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The Dance Music of Ireland - The Levey Collection for Piano.

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Now entirely reset and published together in one volume, R.M.Levey ’s two collections, comprising over 200 tunes with simple piano accompaniments, are landmarks in the history of Irish music. These jigs, reels, hornpipes and other dances, transcribed just as they were performed, provide an invaluable reference for anyone interested in Irish music and a fascinating window into a bygone age.

Contents – First Collection:

  1. Apples in Winter.
  2. The Bag of Praties.
  3. The Beer Drinker.
  4. The Beesom.
  5. The Blewit’s Jig.
  6. The Bottle of Punch.
  7. The Boyne Water.
  8. The Bucks of Westmeath.
  9. The Bunch of Currants.
  10. Captain Paddy.
  11. Coming Through the Field.
  12. The Connaught Man’s Rambles.
  13. The Connaught Man.
  14. Cork City.
  15. Connemara Jig.
  16. Doyle’s Frolic.
  17. Dublin Streets.
  18. Fagan.
  19. Flower of Donnybrook.
  20. The Foxhunter’s Jig.
  21. The Galway Reel.
  22. The Garryowen.
  23. The Geese in the Bog.
  24. Go to the Devil and Shake Yourself.
  25. Green Fields of Erin.
  26. Hornpipe (untitled).
  27. The House in the Corner.
  28. The Humours of Bandon.
  29. The Humours of Cavan.
  30. The Humours of Cork.
  31. The Humours of Passage.
  32. The Humours of Mullin-a-Faunia.
  33. Irish Jig.
  34. Irish Lilt.
  35. An Irish Troll.
  36. Jack in the Green.
  37. 11 Jigs (untitled).
  38. Judy Brallaghan.
  39. The Kinnegad Slashers.
  40. Kissing and Drinking.
  41. Kitty’s Wishes.
  42. Kitty’s Rambles.
  43. Kitty in the Lane.
  44. The Langstern Pony.
  45. The Little House Under the hill.
  46. The Limerick Lasses.
  47. Girls Marry the Piper.
  48. The Merry Harriers.
  49. The Miners of Wiclow.
  50. Miss Brady.
  51. Miss Hamilton’s Reel.
  52. Miss M’Cloud.
  53. Moll in the Wad.
  54. Morgan Rattler.
  55. The Mug of Brown Ale.
  56. The Munster Gimlet.
  57. The Munster Buttermilk.
  58. The New Found Out.
  59. The night Before Larry was Stretched.
  60. Off She Goes.
  61. Patrick’s Day.
  62. Patrick’s Pot.
  63. The Piper’s Maggot.
  64. Planxty Connor.
  65. The Praties Are Dug and the Frost Is All Over.
  66. The Protestant Boys.
  67. The Pullet.
  68. The Rakes of Clonmel.
  69. The Rakes of Frishmen.
  70. The Rakes of Kildare.
  71. The Rakes of Mallow.
  72. The Rakes of Westmeath.
  73. The Rambling Pitchfork.
  74. Reel or Hornpipe (untitled).
  75. Reel (untitled).
  76. Ride a Mile.
  77. The Rocky Road.
  78. Rowdledum.
  79. Saddle the Pony.
  80. Saint Patrick Was a Gentleman.
  81. The Salamanca Reel.
  82. The Scholar.
  83. Skiver the Quilt.
  84. Stack the Rags.
  85. Strawberry Beds.
  86. The Strawberry Blossom.
  87. Strap the Razor.
  88. The Sprig of Shillelagh.
  89. Tatther Jack Walsh.
  90. The Teetotaller’s Reel
  91. Thady’s Wattle.
  92. There Was an Old Woman Tossed up in a Blanket.
  93. Trip it up Stairs.
  94. The Unfortunate Cup of Tea.
  95. Upstairs in a Tent.
  96. Who’ll Come Fight in the Snow?
  97. The Whigsborough Hunt.
  98. The Wind that Shakes the Barley.
  99. Will You Take a Flutter?
  100. The Yellow Stockings.

 

Contents – Second Collection:

  1. All Alive.
  2. The Banks of Avonmore.
  3. The Basket of Oysters.
  4. The Black Rogue.
  5. Brain’s March.
  6. Castle Daly.
  7. Clonmel Lasses.
  8. Colleen Dhas Dun.
  9. The Cork Hornpipe.
  10. The Crooked Way to Dublin.
  11. Dafty Dully.
  12. Donny Brook.
  13. Drive the World Before Me.
  14. Eleventh of October.
  15. Fate’s Reel.
  16. The Five Mile Chase.
  17. Five Miles Off.
  18. Get Out of Sight or I’ll box Your Ears.
  19. The Girl of the House.
  20. The Gobby.
  21. The Grinder.
  22. Heigh! Ho! Over the Ditches!
  23. Hop Jig.
  24. 3 Hornpipes (untitled).
  25. How Are You Now Kitty?
  26. The Humours of Castlecomer.
  27. The Hurler’s March.
  28. Indeed and You Shan’t.
  29. Is It Silk That’s in Your Bag?
  30. Jackson’s Piper.
  31. 16 Jigs (untitled).
  32. Johnny O’Shea.
  33. John O’Really the Active.
  34. The Jolly Tinker.
  35. Katty Magee.
  36. Keep Your Feet Johnny.
  37. The Kerry Jig.
  38. Larry Grogan.
  39. Larry O’Gaff.
  40. Leather Away the Wattle O!
  41. Mammy’s Pet.
  42. Melancholy Martin.
  43. Milk the Churn.
  44. Mind My Border.
  45. Moloney’s jig.
  46. My Love Is in America.
  47. The New Wedding.
  48. No Surrender.
  49. O’Neill’s Maggot.
  50. Oh! Whack.
  51. Paddy Get Up.
  52. Paddy O’Snap.
  53. Paddy Whack.
  54. Planxty (untitled).
  55. Planxty Dillon.
  56. Planxty Maguire.
  57. Polthogue.
  58. Poor Old Woman.
  59. The Priest in His Boots.
  60. The Pure Drop.
  61. Rakes of Kilkenny.
  62. Ree Raw.
  63. 4 Reels (untitled).
  64. Round the World for Sport.
  65. Rouse It.
  66. The Scolding Wife.
  67. Sheela’s Kiss.
  68. Six Mile Bridge.
  69. Smash the Windows.
  70. Sporting Molly.
  71. The Stony Steps.
  72. Sunny Dan.
  73. Tatter the Road.
  74. Temple House.
  75. Tommy Johnson.
  76. The Unfortunate Rake.
  77. What Call Have You to Me, Ned?
  78. The White Pony.
  79. You Rogue You Darn’t Meddle Me.

The Dance Music of Ireland - The Levey Collection for Piano.