Printed Materials, September 2009

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Aug.–Sept. 2009

Carson, Ciaran, ‘The New Rough Deal: On How Old Music Becomes New’, The Journal of Music vol. 1, no 2 (June–July 2009), pp. 16–17

Cooper, David, The Musical Traditions of Northern Ireland and its Diaspora: Community and Conflict, Ashgate Publishing, Farnham 2009. 186 pp. ISBN 9780754662303 (hb.)

Corcoran, Seán, Sing Out: Learn Traditional Irish Song, Drogheda Borough Council Arts Office, Drogheda 2008. 26 pp. ISBN 0954725352 (pb.)

Flannery, James, ‘The Music of Riverdance’, New Hibernia Review vol. 13, no 2 (Summer 2009), pp. 56–63

Hall, Frank, Competitive Irish Dance: Art, Sport, Duty, Macater Press, Madison, Wisconsin 2008. 150 pp. ISBN 9780981492421 (pb.)

Hamilton, S.C., The Irish Flute Player’s Handbook: A Guide for the Traditional Irish Fluteplayer. With a Discography of the Flute by Nicholas Carolan, Breac Publications, Macroom 2008 [recte 2009]. 216 pp. ISBN 1 900428 64 4 (hb.); 59 8 (pb.). With CD

Heywood, Pete, ‘The Leitrim Equation: The Lúnasa Traditional Music Residency’, The Living Tradition, no 83 (May–June 2009), pp. 34–37

Keegan, Niall, ‘Helen O’Shea, The Making of Irish Traditional Music, Cork University Press, 2008’, The Journal of Music as above, pp. 59–60. Review

Kuntz, Andrew, ‘Fiddle Tune History: The Captain’, Fiddler Magazine vol. 16, no 2 (Summer 2009), pp. 37–39

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘Danny Meehan: Force Ten from Drimalost’, Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 20–25

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘The Scordatura Tradition in Irish Fiddle Playing’, Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 26–28

McLeod, Ken, ‘Ramblings on a Main Stock’, An Píobaire vol. 5, no 3 (July 2009), pp. 22–28

Manning, John, ‘In Memory of Seamus Creagh, 1946–2009’, The Pipers’ Review. Iris na bPíobairí vol. 28, no 2 (Spring 2009), p. 8–9

Moloney, Mick, J’aime Morrison & Colin Quigley, Close to the Floor: Irish Dance from the Boreen to Broadway, Macater Press, Madison, Wisconsin 2008. 155 pp. ISBN 9780981492445 (pb.)

Moylan, Terry, ‘Tunes from Piper Jackson’, An Píobaire as above, pp. 18–21

Ní Bhriain, Orfhlaith, The Terminology of Irish Dance, Macater Press, Madison, Wisconsin 2008. 71 pp. ISBN 9780981492407 (pb.)

O’Brien, Eileen, The Definitive Collection of the Music of Paddy O’Brien 1922–1991, J.D.C. Publications, Troon, Ayrshire 2009. 212 pp. (hb. & pbk.)

Ó Catháin, Séamas, ‘O.M. Sandvik in Ireland’, Norsk Folkemusikklag no 22 (2008), pp. 12–18. Norwegian music & song collector of 1920s

Offord, John, ‘Ian Russell and Mary Anne Alburger, eds, Driving the Bow: Fiddle and Dance Studies from Around the Atlantic 2, Elphinstone Institute, 2008’ FiddleOn Magazine, no 29 (Summer 2009), p. 42. Review

Ó hAllmhuráin, Gearóid, ‘Dance Halls of Romance and Culchies in Tuxedos: Irish Traditional Music in America in the 1950s’, in After the Flood: Irish America 1945–1960. Irish Academic Press, Dublin & Portland 2009. pp. 9–23. ISBN 9780716529880 (pb.)

Ó Heaghra, Breandán, ‘Ionad Cultúrtha do Chonamara?: Why is it So Difficult to Experience the Musical Culture of the West of Ireland’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 28

Power, Martin, The Cross of Four Roads: Selected Compositions of Martin Power, Power, [Cork] 2009. 52 pp. (pb.)

Quinn, D.M., ‘On Reamers: Confessions of a Self-Taught Pipemaker’, The Pipers’ Review. Iris na bPíobairí as above, pp. 2–8

Quinn, Toner, ‘Dermy Diamond, Tara Diamond and Dáithí Sproule, Seanchairde/Old Friends, (3-Scones-2008-001)’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 56. Review

Rickard, Leo, ‘Leo Rowsome Commemoration Dublin, February 28, 2009’, The Pipers’ Review. Iris na bPíobairí as above, pp. 9–12

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Liz Carroll and John Doyle, Double Play (Compass Records 745022)’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 56. Review

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Riverdance: Representing Irish Traditional Music’ New Hibernia Review as above, pp. 70–76

Seattle, Matt, Airs for Pairs, Mally Production, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire 2006. 20 pp. ISBN 1899512705 (pb.)

Seattle, Matt, More Airs for Pairs, Mally Production, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire 2006. 20 pp. ISBN 1899512713 (pb.)

Stecher, Jody, ‘Cross-Tuning Workshop… John Doherty and Mickey Doherty: Bagpipes on the Fiddle: Nóra Críona’, Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 40–41, 55

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Up To Your Knees in Sand: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling’, Fiddler Magazine as above, p. 52

Vallely, Fintan, ‘John O’Flynn, The Irishness of Irish Music, Ashgate, 2009’, The Journal of Music as above, p. 60–61. Review

White, Harry, ‘Riverdance: Irish Identity and the Musical Artwork’ New Hibernia Review as above, pp. 63–69

Wilson, Mike, ‘The Stepping Stone that Binds Us’, The Living Tradition as above, pp. 31–33. On Éamon Doorley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Julie Fowlis & Ross Martin