Recent Publications & Acquisitions, September 2019

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

Rionach038
Cover of Life, lore and song: essays in Irish tradition in honour of Ríonach uí Ógáin

Commercial Sound Recordings


Boatright, Alex (harp, concertina), Shannon Dunne (singing in Irish, sean-nós dance), and Donna Long (piano). Won't you stay for tea. Síneadh Fada, 2019. Digital download.

Bonny Men, The (instrumental group, singing in English). The repeal of the union EP. The Bonny Men, 2019. 1 CD.

Brennan, Moya (singing in Irish, singing in English, harp, keyboard), and Cormac De Barra (harp, singing in Irish, singing in English, percussion). Timeless. Beo Records BEOCD011, 2019. 1 CD.

Bulabus (instrumental group, singing in English). Wha’ happened?! Bulabos IrishMoss001, 2005. 1 CD.

Busy Men (singing in English, instrumental group). Busy Men. [Busy Men, n.d.]. 1 CD.

Celtic Tenors, The (singing in English). Hard times. Wise Up Records; Issued under license to Compass Records Group; Tayberry Records TAY7001, 2009. 1 CD.

Clarke-Coyne, Terry (flute). The other side. Terry Clarke-Coye = Terry Coyne, 2019. Digital download. [Reissue of CD first published in 2000]

Crawford, Steve (singing in English, guitar), and Sabrina Palm (fiddle). Two. Steve Crawford & Sabrina Palm, 2019. 1 CD + digital download.

Crawford, Steve (singing in English, guitar), and Sabrina Palm (fiddle, singing in English). In balance. Steve Crawford & Sabrina Palm, 2015. 1 CD [2015] + digital download [2019].

Foster & Allen (singing in English). Partners in rhyme. Telstar Records Ltd. TPECD5508, 2000. 1 CD.

Foster & Allen (singing in English). One day at a time. Telstar Records Ltd. TTVCD3090, 1999. 1 CD.

Goitse (instrumental group, singing in English, singing in Irish). Úr. Goitse GSECD5, 2019. 1 CD + digital download. www.goitse.ie

Harrigan, Paul (uilleann pipes, accordion, fiddle, low whistle, bodhrán). Music from the white stone. White Stone Records WSRCD001, 2019. 1 CD.

Hayes, Martin (fiddle), and Brooklyn Rider (instrumental group). The butterfly. In a Circle Records ICR012, 2019. 1 CD + digital download.

Horan, Winifred (fiddle). The memory of magic. Winifred Horan WHM02, 2019. 1 CD.

Iontach (singing in Irish, singing in English, instrumental group). Cuan. Siúnta Music IONCD180, 2019. 1 CD.

Kern (instrumental group). False deceiver. Kern AGACD01-16, 2016. 1 CD.

Leitner, Karin (flute, tin whistle), and Teresa O’Donnell (harp, singing in English, singing in Irish). Music of Irish drawing rooms. Karin Leitner; Frontlight Music FLMCD191, 2019. 1 CD + digital download.

McCarron, Adrian (tin whistle). My own style. Duhallow View Records AMC1973, 2009. 1 CD.

Meehan, Shane (fiddle). ‘Twill do. Shane Meehan SPM1001, 2019. 1 CD + digital download.

Mellet, Tommy (button accordion), and Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha (flute). An tower: traditional Irish music on accordion and flute. Cló Iar-Chonnacht CICD205, 2018. 1 CD.

Moore, Christy (singing in English, guitar, bodhrán). Burning times. Sony BMG Music 82876739682, 2005. 1 CD.

New Leaf (instrumental group, singing in English). New Leaf. New Leaf, 2019. 1 CD + digital download.

O'Donnell, Mickey (singing in English, guitar). The ferrymen. [Mickey O’Donnell, n.d.]. 1 CD.

Paul McKenna Band, The (singing in English, instrumental group). Paths that wind. The Paul McKenna Band PMB001CD, 2016. 1 CD.

Skye Consort & Emma Björling (instrumental group). Skye Consort & Emma Björling. Skye Consort & Emma Björling, 2019. Digital download.

Sweeney’s Men (singing in English, instrumental group). Sweeney’s Men. The tracks of Sweeney. Castle Communications ESMCD435, 1996. 1 CD. [Two albums on one CD: reissue of 2 LPs: Transatlantic Records 1967 and 1968]

Uí Argáin, Pauline (composer), and [various, instrumental music, singing in Irish, singing in Latin, singing in French]. Aifreann Santiago. [Pauline Uí Argáin, n.d.]. 1 CD.

[Various, instrumental music, vocal music]. Folk Alliance International: the spirit of creativity. 2019 showcase compilation CD. Folk Alliance International, 2019. 1 CD.

[Various, singing in English, instrumental music]. The very best of Irish ballads. Dolphin Records; Torc Music Ltd. DOCDS2009, 2000. 1 CD.

[Various, singing in English, singing in Irish, instrumental music]. The Ronan Collins collection: classic Irish folk hits. Dolphin Traders Ltd. DOLTV2CD117, 2008. 2 CDs.

[Various, singing in English, singing in Irish, instrumental music]. The Rough Guide to Irish music. World Music Network RGNET1006CD, 1996. 1 CD.

[Various, instrumental music, singing in English, singing in Irish. Farewell to sessions from the shop. Dingle Record Shop: 2019. 2 CDs.]

Printed Materials


Bayley, Jonathan G., and Janice Waldron. “‘It’s never too late’: adult students and music learning in one online and offline convergent community music school.International journal of music education (23 August 2019). Online article.

Bisagni, Jacopo. “Flutes, pipes, or bagpipes? Observations on the terminology of woodwind instruments in Old and Middle Irish.” In Early Medieval Ireland Ireland and Europe: chronology, contacts, scholarship: a festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, ed. Pádraic Moran and Immo Warntjes, 695–717. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2015. ISBN 9782503553139 (pbk).

Carolan, Nicholas. “'Out of the smoke': A. Martin Freeman's West Cork song collection of 1913–14.” In Early Medieval Ireland Ireland and Europe: chronology, contacts, scholarship: a festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, ed. Pádraic Moran and Immo Warntjes, 695–717. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2015. ISBN 9782503553139 (pbk).

Donnelly, Seán. “Clare Island to Jamaica: a piper who sailed with Caiptín Ó Máille.” An píobaire 15, no. 3 (2019): 32–33.

Flanagan, Laura. “Teaching Irish fiddle in the orchestra classroom.” American string teacher 69, no. 3 (2019): 33–39. Online article.

Gallahar, Brian. “Séamus Ennis at the Royal Oak.” An píobaire 15, no. 3 (2019): 36–37.

Kearney, John. “Obituary of Michael [Mick] Crehan.” An píobaire 15, no. 3 (2019): 16–17.

Kelly, John. “Obituary of Peter Mackey.” An píobaire 15, no. 3 (2019): 15–16.

Kelly, Michael. “Seanchas: Robert Thompson.” An píobaire 15, no. 3 (2019): 26–27.

Lambert, Aileen. Songs of Kilmuckridge (and beyond --). Wexford: The Magpie’s Nest, 2017. 32 pp. ISBN 9780993337857 (pbk).

Lydon, Michael. “Lomax in Ireland: fieldwork commercial recordings and ‘great remembers’.” B.A. thesis, National University of Ireland Galway, 2012. Online thesis.

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín. “Paddy Fahy (1916–31 May 2019): an appreciation.” Fiddler magazine 26, no. 3 (2019): 4748.

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín. “The hidden note: Cherish the ladies. Part II. Pioneering women fiddlers.” Fiddler magazine 26, no. 3 (2019): 4445.

Mac Craith, Séamus, & Máire Nic Craith. “ ‘In othlainn Dé' [obituaries of Pádraig Ó Mathúna, 1925–2019; Micheál Ó Súilleabháin, 1950–2018; Máiréad Uí Choistín, 1941–2019].” An linn bhuí: iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 23 (2019): 255–70.

Mollenhauer, Jeanette. “A changing focus: the evolution of Irish step dancing competitions in Australia.” Dance research journal 51, no. 2 (2019): 68–85. Online article.

Neligan, Pat. “An saol mar a bhí in aimsir Phiarais.” Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 23 (2019): 39–58.

Ní Mhuircheartaigh, Éadaoin.“Laoch Duibhneach: léiriú an bhéaloidis ar Phiaras Feiritéar.”Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 23 (2019): 59–88.

Ní Mhuircheartaigh, Éadaoin, & Tomás L. Ó Murchú. “Aguisín: scéalta ón gcartlann [faoi Phiaras Feiritéar].” Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 23 (2019): 111–27.

Ní Shíocháin, Tríona.“An ceol in aimsir Phiarais.” Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 23 (2019): 89–108.

Ó Caoimh, Ian. “Ómós do Liam Mac Con Iomaire.” Timire an Chroí Ró-naofa: foilseachán Íosánach (Fómhar 2019): 6–7 

Ó Gealbháin, Ciarán. “Sinnleach binnbhéalach Bhaile Uí Raghallaigh: Nioclás Tóibín (1928–1994).” An linn bhuí: iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 23 (2019): 10–23.

Ó Gealbháin, Ciarán.“Eibhlís Tóibín de Paor, 1933–2019.” An linn bhuí: iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 23 (2019): 245–47.

Ó Macháin, Pádraig. “Ón mBéarla go Gaelainn na nDéise: an Cadhlach agus an Tóibíneach.” An linn bhuí: iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 23 (2019): 85–96.

Ó M., P [Ó Macháin, Pádraig]. “Ceol ár sinsear.” [review of CD An tobar séimh, by Cárthach Mac Craith, 2018]. An linn bhuí: iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 23 (2019): 277–79.

Ó Murchú, Liam P. “Caoineadh ar Mhuiris mhac an Ridire Mac Gearailt le Piaras Mac Gearailt, 1642.” Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 23 (2019): 14–38.

Parfitt, Richard. Musical culture and the spirit of Irish nationalism, 1848–1972. New York: Routledge, 2020. xiii+285 pp. ISBN 9780367344009 (hbk).

Shortlidge, Leslie. Review of The Egan Irish harps: tradition, patrons and players, by Nancy Hurrell (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2019). The American harp journal (Summer 2019): 47–48. Online article.

Thomas, Katherine A. “Benjamin Britten’s settings of Moore’s Irish melodies: historical and musical context and interpretation for performance.” PhD thesis, University of North Carolina, 2019. Online thesis.

Tucker, Neely. “My Job: Patrick Egan, Searching Irish Traditional Music.” Library of Congress Blog. https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2019/08/my-job-patrick-egan-searching-irish-traditional-music/?loclr=ealocb. Posted 26 August 2019.

Wood, Jim. “The practicing fiddler: common bowing patterns for breakdowns & jigs.” Fiddler magazine 26, no. 3 (2019): 4041.

Acquisitions


Richie Piggott Collection. 3 non-commercial CD-Rs featuring recordings made in Chicago, Illinois, USA in 1969 and 1971. Donated by Richie Piggott.

5 reel-to-reel tapes of Irish traditional music featuring, among others, Johnny Doherty, Tommy Peoples, Seán Keane, John Joe Gannon, and Michael Russell, early 1970s. Donated by Des McGuigan.

Non-commercial CD-R copy of lecture presented by Nicholas Carolan at the 1994 Joe Mooney Summer School. Donated by Leitrim County Library.

Collection of photographs, videos and recordings from events organised by the Early Irish Harp Society, 2003 to present day. Donated by Simon Chadwick.

Ernest De Regge Collection. Original sheet music, books and copies of music manuscripts, 1930s–1940s. Donated by Ghislaine De Regge.

Séamus O'Mahony Collection. Original letters, photographs, ephemera and newspaper clippings relating to the fiddle player Séamus O'Mahony, 1900s–1950s. Donated by Fr Brendan O'Mahony.

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:

The Bonny Men, Declan Fay, Paddy Fay, Folk Alliance International, Fred Fortune, Mary Gaughran, Mossie Martin, Dermot McLaughlin, Pauline Uí Argáin and Alan Woods.