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Denis O'Hampsey, His Style and Technique by Ann Heymann Donnchadh Ó Hámsaigh (), known in English as Denis O'Hampsey, Hampson or Hempson, was a contemporary of Irish harper Carolan, and by seventeen years the oldest harper to attend the Belfast Harp Festival. Click image for . Denis Hemsey or Hempson, Irish Harper “The Irish Harpers in Belfast in ” continued. BY ROBERT YOUNG, J.P., C.E. From The Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Second Series, Volume 1, Number 2, «previous page | start of essay | next page». Of the ten performers at this Belfast meeting very little is known except about the first two, who were in many respects quite remarkable. O'Hampsey Donnchadh Ó Hámsaigh, also known as Dennis Hempson, was reputedly born in , and died on either 5th or 11th November His parents were both from the area around Magilligan, in Co. Derry, Ireland, and he returned there on his retirement. Denis O'Hampsey (Denis Hempson) Engraving of O'Hampsey, c. , published in Bunting's book. It is curious that the harp in the engraving resembles but is not identical with the Downhill harp housed at Guinness Brewery in Dublin. Most notably it lacks .
This is a story about Dennis, a very lazy diesel engine. On hood first day on the Sodor Railway, Dennis played a trick on Thomas. But when he really got into tr. Tag: Denis O’Hampsey A chailíní, an bhfaca sibh Seoirse? I made a demonstration video of A chailíní, an bhfaca sibh Seoirse, played (with some editorial adjustments) from Edward Bunting’s live transcription from old Irish harp performance in the s. Denis O'Hampsey (–) Saturday, 10th November Limavady Co. Derry N. Ireland Programme of Events Workshop Registration – Hands-On Beginners' Workshop for early Irish Harp The Earls Room Radisson SAS Roe Park Resort For children aged 10+ and adults Illustrated Talk: Denis O'Hampsey and the Early Irish Harp. The Drop. Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of Mystic River with this love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith—the basis for the major motion picture The Drop, from Fox Searchlight Pictures directed by Michaël Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini.
Denis O’Hampsey Image from Edward Bunting's book 'Volume 2: A General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland', Downhill harp made by Cormac O’Kelly Image from Robert Bruce Armstrong's book ‘Musical Instruments - The Irish and the Highland Harps’, St Aidan’s grave Image courtesy of L. Blackwood Denis O’Hampsey’s grave. Bunting has much to say about him in his book. See also Brian Audley, Denis O'Hampsey, the Harper: c– (Belfast, ). 32 A General Collection of the Ancient Irish Music, 9. 33 Over a year period Donal O'Sullivan took on the task of re-editing the tunes in Bunting's publications using the manuscripts. Denis O'Hampsey, another blind harper from the Roe Valley brought the melody down to the 19th century. Denis was born at Craigmore near Garvagh in , lived in three different centuries and died in at the age of years. In Denis O'Hampsey's version was published in Bunting's book "A General Collection of the Ancient Irish. electric development in Limavady, the exceptional musical gi,s of Denis O’Hampsey and the local connections with John Steinbeck, to mention but a few aspects.!is modest little town is the centre of a region that has made an important impact on more than just Irish, British and European History. It has an undeniably impressive past that.