By: Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
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Oh! Had We Some Bright Little Isle Of Our Own
Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". Moore is often considered Ireland's National Bard and is to Ireland what Robert Burns is to Scotland.
Love Thee ?
This is the Weekly Poem for the week of November 29th, 2015. Another romantic love poem by the irish poet Thomas Moore.
Meeting of the Waters
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Meeting of the Waters by Thomas Moore. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 25, 2102.
Farewell -- But Whenever --
Librivox volunteers bring you seven readings of Farewell! – But Whenever – by Thomas Moore. This is the fortnightly poetry project for October 12, 2014.
I Saw the Moon Rise Clear
Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". Moore is often considered Ireland's National Bard and is to Ireland what Robert Burns is to Scotland. (Wikipedia )
Song of the Olden Time
From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. He sometimes appeared in musical plays with his friends, such as The Poor Soldier by John O'Keeffe , and at one point had ambitions to become an actor. Moore attended several Dublin schools including Samuel Whyte's English Grammar School in Grafton Street where he learned the English accent with which he spoke for the rest of his life. In 1795 he graduated from Trinity College, which had recently allowed entry to Catholic students, in an effort to fulfill his mother's dream of him becoming a lawyer...
Poetry of Thomas Moore
The Dubliner, Thomas Moore, born in 1779 was a poet, composer, musician, and writer. He is most famous for the 10 volume work "Irish Melodies" published between 1807 and 1834 with Sir John Stevenson, which consists of 130 of his poems set to music, much of it based on old Irish airs. "The Last Rose of Summer" and "The Minstrel Boy" are two of the most well known. Many of these "Melodies" are included in this collection. He is perhaps most infamous for having burned, at the request of the Byron family, the manuscript of Byron's memoirs which Bryon had left to him for publication after his death...
Gayly Sound the Castanet
volunteers bring you 20 recordings of Gayly Sound the Castanet by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 19, 2020. ------ Thomas Moore's description of a Maltese celebration. - Summary by David Lawrence
Song of the Box
volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Song of the Box by Thomas Moore. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 13, 2020. ---- Thomas Moore's poking a bit of fun at George Grote, an English Liberal politician who advocated for elections by secret ballot. In honour of free, fair, and anonymous balloting, we present this for your enjoyment. - Summary by TriciaG
volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Remember Thee by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 17, 2021. ------ Thomas Moore was an Irish writer, poet and lyricist celebrated for his Irish Melodies. Their setting of English-language verse to old Irish tunes marked the transition in popular Irish culture from Irish to English. Moore is often considered Ireland's national bard and is to Ireland what Robert Burns is to Scotland.
Like One Who, Doomed
volunteers bring you 25 recordings of Like One Who, Doomed by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 17, 2021. ------ This Weekly Poem by Thomas Moore describes a man whose hopes are dashed at the last moment. - Summary by David Lawrence