Songs of Erin

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central.

Book Title: Songs of Erin; A collection of fifty Irish folk songs. Op. 76.
Words by: Alfred Perceval Graves (1846-1931)
Arranger: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Publisher: Boosey & Co.
Copyright: 1901

This book has been posted in its entirety at Google Books.


  • The Alarm
  • Alone, all alone
  • Away to the Wars
  • The Beautiful City of Sligo
  • The Blackbird and the Wren
  • The Black Phantom
  • The Bower in my Breast
  • Changing her Mind
  • Clare’s Dragoons
  • The County of Mayo
  • The Daughter of the Rock
  • The Death of General Wolfe
  • The Death of Oscar
  • Eva Toole
  • The Falling Star
  • Farewell now, Miss Gordon
  • The Heroes of the Sea
  • I pray you be patient
  • I shall not die for love of thee
  • The Killarney Hunt
  • The King’s Cave
  • Kitty of the Cows
  • The Leafy Cool-Kellure
  • Like a Ghost I am gone
  • Like a Stone in the Street
  • Lost Light of my Eyes
  • Lovely Anne
  • Lullaby
  • Marching to Candahar
  • Mary, what’s the matter?
  • The Melody of the Harp
  • More of Cloyne
  • My Garden at the back
  • O’Donnell’s March
  • Oh, my grief! O, my grief!
  • One at a time, or Daniel Whitty
  • The only one for me
  • The Quern Tune
  • The Reaper’s Revenge
  • Remember the Poor
  • The Riddle (Spinning-Wheel Song)
  • Roddy More, the Rover
  • The Sailor’s Bride
  • Since we’re apart
  • The Song of the Fairy King
  • The Song of the Rose
  • The Songs Erin sings
  • The Stolen Heart
  • The Stratagem
  • Trottin’ to the fair

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