The Joly Music collection forms the core of the Library’s music collection and contains approx 6,000 items. The Joly collection spans music written in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It includes vocal music, mostly popular songs; instrumental music pertinent to the army (quadrilles etc.); instrumental music for piano and harp; collections and arrangements of Irish airs and variations, and miscellaneous material.
The collection includes material relating to little known Irish composers.
6,079 items bound into 580 volumes.
Card catalogue. Printed list. Electronic List.