Printed Materials, February 2009

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Jan.–Feb. 2009

Bennett, Barbara, Clannad: Moments in a Lifetime, Appletree Press, Belfast 2008. 96 pp. ISBN 9780955845208 (pb.). Photographs

Carolan, Nicholas, ‘The Forde-Pigot Collection of Irish Traditional Music’ in Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library, eds Bernadette Cunningham, Siobhán Fitzpatrick & Petra Schnabel, RIA, Dublin 2009. ISBN 9781904890546 (hb.), pp. 256–67

Carolan, Nicholas, No 73 Merrion Square: The Premises of the Irish Traditional Music Archive, Irish Traditional Music Archive, Dublin 2008. 16 pp. (pb.)

Carson, Ciaran, ‘The Art of the Possible: Should Anything be Possible in Traditional Music?’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 8, no 6 (Nov.–Dec. 2008), pp. 18–21

Cranford, Paul, ‘Liz Doherty: Donegal to Cape Breton’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 15, no 4 (Winter 2008), Nova Scotia (ISSN 10799974), pp. 12–14

Devine, Francis, ‘Make Way for the Incomparable Luke Kelly’, Sound Post vol. 6, no 4 (Winter 2008), p. 9

Drew, Ronnie, Ronnie, Penguin Ireland, Dublin 2008. x + 294 pp. ISBN 9781844881987 (hb.)

Fitzpatrick, Siobhán, ‘The Library of Thomas Moore, Ireland’s National Poet’ in Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library as above, pp. 220–7

Foy, Barry, Field Guide to the Irish Music Session, Frogchart Press, Seattle 2009. 95 pp. ISBN 9780981759012 (pb.). Reissue of 1999

Granville, Aoife, ‘Dave Flynn, Liz Coleman, Martin Tourish, Ciarán Swift, Seán Murphy, Trad Connections’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 51. Review

Kearns, Tony, with foreword by Nicholas Carolan, Music & Light: Ceol & Solas: Irish Traditional Music Photographs, Silver Spear Press, Wicklow 2008. 153 pp. ISBN 9780956049209 (hb.)

Keegan, Niall, ‘Traditional Music in County Clare’ in Clare: History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County, Geography Publications, Dublin 2008. ISBN 9780906602393 (hb.), pp. 641–56

Leyden, Maurice, Boys and Girls Come Out to Play: Irish Singing Games, Appletree Press, Belfast 2008. 152 pp. ISBN 9781847580962 (pb.). Reissue of 1989

Lyons, Helen, ‘Irish Harping: Styles, Repertoire and Technique’ in The Musicology Review issue 2, School of Music, University College Dublin, Dublin 2005–06 (ISSN 16496108), pp. 125–48

Lysaght, Patricia, ‘Documenting the Tradition: The Work of the Irish Folklore Commission and Some of its Collectors in County Clare’ in Clare: History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County as above, pp. 541–87

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, From Mazovia to Meenbanad: The Donegal Mazurkas, Ceo Teo., Donegal 2008. 44 pp. ISBN 9780955903106 (pb.). With CD & DVD

McCabe, Rory, ‘Stéphanie Makem & Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn, Ceol is Píob, (CB 001)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 43. Review

McCabe, Rory, ‘Cora Smyth, Breda Smyth, Pauline Scanlon, Donogh Hennessy, The West Awake’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 49–50. Live review

McDonnell, John, Songs of Struggle and Protest, Irish Labour History Society, Dublin, 2008. 136 pp. ISBN 9780956052902 (pb.). Reissue of 1979, 1986

McFadden, Con, ‘A Mainlander’s Perspective: The Song and Dance Traditions of Tory Island’ in The Musicology Review issue 3, School of Music, University College Dublin, Dublin 2006–07 (ISSN 16496108), pp. 159–72

McGarrigle, Dara, ‘Irish Women and Traditional Music’ in The Musicology Review issue 3 as above, pp. 139–58

McLaughlin, Dermot, ‘Masters of Tradition, RTÉ Lyric fm (CD117)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 44. Review

McMillen, Robert, ‘Albert Fry, Tráthnóna Beag Aréir, Gael Linn (CEFCD 193)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 42. Review

Mac Murchaidh, Ciarán, Filíocht Ghrá na Gaeilge: Cnuasach de Dhánta Gaeilge ar Théama an Ghrá mar aon le hAistriúcháin i mBéarla = Love Poems in Irish: A Collection of Love Poems in Irish with Translations in English, Cois Life, Dublin 2008. xliii, 283 pp. ISBN 9781901176865 (pb.). Irish song content

Moylan, Terry,‘Obituaries: Tom Munnelly (1944–2007)’ in Folk Music Journal: The English Folk Dance and Song Society vol. 9, no 4, London 2008 (ISSN 0531 9684), pp. 675–8

Nicholsen, Michael D., ‘Auld Sod’ and New Turf: Entertainment, Nationalism, and Identity in the Irish Traditional Music Community of Chicago, 1868–1999. Volume I, UMI Dissertation Services, Michigan 2007. vi, 350 pp. UMI number 3295469 (hb.). Thesis

Ó Buachalla, Breandán, ‘Eighteenth-Century Irish Manuscripts’ in Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library as above, pp. 139–59

Ó Conchubhair, Tadhg, & Seán Ó Morónaigh (eds), Drámaíocht ó Dhúchas, An Comhlachas Náisiúnta Drámaíochta, Galway 2005. 208 pp. ISBN 0954165012 (hb.). Irish song content

Ó Macháin, Pádraig, ‘Bardic Poetry in the Academy’s Collection of Irish Manuscripts’ in Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library as above, pp. 57–69

Ó Macháin, Pádraig, ‘Irish Manuscripts in the Nineteenth Century’ in Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library as above, pp. 160–71

Ó Madagáin, Breandán, ‘Eugene O’Curry 1794–1862: Pioneer of Irish Scholarship’ in Clare: History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County as above, pp. 424–48

Ó Séaghdha, Barra, ‘Andrzej Bauer, Roger Doyle, Keith O’Brien, Brian Ó hUiginn, Cellotronicum’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 47–8. Live review

O’Shea, Helen, The Making of Irish Traditional Music, Cork University Press, Cork 2008. xii, 224 pp. ISBN 9781859184363 (hb.)
‘Q&A: Ciarán Ó Maonaigh’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 9

Quinn, Toner, ‘Repeat Experience: How Daring Traditional Musicians Use Extreme Repetition’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 38–9

Reddan, Marie, ‘Archival Collections in the James Hardiman Library’ in Cois Coiribe issue 2008, Alumni Office, NUI Galway, Galway 2008, p. 12. About Joe Burke Archive

‘Riverdance: Dance as if no one is Watching’, in Irish Dancing vol. 11, no 12 (Dec. 2008), pp. 39–42

Schorman, Sonia, & others, ‘County Clare in Photographs’ in Clare: History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County as above, pp. 343–58. Irish music content

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘“Up to your Knees in Sand”: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling’ in Fiddler Magazine as above, p. 39

Uí Ógáin, Ríonach, ‘“A Dub in Clare”: Tom Munnelly, Folklore Collector’ in Clare: History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County as above, pp. 657–76

Vallely, Fintan, Tuned Out: Traditional Music and Identity in Northern Ireland, Cork University Press, Cork 2008. xvi + 196 pp. ISBN 9781859184431 (hb.)

Vallely, Fintan, ‘Scenting the Paper Rose: The Ulster Scots Quest for Music and Identity’, in Irish Protestant Identities, Manchester University Press, Manchester 2008. ISBN 9780719077456 (hb.), pp. 247–56

[Vallely, JB], text by Fintan Vallely, Retrospective: A Visual Celebration of the Life and Works of Armagh Painter JB Vallely, Creative NRG, 2008. 342 pp. ISBN 9780955527913 (hb.)