Printed Materials, November 2013

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, November 2013

Anastasio, Paul, 'Tom Morley, The Fiddle Center presents Learn to play Irish trad fiddle' in Fiddler magazine vol. 20, no 3 (autumn 2013), pp. 51−52. Review

Berthoud, Phil, ‘Getting the most out of Irish polkas and hornpipes’ in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 26–30

Bradburd, Rus, ‘Shane McAleer, Long time, no see’ in Fiddler magazine as above, p. 53. CD review

Brown, Barnaby, & Bill Taylor, eds, An introduction to playing the wire-strung harp: a DVD & music book of 14 lessons progressing from elementary to advanced arrangements: with Ann Heymann, Javier Sáinz & Bill Taylor, Siubhal in association with the Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society, 2012. 20 pp. ISBN 9780954672935 (pbk.). With DVD

Canty, John M., ed. Images of Causeway Comhaltas past and present, Causeway, Co Kerry: Causeway Comhaltas, 2013.195 pp. (pbk.)

de Barra, Séamas, 'Aloys Fleischmann: cultural pioneer' in Sound post vol.11, no 3 (autumn 2013), pp. 9−10

de Ziah, IlseIrish airs for solo cello, Cork: de Ziah Publications, 2009. 32 pp. ISBN 9780956251701 (pbk.). With CD

Dennehy, Tim, 'Lyrics' in Books Ireland (Oct. 2013), pp.160−161. Review of Sean Williams & Lillis Ó Laoire, eds, Bright star of the West: Joe Heaney, Irish song-man

Dillane, Aileen, 'Sean Williams & Lillis Ó Laoire, Bright star of the West: Joe Heaney, Irish song-man' in Ethnomusicology vol. 57 no 3 (fall 2013), pp. 542−546. Review

Donnelly, Seán, 'Beheaded at Cork and buried with a piper: the traditional fate (strange afterlife) of Captain Súgán - Fineen mac Donal Mac Finin MacCarthy (13 April 1642)' in The Irish sword vol. 28, no 112 (winter 2011), pp. 133−157

Donnelly, Seán, 'From Croagh Patrick to Table Mountain: a Mayo uilleann piper at the Cape of Good Hope (1845)' in Cathair na Mart: Journal of the Westport Historical Society no 31 (2013), pp. 26−39

Dubost, Thierry, & Alexandra Slaby, eds, Music and the Irish imagination: like a language that we all could understand, Caen, France: Presses Universitaires de Caen, 2013. 272 pp. ISBN 9782841334292. With DVD

Ducastelle, Lison, 'Weapons in Irish Republican rebel songs' in Music and the Irish imagination: like a language that we all could understand as above, pp. 71−76

Edwards, David, 'Blind Cruise, the Elizabethan harper' in Ossory, Laois & Leinster vol. 5 (2012), pp.19−32

Falc'her-Poyroux, Erick, 'Irish music redefined: an outsider's viewpoint' in Music and the Irish imagination: like a language that we all could understand as above, pp. 29−42

Fitzmaurice, Gabriel, A middle-aged Orpheus looks back at his life: new and selected sonnets, Dublin: Liberties Press, 2013. 75 pp. ISBN 9781907593239 (pbk.).  Poetry with traditional Irish music themes

Fleming, Kaul, 'The Gundestrup cauldron: Thracian art, Celtic motifs' in Études celtiques vol. 37 (2011), pp. 81−110. 'Celtic' musical instruments

Foley, Catherine E., Step dancing in Ireland: culture and history, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2013. xv+264 pp. ISBN 9781409448921 (hbk.)

Gannon, Gretchen, Rínce (Ring'-Ka): the fairytale of Irish dance, Denver, Colorado: Outskirts Press, 2012. [32 pp.] ISBN 9781432782351 (pbk.)  

Heywood, Fiona, 'Beoga: music madness in the best possible taste' in Living tradition no 98 (Oct.−Nov. 2013), pp. 34−37

Higgins, John, [et al.], Irish beat: experience Celtic culture with instruments, singing and more, Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard, 2013. 56 pp. ISBN 9781480318731 (pbk.). With CD

Hogan, Dick, The Hogan collection: songs from the repertoire of Dick Hogan, Dublin: Grand Parade Records, 2013. 300 pp. ISBN 9780956218124 (pbk.). With 45 CDs

Kannmacher, Thomas, 'Just accompaniment: my personal solutions for just accompaniment of tunes in keys other that D on the pipes' in An píobaire vol. 9, no 4 (Sept. 2013), pp. 20−25

Kelly, Shirley, 'From church to showband' in Books Ireland as above, p.152. Interview with Harry White, co-editor of The encyclopaedia of music in Ireland

Kerr, John, Two old black sticks: my journey into Irish traditional music, New York: Kerr, 2013. [vi]+212 pp. ISBN 9781482304879 (pbk.)

Kuntz, Andrew, ‘Fiddle tune history. Part two. Vive la’ in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 31−33

Larsen, Grey, 150 gems of Irish music for flute, Pacific, MO: Mel Bay, 2013. 129 pp. ISBN 9780786685127 (pbk.).  With 2 CDs

Loeber, Magda, & Rolf Loeber, 'Lays from Killeskey: 1847 "Blackface" songs about Famine relief in North County Wicklow' in Analecta Hibernica no 44 (2013), pp. 77−98

Mac Gearailt, Breandán, 'Sasanaigh dhána agus Gaeil Ghortacha' in Ceiliuradh an Bhlaoscaid no15 (2013), pp.130−144. Songs and poetry relating to the Famine

Moylan, Terry, 'Two tunes from Leo Rowsome: The death of Staker Wallis and Cailleach an túirne' in An píobaire as above, pp.18−19. With discussion on transcription styles

Nic an Airchinnigh, Méadhbh, 'Larry an Bhéil Bhinn' in An linn bhuí uimh. 17 (2013), pp. 81−93. Life of singer, Labhrás Ó Cadhla.

O'Brien Moran, Jimmy, 'Piping in Cuba' in The pipers' review vol. 32 no 3 (summer 2013), pp. 2−4

O'Dwyer, Simon, & Maria O'Dwyer 'Iron Age wedding trumpets' in Archaeology Ireland vol. 27 no 3 (autumn 2013), pp. 18−21. 

Ó Fainnín, Seosamh, 'Cláirseach na hÉireann mar shiombal náisiúnta' in An linn bhuí as above, pp.1 85−187

O'Kane, K. Pádraig, 'Willie Clancy Summer School [2013]' in The pipers' review as above, pp.10−13

Ó Súilleabháin, Mícheál, 'Elver-gleams: sub-marine soundings from the Irish World Academy' in Music and the Irish imagination: like a language that we all could understand as above, pp. 15−28. Music & dance research and performance as a core part of Irish studies

Ramsey, Gordon, 'Playing away: liminality, flow and communitas in an Ulster flute band's visit to a Scottish Orange parade' in Brass bands of the world: militarism, colonial legacies, and local music making, Suzel Ana Reily & Katherine Brucher, eds, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2013. ISBN 9781409444220 (hbk.), pp. 177−198

Risk, Laura, 'The chop: the diffusion of an instrumental technique across North Atlantic fiddling tradition' in Ethnomusicology as above, pp. 428−454

Scahill, Adrian, 'Riverdance and Irish traditional music' in Music and the Irish imagination: like a language that we all could understand as above, pp. 43−54

Slaby, Alexandra, 'Ireland's music policy' in Music and the Irish imagination: like a language that we all could understand as above, pp. 57−70

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Up to your knees in sand: practical hints on Irish fiddling’ Fiddler magazine as above, p. 50

Toland, Grace, 'Méabh Ní Fhuartháin & David M. Doyle, eds, Ordinary Irish life: music, sport and culture' in An píobaire as above, p.11. Review

Tranier, Jacques, 'Lute music as a reflection of political destiny: a telltale comparison between Ireland and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries' in Music and the Irish imagination: like a language that we all could understand as above, pp. 89−106

Ukelele play-along. Vol. 18. Irish songs, Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard, 2013. 21 pp. ISBN 9781458424839 (pbk.). With CD

Vaughan, Mary Anne, 'The Ringwood music manuscript' in Ossory, Laois & Leinster as above, pp. 224−229. 19th century mostly Irish & Scottish tunes in private Kilkenny collection

Whelan, Irene, 'The Church of Ireland and Gaelic culture in West Kerry' in Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid as above, pp. 44−68

White, Harry, & Barra Boydell, eds, The encyclopaedia of music in Ireland, 2 vols, Dublin: UCD Press, 2013. xxx iii+1145 pp. ISBN 9781906359782 (hbk. in slipcase)

Wiltshire, TIm, 'Ceol agus cultúr na hÉireann sa tSeapáin' in An linn bhuí as above, pp. 188−192