Most Celebrated Irish Tunes
A Collection of the Most Celebrated Irish Tunes Proper for the Violin, German Flute or Hautboy, published by John & William Neal, Dublin, 1724
Has anyone looked at / played any of the tunes in this book? According to the Irish Traditional Music Archive (which published a facsimile edition) the music "differs greatly from the Irish traditional music of today". Two questions: What are the main differences? Is the book worth buying?