Printed Materials, June 2007

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, May–June 2007


Byrne, Joe/ Seosamh Ó Broin, ed., Ceol agus Cantan as Dumha ’Chaisil le Batty Sherlock (songs & bodhrán) agus Thomas B. Ryan (flute), Dreoilín Community Arts, Achadh Mór, Co Mayo, 2007. 64 pp. With CD. Includes musical lore

Carville, Geraldine, Secrets of Cistercian Music in Ireland 1142-1541, Shanway Press, Belfast 2006. 101 pp. ISBN-13 978-0-9543906 2 4 (hb.)

Collins, Lucy, ‘Marking Time: The Influence of Irish Traditional Music on the Poetry of Ciaran Carson’ in Back to the Present, Forward to the Past: Irish Writing and History since 1798, vol 1, Patricia A. Lynch et al., eds, Rodopi, Amsterdam 2006, pp. 241-52. ISBN-13 978-90-420-2037-5 (hb.)

Coyne, Declan, ed., Alone by the Wild Wood. A Roscommon Song Book, Dhá Lon Productions, Ballinasloe, Co Roscommon 2006. 64 pp. (pb.). With CD

Czulinski, Winnie, Drone On! The High History of Celtic Music, Sound and Vision, Toronto 2004. 196 pp. ISBN 0-920151-39-6 (pb.)

Dalsimer, Adele, & Vera Kreilkamp, ‘Stepping Out: Reading Rita Duffy’s Dancer’ in Back to the Present, Forward to the Past: Irish Writing and History since 1798 vol 1, as above, pp. 219-27

Foley, Catherine, The Sionna Set Dance. Seitrince na Sionna, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Limerick 2007. 14 pp. With DVD and CD

Fr Kelly’s Favourites: Contains the 33 Known Compositions of Fr PJ Kelly, Far East, St Columban’s, Navan 2007. 32 pp.

Glor na Laoi. Lore of the Lee Valley: A Selection of Music, Song & Lore from East Muskerry, Craobh Niall Ó Cathasaigh, CCÉ, Ballincollig 2006. 108 pp. (pb)

Grasso, Eliot, ‘Drones: The Piper’s Harmonic Barometer’ in The Piper’s Review vol 26, no 1 (Winter). pp. 12-13.

Kannmacher, Thomas, ‘Searching for the Proper Playing Position and Posture of the Uilleann Pipes – Part 1’ in The Piper’s Review as above, p. 14-18

Kavana, Ron, Irish Ways. The Story of Ireland in Song, Music and Poetry, Proper Records, London 2007. 122 pp. PRDP 4001 (hb.) With 4 CDs

Keaveny, J.J., ‘Adeste. Fideles…’ in Inishowen at Work Then and Now: Trades Skills and Traditional Crafts: Proceedings from the 2006 McGlinchey Summer School, Marius Ó hEarcáin, ed, McGlinchey Summer School, Clonmany 2007, pp. 85-6. (pb.). On local song

Kirkland, Richard, Cathal O’Byrne and the Northern Revival in Ireland 1890-1960, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool 2006. 245 pp. ISBN-13 978-1-84631-023-2 (hb.). On songwriter

Mountain Top: More Tunes Popular in South Sligo, Michael Coleman Heritage Centre, Gurteen, 2006, 67 pp. (pb.)

Nagle, John, ‘Music in Ireland by Dorothy E. Hast & Stanley Scott. New York: O.U.P., 2004’ in Ethnomusicology vol 51, no 1 (Winter 2007), pp. 153-5. Review

Ó Héalaí, Pádraig, & Lochlainn Ó Tuairisg, eds, Tobar an Dúchais. Béaloideas as Conamara agus Corca Dhuibhne, An Sagart, An Daingean 2007. 301 pp. ISBN 1-903896-34-7 (pb.). Includes song text and musical lore

O’Kaine, Kynch ‘Interview with Dr Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin – April 2005’ in The Piper’s Review as above, pp. 9-11.

Ó Laoire, Lillis, ‘The Right Words: Conflict and Resolution in an Oral Gaelic Song Text’ in Oral Tradition vol. 19, no 2 (2004), pp. 187-213

Ó Séaghdha, Barra, ‘Strange Folk!: Crash Ensemble & Iarla Ó Lionáird Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College, Dublin 10 February 2007’ in JMI as above, pp. 37-8. Review

Ó Snodaigh, Colm, Pat the Pipe Píobaire, Coiscéim, Dublin 2006. 94 pp. (pb.)

uí Ógáin, Ríonach, ed., ‘Mise an Fear Ceoil’ Séamus Ennis – Dialann Taistil 1942 – 1946, Cló Iar-Chonnachta, Indreabhán 2007. 490 pp. ISBN 978-1-905560-07-3 (hb.)

Quinn, Toner, ‘Dublin Style – Temple Bar Trad, Various Venues, Dublin, 25-28 January 2007 in JMI as above, pp. 20-2. Review

Ruckenstein, Lelia, and James A. O’Malley, eds., Everything Irish: The History, Literature, Art, Music, People, and Places of Ireland from A-Z, Gramercy Books, New York 2006. 461 pp. ISBN-13 978-0-517-22822-7 (hb.). Includes Irish traditional music

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Geantrai: Ceol den Scoth ón tSraith Teilifíse Gael Linn (CEFDVD 189)’ in JMI as above, pp. 32-3. Review

Smith, Christopher, ‘Reclaiming the Commons, One Tune at a Time’ in New Hibernia Review vol. 10, no 4 (Winter 2006), pp. 9-20

Thuente, Mary Helen, ‘The Origin and Significance of the Angel Harp’ in Back to the Present, Forward to the Past: Irish Writing and History since 1798 vol 1, as above, pp.181-208.

Vallely, Fintan, ‘Tiger Ireland, Turd-Sniffers & Meta-Trad – People, Power and the Pursuit of Privileged Status in Music in Ireland’ in JMI as above, pp. 9-13

Verling, Martin, ed., Leabhar Mhaidhc Dháith: Scéalta agus Seanchas ón Rinn, An Sagart, An Daingean 2007. 708 pp. ISBN 1 903869 32 0 (hb.). With 2 CDs; contains Waterford song texts and recorded songs