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Compositions by Aloys Fleischmann

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For a fully annotated catalogue of the works of Aloys Fleischmann see Séamas de Barra, Aloys Fleischmann, (Field Day Music 1), Field Day Publications, Dublin 2006

Amhrán Dóchais [Song of Hope], ?1971 
Arrangement of traditional melody for schools’ concert. Orchestra [2222 / 4331 / timp / perc / str], with audience 
participation. Words by Osborn Ó hAimhirgín (Osborn Bergin).
Manuscript
Amhrán na gCúigí / Song of the Provinces, 1963
SATB choir and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4331 / timp / perc / hp / str] with audience participation. Words by James Clarence Mangan, from the Old Irish attributed to Prince Aldfrid.
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A Nation Once Again, 1945
Arrangement of traditional melody. SATB choir and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / Timp / Perc / Str]. Words by Thomas Davis.
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An Cóitín Dearg [The Red Petticoat], ?1968
Irish harp, Published in The Irish Harp Book: A Tutor and Companion, Sheila Larchet Cuthbert ed., (Cork: Mercier Press,1974).
PDF from Sibelius 
An Cóitín Dearg [The Red Petticoat], 1951
Ballet in three acts. Orchestra [3(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / hp / str]. Scenario by Micheál MacLiammóir.
Act 1 Manuscript Act 2  Manuscript Act 3 Manuscript

An Cóitín Dearg [The Red Petticoat], 1951
Ballet Suite for Orchestra. Orchestra [3(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / hp / str].
Eight movements: (i) Prelude, (ii) General Dance, (iii) Theme and Variations, (iv) Romance, (v) Fughetta and Passacaglia, (vi) Intermezzo, (vii) Reel, (viii) Finale. Recording: RTÉ lyric fm (2010), Aloys Fleischmann Orchestral Works, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Robert Houlihan Conductor.

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Bacach Buí na Léige [Yellow Beggar of the League], ?1972
Arrangement of traditional melody for schools’ concert. Orchestra [2222 / 4331 / timp / perc / str], with audience participation. Words traditional.
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Ballet Suite: The Táin, 1982
Orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / hp / str]. Eight movements: (i) Introduction – The Brown Bull of Cuailgne, (ii) Dance of Medb’s Warriors and Dance of the Serving Girls, (iii) Dance of Allegiance, (iv) Cúchulainn and Emer, (v) General Dance, (vi) Interlude, (vii) Entry of the Armies, (viii) The Truce and Reconciliation.
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Ballinderry, ?1968
Irish Harp.
 ManuscriptSibelius  PDF from Sibelius
Bata na bPlanndála [The Planting Stick], 1957
Choral Dance Suite. SATB choir and chamber ensemble [fl(picc), perc, hp, str quartet]. Words [in Irish] by Pilib Ó Laoghaire and Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil. Five movements: (i) Allegro moderato e poco pesante, (ii) Vivace, (iii) Allegro risoluto, (iv) Allegro grazioso, (v) Allegro giovale a ritmico.
Sibelius   PDF from Sibelius  Manuscript
Cáhal Mór of the Wine-Red Hand, ?1970
SATB Choir and piano. Words by James Clarence Mangan.
 Manuscript   PDF from Sibelius  Sibelius
Cáit Ní Dhuibhir, ?1943
Arrangement of folk song. Unaccompanied SAB Choir.
The manuscript of this work is lost

Clare’s Dragoons, 1945
Baritone, SATB choir, war pipes and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4331 / timp / perc / str]. Words by Thomas Davis. Recording: RTÉ lyric fm (2010), Aloys Fleischmann Orchestral Works, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Robert Houlihan Conductor, RTÉ Philharmonic Choir.
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Clonmacnoise, ?1986
SATB choir and orchestra [2(picc)222 /2231 / timp / perc / hp / str], with audience participation. Words by Frank O’Connor, from the Irish. Published by Cumann Náisiúnta na gCór [Association of Irish Choirs], 1989.
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Confirma hoc Deus, ?1945
Motet for SATB choir and organ.
 ManuscriptPDF from Sibelius
Confirma hoc Deus, ?1945
Motet for unaccompanied SATB choir.
 ManuscriptPDF from Sibelius
Cornucopia, 1969
Prelude and Rondo for horn and piano.
Manuscript‌  Sibelius   PDF from Sibelius    Horn  Part  Manuscript
Cornucopia, 1970
Horn and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 2200 / timp / perc / str]. 
Manuscript  PDF from publisher      PDF from Sibelius  
 Cradle Song, c.1930
Voice and piano. Words by Edward. J. Sheehy.
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Eilís Nic Dhiarmada Rua, 1941
Lamento per Strumenti a Corda (Caoineadh do Shreanganna) [Elizabeth MacDermott Roe, Lament for Strings] Third movement of The Humours of Carolan. Recording: Black Box Music BBM 1103 (1997), Irish Chamber Orchestra, Fionnuala Hunt (director).
PDF from publisher ‌ 
Festival Song, 1978
SATB choir and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4331 / timp / perc / str]. Words by John Montague.
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Five Dances from The Táin, ?1990
Orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / hp / str]. Five movements: (i) Prelude – The Brown Bull of Cuailgne, (ii) Dance of the Camp Maidens – Fanfare, (iii) Cúchulainn and Emer, (iv) Queen Medb’s Warriors, (v) Finale.
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Four Fanfares for ‘An Tóstal’, 1952
4hr / 3trp / 3trb / tuba / timp / sdrm. (i) For an Opening Ceremony, (ii) For a Solemn Event, (iii) For a Gay Event (iv) For a Closing Ceremony.
 Manuscript (ii) Sibelius  PDF from Sibelius(iii) Sibelius  (iv)Sibelius    
Four Old Italian Songs, 1937
Arrangements for mezzo soprano and orchestra [2222 / 2230 / timp / str]. (i) Consolati e spera [D. Scarlatti], (ii) Se tu m’ami [G. B. Pergolesi], (iii) O cessate di piagarmi [A. Scarlatti], (iv) Chi vuol la zingarella [G. Paisiello].
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Games, 1990
SATB choir, harp and percussion. Six movements: (i) Before Play, (ii) The Nail, (iii) Hide and Seek, (iv) The Rose Thieves (v) He, (vi) Ashes. Words by Vasco Popa, translated from the Serbo Croat by Anne Pennington.
Manuscript PDF from publisher     
Hymns and Magnificats for Knock, 1982 
SATB choir (i) and (vi) / unison choir (ii) - (v) and piano [= organ]. (i) Hymn to Our Lady of Knock I: ‘Lady of Knock you shone a glowing vision [first setting], (ii) Hymn to Our Lady of Knock II: ‘Lady of Knock you shone a glowing vision [second setting], (iii) Hymn to Our Lady of Knock (III): A secret garden and a rose, (iv) Magnificat [first version], (v) Magnificat [second version], (vi) Magnificat [third version]. The words are by Tom Hamill (i), (ii) and Michael Hodgetts (iii); the words of (iv),(v) and (vi) are liturgical. Magnificat (vi) was published in Hymns for Knock, Michael Casey arr., Fr. Peter Waldron, ed., Knock Publications, Knock Shrine, Co. Mayo, 1985.
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Illumina Oculos Meos, 1934
Motet for unaccompanied SATB choir.
Manuscript Sibelius
Introduction and Funeral March, 1960
Orchestra [3(picc)2+ca2+bcl2+cbsn / 4331 / timp / perc / hp / str ].
Manuscript
Kelly the Boy from Killann, ?1971
Arrangement of traditional melody for schools’ concert. Orchestra [2(picc)222 / 42[1]31 / timp / perc / str], with audience participation. Words traditional.
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Kelly, the Boy from Killann, 1960
for TTBB choir. Version of (Vi) from Six Folk Song Arrangements, Text Patrick Joseph McCall.
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Le balai de plume [The Feather Mop], 1970
Essay for pianist-comedienne.
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Macha Ruadh [Red-haired Macha], 1955
Ballet in two scenes. Orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / str]. Scenario by Joan Denise Moriarty and Aloys Fleischmann.
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Magnificat for Knock, 1982
SATB choir, orchestra [2(picc)121 / 3231 / timp / perc / hp / str]. Version of (vi) above.
Text Liturgical (English).
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Mass for Peace, 1976
Unison choir and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / str]. Eleven movements: (i) Entrance Hymn: Give Peace, Lord, (ii) Kyrie, (iii) Gloria, (iv) Responsorial Psalm: The Lord Speaks of Peace, (v) Gospel Acclamation, (vi) Sanctus, (vii) Eucharistic Acclamation (viii) Great Amen, (ix) Agnus Dei, (x) Communion Hymn: As Runs the Thirsting Deer, (xi) Recessional Hymn: Peace of the Lord.
Manuscript Sibelius PDF from Sibelius
Mass for Peace, 1976
Unison choir and organ. Eleven movements: (i) Entrance Hymn: Give Peace, Lord, (ii) Kyrie, (iii) Gloria, (iv) Responsorial Psalm: The Lord Speaks of Peace, (v) Gospel Acclamation, (vi) Sanctus, (vii) Eucharistic Acclamation (viii) Great Amen, (ix) Agnus Dei, (x) Communion Hymn: As Runs the Thirsting Deer, (xi) Recessional Hymn: Peace of the Lord.

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Mass, 1972
For Juvenile or Female Voices and Organ. SSA choir and organ. Six movements: (i) Entrance Hymn: Cry Out With Joy, (ii) Kyrie, (iii) Gloria, (iv) Sanctus, (v) Agnus Dei, (vi) Communion Hymn: As Runs the Thirsting Deer.
Manuscript Sibelius PDF from Sibelius
Movement for String Quartet, c.1930
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Na Trí Captaení Loinge [The Three Sea Captains], 1956 
Sreath Rincí do Chór-gutha [Choral Dance suite]. Unaccompanied SATB choir. Words [in Irish] by Pilib Ó Laoghaire and Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil. Three movements: (i) Allegretto, (ii) Allegro commodo, (iii) Molto vivace.
Manuscript
Nocturne for Carillon, 1958
Published in Cóbh Carillon Series, 1958. Recording: The Bells of Cobh (2007), Luc Rombouts (carillon).
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Ómós don Phiarsach / Homage to Patrick Pearse, 1979
Mezzo-soprano, speaker, orchestra [3(picc)2+ca2+bcl2+cbsn / 4331 / timp / perc]. Seven movements: (i) Introduction, (ii) Cad chuige dhíbh dom’ chiapadh? [Why do you torture me?], (iii) A chin áluinn [O lovely head], (iv) A mhic bhig na gcleas [Little lad of the tricks], (v) Fornacht do chonac thú [Naked I saw thee], (vi) Pearse on Education - Pearse on Nationality, (vii) The Mother. Words [in Irish and English] by Pádraig Mac Piarais [Patrick Pearse].

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Piano Quintet, 1938 
Four Movements: (i) Allegretto, (ii) Andante tranquillo, (iii) Allegro scherzando, (iv) Allegro molto. Recorded by Hugh Tinney (piano), The Vanbrugh String Quartet, Marco Polo 8.223888 (1996).
Manuscript Sibelius PDF from Sibelius
Poet in the Suburbs, 1973
Unaccompanied SATB choir. Words by Thomas Kinsella. Published by Oxford University Press, 1976.
PDF from publisher  
Prelude and Dance, 1940
Orchestra [3(picc)222 / 4331 / timp / perc / str].
 Manuscript    Sibelius    
Prelude, 1925
Voice and piano. Words by John Millington Synge.
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Sinfonia Votiva, 1977
Orchestra [3(picc)2+ca2+bcl2+cbsn / 4331 / timp / perc / hp / str]. Three movements: (i) Introduction, (ii) Funeral March, (iii) Bacchanal. This work incorporates the Introduction and Funeral March of 1960, the addition of a third movement completing the composer’s initial conception. Recording: RTÉ lyric fm (2010), Aloys Fleischmann Orchestral Works, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Robert Houlihan Conductor.
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Six Folk Song Arrangements, 1952
Unaccompanied SSA (TTB) choir. (i) Eibhlín a Rúin [Eileen Aroon], (ii) Fáinne Geal an Lae [The Dawning of the Day], (iii) Cill Cais [Kilcash], (iv) Bán Chnuic Éireann Ó [The White Hills of Éire O], (v) An Spailpín Fánach [The Itinerant Labourer], (vi) Kelly, the Boy from Killann. (iii), Cill Cais [Kilcash], was published by Cumann Náisiúnta na gCór [Association of Irish Choirs] 1983.
Manuscript  (ii) Manuscript (iii) Manuscript (iv)Manuscript  (v) Manuscript (vi)Manuscript
Song Cycle from ‘The Fountain of Magic’ , 1945
Voice and piano. (i) Winter, (ii) Autumn, (iii) The Lover, (iv) The Student. Words by Frank O’Connor, from the Irish.
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Song Cycle from ‘The Fountain of Magic’, 1945
High voice and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / str]. (i) Winter, (ii) Autumn, (iii) The Lover, (iv) The Student. Words by Frank O’Connor, from the Irish.
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Song Cycle from ‘Tides’, 1973
Medium voice and piano. Four Movements: (i) King and Queen, (ii) North Sea, (iii) A Dream of July, (iv) Wine Dark Sea. Words by John Montague.
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Song Cycle from ‘Tides’, 1974
Medium voice and orchestra [2121 / 2110 / timp / perc / hpsd/ hp / str], 1974. Four Movements: (i) King and Queen, (ii) North Sea, (iii) A Dream of July, (iv) Wine Dark Sea. Words by John Montague.
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Song for a Festive Occasion, 1984
Orchestra [3(picc)2+ca2+bcl2 / 4331 / timp / perc / hp / str] with audience participation.
Text Arthur William O’Shaughnessy, the first stanza of ‘The Music Makers’, written to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Cork Symphony Orchestra.
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Songs of Affection, ?1955
Five Irish folk songs arranged for medium voice and piano [= Harp]. (i) I’d put you myself, my baby, to slumber [Do chuirfinn-se féin, mo leanbh a chodla], (ii) The Red-haired man’s wife [Bean an fhir ruaidh], (iii) The fretful baby [An leanbh aimréidh], (iv) You remember that night, love? [An cuimhin leat an oíche úd?], (v) Why, liquor of life, do I love you so? [A fhuisgí, croí na n-anamann]
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Songs of Colmcille, 1964
Speaker, SATB choir and orchestra [1121 / 1000 / timp / perc / pno / str]. Five movements: (i) Prelude, (ii) The Greatness of Colmcille, (iii) Murmur and Make Music, (iv) The Pets, (v) The Bell Maker. Words by Robert Farren.
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Sreath do Phiano [Suite for Piano], 1933
Five movements: (i) Le líonrith [Agitato], (ii) Mall sionsach [Andante espressivo], (iii) Mear anamúil [Allegro animato], (iv) Mall calma, diaidh ar ndiadh ag sírneartú [Largo risoluto, poco a poco sempre rinforzando], (v) Gasta gealadhramach [Presto scherzando]. Published by J. & W. Chester Ltd., London, 1935 under both English and Irish versions of Fleischmann’s pseudonym: ‘Maurice Ronan/Muiris Ó Rónáin’. Recorded by Charles Lynch (piano), NIRC [New Irish Recording Company], NIR001 (1971).
PDF from publisher  
Suite: The Cake Dance, 1957
Chamber ensemble [fl(picc), perc, hp, str quartet]. Five movements: (i) Allegro commodo, (ii) Andante quasi recitativo, (iii) Moderato energico, (iv) Poco andante, (v) Allegro moderato e ritmico.
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Tableau for ‘An Tóstal’ III, 1953
Orchestra ([3(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / str]. Version of (iv) above, orchestrated in 1953 as part of the incidental music for an historical tableau staged by the Cork Ballet Group at the beginning of each evening of its 1953 season.
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The Bells of Shandon, ?1970
Arrangement of traditional melody for schools’ concert. Orchestra [3(picc)2+ca22 / 4331 / timp /perc / str], with audience participation. Words by Sylvester O’Mahony (Fr. Prout).
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The Boys of Wexford, ?1973
Arrangement of traditional melody for schools’ concert. Orchestra [3(picc)333 / 4331 / timp / perc / hp / str], with audience participation. Words traditional.
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The Fool, 1979
Medium voice and piano. Words by Pádraig Mac Piarais [Patrick Pearse]. This song was originally intended for inclusion in Ómós don Phiarsach [Homage to Patrick Pearse]. It has never been performed.
Manuscript PDF from Sibelius Sibelius
The Four Masters, 1944
Overture for orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / str]. Recording: RTÉ lyric fm (2010), Aloys Fleischmann Orchestral Works, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Robert Houlihan Conductor.
Manuscript  Sibelius  PDF from Sibelius
The Golden Bell of Ko, 1947
Ballet in three scenes. Orchestra [2(picc)2(ca)22 / 4231 / timp / perc / hp / str], SATB choir
Scenario by Marten Cumberland, after a Chinese legend.
The manuscript score of this work is lost.
Sibelius  Manuscript‌ PDF from Sibelius  Sibelius  with narrator

Piano reduction of complete orchestral score: rehearsal score

 

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The Humours of Carolan, 1941? 1942
Suite for String Orchestra. Four movements: (i) Carolan’s Dowry, (ii) Young Cusack, (iii) Elizabeth MacDermott Roe (iv) Carolan’s Quarrel with the Landlady. Recording of (iii) Elizabeth MacDermott Roe, Black Box Music BBM 1103 (1997), Irish Chamber Orchestra, Fionnuala Hunt (director).
Sibelius    Manuscript
The Poet’s Circuits, 1972
Soprano and Irish Harp. Words by Padraic Colum. Four movements: (i) The Crane, (ii) Black Tassels, (iii) Caoine, (iv) Spring.
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The Táin, 1981
Ballet in Three Acts. Orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / hp / str]. Scenario by Joan Denise Moriarty and Aloys Fleischmann.
Manuscript  Act I   Act II  Manuscript  Act III

Time’s Offspring, 1985
A Cantata based on the writings of Bishop Berkeley. Speaker, SATB choir and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / str]. Five movements: (i) Overture, (ii) The Principles of Human Knowledge, (iii) Chorus of Derision, (iv) The Querist, (v) Finale. Words by George Berkeley supplemented by quotations form Lord Byron, Alexander Pope, T. H. Key and the Holy Bible.
Manuscript
Time’s Offspring, 1985
Overture for orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / str].
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Toccata for Carillon, 1958
Published in Cóbh Carillon Series, 1958.
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Trí hAmhráin [Three Songs], 1935
High voice and piano. (i) Marbhana Eoghain Ruaidh Uí Néill [Lament for Owen Roe O’Neill], Turlough Carolan (attrib.), (ii) Bíogadh [Away!], Micheál Ó Murchú, (iii) An Píobaire [The Piper], Micheál Ó Murchú. Published by An Gúm, n.d. (?1941) under pseudonym ‘Muiris Ó Rónáin’. Recording of (i) Marbhana Eoghain Ruaidh Uí Néill [Lament for Owen Roe O’Neill] only, Black Box Music BBM 1022 (1998), Kathleen Tynan (soprano), Dearbhla Collins (piano); recording of (i) and (iii) RTÉ lyric fm (2007), Dermot Troy (tenor), Rhoda Coghill (piano).
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Trí hAmhráin [Three Songs], 1937
High voice and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp / perc / str]. (i) Marbhana Eoghain Ruaidh Uí Néill [Lament for Owen Roe O’Neill], Turlough Carolan (attrib.), (ii) Bíogadh [Away!], Micheál Ó Murchú, (iii) An Píobaire [The Piper], Micheál Ó Murchú.
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Two Antiphons, ?1976
Unison choir and organ. (i) Antiphon: I am the Living Bread, (ii) Antiphon: How Holy is this Feast.
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Where Finbarr Taught, 1945
A Song for University College Cork, [Scoil Bharra Fhinn, Amhrán don Choláiste Ollscoile, Corcaigh]. SATB choir and piano. Words by J. J. Horgan, with an Irish translation by ‘Torna’ (Tadhg Ó Donnchadha). Vocal score published (anonymously, at the request of Alfred O’Rahilly, President of University College Cork) in Cork University Record, 4 (Summer 1945).
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Where Finbarr Taught, 1945
A Song for University College Cork, [Scoil Bharra Fhinn, Amhrán don Choláiste Ollscoile, Corcaigh]. SATB choir and orchestra [2(picc)222 / 4231 / timp /perc/ str]. Words by J. J. Horgan, with an Irish translation by ‘Torna’ (Tadhg Ó Donnchadha). Vocal score published (anonymously, at the request of Alfred O’Rahilly, President of University College Cork) in Cork University Record, 4 (Summer 1945).

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