In order to correctly read the notations on the NWC music files, you need
to DOWNLOAD and INSTALL the font BOXMARKS.TTF
All pages are done in TIMES NEW ROMAN font. If the pages display
incorrectly, try changing your browser's default font to this first.
O'NEILL'S MUSIC OF IRELAND
is divided into EIGHT sections: Click on the highlighted link to go to that page...
AIRS & SONGS MARCHES
JIGS & DOUBLEJIGS
O'Neill's ("the 1850") Music Of Ireland completed 6-13-03 with much trimming-out and
additions of new rigging and sails as required 2003 - 2005)
(Oct 5 2006 revised and repainted with some foundation work)
(May, 2015, the LAST major overhaul of the site completed.)
Between 2006 and 2015 there were seven re-dos of the site due to external errors
and my own stupidity, and I sincerely appreciate the many emails letting me know of things
needing correction or repair. I assure you that you are NOT "bothering" me with such corrections or alerts,
(MORE STUFF BELOW!!!)
PRESENTLY AVAILABLE :
O'NEILL'S, ALLAN'S and O'CAROLAN'S
ON CD IN NWC, ABC, MIDI AND GIF (sheet)
FORMATS (WITH FREE NWC,
ABC, GIF and EXCEL READERS)
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
(AND MY SINCERE THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE HELPED OUT !)
(ESPECIALLY Messers POWER and JAMESON!)
LISTS OF ALL TUNES :
IN XLS (Microsoft Excel) FORMAT
DOWNLOAD A FREE EXCEL READER !
MUSIC I HAVE COLLECTED AND TRANSCRIBED
which includes rigs, jeels, pornhipes, you name it..
ALLAN'S IRISH FIDDLER
which is a fine little collection of Irish dance tunes that are
almost "de rigeur"for any repetoire!
Allan's Irish Fiddler completed 12-20-02 & revised 11-14-04. (They're all there!)
The Complete Works of
Catches. Rounds and Glees
The English Madrigals
The English Dancing Master pub. by John Playford (1651)
Jeff Welty's Irish Pages at RedHawk.org
seem to have disappeared. If you can locate
a new home for them, let me know.
The perpetrator of all this insanity
Tunes at Ceolas
NIGEL GATHERER'S WEBPAGES
(especialy for those of us afflicted by the Mandolin AND Traditional Music!)
The Tinwhistler's Music Pages
The Chiff and Fipple
(tinwhistle and flute pages and LOTS OF music)
The Hetzler Homestead
Occasionally one gets to
recommend a TRULY outstanding website or work which contributes to
the preservation and enjoyment of Traditional Music in a totally unique
way: such is the case with Andrew Kuntz' site:
The Fiddler's Companion
|rev. MAY 2015
|A Bit more on the differences between
the ABC and NOTEWORTHY music formats
and why I prefer NOTEWORTHY of the two!