Eisht as Nish 2: Then and Now 2 – 43 Manx Folk Melodies arranged for Piano Solo
A decade after the release of his first book of Manx piano arrangements, well known piano teacher and composer Frank Woolley has published the second in the series.
Eisht as Nish 2 (Then & Now 2) contains 43 traditional Manx melodies, including airs, dances, hymns, sea songs and carvals.
The melodies were collected during the late 19th and early 20th centuries by the Gill brothers, Dr Clague, A.W. Moore, P.W. Caine and Mona Douglas. This new volume includes arrangements of such tunes as Baase Illiam Dhone (Death of Illiam Dhone), Arrane y Chlean (Cradle Song), Ny Kirree fo Niaghtey (The Sheep under the Snow), Mylecharaine, Brig Lily, Berrey Dhone and the well-known revivalist hymn The Good Old Way.