Printed Materials, July 2015

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, July 2015

Accardi, Dan, 'Irish fiddling. Inflection: the spice of it' in Fiddler magazine vol. 22, no 2 (summer 2015), pp. 48–49
Bort, Eberhard, 'The shamrock and the thistle: Hamish Henderson's Ireland' in Eberhard Bort, ed., Anent Hamish Henderson: essays, poems, interviews Ochtertyre: Grace Notes Publications, 2015. ISBN 9781907676659, pp. 183217 (pbk.)
Bours, Étienne, La musique Irlandaise, Paris: Fayard, 2015. ISBN 9782213671697, 569 pp. (pbk.)
Browne, Ronan, 'Peter Hunter 1945–2015' in An píobaire vol. 11, no 3 (July 2015), pp. 20–23. Obituary
Campbell, Caoimhe, Clíona Keely & Claire Wallace, Meals on reels: recipes and music from Kinvara area musicians, Kinvara: Meals on Reels, 2015. 69 pp. (pbk.)
Carolan, Nicholas, 'An Barr Buadh: music and politics' in An píobaire as above, p. 25
Commins, Verena, Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy: transmission, performance and commemoration of Irish Traditional Music, 1973–2012 Thesis (PhD): NUI, Galway,  2014. [viii]+266 pp. Online thesis
Crowley, Jimmy, Songs from the beautiful city: the Cork urban ballads [S.l.]: The Freestate Press, 2014. ISBN 9781910179253, 329 pp. (hbk.)

Greene, Tom, The Boehm flute in Irish traditional music, Mullingar: Corn Hill Music, 2014. ISBN 9780993064104, ix+122 pp. (pbk.) +CD

Elliott, Robin, The encyclopaedia of music in Ireland: a response’ in Irish university review vol. 45, no 1 (spring/summer 2015), pp. 168–72. Response to review

Harte, Colin F., 'The Globalization of Irish Traditional Song Performance by Susan H. Motherway' in New Hibernia Review vol. 19, no 2, (summer 2015), pp. 151-152. Review article

Keegan, Niall, 'The manufacture of Irish traditional music' in Journal of music, 10 June 2015. Online article

Kelly, Fergus S., The life and work of Oisín Kelly, Hacketstown, Co Carlow: Derreen Books, 2015. ISBN 978-0-9933063-0-3, xiv + 94 pages (60 colour plates). Visual artist whose work included musicians and dancers

Kiberd, Declan & P.J. Mathews, Handbook of the Irish revival: an anthology of Irish cultural and political writings 1891–1922 Dublin: Abbey Theatre Press, 2015. ISBN 9780993180002, 505 pp. (hbk.)

Kirwan, Larry, A history of Irish music, New York: Forty-Seven Books, 2015. ISBN 9780963960113, ix+347 pp. (pbk.)

Kuntz, Andrew, 'Fiddle tune history.  The mason's (extraordinary, extended) family' in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 37–38

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, 'The hidden note: topping off good memories' in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 46–47

Mac Mathúna, Liam, ‘Séadna agus Abhráin ghrádh Chúige Connacht: caint na ndaoine, an meon Gaelach agus an nua-aoiseacht’ in Léann. Iris Chumann Léann na Litríochta vol. 3 (2014), pp. 53–79

Moulden, John, The printed ballad in Ireland: a guide to the popular printing of songs in Ireland 1760-1920 Thesis (PhD): NUI, Glaway, 2006. 1129 pp. Now available online

Murphy, John A., ‘Thomas Davis: a bicentenary assessment’ in Mallow Field Club Journal no 32 (2014), pp. 5–16

Ni Bhriain, Orfhlaith, 'Barbara O'Connor, The Irish Dancing: Cultural Politics and Identities, 1900–2000, Cork: Cork University Press, 2013' in Dance Research vol. 33, no 1, pp. 76–77 (May 2015). Online review article

Ní Fhuartáin, Méabh, ‘”Irish music in Irish life”: articulating a vision of revival’ in John Cunningham & Niall Ó Cíosáin eds, Culture and society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Dublin: Lilliput Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-8435-1-6385, pp. 306–21

O'Donnell, Mary Louise, 'A cultural curiosity: the emigrant Irish harper' in Folk harp journal no. 167 (summer 2015), pp. 26–33

O'Hare, Kieran, 'Kevin Henry: from Sligo to the South Side' in Éirways: exploring Irishness no. 1 (2015), pp. 8–21

O'Hare, Kieran, 'Nicholas Carolan' in Éirways: exploring Irishness as above, pp. 64–75

Ó Muraíle, Nollaig, ‘Mise Raifeartaí an staraí’ in John Cunningham & Niall Ó Cíosáin eds, Culture and society in Ireland since 1750, as above, pp. 97–110

Perlman, Ken, Couldn't have a wedding without the fiddler: the story of traditional fiddling on Prince Edward Island, Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2015. ISBN 9781621900979, xxviii+463 pp. (pbk.)

Quinn, James, Young Ireland and the writing of Irish history, Dublin: UCD Press, 2015. ISBN 9781906359881, 256 pp. (pbk.). Includes consideration of songs

Redmond, Mark, 'C joints and their future in uilleann piping' in An píobaire as above, p. 24

Roffler, Pierina, The Celtic harp: a symbol of power and revolution Thesis (undergraduate): Kantonsschule Rychenberg, 2014. 51 pp.

Rohs, Stephen, Eccentric nation: Irish performance in nineteenth-century New York City Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780838641385, 262 pp. (hbk.)

Shaljean, Bonnie, 'Ringing strings. The parting of friends – music from 18th-century Ireland' in Folk harp journal as above, pp. 58–63. About Charlotte Milligan Fox

Su, Norman Makoto, & Bryan Duggan, 'TuneTracker: tensions in the surveillance of traditional music' ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems in 2014 June 21st - 25th Vancouver, BC, Canada. Online article

Whitmer, Nick, 'Trouble in the Irish village' in An píobaire as above, pp. 26–28