Printed Materials, July 2009

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, June–July 2009

Bates, John, Mining for Gold: A Usability Study of the Irish Traditional Music Archive and Interactive Music Archive Access System, MA thesis, University College Dublin. School of Information and Library Studies, 2008. 117 pp. (hb.)

Benini, Davide, ‘A Voice From the West: Rediscovering the Irish Oral Tradition in James Joyce’s “The Dead”’ in Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture as below, pp. 205–216

Boydell, Barra, & Kerry Houston eds, Music, Ireland and the Seventeenth Century. Irish Musical Studies 10, Four Courts Press, Dublin 2009. 211 pp. ISBN 9781846821400 (hb.)

Boydell, Barra, ‘The Earl of Cork’s Musicians: Music and Patronage in Early Seventeenth-Century Anglo-Irish Society’ in Music, Ireland and the Seventeenth Century as above, pp. 81–94

Browne, Billy, ‘Memories of Tommy Kearney’, An Píobaire, vol. 5, no 2 (Apr. 2009), pp. 14–15

Buck, Trevor, ‘Why weren’t Lecturers in Our Time More like This?… Dr Liz Doherty Interviewed by Trevor Buck’, FiddleOn Magazine, issue 28 (Winter/Spring 2009), pp. 4–7

Carolan, Nicholas, ‘An Irish Piper 1899’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 26–27

Carson, Ciaran, ‘The Suffering Ducks: How has a Belfast Flute Sound Evolved in such a Short Time?’, The Journal of Music, vol. 1, no 1 (Apr./May 2009), pp. 18–19

Ceol Camlocha, Aoibhneas na Bealtaine. The Sweets of May: The Céilí Band Era, Music & Dance of South Armagh, Ceol Camlocha, 2009. 140 pp. (hb.). With 2 CDs, see also companion 2 CDs and DVD

Cronin, Nessa, Seán Crosson & John Eastlake eds., Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle 2009. 274 pp. ISBN 9781443801522 (hb.)

Cunningham, John, ‘‘Irish Harpers are Excellent, and their Solemn Music is Much Liked of Strangers’: The Irish Harp in Non-Irish Contexts in the Seventeenth Century’ in Music, Ireland and the Seventeenth Century as above, pp. 62–80

Curry, Frances, ed., Hyland’s Mammoth Hibernian Songster: A Collection of over 500 Songs that are Dear to the Irish Heart, Chelsea Books, Quebec, 2009. 355 pp. ISBN 9781926570013 (pb.) Facsimile of 1901 edition

Donnelly, Seán, ‘Faithful Harpers and Phantom Pipers: The Fate and Memory of the Last Earls of Desmond’, Bulletin of the Historical Harp Society, vol. 18, no 3 (July 2008), pp. 4–8

Donnelly, Seán, ‘Tall Tales from a Blind Piper: Charles Ferguson in the United States and Canada’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 20–25

Gillespie, Raymond, ‘Seventeenth-Century Irish Music and its Cultural Context’ in Music, Ireland and the Seventeenth Century as above, pp. 26–39

Henigan, Julie, ‘“Folk” Vs. “Literary” in Eighteenth-Century Irish Song’ in Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture as above, pp. 41–50

Keane, Tommy, ‘Hornpipes from Tommy Reck’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 18–19

Keegan, Niall, ‘Colm Mac Con Iomaire, The Hare’s Corner – Cúinne an Ghiorria, Plateau Records’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 54. Review

Keegan, Niall, ‘Robbie Hannan, The Tempest, Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU CD 016)’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 57. Review

Kelleher, Con, Arís! 2006 & 2007 san Ionad Cultúrtha: Portráidí, Onstream Publications for Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne, Co Cork, 2009. 126 pp. ISBN 9781897685662 (hb.). Photographs of traditional performers

Mackenzie, Bridget, ‘The MacCrimmons and their unproven links with Ireland’, Piping Times vol. 61, no 8 (May 2009), pp. 37–41

McCarthy, Jenny, ‘Jack B. Yeats’s A Broadside: Images of Orality’ in Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture as above, pp. 87–97

McLaughlin, Dermot, ‘Liam O’Connor and Seán McKeon, Dublin Made Me, Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU CD 017)’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 55. Review

Moulden, John, ‘Two Dimensions to Orality in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Discussion of the Functioning of Printed Ballads’ in Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture as above, pp. 51-65

Ní Chonghaile, Deirdre, ‘Séamus Ennis, W.R. Rodgers and Sidney Robertson Cowell and the Traditional Music of the Aran Islands’ in Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture as above, pp. 67–86

Ó Beaglaoich, Breanndán, & Niamh Ní Bhaoill eds, Ceol Duibhneach: Ceol agus Ceoltóirí ó Chorca Dhuibhne. Music and Musicians from West Kerry, Sibéal Teo., An Daingean, 2009. 50 pp. (pb.) With 2 CDs

Ó Cearbhaill, Pádraig, ‘Fin de Siècle Sean-Nós: Twenty-Five Years of Winners of the Corn Uí Riada Traditional Singing Competition Gathered on One Recording, Corn Uí Riada: Buaiteoirí, 1972–2007, Cló Iar-Chonnachta / RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta (CICD 177)’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 59. Review

O’Connell, Pat, ‘A Wind-Band in Cork in the First Decade of the 1800s’, Maynooth Musicology, vol. 2 (2009), pp. 102–118

O’Flynn, John, The Irishness of Irish Music, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2009. 256 pp. ISBN 9780754657149 (hb.)

Ó hEaghra, Breandán, ‘Slán le Ciarán: Remembering the Young Traditional Singer and Scholar Ciarán Ó Con Cheanainn, who Died in February’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 32

Ó Laoire, Lillis, ‘Parallel Songlines: James Joyce’s “The Dead” and Tomás Ó Criomhthain’s An tOileánach’ in Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture as above, pp. 189-203

Ó Maoláin, Aengus, ‘Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill, Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, Moya Brennan and Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Temple Bar Trad: T with the Maggies Button Factory, Dublin, 31 January 2009’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 49. Review

O’Shea, Helen, ‘”Good Man, Mary!” Women Musicians and the Fraternity of Irish Traditional Music’, Journal of Gender Studies, vol. 17, no 1 (Mar. 2008), pp. 55–70

Ó Tuairisg, Lochlainn, ‘History, Seanchas and Memory in “Cath Chéim an Fhia”’ in Anáil an Bhéil Bheo: Orality and Modern Irish Culture as above, pp. 27-40

Quinn, Michael, ‘Seóirse Bodley (RTE Lyric FM CD121)’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 57. Review

Quinn, Toner, ‘Music That’s Good Value: What Values are Inherent in Traditional Irish Music’ The Journal of Music as above, pp. 22–23

Rossney, Jonathan, ‘Shaun Davey and Rita Connolly, St. Mary’s Church, New Ross, Co. Wexford, 8 February 2009’ The Journal of Music, as above p. 53. Review

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Irish Traditional Music and the Seventeenth Century’, Music, Ireland and the Seventeenth Century as above, pp. 40–61

Tuohy, John, ‘Tommy Kearney, 1917–2008’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 10–13