traditional, pipers,
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