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The paper gives a description of an important mid nineteenth-century manuscript Irish music collection. It outlines the history of the edition and the work involved. The use of modern technology in the editorial process is considered. Undoubtedly these technological advances have been very helpful. However, they have also enlarged the scope of the project, creating new kinds of work which are seen as adding value to the product.
Shields, L. (2016). Publishing the James Goodman Irish music manuscript collection:how modern technology facilitated the editors' task. 6th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, Dublin, 15-17 June, 2016.