Bunting - The Ancient Music of Ireland, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 34

Bunting - The Ancient Music of Ireland, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 34


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Hodges & Smith, Dublin, 1840
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Edward Bunting
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Bunting - The Ancient Music of Ireland
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28 ANCIENT MUSIC OF IBELAND.THE TIME.NAMES IN ENGLISHNAMES IN IRISH CHARACTERS. TRANSLATION. EXPLANATION.CHARACTERS.Irish jig time, used in the oldcneohurnHeach, . . Trebhuinneach, Trebly rapid. dancing airs, &c., which wereperformed with great vivacityand vigour.Lamentations for particular fami-CU1 Q h, . . . Cuigrath Dirge time. . lies, with words.c ual hch easach, Crudhchlesaeh,. . Bold, heroic. Marching time, also the time ofthe ancient melodies in general.Time of the music composed incompliment to the de eased pa-cumhatm Cumhadth, . . . Lamentation. . trons of the harpers; withoutwords, but by no means slowlyplayed.Phurt frequently consisted oftwo parts, first, Na phurt, intro-ductory, and Malart Phonck,Phurt, . . Time of the lessons. changing the position of thehands, the right hand playingthe treble and the left the bass.THE oaH c m . Alhbhan -trirech, . The three moods, . Or species of music.Music of a graceful and expres-eaF lc I al he, . . . Geanttraidheacht, . Love. sive order.o c aI he Gollttraidheacht, . Exciting sorrow. . Melancholy music.suaHcwa1 he, . . . Suanttraidheacht, . Soothing. . . . Sleepy, composing strains.0 Supposed to apply to the LuinigsU1HN Ch Luinneach, . . . Merry, jovial music. of the Highlands of Scotland.THE KEYS.The leading, or next note to theresponse, to the sisters,eich W eas Leath glass, Half note. . . . forming the pr per key of theharp, being G natural, onesharp.c Formed by raising C natural (apui heaU . moi , . Fuigheall-mor, . . Great sound. semitone higher) to C sharp.Seldom used.pul 1iea L bea . Fuigheall-beg, . . I Le sound. Supposed to be high bass, or flat key. One sharp, another name for theaoH -PuF5heaU , . Uan fuigheall, . . Single sound. . key of G.
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