Classical Guitar Music to Play: ‘Carolan’s Receipt for Drinking/Furlough O’Carolan’ (arr. Zoe-Anne Watley)

carolans receipt for drinking classical guitar music notation and painting of turlough o'carolan
Edited by Neil Smith

Turlough O’Carolan was a blind Celtic harper, composer and singer in Ireland (1670–1738). The interest in this famous “harper” has grown in recent years and this tuneful, rhythmic piece fits very neatly on the guitar. The fingering is by the arranger.


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This music supplement was originally printed in the January 1986 issue of Classical Guitar.