Printed Materials, March 2011

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Jan.–Feb. 2011

Cross, J.C., & Mr. Reeve, Airs, duets, and chorusses: in a new ballet pantomime, called The round tower, or Chieftains of Ireland … Michigan: ECCO Print Editions, 2011. 108 pp. ISBN 9781170712849 (pbk.). Print ed. of digital scan [1797]

Black, Bill, The best of the Irish tradition: airs, songs, and harp tunes arranged for piano, Falmouth, MA: Cape Irish Productions, 2008. iii+67, [5] pp. ISBN 0965245810 (pbk.)

Cooper, David, ‘John O’Flynn, The Irishness of Irish music (Ashgate, 2009)’ in Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland vol. 6 (2010–11), pp. 55–9. Review

Crosson, Seán, ‘Traditional music and song and the poetry of Thomas Kinsella’ in Nordic Irish Studies vol. 7 (2008), pp. 71–89. Online article

Denvir, Gearóid, Sé an saol an máistir: filíocht Learaí Phádraic Learaí Uí Fhínneadha, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe: Cló Iar-Chonnacht, 2010. 455 pp. ISBN 9781905560653 (hbk.)

Fanous, Alison, ‘Gerry Smyth, Music in Irish cultural history (Irish Academic Press, 2009)’ in New Hibernian review vol. 14, no 4 (winter 2010), pp. 155–7. Review

Farrell, Rebecca E., Across the water: teaching Irish music and dance at home and abroad, Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2010. xiii, 115 pp. ISBN 9781607095781 (pbk.)

Fenwick, Joe, ‘The Hyperborean harpists of Hibernia’ in A grand gallimaufry: collected in honour of Nick Maxwell, eds. Mary Davies, Una MacConville & Gabriel Cooney, Dublin: Wordwell, 2010. ISBN 9781905569458 (hbk), pp. 231–4

‘From the archive: Music from James Gandsey; Music in Glenflesk in the 1820s’ in An píobaire vol. 7, no 1 (Feb. 2011), pp. 18–25. Extracts from Legends of the Lakes, Thomas Crofton Croker, London, 1829

Hunt, Una, ‘The harpers' legacy: Irish national airs and pianoforte composers’ in Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland as above, pp. 3–53

Klein, Axel, ‘Jeremy Dibble, Michele Esposito (Field Day Publications, 2010)’ in Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland as above, pp. 61–5. Review

Klein, Tom, ‘Using regulators as drones’ in An píobaire as above, pp. 26–8

Kuntz, Andrew, ‘Fiddle tune history: surprise du Québec. Part 2’ in Fiddler magazine (spring 2011), pp. 30–3. French-Canadian tunes of Irish and European origin

Lavin, Padraic, A similarity matrix for Irish traditional dance music, Thesis (Partial Fulfilment M.Sc.): Dublin Institute of Technology, 2010. 137 pp. Online thesis

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘Sounds from another era: rediscovered Irish recordings’ in Fiddler magazine (spring 2011), pp. 21–4. Francis O’Neill cylinder recordings

Milner, Dan,‘Older singers and old recordings’ in Voices: the journal of the New York Folklore Society vol. 36 (fall–winter 2010), pp. 1–2. Online article

Moylan, Terry, ‘Pastoral pipe instructions from the late 18th century’ in An píobaire as above, pp. 16–7

Ní Fhathaigh, Sinéad, & Deirdre Ní Chaomhánaigh, Fonn ceoil: ceol don Teastas Sóisearach, An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta & Gaelscolaíochta, 2010. [ii]+238 pp. (pbk.)

Nicholsen, Michael D., ‘Kathleen M. Flanagan, Steps in time: the history of Irish dance in Chicago (Macater Press, 2009)’ in New Hibernian review as above, pp. 151–2. Review

O’Connell, Roxanne, The golden age of Irish music: the cultural impact of 78 rpm recordings in Ireland and Irish America 1900–1960, Thesis (PhD): Salve Regina University, 2010. 380 pp.

O'Connor, Jennifer, The role of women in music in nineteenth-century Dublin, Thesis (PhD): National University of Ireland Maynooth, 2010. 331 pp. Online thesis

Ó Muirgheasa, Dónal, Micheál Mac Cárthaigh, iar-Uachtarán Chonradh na Gaeilge 1959–1965: fíor-Ghael Thiobraid Árann, (no pub. details in book). Clóbhuailte ag Carraig Print, Mainistir na Corann (Midleton), 2010.  375 pp. (pbk.)

Parsley’s lyric repository, for 1788: containing the most approved English, Scotch, and Irish songs, duets, trios, that have been sung at the Theatres Royal, Vauxhall, Royalty-Theatre, Michigan: ECCO Print Editions, 2011. 108 pp. ISBN 9781171221418 (pbk.). Print ed. of digital scan [1788]

Spencer, Scott, The piper calls the tune: how uilleann bagpipers averted obsolescence through technology, networks and community, Thesis (PhD): New York University, 2010. xi+435 pp. (hbk.)

Stanley, Roy, ‘Music PAL: opening doors to music resources in Ireland’ in Brio: journal of IAML (UK & Irl) vol. 47, no 1 (spring/summer 2010), pp. 39–47

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Up to your knees in sand: practical hints on Irish fiddling: rolls, revisited’ in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 42-3

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Brendan Begley & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, A moment of madness (www.irishmusic.net)’ in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 47. Review

Tully, Terry, Collection of traditional and contemporary Irish music. Book 4, Tully, 2010. [iii], 53 pp. (pbk.)