Printed Materials, August 2006

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, July–Aug. 2006


Breathnach, Diarmuid, et al., ‘Amhránaíocht. Blaiseadh de Amhráin na Séad, Dlúthdhiosca Nua le Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill’ in Blaiseadh no 2 (Mar. 2006), pp. 13-23. Song texts in Irish with translations

Carolan, Nicholas, ‘Cutting a Dash: Uilleann Pipes in the 1760s and 1770s’ in An Píobaire vol. 4, no 35, May 2006, pp. 18-23

Charm, Wally, ‘Recent Interview with [Uilleann] Piper Eliot Grasso’ in The Pipers’ Review. Iris na bPíobairí vol. 25, no 2, Spring 2006, pp. 14-18

Grasso, Eliot, ‘Taking Apart your [Uilleann] Piping: A Guide to Self-Critique’ in The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 22-24

Hintz, Martin, Celebrate the Legend. 25 Years of Milwaukee Irish Fest 1981–2005, Milwaukee Irish Fest, Wisconsin 2006. 160 pp. ISBN 0-9774818-1-6 (hb.), 0-9774818-0-8 (pb.)

Hotpress Yearbook 2006, Hotpress, Dublin 2006. 272 pp. ISBN 0-9545516-9-9 (pb.). Includes traditional music

Jacklein, Charlotte, ‘Rebel Songs and Hero Pawns: Music in A Star Called Henry’ in New Hibernia Review. Iris Éireannach Nua vol. 9, no 4, Winter 2005, pp. 129-43. On music in novel by Roddy Doyle

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘James O’Neill: The Scribe’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 13, no 2, Summer 2006, pp. 10-12

McCandless, Brian E., ‘Historical Links among Pastoral, Union and Uillean Bagpipes’ in Chanter. The Journal of the Bagpipe Society, Summer 2006, pp. 15-28

Miller, Randy, & Jack Perron eds, Irish Traditional Fiddle Music 2nd ed., Fiddlecase Books, New Hampshire 2006. 176 pp. ISBN 0-9770530-2-4. Amalgamated edition of vols 1-3, 1973-75 etc.

Mulrooney, Deirdre, Irish Moves: An Illustrated History of Dance and Physical Theatre in Ireland, The Liffey Press, Dublin 2006. 295 pp. ISBN 1-904148-92-1. Includes traditional dance

Munnelly, Tom, ‘Vocal Musics of the Past’ in JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 6, no 3, May-June 2006, p. 32. Review of book and CD by Breandán Ó Madagáin, Caointe agus Seancheolta Eile. Keening and Other Old Irish Musics (Cló Iar Chonnachta)

Nelson, Ben, ‘Caoimhín Mac Aoidh: Friend of the Fiddlers’ in Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 4-9

Ó Con Cheanainn, Ciarán, ‘“Don Phobal as a dTáinig Sé”. Ríonach uí Ógáin: A Saol agus a Saothar’ in JMI as above, p. 18

Ó Faracháin, Antaine, ‘Airs & Graces: “A Rí an Domhnaigh”’ in An Píobaire as above, pp. 24-27. Song

Ó hAllmhuráin, Gearóid, ‘Dancing on the Hobs of Hell: Rural Communities in Clare and the Dance Halls Act of 1935’ in New Hibernia Review as above, pp. 9-18

Quinn, Toner, ‘Purists All: Traditional Irish Music and the “Purist” Myth’ in JMI as above, pp. 8-11

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘“Up to your Knees in Sand”: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling’ in Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 48-49

Vallely, Fintan, ‘Song, Music and Dance in Star of the Sea: Some Pedantic Pickiness’ in JMI as above, pp. 16-17. On music in novel by Joe O’Connor

Woods, Vincent, ‘Shadows of Things’ in JMI as above, pp. 25-27. Reviews of CDs by Liam Ó Maonlaí (Rian, Rian Records), Iarla Ó Lionáird (Invisible Fields, Realworld Records)