Printed Materials, January 2017

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, January 2017

Rpa Jan 2017

Bourke, Eva, and Vincent Woods eds, Fermata: writings inspired by music Letterfrack, Connemara: Artisan House, 2016. 224 pp. ISBN 9780992690885 (pbk)

Caldwell, Conor, 'Helen Lawlor, Irish harping 1900–2010: "It is new strung", (2012)', Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland vol. 9 (2013–14), pp. 75–78. Online review

Dillane, Aileen, 'Irish traditional music dissemination at the end of the long nineteenth century: Francis O'Neill's Music of Ireland (1903) and the city of Chicago' in Marina Dossena & Stephano Rosso eds, Knowledge dissemination in the long nineteenth century: European and transAtlantic perspectives Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4438-8984, pp. 65–86

Dillane, Aileen, 'Music and identity in Ireland and beyond. Edited by Mark Fitzgerald and John O'Flynn. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014 (335 pp.). ISBN 978-1472409669' in Béaloideas: iris an Chumainn le Béaloideas Éireann / the journal of the Folklore of Ireland Society vol. 84 (2016), pp. 222–24. Review

Doyle, Joe, ed., Music for the Irish pipes: a selection of dance tunes, marches and airs Dublin: Na Píobairí Uilleann, 2016. viii+148 pp. ISBN 9780950974378

Joyce, Sandra, & Helen Lawlor eds, Harp studies: perspectives on the Irish harp Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2016. 302 pp. ISBN 9781846825880 (hbk). Contents: Sandra Joyce & Helen Lawlor, 'Introduction' (pp. 19–31); Paul Dooley, 'The harp in the time of Giraldus' (pp. 32–56); Colette Moloney, 'Edward Bunting as a collector of Irish music and song' (pp. 57–74); Mary Louise O'Donnell, 'The Bengal Subscription: patriotism, patronage and the perpetuation of the Irish harp tradition in the early nineteenth century' (pp. 75–89); Harry White, 'The lyre of Apollo: Thomas Moore and the Irish harp' (pp. 90–104); Emily Cullen, 'Tempering the stereotypes of Irishness abroad: the Irish harp as golden lever of temperance and respectibility' (pp. 105–20); Ruan O'Donnell, 'The Irish harp in political history' (pp. 121–28); Sandra Joyce, '"The realization of a long-cherished project": Donal O'Sullivan's Carolan' (pp. 129–43); Adrian Scahill, 'The harp in the early traditional group' (pp. 144–70); Helen Lawlor, 'Interpretations of Irishness and spirituality: the music of Mary O'Hara' (pp. 171–83); Ann Heymann, 'Three iconic Gaelic harp pieces' (pp. 184–208); Anne-Marie O'Farrell, 'The chromatic development of the lever harp: mechanism, resulting technique and repertoire' (pp. 209–38); Eibhlís Farrell, ' The magic harp: a composer's perspective' (pp. 239–45); Michelle Mulcahy, 'Aistear: the emergence of the twenty-first century Irish harp in arts-practice research' (pp. 246–69); Aaron Lawless, Niamh NicGhabhann, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin & Helen Phelan, 'The harp of Aaron: the Irish harp as shopping trolley – a polyptych in four movements' (pp. 270–93)

Kearney, Daithí, 'Ireland: crossroads of art and design, 1690–1840: the music' in Yearbook for traditional music vol. 48 (2016), pp. 231. Review

Kuntz, Andrew, 'Fiddle tune history: Maggie in the woods' in Fiddler magazine vol. 23, no 4 (Winter 2016/17), pp. 28–30

Lyons, Peter, 'Making reeds for uilleann pipes' in An píobaire vol. 12, no 5 (December 2016), pp. 22–23

McCrann, Aibhlín, 'Harps, harps and more harps: a 2016 overview' in An cruitire vol. 3, no 1 (Dec. 2016), pp. 3–6

Mac Gabhann, Peadar, agus Sinéad Coyle, Guth an Iarthuaiscirt: essays on songs and singing from the north-west of Ireland Doire: Éigse Cholm Cille, 2016. ix+76 pp. ISBN 9780957650824 (pbk)

Mac Gabhann, Séamus, 'Oidhreacht Uí Chearulláin = The significance and legacy of Turlough O’Carolan' in An cruitire as above, pp. 26–31

McGuinness, David, 'The Jews-harp in Britain and Ireland by Michael Wright (Ashgate, 2015)' in Folk music journal vol. 11, no 2 (2017), pp. 75–77. Review

Mangaoang, Áine, & John O'Flynn, Mapping popular music in Dublin: executive report Dublin: St Patrick's College, Dublin City University, May 2016. 58 pp.

Moulden, John, 'The singing will never be done. Tom Munnelly: collected essays and lectures, 1990–2007 (Old Kilfarboy Society, 2014)' in Folk music journal as above, pp. 58–60. Review

Moulden, John, 'Early ballads in Ireland, 1968–1985. Tom Munnelly and Hugh Shields (eds). European Ethnic Oral Traditions. Originally published with cassette in 1985 for the Folk Music Society of Ireland. Re-issued in 2015 with double CDs by An Góilín' in Béaloideas as above, pp. 221–22. Review

Ní Chaoimh, Máire, 'Reeling roosters and dancing ducks: Celtic mouth music by Heather Sparling. Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, NS BIP 6L2 CA2014 (376 pp.). ISBN 978-1-927492-98-7' in Béaloideas as above, pp. 232–35. Review

Ní Chonghaile, Deirdre, '"listening to this rude and beautiful poetry": John Millington Synge as song collector in the Aran Islands' in Irish university review: a journal of Irish studies vol. 46, no 2 (autumn/winter 2016), pp. 243–59

Ní Chonghaile, Deirdre, '"listening to this rude and beautiful poetry": John Millington Synge mar bhailitheoir amhrán in Árainn' in Béaloideas as above, pp. 84–103

O'Brien, FergalGrade 2 bodhrán tutor & CD: 2016–2020 Irish traditional music syllabus Ring of Gullion, Co Armagh: Traditional Arts Partnership, 2016. [iii]+41 pp. +CD

Ó Fatharta, Meaití Jó Shéamuis, 'An tAthair Pádhraic Ó Fátharta 1946–2016' in An píobaire as above, pp. 26–28

O'Toole, Denis, Irish traditional session music.  Book 2 [S.l.]: Ceol tracks, 2016. [iv]+92 pp. ISBN 9780993221316 (pbk) +CD

Shanahan, Joanne, Orfhlaith Ní Bhriain, Meg E. Morris, Daniele Volpe and Amanda M. Clifford, Set dancing for people with Parkinson's disease: an information resource for Irish set dancing teachers Limerick: University of Limerick, 2016. 47 pp. (pbk). Online book

Sherlock, Tom, 'The wheels of the world – 300 years of Irish uilleann pipers. Colin Harper with John McSherry. Jawbone Press, London, 2015 (624 pp.). ISBN 978-1-908279-93-4' in Béaloideas as above, pp. 227–29. Review

Smyth, Gerry, Music and Irish identity: Celtic Tiger blues Routledge, 2017. 178 pp. ISBN 9781472442727 (hbk)

Solie, Ruth A., 'Harry White and Barra Boydell, eds, The encyclopaedia of music in Ireland (2013)' Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland vol. 10 (2014–15), pp. 71–77. Online review

Speers, David, 'Manx traditional ballads – the broadside connections revealed' in Béaloideas as above, pp. 42–83

Stecher, Jody, 'Simon Doherty plays "Follow me down to Limerick'"' in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 39–41

Vallely, Fintan, 'Music and identity in Ireland and beyond, eds Mark Fitzgerald and John O'Flynn (Ashgate, 2014)' in Folk music journal as above, 71–75. Review

Vallely, Fintan, 'Early ballads in Ireland, 1968-1985, eds Tom Munnelly and Hugh Shields (double CD + booklet) (An Góilín, 2015)' in Folk music journal as above, pp. 85–87. Review

Vetare, Margaret, 'Bill Ochs 1946–2016' in An píobaire as above, pp. 24–25. Obituary

Ward, Francis, Processes of transmission in Irish traditional music: approaching a virtual orality Thesis (PhD): University of Limerick, 2016. xviii+351 pp. Online thesis