Printed Materials, May 2015

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

Armstrong, Siobhán, 'Exploring Irish harp traditions' in Journal of music (1 April 2015). Online article

Breathnach, Diarmuid, 'The blind fiddler of Fiddler's Bridge' in Sound post: newsletter of the MUI Musicians' Union of Ireland vol. 13, no. 1 (Spring 2015), pp. 5–8

Buck, Trevor, 'Kevin's got it: Kevin Burke' in FiddleOn magazine No 46 (winter–spring 2015), pp. 4–8

Caldwell, Conor, 'Dancing in Southwest Donegal: historical and contemporary perspectives' in Ethnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland Issue 3 (spring 2015). Online article

Cole, Robert J., & Harry C. Phibbs, Sweet olde Irish songs: a selection of famous Celtic airs and ballads [S.l.]: Nabu Public Domain Reprints, [2015]. ISBN 9781245766036 (pbk.).  Originally published New York: The Log Cabin Press, 1914

de Gallaí, Breandán, 'Re-visioning the Rite: an exploration of the expressive possibilities of Irish dance' in Sacre Celebrations: revisiting, reflecting, revisioning (2013), pp. 17–38. Online article

Dillane, Aileen, Aislings and avatars: Irish (traditional) music, performativity, and cultural intimacy. Ó Riada memorial lecture 25, Cork: Traditional Music Archive & The Irish Traditional Music Society, UCC, 2014. [ii]+22 pp. (pbk.)

Donnelly, Seán, '"Little Paddy" among 'The Irish giants': an Irish piper in the 86th Royal County Down Regiment, 1833–5' in Familia: Ulster genealogical review no. 30 (2014), pp. 129–148

Dunne, Tom, 'Ireland's "wild harp"': a contested symbol' in William Laffan & Christopher Monkhouse, eds, Ireland: crossroads of art and design, 1690–1840 Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2015. ISBN 9780300210606, pp. 119–125

Falc'her-Poyroux, Erick, 'The Great Irish Famine in song' [S.l.]: [n.p.], 2014. Online article

Falc'her-Poyroux, Erick, 'Is Irish music "between tradition and modernity''?' [S.l.]: [n.p.], [n.d.], 8 pp. Online article

Fanning, Charles, 'Eleanor Kane Neary and the piano in Irish traditional music' in American music: a quarterly journal devoted to all aspects of American music and music in America vol. 30, no 4 (Winter 2012), pp. 453–467

Graber, Elizabeth, The Irish experience: identity and authenticity in Irish traditional music Thesis (undergraduate): Lawrence University, 2015. 35 pp. Online thesis

Greer, Heather, The concertina diaries: discovering the language of the concertina in Irish music, Galway: CMC Publications, 2013. ISBN 9780957504424, 106 pp. (pbk.)

Hal Leonard guitar play-along: Irish tunes. Vol. 137 Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard, 2014. ISBN 9781617807268, 27 pp. (pbk.) + CD

Hannan, Robbie, 'Irish traditional dance: The Irish dancing: cultural politics and identities 1900–2000 / Barbara O'Connor (CUP, 2013); Ancestral imprints: histories of Irish traditional music and dance / Thérese Smith ed. (CUP, 2012)' in Familia: Ulster genealogical review as above, pp. ?–?. Review

Harte, Colin, 'Teaching the tunes: understanding the role of Irish traditional music in higher education in North America' in Ethnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland as above. Online article

Houlihan, Michael, Puck Fair: history & traditions [S.l.] : Michael Houlihan, 2013. 184 pp. (pbk.)

Jones, Jaime, 'Brass bands of the world: militarism, colonial legacies, and local music making / Suzel Ana Reily and Katherine Brucher (eds.) (Ashgate, 2013)' in Ehnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland as above. Online review article

Joyce, Sandra, Transforming Carolan. Ó Riada memorial lecture 24, Cork: Traditional Music Archive & The Irish Traditional Music Society, UCC, 2013. (pbk.)

Kaul, Adam, 'Two book reviews. Traditional music and Irish society: historical perspectives / Martin Dowling (Ashgate, 2014); Music and identity in Ireland and beyond / Mark Fitzgerald & John O’Flynn (eds.) (Ashgate, 2014)' in Ethnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland as above. Online review article

Kuronen, Darcy, 'Early musical instrument making in Ireland' in William Laffan & Christopher Monkhouse, eds, Ireland: crossroads of art and design, 1690–1840 as above, pp. 207–211

Larson, Heather, 'Keening, crooning, and casting spells' in Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium vol. 18/19 (2006), pp. 134–149

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, 'Poetic versus linear learning' in Ethnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland as above. Online article

Mac Cárthaigh, Eoin, The art of bardic poetry: a new edition of Irish grammatical tracts. I Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2014. ISBN 9781855002265, vi+361 pp. (hbk.)

McMinn, Richard, 'The life and death of "the rambler from Clare": a Victorian murder mystery?' in Familia: Ulster genealogical review as above, pp. 77–114. On songwriter Johnny Patterson

Ó Briain, Cillian, 'A good reed winder' in The pipers' review = Iris na bpíobairí vol. 34, no. 1 [Winter 2015], pp. 9–11

O'Brien-Moran, Jimmy, 'Ireland's harp: the shaping of Irish identity c.1770-1880 / Mary Louise O'Donnell (UCD Press, 2014)' in An píobaire vol. 11, no 2, (April 2015), pp. 18–19. Review

O’Donnell, Aidan, 'Studying the "step" of a Donegal fiddler: examining methodologies for the ethnographical study of issues of tuning, intonation and inflection with specific regard to the fiddle music of Co. Donegal' in Ethnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland. Online article

Ó Riada, Peadar, Some fundamentals of Irish music. Ó Riada memorial lecture 23, Cork: Traditional Music Archive & The Irish Traditional Music Society, UCC, 2012, 15+[2] pp. (pbk.)

Quinn, David M., 'Fabrication of keys for uilleann pipes. Part 4' in The pipers' review = Iris na bpíobairí vol. 34, no. 1 [winter 2015], pp. 2–8

Quinn, Toner, 'Who will invest in Irish music?' in Journal of music, 1 April 2015. Online article

Smith, Therese, 'Fieldwork: crosscurrents and crossed wires' in Ethnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland as above. Online article

Stoebel, Lauren Weintraub, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (the Irish musicians' association) and the politics of musical community in Irish traditional music, Thesis (PhD): The City University of New York, 2015. pp. x+258 pp.

Verron, Damien, De Leitrim à Sligo: des sessions de musique traditionnelle instrumentale à danser irlandaise: systématique, interactions musique/environnement Thesis (Ph.D.): Université Jean Monnet de Saint Étienne, 2012. 346 pp. Online thesis

von Clausewitz, Carl Phillip, 'Take me tender / Jimmy O'Brien Moran' in The pipers' review = Iris na bpíobairí vol. 34, no. 1 [winter 2015], p. 21. Review

Whitmer, Nick, 'The shape of Patsy Touhey's career' in The pipers' review = Iris na bpíobairí vol. 34, no. 1 [winter 2015], pp. 16–19

Williams, Sean, 'Interdisciplinarity in Irish music pedagogy' in Ethnomusicology Ireland: the journal of ICTM Ireland as above. Online article

Yoakam, Kelly Lynn Keller, Harp music and Irish nationalism: Turlough O'Carolan's musical legacy (1760-1840).  Volume I Thesis (M.A.): Michigan State University, 2009. xiii+430 pp.