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James Joyce at the Piano in Paris, 1939 James Joyce: Music in the Novels and Poems
CD #1 Songs
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From CD #1:
Brigid's Song
(or, "Dingdong! The Castle Bell!")

Music by David Diamond

Courtesy of Mercury Music Corporation/SESAC

Liner Notes

This piece appears in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, where a very young Stephen Dedalus quotes it verbatim, thinking in his sick bed how sweet and sad the words are and how sentimental his own funeral is likely to be. It is one of the first indications of Stephen's preoccupation with sounds and words.
[from CD liner notes, contributed by Prof. Zack Bowen]

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