Recent Publications & Acquisitions, March 2021

Listings of the latest publications and items of interest received in the ITMA collection in the last two months.

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Face mask acquired in March 2021 for the ITMA small artefacts collection.

Commercial Sound Recordings


Aggie Whyte and [various] (instrumental music, singing in English). Aggie Whyte - traditional Irish music from East Galway. Aggie Whyte, 2021. 2 CDs.

Alano, Dmitri (flute). The end of the evening: traditional music for the Irish flute. Rockin’ Horse Studios, 2015. 1 CD.

Dortová, Aneta & Emanuele De Simone (instrumental music). Tunes of the travelling dance masters. Aneta Dortová and Emanuele De Simone, 2020. 1 CD + digital download.

Homan, Paddy (singing in English, singing in Irish). Far from the land. Fairhill Records, 2005. 1 CD.

Homan, Paddy (singing in English). Paddy Homan. Fairhill Records, 2009. 1 CD.

Keehan, John (fiddle) & [various] (instrumental music). The humours of Scariff. John Keehan, 2020. 1 CD.

Mac Mathúna, Lorcán (singing in English, instrumental music). An bhuatais & the meaning of life. Lorcán Mac Mathúna, 2021. 1 CD.

Mayock, Emer, Aoife Ní Bhriain & Mick O’Brien (instrumental music). More tunes from the Goodman manuscripts. Is Mise Records. 2021. 1 CD.

Ní Charra, Niamh and [various] (instrumental music). Donnelly’s arm. Niamh Ní Charra, 2021. 1 CD.

O’Leary, Bryan (accordion). Tranquility in Tureencahill. Sliabh Luachra, 2020. 1 CD + digital download.

Piggott, Charlie & Rowan Piggott. The trip we took over the mountain. Charlie Piggott & Rowan Piggott SRCD007, 2020. 1 CD.

Shannon, Sharon & [various] (instrumental music). The reckoning. Sharon Shannon, 2020. 1 CD.

String Loaded (instrumental music). Beggars & butterflies. String Loaded, 2017. 1 CD.

String Loaded (instrumental music). Catharsis. String Loaded, 2018. 1 CD.

String Loaded (instrumental music). Continuous line. String Loaded, 2020. 1 CD.

String Loaded (instrumental music). Just in case. String Loaded, 2016. 1 CD.

Tunney, John (singing in English). The immigrant : a stone on the cairn of tradition. John Tunney, 2020. 1 CD + digital download.

Vallely, Fintan (flute) & [various] (instrumental music). Merrijig Creek. Fintan Vallely, 2021. 1 CD.

Various (instrumental music). Dilchuimhne. Music in memory of Brendan Gaughran, 2020. 1 CD + digital download.

Various (instrumental and vocal music). Excavated shellac : an alternate history of the world’s music. Dust-to-digital, 2021. 1 digital download.

Walsh, Mick Citern (singing in English). Image. Mick Citern Walsh, 2015. 1 CD.

Walsh, Mick Citern (singing in English). Memories of great sessions. Mick Citern Walsh. 1 CD.

Walsh, Mick Citern (singing in English). Put the ha’penny down. Mick Citern Walsh, 2019. 1 CD.

Printed Materials


Armstrong, Siobhán. Obituary of Garech de Brún. An cruitire  5, no. 1 (2018): 38.

Atkinson, David, and Steve Roud, eds. Printers, pedlars, sailors, nuns: aspects of street literature. London: The Ballad Partners, 2020. xxi+171 pp. ISBN 9781916142428 (pbk).

Benson, Eithne. Obituary of Aileen MacArdle. An cruitire  5, no. 1 (2018): 39.

Bishop, Julia C. Review of Street literature and the circulation of songs, by David Atkinson and Steve Roud, eds. (London: The Ballad Partners, 2019). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 102–104.

Carolan, Nicholas. "Drawing from the well: Mary Bergin/Tony Linnane" Irish Traditional Music Archive. Posted 2 December 2020. Blog post.

Chadwick, Simon. “Copying Carolan’s harp.” An cruitire  6, no. 1 (2019): 31–34.

Corfe, L.J. Review of The unstoppable Irish: songs and integration of the New York Irish, 1783-1883, by Dan Milner (Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2019). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 117–118.

Crantich, Matt. CD review of Michael Gorman: the great fiddle player, by Michael Gorman ([S.l.]: Favourite Records, 2019). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 149–151.

Denvir, Síle, and Ciarán Ó Fátharta, eds.  Tom a' tSeoighe amhráin. An Spidéal: Cló Iar-Chonnacht, 2020. 162 pp. ISBN 9781784442088 (pbk + 2 CDs).

Downey, Peter. John MacPherson Mullholland of Donaghadee (1781/21820) and his 'A selection of Irish and Scots tunes': a biographical sketch and an analytical study of an eclectic collection from the North of Ireland. [Ireland]: Downey, 2020. 15 pp.

Gammon, Vic. Review of Old songs, new discoveries: selected papers from the 2018 folk song conference, by Steve Roud and David Atkinson, eds. (London: The Ballad Partners, 2019). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 120–122.

Gebruers, Maeve. “Archiving in a time of Covid.” Irish Traditional Music Archive. Posted 22 December 2020. Blog post.

Healy, Dan. “Máire McDonnell Garvey (1927–2009): an appreciation” The Corran Herald 43 (2010/2011): 14–16.

Kinsell, Stuart. “A brief history of the evolution of Chamber Choir Ireland.” History Ireland 29, no. 1 (2021): 50–51.

Mac Gabhann, Dr Séamus. “The significance and legacy of Turlough O’Carolan.” An cruitire  3, no. 1 (2016): 29–31.

Mac Gloinn, Brían. "Drawing from the well: Brían Mac Gloinn." Irish Traditional Music Archive. Posted 23 December 2020. Blog post.

McCrann, Aibhlín. Obituary of Seosamh Seoighe/Joe Joyce. An cruitire  5, no. 1 (2018): 27.

McGuckian, Medbh. Blaris Moor. North Carolina: Wake Forest University Press, 2016. 88 pp. ISBN 9781930630789 (pbk).

Mellish, Liz. Review of Folklore revival movements in Europe post-1950s: shifting contexts and perspectives, by Daniela Stav Iova and Theresa Jill Buckland, eds. (Prague: Institute of Ethnology of the CAS, 2018). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 133–134.

Ní Chonghaile, Deirdre Dr. “Greim an fhir bháite: géilleadh do mheath nó dúshlán á thabhairt in oileáin na hÉireann?.” Feasta 73, no. 10 (2020): 6–12.

Ní Chróinín, Máire. CD review of ‘Tabhair mo ghrá go Chonamara'/'Bring my love to Connemara': sean nós singing from Co. Galway, by various artists ([Galway]: Veteran, 2019). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 146–148.

Ní Dhubhghaill, Áine. “My memories of Colm Ó Meachair, harp maker.” An cruitire  5, no. 1 (2018): 20.

O’Connor, Mick. “Ciarán O’Reilly (1938–2020).” Irish Traditional Music Archive. Posted 30 December 2020. Blog post.

O'Donnell, Aidan. 'Tuning in': practices in tuning and pitch related inflections in the Donegal fiddle sound community. PhD thesis, Ulster University, 2020. Online thesis.

O'Donnell, Teresa, and Mary Louise O'Donnell. “The life and works of Charles Egan, composer and harpist.” An cruitire  5, no. 1 (2018): 22–23.

Prút, Liam. “Joe Éiniú.” Feasta 73, no. 10 (2020): 16.

Rowsome, Caitríona. “Castle Fogarty and The O’Ffogerty harp.” An cruitire  2, no. 1 (2015): 25–27.

Rowsome, Caitríona. “Castle Otway and the Castle Otway harp.” An cruitire  3, no. 1 (2016): 32–34.

Rowsome, Caitríona. CD review of SKORSA: the riddle of the earth, by Susan Grace Bates (Belfast: own label, 2015). An cruitire  2, no. 1 (2015): 23.

Rowsome, Caitríona. CD review of IMRAM, by Deirdre Granville ([Dublin]: own label, 2015). An cruitire  2, no. 1 (2015): 23.

Talty, Jack, and Maurice Gunning. “Duala: the making of a film.” Irish Traditional Music Archive. Posted 25 January 2021. Blog post.

Taylor, Barry. Review of The spirit of the reels: the story of the famous Liverpool céilí band, by Ray Rooney (Liverpool: RayRoo Press, 2019). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 116–117.

Taylor, Spencer. CD review of Comfort / Last man standing by Thomas McCarthy. EDS: the magazine of the English Folk Dance and Song Society 82, no. 3 (2020): 24.

Vallely, Fintan. Review of Musical culture and the spirit of Irish nationalism, 1848-1972, by Richard Parfitt (New York and London: Routledge, 2020). Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 114–116.

Williams, Sean. Focus: Irish traditional music. New York and London: Routledge, 2020. xvii+313 pp. ISBN 9780367244019 (hbk).

Wolfe, Charles K, ed. Folk songs of Middle Tennessee: the George Boswell collection. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1997. xxi+186 pp. ISBN 0870499580 (pbk).

Wood, Peter. “The unrecognised returning lover and broken-token songs: a survey.” Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 12, no. 1 (2021): 76–95.

Acquisitions


Early example of a Colm Ó Meachair Harp, 1970s. Donated by Mary Gregg

With thanks

ITMA would also like to acknowledge donations of materials (CDs, printed items, visual items, etc.), and other help and information from the following people and organisations: Dmitri Alano, Bill Black, Jennifer Blissett, Úna Byrne, Seamus Connolly, Peter Downey, Joe Duffy, Mary Gaughran, Michael Harrison, David Lennon, Charlie Lennon, Bob Lyons, Brían Mac Gloinn, Emer Mayock, Darragh Morgan, Terry Moylan, Aoife Ní Bhriain, James O'Beirne, Mick O'Brien, Mick O'Connor, Bryan O'Leary, Fr John Quinn, Sean Quinn and Mick Citern Walsh.