Printed Materials, October 2008

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Sept.–Oct. 2008

Barton, Matthew, ed., Little Giant Encyclopedia: Classic Songs, Sterling Publishing, New York 2008. 544 pp. ISBN 9781402756382 (pb.). Includes Irish song texts

Breen, Martin, ‘Seanchas: Micho Russell and “The Piper’s Chair”’, An Píobaire vol. 4, no 46 (July 2008), pp. 22–5

Carson, Ciaran, ‘The Telephone Reel’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 8, no 4 (July–Aug. 2008), pp. 6–8. Column

Cheape, Hugh, Bagpipes: A National Collection of a National Instrument, National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh 2008. ISBN 9781905267163 (pb.). With CDROM, contains significant Irish references

Cooper, Pete, Irish Fiddle Solos: 64 Pieces for Violin, Mel Bay, Missouri 2004. 56 pp. ISBN 9780786627899 (pb.). With CD

Creasey, Sharon, Catherine McLaughlin (née Nugent), & Cyril Maguire, The High Hills of Largy: Compositions of Sean Nugent, The Fermanagh Traditional Music Society, Fermanagh 2007. 42 pp. ISBN 9780954620011 (pb.). With CD, see Nugent, Sean, above

Fitzpatrick, Siobhán, ed., My Gentle Harp: Moore’s Irish Melodies, 1808–2008, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin 2008. 37 pp. ISBN 9781904890522 (pb.)

Grenham, John Joe, Moore: The Customs and Traditions of a Rural Community, Brosna Press, Ferbane 1983 (2004 printing). 128 pp. (pb.). Includes song texts

Harkin, Treasa, ‘The Limerick Piper’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 28–9. About engraving

Hinchliffe, Keith, Islands: Guitar Interpretations of Celtic Music, Mel Bay, Missouri, 2007. 40 pp. ISBN 9780786668816 (pb.). With CD

McCabe, Rory, ‘Catherine McEvoy, The Home Ruler, Cló Iar-Chonnachta (CICD172)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 33–4. Review

McCabe, Rory, ‘Karan Casey, Ships in the Forest, Crow Valley Music (CVCD001)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 31–2. Review

Ó Con Cheanainn, Ciarán, ‘Geraldine Bradley, From The Rising Spring – Cloch Fhuaráin, Coolnacran Records (001),’ JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 33. Review

Ó Con Cheanainn, Ciarán, ‘“Mise an Fear Ceoil”. Séamus Ennis: Dialann Taistil 1942–46. Curtha in Eagar ag Ríonach uí Ógáin. Cló Iar-Chonnachta. 2007. 490 lgh.’, Éigse. A Journal of Irish Studies vol. xxxvi (2008), pp. 246–8. Review

Ó Drisceoil, Proinsias, ‘Leagan Sheáin Uí Chléirigh de “Ar Bhruach na Laoi”’ in An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 12, Leabhair na Linne, Cill Chainnigh & Baile Átha Cliath 2008 (ISSN 13934260), pp. 219–21.

Ó Drisleáin, Mícheál, ‘Cnuasach an Dr Piaras de Hindeberg S.J. sna Déise: Anailís agus Ábhar’ in An Linn Bhuí: Iris Ghaeltacht na nDéise 12 as above, pp. 144–59. Collection includes song material

Ó Háinle, Cathal, Scáthanna, Coiscéim, Dublin 2008. xvi+293 pp. (pb.). Essays including ‘Abhráin Grádh Chúige Connacht: Saothar Ceannródaíochta?’ (pp. 24–52), ‘Tomás Ó Criomhthain: “Caisleán Uí Néill”’ (pp. 86–108)

O’Hare, Kieran, ‘Airs & Graces: Paddy’s Rambles through the Park’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 18–20

Ó Mórdha, Dáithí & Mícheál, eds, Cuisle Ceoil na nOileán (Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 11), Coiscéim, Dublin 2008. 114 pp. ISSN 13936026 (pb.). Contents. Labhrás Ó Murchú: Oscailt Oifigiúil; Feargal Mac Amhlaoibh: ‘Port na bPúcaí’ agus a mBaineann Leis; Aoife Grainbhéil: Ceol gan Ceol – Léiriú ar Shaothar Aodh Óig Uí Thuama; Audrey O’Carroll: Traidisiún, Cultúr agus Éagsúlacht I dTaifid Ceoil ón mBlascaod;
Deirdre Ní Chonghaile: Ceoltóireacht Oileánda: Scéal Thrí Oileán Árann; Maighread Stiùbhart: Amhráin na nOileán Thiar; Siompósiam Ceoil: Máire Ní Bheaglaoich, Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé; Aguisín 1: Ceoltóirí na mBlascaodaí; Aguisín 2: Maidhc Sheáin Team Ó Cearna

Owenson, Sydney (Lady Morgan), Lay of an Irish Harp, Kessinger, Montana n.d. [2004?]. 89 pp. ISBN 1419129325 (pb.). Non-facsimile reprint of 1807 poem

Quinn, Toner, ‘Ireland’s Dance with Music: Riverdance Composer Bill Whelan in Conversation with Toner Quinn’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, pp. 22–30

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Ceol agus Foinn Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy, Music and Songs From the WIllie Clancy Summer School, RTÉ (280CD)’, JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland as above, p. 31. Review

Students of the Rosses Community School, Rosses Folkleabhar, TY Mini Company Class, Donegal 2008. 37 pp. (pb.). Includes marching bands

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘“Up To Your Knees in Sand”: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling’, Fiddler Magazine vol. 15, no 2 (Summer 2008), pp. 42–3; vol. 15, no 3 (Fall 2008), p. 41. ISSN 10799974. Column
‘Two Irish Nostalgia Songs from Calgary’, Canadian Folk Music vol. 42, no 1 (Spring 2008), pp. 22–6. ISSN 08295344

Vallely, Fintan, Sing Up!: Irish Comic Songs and Satires for Every Occasion, Dedalus Press, Dublin 2008. 254 pp. ISBN 9781904556978 (pb.)

Wong, Deborah, ‘Conversations: New SIGs on Irish Music and Music and Violence’, SEM Newsletter vol. 42, no 3 (May 2008), pp. 1, 4, 8–9. ISSN 00361291