Printed Materials, December 2004

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Nov.–Dec. 2004

Brennan, Helen, The Story of Irish Dance. Brandon, Dingle, 2004. 188 pp. ISBN 0 86322 328 1. Pb. [paperback] reissue of 1999 hb. [hardback]

Farrell, Hazel, ‘Minimalism in Irish Contemporary Composition: Eric Sweeney’s String Quartet (1996)’, in Barra Boydell, ed., Proceedings of the 1st Annual Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland NUI Maynooth, 2-3 May 2003, Society for Musicology in Ireland, Maynooth, 2003. pp. 143-50

Friel, Mary, Dancing as a Social Pastime in the South-East of Ireland, 1800-1897 (Maynooth Studies in Local History no 54). Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2004. Pb. 58 pp. ISBN 1 85182 815 X

Harper, Colin, & Trevor Hodgett, Irish Folk, Trad & Blues: A Secret History. Collins Press, Cork, 2004. Hb. x+422 pp. ISBN 1 903464 45 5

Ní Mhunghaile, Lesa, ‘An Lucht Cinsil in Éirinn san Ochtú hAois Déag: Joseph Cooper Walker mar Bhall Lárnach den Chiorcal Liteartha’, in Ruairí Ó hUiginn & Liam Mac Cóil, eds, Bliainiris 2003. Carbad, Ráth Cairn, 2003. pp. 154-74

Ó Canainn, Tomás, Seán Ó Riada: His Life and Work. Collins Press, Cork, 2004. 214 pp. ISBN 1903464404. First pb. reprint
 

Towards a Policy for the Traditional Arts/ I dTreo Bheartas um na hEalaíona Traidisiúnta. The Arts Council/ An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Dublin/ Baile Átha Cliath, 2004. Pb. 76 pp. ISBN 1 904291 09 0

Vallely, Fintan, ‘Scenting the Paper Rose: The Ulster-Scots Quest for Music as Identity’, in Barra Boydell, ed., Proceedings of the 1st Annual Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland [as at Farrell above], pp. 131-36

Vallely, Fintan, ed., The Companion to Irish Traditional Music. Cork University Press, Cork, 2004. xviii+478 pp. ISBN 1 85918 148 1. Pb. reissue of 1999 hb.