Printed Materials, December 2008

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Nov.–Dec. 2008

Berthoud, Philip John, Irish Fiddle Playing: A Guide for the Serious Player. Volume 2, Mel Bay, Missouri 2008. 110 pp. ISBN 9780786607525 (pb.). With CD

Berthoud, Philip John, Irish Music for Fiddle Made Easy, Mel Bay, Missouri 2008. 32 pp. ISBN 9780786675685 (pb.)

Berthoud, Philip John, Learn to Play Irish Fiddle, Mel Bay, Missouri 2008. 119 pp. ISBN 9780786607785 (pb.). With CD

Brennan, Bill, Irish & Scottish Airs & Ballads for Acoustic Guitar, Mel Bay, Missouri 2008. 117 pp. ISBN 9780786678891 (pb.)

Brooks, Denis, ‘Origins and Diffusions’, Iris na bPíobairí, The Pipers’ Review vol. 27, no 3 (Summer 2008), pp.14–17. Early piping in Ireland

Brown, Phil, ‘Bernard Overton 1930–2008’ in The Living Tradition no 80 (Aug.–Sept.), Blaydon 2008 (ISSN 13514105), p. 12

Carolan, Nicholas, ‘Hugh Shields 1929–2008’, An Píobaire vol. 4, no 47 (Sept. 2008), pp. 21–3. Obituary

Carolan, Nicholas, ‘Seanchas: Deep in Canadian Woods’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 28–9. Pipers remembered in Canada

Carson, Ciaran, ‘The Small Back Room: Ciaran Carson on the Ideal Space for Playing Traditional Music’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 8, no 5 (Sept.–Oct. 2008), pp. 14–16

Commins, Verena, ‘“A Journey of Found and Lost”: The Concept of East Galway Regional Style in Irish Traditional Music’ in Béascna: Journal of Folklore and Ethnology vol. 4, Department of Folklore and Ethnology, University College Cork, Cork 2008 (ISSN 16492137), pp.142–54

Cranitch, Matt, ‘The Rhythmic Dimension in Fiddle-Playing as the Music Moves to Newer Performing and Learning Contexts’ in Driving the Bow: Fiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 2, The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen 2008 (ISBN 0954568257), pp. 121–34

Crosson, Seán, The Given Note: Traditional Music and Modern Irish Poetry, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle 2008. 302 pp. ISBN 9781847185693 (hb.)

Desplanques, Marie-Annick, ‘“From the Kitchen to the Net”: Aspects of the Pre-Millenium Revival in Traditional Music’, in Béascna: Journal of Folklore and Ethnology as above, pp.125–41

Donnelly, Seán, ‘Hugh Cheape, Bagpipes: A National Collection of a National Instrument, National Museums Scotland, 2008’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 8–12. Review

Donnelly, Seán, ‘A Publication Date for John Geoghegan’s Compleat Tutor’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 26–7

Dowling, Martin, ‘Rambling in the Field of Modern Identity: Some Speculations on Irish Traditional Music’ in Radharc: The Journal of Irish and Irish-American Studies vols 5–7 (2004–2006), Glucksman Ireland House, New York 2007 (ISSN 15317293), pp.107–34

Edwards, Phil, ‘Uilleann Piper Sculpture’ in Chanter: The Journal of the Bagpipe Society (Autumn), The Bagpipe Society, Pembrokeshire 2008, pp. 10–11. Edmund Keating Hyland sculpture

Hackney, Ryan, & Amy Hackney Blackwell, with Garland Kimmer, 101 Things You Didn’t Know About Irish History: The People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isle, Adams Media, Massachusetts 2007. xi + 244 pp. ISBN 9781598693232 (pb.). Irish traditional music & dance content

Joyce, Robert Dwyer, & P.W. Joyce (ed.), Ballads of Irish Chivalry, [s.n., UK 2008]. x + 212 pp. ISBN 9781409785514 (pb.). Facsimile reprint of ?1908 edition

Keegan, Niall, ‘Armagh Pipers Club, 40th Anniversary Album, (WKPFCD002)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 47. Review

Keegan, Niall, ‘Frank Cassidy, Níl Gar Ann!: Traditional Fiddle Music from Donegal Played by Frank Cassidy (and in Duet with John Doherty), Cairdeas na bhFidléirí (CNF005)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 45. Review

Lynch, John, ‘The Kilfenora Céilí Band’ in The Clare Association Yearbook 2005, DBA Publications, Dublin 2005 (ISSN 07911033), pp. 26–8

MacCarthy Collins, Charles (ed.), Celtic Irish Songs and Song-Writers: A Selection, [s.n., UK 2008]. ix + 334 pp. ISBN 9781409795490 (pb.). Facsimile reprint of 1885

Medcalf, David, ‘The Pipes, the Pipes are Calling’ in Ireland’s Own (15 Aug.), Ireland’s Own, Wexford 2008, pp. 4–7. On uilleann piper Eamonn Walsh

Moylan, Terry, ‘Airs & Graces: Cois Abhann na Séad’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 18–19

Murphy, John L., ‘Horslips in Irish Musical and Literary Culture’ in Estudios Irlandeses: Electronic Journal of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI) issue 3, Spanish Association for Irish Studies, [Burgos] 2008 (ISSN 1699311X), pp. 132–42

Neff, Eoghan, ‘The Fiddle in a Tune: John Doherty and the Donegal Fiddle Tradition’ in Driving the Bow: Fiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 2 as above, pp. 74–87

Ní Ghallchobhair, Eithne, ‘Brian Ó Baoighill: Caomhnóir is Craoltóir Sheanchas na gCnoc’ in Béascna: Journal of Folklore and Ethnology as above, pp. 64–74

Ó Duibhir, Liam, ‘An Col Eoghan Ó Néill (1919–2007): Cuimhne Iarbháis’ in Tipperary Historical Journal, County Tipperary Historical Society, Thurles 2008 (ISSN 07910655), pp. 215–9. Obituary

Ó hEaghra, Breandán, ‘Tochas Usher nó Ceol Araibíse Mhuintir Elsafty?: Is Irish-Language Song in a Western Pop Music Ghetto?’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 20–1

Ó Fionnáin, Dónall, ‘Proinsias Ó Drisceoil, Seán Ó Dálaigh: Éigse agus Iomarbhá, CUP Cork 2007, 487 lgh. Praghas €20 ISBN 9781859184072’ in Tipperary Historical Journal as above, pp. 194–5. Review

Ó Gealbháin, Ciarán, ‘Liam Mac an Iomaire, Seosamh Ó hÉanaí: Nár Fhágha Mé Bás Choíche, Gaillimh: Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2007, 521 pp. + dlúthdhiosca, ISBN 9781905560202’ in Béascna: Journal of Folklore and Ethnology as above, pp. 174–7. Review

O’Hare, Kieran, ‘[Kieran O’Hare Delves Deep into Ornamentation]’, Iris na bPíobairí, The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 10–12

Ó Séaghdha, Barra, ‘Tony McMahon, David Power, Dermot Bolger, John Comiskey, David Teevan, The Frost is All Over’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 48–9. Live review

Pickering, Michael, Blackface Minstrelsy in Britain, Ashgate, Hampshire 2008. xvi, 253 pp. ISBN 9780754658597 (hb.). Some Irish content

Quinn, D. M., ‘Pipemaker’s Corner: On Reamers: Confessions of a Self-Taught Pipemaker Part Two’, Iris na bPíobairí, The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 2–7

Quinn, Michael, ‘Bill Whelan, The Connemara Suite, Cloonisle Records (TARACD 4021)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 44–5. Review

Quinn, Toner, ‘Short-Circuiting the Soloist?… Toner Quinn Looks at Contemporary Issues in Traditional Music’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 34–5

Russell, Ian, & Mary Anne Alburger, ‘Connecting Cultures’ in Driving the Bow: Fiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 2 as above, pp. 1–3. Irish traditional music references

Winick, Steve, ‘Unearthed: Treasures and Oddities from the American Folklife Center Archive at the Library of Congress’, in Dirty Linen no 138 (Oct.–Nov.), Dirty Linen Ltd., Maryland 2008 (ISSN 10474315), p. 13. Francis O’Neill cylinder recordings

Woods, Peter, ‘Ciarán Ó Maonaigh & Aidan O’Donnell, Fidil, (Fid001CD)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 46–7. Review

Wulff, Helena, Dancing at the Crossroads: Memory and Mobility in Ireland. Dance and Performance Studies vol. 1, Berghahn Books, New York 2007. xiii, [iii], 167 pp. ISBN 9781845453282 (hb.)

Zeoli, Patrick, Éire agus an Giotár le Chéile: Traditional Irish Dance Tunes Set for Guitar: Traditsioonilisi Iiri Tantsuviise, OU Avasalo (Forest Music Agency), Estonia 2006. 32 pp. ISMN M540020422 (pb.)