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Summarizing the history of Irish music in few lines is impossible !

If you want more information, there are several books about this theme:

- A history about irish music (William H. Grattan flood)


- Traditional music and Irish society: historical perspectives (Martin Dowling)


- La musique irlandaise (Etienne Bours)


You can also have a look at differents websites:

- irish traditional music archive:

- Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann:

- The Coleman irish music center:

- Wikipedia:

musiciens et danseurs

Musicians and dancers in 19th century (Irish Film Archive)

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