Acquisitions, July 2012
Items of interest acquired by the Archive within the last two months
Bound volume of mid-19th-century sheet music, many items published in Dublin. Donated by Ann Kennedy, Dublin
Collection of music-related books, manuscripts and manuscript copies in Irish & English. Donated by Feargal Ó Béarra, Galway, from his own collection and those of Heinrich Becker and Breda Lewis.
Collection of song-related material, books, serials, programmes and ephemera. Donated by Lisa Shields, Dublin
Collection of books, serials, photographs & ephemera. Donated by Fintan Vallely, Dublin
Collection of books, serials, & ephemera. Donated by Peter Browne, Dublin
Collection of 78s & LPs. Donated by Ellen Cranitch, Dublin
Song book Songs of the Irish Brigade, published in Campobasso, Italy, May 1944. Purchased
Ms Maria Crowley's manuscript songbook, Millstreet, Co Cork, dated 1901. Loaned for digitisation by Maria M. Murphy per Fergus Russell, Dublin
Collection of English & Irish dance related books, sheet music, serials and audio cassettes. Donated by Allan Corsini, Dublin
Published discographies: Frank Andrews, A history of the marketing of sound recordings in Britain, 1890-1903 (London : City of London Phonograph and Gramaphone Society, 2012); Keith Harrison, Cylinder histories 3. Lambert Phonograph Company (London : City of London Phonograph and Gramaphone Society, 2012). Purchased
Booklet Hardebeck Fund Concert, Father Mathew Hall, Sunday September 30, 1945 : souvenir booklet. Purchased
ITMA would also like to acknowledge with thanks donations and other help from the following people and organisations: Paul Armstrong, Stephen Borg, Brooks Academy, Greg Byrnes, Jimmy Carolan, Victor Edmonds, Val Hughes, Caroline Keane, Herri Musikaren Txokoa, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Martin O'Hare per Ian Lynch, Fr John Quinn.