A Select Collection of Original Irish Airs (Thomson, George)

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Arranger Ludwig van Beethoven
Editor George Thomson
First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Preston, 1814, 1816.
Edinburgh: G. Thomson, 1814, 1816.
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Arranger Ludwig van Beethoven
Editor George Thomson
First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Preston, 1814, 1816.
Edinburgh: G. Thomson, 1814, 1816.
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General Information

Work Title A Select Collection of Original Irish Airs
Alternative. Title A Select Collection of Original Irish Airs [Melodies] for the Voice united to characteristic English poetry written for this work with symphonies & accompaniments for the piano forte, violin, & violoncello, composed by Beethoven
Composer Thomson, George
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Beethoven: WoO 152 (1-25) + WoO 153 (1-20) + WoO 154 (1, 3-6, 8-12) + WoO 157 (2, 6, 8, 11)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 60 Pieces in 2 Volumes
First Publication. 1814, 1816
Librettist Peter Pindar
Joanna Baillie
Mrs Grant
Mr T. Toms
William Smyth
J. P. Curran
Alexander Boswell
Robert Burns
Helen Maria Williams
Walter Scott
David Thomson (brother of George)
Thomas Campbell
William Robert Spencer
John Freeman Milward Dovaston
George Gordon Byron
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 1-2 voices, piano; violin & cello ad lib.
Related Works Thomson's Select Melodies of Scotland, Ireland and Wales
25 Irish Songs, WoO 152 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)
20 Irish Songs, WoO 153 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)
12 Irish Songs, WoO 154 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

Misc. Comments

Song No.30 (last song in Vol.1), The Parson boasts of mild Ale arranged by Joseph Haydn (Hob.XXXIb:61), not Beethoven.