Printed Materials, January 2010

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Dec. 2009–Jan. 2010

http://comhaltas.ie/Blech, Rachel, ‘Tommy Hayes and Ian Leslie, Almost Home (OPP4)’ in The Journal of Music vol. 1, no 4 (Oct.–Nov. 2009), p. 60. Review

Brady, Sara, & Fintan Walsh, eds, Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire 2009. 255 pp. ISBN 9780230219984 (hb.)

Burke, Kevin, and Cal Scott, Across the Black River: Transcription and Performance Notations for Guitar and Fiddle, Loftus Music, Portland, OR 2009. 31 pp. ISBN 9780615289465 (pb.). With CD

Carson, Ciaran, ‘Sixpenny Money: A Tune that was Once an Ordeal Begins to Mesmerise … ; and What Frankie Gavin Couldn’t Teach Yehudi Menuhin’ in The Journal of Music as above, pp. 20–1

Child, Francis James, ed., The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Vol. IV. Corrected Second Edition, Loomis House Press, Northfield, Minnesota 2008. 577 pp. ISBN 9780970702043 (hb.)

Clarke, Philip, ‘A Musical Son of Munterconnacht: Memories of a Great Traditional Musician and Music Teacher’ in Treoir iml. 41, uimh. 1 (2009), p. 20. Re Vincent Tighe

De Brún, Pádraig, ‘The Glin Family and Irish Poetry’ in The Knights of Glin: Seven Centuries of Change as below, pp. 273–301

Donovan, Tom, ed. The Knights of Glin: Seven Centuries of Change. Glin Historical Society, Glin, Co Limerick 2009. 464 pp. ISBN 9780953037339 (hb.)

Duggan, Bryan, Machine Annotation of Traditional Irish Dance Music, Ph.D. thesis, Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Computing, 2009. 186 pp. (hb.)

Flanagan, Kathleen M., Steps in Time: The History of Irish Dance in Chicago, Macater Press, Madison, Wisconsin 2009. 158 pp. ISBN 9780987492414

Garvin, Wilbert, ‘Tying in a Bag’ in An Píobaire vol. 5, no 4 (Sept. 2009), pp. 23–6

Holland, Pat, The Stories of an Irish Dance Hall: The Isaac Butt Hall Ballybofey, 1919–2007, Voice Books, Ballybofey, Co Donegal 2007. ISBN 0953926559. 202 pp.

Keegan, Niall, ‘Harry Bradley & Michael Clarkson, The Pleasures of Hope: Flute Music from Belfast and Beyond (HBMC09)’ in The Journal of Music as above, p. 59. Review

Kuntz, Andrew, ‘Fiddle Tune History: The Captain’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 16, no 2 (Summer 2009), pp. 37–9

Kuntz, Andrew, ‘Fiddle Tune History: High Ginks’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 16, no 3 (Fall 2009), pp. 4–10

Loughnane, Kathleen, The Harpers Connellan: Irish Music of the Late 17th Century: The Life and Times of the Sligo Harpers William and Thomas Connellan: Manuscript and Early Printed Copies of the Tunes, Loughnane, Galway 2009. ISMN 9790900201331. 54 pp. With CD

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘Danny Meehan: Force Ten from Drimalost’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 16, no 2 (Summer 2009), pp. 20–5

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘Danny Meehan: Force Ten from Drimalost. Part Two’ in Fiddler Magazine (Fall 2009) as above, pp. 4–10

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘The Scordatura Tradition in Irish Fiddle Playing’ in Fiddler Magazine (Summer 2009) as above, pp. 26–8

McEvoy, Bill, ‘Catherine Brennan-Grant 1913–1979’ in Treoir as above, pp. 32–34

McGuire, James, & James Quinn eds, Dictionary of Irish Biography from the Earliest Times to the Year 2002 vols 1–9, Royal Irish Academy & Cambridge University Press, Dublin & Cambridge 2009. In print and online versions. Includes individuals involved in Irish traditional music

Mullarkey, Peter, & Seán Mac an tSíthigh eds, Songs of Iveragh – Amhráin Uí Ráthaigh, Binneas Publishing, Cathair Saidhbhín 2009. 80 pp. (pb.)

Ní Chonaráin, Siobhán, ‘The Dance Music of Ireland [by] R.M. Levey, 1858’ in Treoir as above, pp. 32–4

O’Connor, Joe, ‘The Legendary Music Maestro of Clare, Paddy Canny (1919–2008)’ in Treoir as above, p. 18

Ó Dubhthaigh, Séamus, Survival: Irish Traditional Music and Song – A View, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Monkstown, Co Dublin, 2009. 144 pp. ISBN 9780955642555 (pb.)

[Ó Muireadhaigh, Lorcán,] & Colm Ó Baoill, ed., Amhráin Chúige Úladh Sáirséal Ó Marcaigh / Cló Iar-Chonnachta, Indreabhán, Conamara 2009. 192 pp. ISBN 9780862890278 (pb.). Reprint of 1977

O’Donnell, Mary Louise, ‘John Bernard Trotter and the Irish Harp Society of Dublin (1809–1812)’ in Dublin Historical Record vol. 62, no 1 (Spring 2009) pp. 62–9

Ó Macháin, Pádraig, ‘An Irish Manuscript at Glin Castle’ in The Knights of Glin: Seven Centuries of Change as above, pp. 263–71

O’Regan, Susan, ‘Concert Performers in Cork from 1710 to 1840’ in Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society vol. 114 (2009), pp. 39–50. Includes performers of Irish traditional music

Phillips, Stacy, ‘“Elixir” Super Tonic (www.elixir.com)’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 16, no 3 (Fall 2009) p. 50. Review

Purcell, Sandie, ‘Tunes by Sandie Purcell’ in An Píobaire as above, pp. 18–19

Quinn, E. Moore, ‘Taking Northern Irish Identity on the Road: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival of 2007’ in Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture as above, pp. 213–24

Quinn, Michael, ‘Jordi Savall and Andrew Lawrence-King, The Celtic Viol, Alia Vox (AVSA 9865)’ in The Journal of Music as above, p. 6. Review
‘Remembering Clare’s Dance Masters’ in Treoir as above, p. 15. Re Dan Furey & James Keane

Rooney, Mackie, Eamonn Murray: Monaghan Troubadour and Mountainy Man, Comhaltas, Monaghan 2008, 158 pp. (pbk.)

Sangar, Keith, ‘The Last Days of Fitzmaurice and Geoghegan’ in An Píobaire as above, pp. 20–22

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Cillian Vallely and Kevin Crawford, On Common Ground, BallyO Records (BOR001)’ in The Journal of Music as above, p. 58. Review

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Claire Keville, The Daisy Field (CKCD002)’ in The Journal of Music as above, p. 60. Review

Smyth, Gerry, Music in Irish Cultural History, Irish Academic Press, Dublin 2009. 196 pp. ISBN 978 0 7165 2984 2 (hb.), 2985 9 (pb.)

Spencer, Scott, ‘Traditional Irish Music in the Twenty-First Century: Networks, Technology, and the Negotiation of Authenticity’ in Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture, as above, pp. 58–70

Stecher, Jody, ‘Cross-Tuning Workshop, part 42, AAae and GAae: John Doherty and Mickey Doherty: Nóra Críona’ in Fiddler Magazine (Summer 2009) as above, pp. 40–41

Stecher, Jody, ‘Cross-Tuning Workshop, part 43, AAae: Mickey Doherty and Ms. McLeod’s Reel’ in Fiddler Magazine (Fall 2009) as above, pp. 40–41

Suff, David, ed. Three Score & Ten: Topic Records: A Voice to the People: 70 Years of the Oldest Independent Record Label in Great Britain Topic, London 2009. 108 pp. ISBN 1482200708 (hb.) With 7 CDs

Sweeney, Bernadette, ‘Performing Tradition’ in Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture as above, pp. 21–33

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Up to Your Knees in Sand: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling’ in Fiddler Magazine (Summer 2009) as above, p. 52

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Up to Your Knees in Sand: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling’ in Fiddler Magazine (Fall 2009) as above, p. 43

Taaffe, Brendan, and Mary Larsen, eds. Handy with the Stick: Irish Fiddlers in Words and Music, Mel Bay Publications, Pacific, MO 2009. 59 pp. ISBN 0953926559 (pb.)

Taylor, Hollis, ‘Liz Carroll & John Doyle, “Doubleplay” (www.compassrecords.com)’ in Fiddler Magazine (Summer 2009) as above, p. 54. Review

Walsh, Tom, ‘Bettystown 1969: Personal Reminiscences of the 2nd Tionól’ in An Píobaire as above, pp. 11–15