Music

by Dr Una Hunt, pianist, broadcaster and Irish music specialist William Vincent Wallace Born Waterford, Ireland 1812; died Chateau de Bagen, France 1865 The bicentenary of a neglected and uniquely-individual Irish composer will be celebrated on March 11th 2012. And, on the day, Waterford city will honour the birth of one of its most famous [...]

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Bean an Phoist says:  Honora has so many great collections to choose from that it would have been cruel and heartless to restrict her to just one item that she loves, so here are just some of her favourite LOVEly things for Valentine’s Day 2012…   by Honora Faul, Curator of Prints & Drawings, Ephemera, [...]

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by Honora Faul, Department of Prints & Drawings Café Joly here at the Library is currently showcasing a selection of images from our NLI music collections. Some depict early sheet music dating from the late 18th century, such as John Field’s rondo on the air Go to the Devil and shake yourself. Another sheet music [...]

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