Bunting Manuscript Collection 1791-1856


Bunting Manuscript Collection 1791-1856

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SNAC Resource ID: 6301305

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Bunting, Edward, 1773-1843

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Lynch Patrick 19th cent. Irish scholar

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McDonnell, James

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Hempson Denis

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Bunting Anthony Older brother of Edward Bunting

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Edward Bunting, 1773-1843

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Edward Bunting (1773-1843) is remembered as the foremost collector of Irish folk music of his age. A capable musician in his own right (he had, by the age of 11, begun to deputise as organist at St. Anne's Cathedral, Belfast), he was responsible for recording, for the first time, the repertoire of the traditional Irish harpist. Engaged on this service by the organisers of the Belfast Harper's Festival of 1792, he spent the next number of years touring the length and breadth of Ireland talking to...