Printed Materials, May 2009

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Apr.–May 2009

Appleby, Amy, Over 200 Irish Songs and Dances That have Captured the Hearts of Music Lovers through-out the World, Amsco Publications, New York 2008. 239 pp. ISBN 9781847726964 (pb.)

Ballard, Linda-May, ‘Isabella McBride: Traditional Singer’, Folk Music Journal: The Journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, vol. 9, no 4 (2009), pp. 501–23

Bériou, Jean-Ives, Dord an Dúchas: Dosaen de Scothamhráin = Le Chant Profond de L’Ouest: 12 Chansons Traditionnelles d’Irlande = The Connemara Sound: 12 Great Sean-Nós Songs = El Canto Jondo Del Oeste: 12 Canciones Tradicionales de IrlandaCoiscéim, Baile Átha Cliath 2008. 144 pp. (pb.). With CD

Blair, May, Hiring Fairs and Market Places, Appletree Press, Belfast 2007. 208 pp. ISBN 9781847580382 (hb.). Includes song lyrics

Brooks, Denis, ‘Origins and Diffusion: Part II’, The Piper’s Review: Iris na bPíobairí vol. 28, no 1 (Winter 2009), pp. 5–7. About uilleann piping

Brown, Kieran Patrick, The Political Use of Song Lyric and Verse in Irish Nationalism 1900–1916, MA thesis, California State University, Fullerton 2008. iv, 140 pp.

Brown, Roly, ‘Anne Clune, ed. Dear Far-Voiced Veteran: Essays in Honour of Tom Munnelly, Old Kilfarboy Society, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare 2007’, Folk Music Journal, as above, pp. 638–40. Review

Brown, Roly, ‘Pat Mitchell, The Dance Music of Seamus Ennis, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Dublin 2007’, Folk Music Journal, as above, pp. 640–42.  Review

Carson, Ciaran, ‘The Thing Itself: How Do We Recognise the Real Thing in Traditional Music?’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 9, no 1 (Jan.–Feb. 2009), pp. 32–35

Connolly, Damien, The Irish Accordion Tutor Volume 1: Reels, Jigs and Polkas for the B/C Accordion, Intermediate–Advanced, Connolly, Kincora, Co Clare, 2008. 96 pp. (pb.). With CD

Daly, Raymond, & Derek Warfield, Celtic & Ireland in Song and Story, Daly and Warfield, Kilcock, Co Kildare, 2008. 472 pp. (pb.). With 2 CDs

Donnelly, Seán, ‘But did Lord Byron’s Irish Piper Play “Lochnagar”?’, An Píobaire vol. 5, no 1 (Feb. 2009), pp. 12–14

Dowling, Martin, ‘Constructing Difference: Ulster Scots and the Logic of Suture in Northern Ireland’ in Facing the Other: Interdisciplinary Studies on Race, Gender and Social Justice in Ireland, eds Borbála Faragó and Moynagh Sullivan, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle 2008. ISBN 9781847185976 (hb.), pp. 60–72

Dowling, Martin, ‘Fiddling For Outcomes: Traditional Music, Social Capital, and Arts Policy in Northern Ireland’, International Journal of Cultural Policy vol. 14, no 2 (May 2008) (ISSN 10286632) pp. 179–94

Grasso, Eliot, ‘Review of Piper’s Choice, Volume 2’ (NPUDVD007), The Piper’s Review: Iris na bPíobairí as above, pp. 15–16. Review

Harbison, Janet, Harbison’s 100: 5 Volumes of 20 Easy Dance Tunes for Session Harpers, Irish Harp Centre, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick 2005–2009 (5 pbs)

Hippsley, Paul (ed.), City of Music: Derry’s Music Heritage, Guildhall Press, Derry 2008. 303 pp. ISBN 9781906271169 (pb.)

Holmes, Peter, & Bernice Molloy, ‘The Charlesland (Wicklow Pipes)’in Studies in Music Archaeology V: Music Archaeology in Contexts… Papers from the 4th Symposium of the International Study Group on Music Archaeology at Monastery Michaelstein, 19–26 September, 2004, eds  Ellen Hickman, Arnd Adje Both and Ricardo Eichmann, Verlag Marie Leidorf, Rahden/Westf. 2006. ISBN 783896466501

Larsen, Mary, ‘Martin Hayes: Nowadays’, Fiddler Magazine vol. 16, no 1 (Spring 2009), pp. 10–13. ISSN 10799974

Lollier, Ronan, ‘Alain Froment’, The Piper’s Review: Iris na bPíobairí as above, pp. 3–5

Lowth, Cormac F., ‘Dublin Jack of All Trades’, Dublin Historical Record vol. 61, no 2 (Autumn 2008), pp. 169–82

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘In Memoriam: James Byrne’, Fiddler Magazine as above, p. 42

McCabe, Rory, ‘Neill Lyons, Skins & Sins, Lyonsie Records (NCLD001)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 45. Review

McCarrick, Tim, ‘Oisín Mac Diarmada: Moving with the Music’, Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 18–20

Mac Dhonnagáin, Tadhg, & John Ryan, Peigín Leitir Móir: Amhráin agus Rannta Traidisiúnta Gaeilge Cóirithe do Pháistí na Linne Seo, Futa Fata, An Spidéal, Co. na Gaillimhe 2008. 45 pp. ISBN 9780955098376 (pb.). With CD

McGuire, Jim, ‘Alain Froment: An Appreciation’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 24–26

McMahon, Timothy G., Grand Opportunity: the Gaelic Revival and Irish Society, 1893–1910 Syracuse University Press, 2008. xii, 342 pp. ISBN 9780815631583 (hb.). Includes consideration of feiseanna and the Oireachtas

MacMahon, Tony, ‘Player on the Black Keys: An Extract from a Memoir in Progress’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 20–29

Meek, Bill, ‘Come All Ye Loyal Heroes or The Purple Boy’, Dúiche Néill: Journal of the O Neill Country Historical Society, no 17 (2008), pp. 170–188.

Moylan, Terry, ‘Airs and Graces: Seán Ó Duibhir a’ Ghleanna’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 18–22

Murphy, Pat, Apples in Winter: Irish Set and Social Dancing, Murphy, 2009. 216 pp. (pb.)

Ó Conluain, Proinsias, ‘The Tunes We Played Going Away’, Dúiche Néill: Journal of the O Neill Country Historical Society as above, pp. 189–215

Ó Heaghra, Breandán, ‘Greim Láimhe don Pháirtnéar is Gaire Dúinn: How Country Music in America Binds Ireland North and South’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 18

Ó Séaghdha, Barra, ‘At First Light, The Cherry Tree, Dublin’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 50. Review

Quinn, Michael, ‘Margaret Burke Sheridan, Un Bel Di… RTÉ Lyric FM (CD118)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 44. Review

Quinn, Toner, ‘My Love is in America’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 38–39

Rowsome, Helena, ‘Jim Dowling’, An Píobaire as above, p. 23

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Charlie Lennon, Turning the Tune Cló Iar-Chonnachta (CICD 166)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 42–4. Review

Scahill, Enda, Enda Scahill’s Irish Banjo Tutor, Scahill, 2008. 76 pp. (pb.).  With 2 CDs

Scahill, Enda, Enda Scahill’s Irish Banjo Tutor Tab Booklet, Scahill, 2008. 38 pp. (pb.)

Smith, Peter (Peadar Mac Gabhann), ‘A Mháirín Óg Ní Cheallaigh: a Tyrone Song of Connacht Provenance’, Dúiche Néill: Journal of the O Neill Country Historical Society as above, pp. 216–229

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘“Up To Your Knees in Sand”: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling (Practicing Third Finger Extensions)’, Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 42–3

Tansey Seamus, The Bardic Apostles of Innisfree Continued…, Tanbar Publications, n.p. [Craigavon?], 2008. xii+220 pp. ISBN 978 0 946987 14 6 (pb.). Musician ‘biographies’