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Petrie's Complete Irish Music
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Petrie's Complete Irish Music

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Full Score
Publisher Dover Publications
Arranger Petrie

Price: $39.95

Catalog #430804

UPC code: 9780486430805

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Edward Bunting fell into his destiny when, at the age of 19, he was commission ed to write down the tunes performed at a gathering of traditional harp player s in Belfast in July 1792. This innocent beginning signaled the start of a 100 -year process of enormous importance: the preservation of a country's music, w hich otherwise might be lost forever. In time, Bunting passed the torch to app rentice George Petrie who, in turn, became instrumental in founding the Societ y for the Preservation and Publication of the Melodies of Ireland, which publi shed Petrie's first collection in 1855. Finally, it was Petrie's daughter who entrusted the much-honored Sir Charles Stanford with three bound volumes of he r father's work, leading to the ultimate compilation, published in 1905, of 1, 582 traditional melo

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