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Songbook Cover

Choice Irish Songs, Vol. 1, published in 1892, with a portrait of Thomas Moore on the front. The frontispiece declares this to be "A book of choice and popular Irish Melodies selected from the best known composers. Each song carefully arranged with accompaniment for Piano or Organ." About half the songs are by Thomas Moore, including "The Harp That Once Through Tara's Halls"; "Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms"; and "The Meeting of the Waters." Among the other non-Moore songs are:

Cover of Choice Irish Songs
From the private collection of Kevin McDermott

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