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The dissemination of Thomas Moore's National Airs in nineteenth-century Europe

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This exhibition brings together early printed music sources from Special Collections & Archives, Queen's University Belfast and the British Library Music Collections. Focusing on the period 1811-1839, it documents the publication of Thomas Moore's (1779-1852) National Airs together with national airs by European composers Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Carl Czerny (1791-1857) and Edward Jones (1752-1824). The exhibition includes digitised copies of title pages, illustrations and musical works from nineteenth-century printed editions of national airs by Thomas Moore, Beethoven, Czerny and Jones.

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