Prehistoric Music of Ireland

Prehistoric Music of Ireland

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The basis of this book is the beautiful prehistoric musical instrument collection of Ireland, which is introduced with detailed descriptions and photographs. The full story of Irish music from 8000 BC to AD 600 is discussed, starting from the origins and the oldest surviving instruments. A vivid picture of the way in which music enriched Irish culture is built up from references in Gaelic mythology and evidence from Western Europe and Scandinavia. Prehistoric Music of Ireland is elaborately illustrated with high quality photographs of the various musical instruments as well as paintings produced as special commissions for this book.show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 172.7 x 246.4 x 15.2mm | 430.92g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • NPI Media Group
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752431293
  • 9780752431291

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