Printed Materials, July 2014

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, July 2014


Accardi, Dan, 'Irish fiddling: up or down' in Fiddler magazine vol. 21 no 2 (summer 2014) pp. 52–53

Atkinson, David, & Steve Roud, eds., Street ballads in nineteenth-century Britain, Ireland, and North America: the interface between print and oral traditions, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014 . xvi+290 pp. ISBN 9781472427410 (hbk.)

Beasley, Michael A., [et al.],  'Knee injury patterns in young Irish dancers' in Medical problems of performing artists, vol. 29 no 2 (June 2014), p. 70.  Available online

Cassidy, Jane, 'Ladies' choice: ... challenges facing female folk and traditional musicians in the music industry' in Living tradition no 102 (Jun.–Jul. 2014) pp. 50–51

Clements, Paul, Romancing Ireland: Richard Hayward, 1892–1964, Dublin: The Lilliput Press, 2014. xxi+402 pp. ISBN 9781843516248 (hbk.)

Cranitch, Matt, ed., Irish fiddle tunes: 62 traditional pieces for violin, Mainz: Schott, 2013. 52 pp. ISBN 9781847612410 (pbk.) With CD

Dowling, Martin, Traditional music and Irish society: historical perspectives, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014. 350 pp. ISBN 9781409435105 (hbk.)

Duggan, Bryan, & N. Su, 'TuneTracker: tensions in the surveillance of traditional music' in ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems in 2014 June 21st - 25th Vancouver, BC, Canada, 10 pp. PDF online

Farrell, Hazel, 'Irish folk tunes and minimalist techniques in Eric Sweeney’s Concerto for Guitar (2004)' in Gareth Cox & Julian Horton, eds., Irish musical analysis (Four Courts Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-84682-368-8), pp. 247–258

Fitzgerald, Mark, & John O'Flynn, eds., Music and identity in Ireland and beyond, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014. xiv+325 pp. ISBN 9781472409669 (hbk.)

Fox, Charlotte Milligan, & Sara C Lanier, ed., Annals of the Irish harpers, Kilwaughter, Larne: Ardrigh Books, 2013. xxx+339 pp. ISBN 9781909721012 (pbk.). New edition of 1911 publication.

Gibson, Ronnie, 'The globalization of Irish traditional song performance by Susan H. Motherway' in Music and letters vol. 95, no 1 (2014), pp. 143–145. Review article

Hawkins, Maureen S.G., 'For all the outcasts of this world: song and dance in Brendan Behan's An Giall and The Hostage' in Irish University review: a journal of Irish studies vol. 44, no 1 (spring-summer 2014), pp. 116–128

Heywood, Fiona, 'Colum Sands: turn the corner' in Living tradition as above, pp. 34–37

Lane, Ann, & Joan McDermott, eds., The moment and the day: archives and anecdotes, Dublin: Wordwell, 2014. xx+118 pp. ISBN 9781905569830 (pbk.). Includes interviews with Irish musicians.

McAleer, Shane, 'Leonard Barry: another new road' in Living tradition as above, pp. 22–23.

Uilleann piper from Kerry

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, 'Brian Conway: honoring his elders' in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 4–9

Mc Carthy, Noel, ed., John Mc Carthy of Cappamore, Ireland: his Irish traditional music manuscripts, 1876–1912, collected from the Cappamore, Silvermines area, Limerick: Mc Carthy, 2013. 252 pp. 

McGuinness, Frank, 'Saint Behan' in Irish University Review: a journal of Irish studies vol. 44, no 1 (spring-summer 2014), pp. 78–91. Contains compositional history of 'The Auld Triangle'.

Moulden, John, 'Ballads and ballad singers: Samuel Lover's tour of Dublin in 1830' in Street ballads in nineteenth-century Britain, Ireland and North America as above, pp. 127–146 

Mullaney-Dignam, Karol, 'French horns playing at every meal: musical activity at Carton, 1747–1895' in Patrick Cosgrove, Terence Dooley & Karol Mullaney-Dignam, eds, Aspects of Irish aristocratic life: essays on the Fitzgeralds and Carton House (UCD Press, 2014. ISBN 9781906359713), pp. 92–105

Murphy, Pat, Tabhair dom do lámh: Irish set and social dancing, Murphy, 2014. 222 pp. (pbk)

Ní Ícheadha, Máire, 'Déantús i mbéarla de chuid Eoghain Rua Uí Shúilleabháin' in Séimhfhear suairc as below, pp. 235–256

Ní Shíocháin, Tríona, Máire Bhuí Ní Laeire: file béil agus fáidh míleannach' in Séimhfhear suairc as below, pp. 298–311

Ní Uallacháin, Pádraigín, 'A Drogheda list of melodies: implications for the song tradition of Meath and Oriel' in Ríocht na Midhe, vol. 25 (2014), pp. 165–196

Ní Úrdail, Meidhbhín, 'Dán atá luaite le hEoghan Rua Ó Súilleabháin' in Séimhfhear suairc as below, pp. 312–319

Ó Catháin, Diarmaid, 'Amhráin Thomáis Rua Uí Shúilleabháin' in Séimhfhear suairc aistí in ómós don Ollamh Breandán Ó Conchúir, as below pp. 355–379

Ó Coileáin, Seán, Liam P. Ó Murchú, & Pádraigín Riggs, eds., Séimhfhear suairc: aistí in ómós don Ollamh Breandán Ó Conchúir, An Díseart, An Daingean, Co. Kerry: An Sagart, 2013. xii, 865 pp. ISBN 9781903896846 (hbk.)

O'Reilly, HarryPlay it again Paddy: Drogheda, a town steeped in Irish music, Drogheda: O'Reilly, 2012. 256 pp. ISBN 9780957291614 (pbk.)

Orr, David, 'Riverdance the show: twenty years on' in Sound Post, vol. 12 no. 2 (summer 2014), pp. 7–8

'Seán Potts (1930-2014): obituary' in Sound Post as above, p. 11

Turner, Barrie Carson, ed., Irish folk tunes for piano: 32 traditional pieces, Mainz: Schott, 2013. 56 pp. ISBN 9781847613134 (pbk.). With CD

Van Tyne, Katrina, 'A visit to Donegal Fiddle School in Glencolmcille, Ireland' in Fiddler magazine as above, p. 53