carolanstatue2  CAROLAN FESTIVAL

References for information on Carolan:

Both books are available at The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT (Donated by The Carolan Festival Committee)

 

Carolan, The Life Times and Music of an Irish Harper by Donal O'Sullivan (1958)

2001 (new edition)  Ossian Publications Ltd., Cork, IRE

ISBN# 1 900428 71 7

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Fair Melodies
Turlough Carolan: An Irish Harper

by Art Edelstein of East Calais, VT

Fair Melodies includes a 21-track CD of Carolan tunes. The author and multi-instrumentalist Tim Newcomb of Worcester, VT perform on the CD.

(Available for purchase at: 
Fair MelodiesTurlough O'Carolan: An Irish Harper by Art Edelstein)

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The Complete Carolan Songs & Airs arranged for the Irish Harp by Caitríona Rowsome (4 CD Edition) - published by Walton's.
HLW WM1451 HL 00117430

Available for purchase on-line from various retailers (almost locally, from Ossian USA in New Hampshire):  
Complete Carolan Songs & Airs arranged for the Irish Harp by Caitríona Rowsome (4 CD Edition)

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Websites with Carolan Tunes:


A really neat website with all 214 Carolan Tunes- words, music, midi files, and some background:  

Toirdhealbhach Ó Cearbhalláin - Turlough O'Carolan

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The Carolan Index: website with all 214 Carolan Tunes (click) - arrangements, midi files, background, etc.

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Also, info on these sites was sent by Bob Frost:

The Complete Works of Turlough O'Carolan  

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These same folks have transcribed O'Neill's Music of Ireland, the whole thing!

O'Neill's Music of Ireland

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From your Carolan Festival Website Webwench:

A lovely bundle of the complete list of Carolan Tunes, Carolan vs. O'Carolan, background, history,
and more

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