- Paperback: 186 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (June 18, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1514175371
- ISBN-13: 978-1514175378
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.4 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,290,496 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ancient Music and Instruments of Ireland and Britain: The story of a distinctive musical culture during the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Ages off ... parade, legend, healing, fanfare and war. 2nd Edition
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About the Author
Simon O’Dwyer, researcher, manufacturer, composer and player of the ancient musical instruments of Ireland. He is the co-founder of ‘Ancient Music Ireland’. Born in 1955, Simon has dedicated his life’s work to the study and the reconstruction of prehistoric musical instruments. He is in the vanguard of the pioneering research which is taking place into the music of prehistory around the world. Simon has composed and registered many pieces for bronze horn, Iron Age trumpet, Early Medieval horns and bodhrán. He plays these instruments professionally and has recorded several albums. He is a poet and songwriter. Other skills include the manufacture of a selection of Bronze Age horns and Early Medieval instruments. He has spent the past twenty six years dedicated to the promotion, research and documentation of the ancient musical instruments of Ireland. He has correlated a large library of archive material. Simon has performed at festivals, museums and presented papers on his work at conferences and universities worldwide. Research and recordings are available on www.ancientmusicirland.com