Printed Materials, September 2014

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, September 2014

Breen, Martin, 'Seanchas: Rourke the piper' in An píobaire vol. 10, no 3 (July 2014), p. 28

Coira, M. Pia, By poetic authority: the rhetoric of Panegyric in Gaelic poetry of Scotland to c.1700, Dunedin Academic Press, 2012. 464 pp. ISBN 9781780460031 (hbk.)

Cooney, Declan, ‘Peter Gallegan 1793–1860: schoolmaster, collector and scribe’ in Breifne: journal of the Cumann Seanchais Bhreifne (2014). pp. 363–387

Hegarty, Dave, 'Tribute: Seán Donnelly' in An píobaire as above, p. 27

Hulzinga, Gosse, Flight of the eagle: the life of Donald Ban MacCrimmon, Kampen, The Netherlands: Blurb, 2014. 116 pp. (hbk.)

Hurrell, Nancy, Lidia Chang & Laura Osterlund, A Carolan consort: music of Turlough O'Carolan (1670–1738) : arranged for harp, flute & recorder ensembles, Cypress, TX: Afghan Press Music, 2014. ii+73 pp. (pbk.)

Larsen, Grey, Down the back lane: variation in traditional Irish dance music, Pacific, MO: Mel Bay Publications, 2013. 52 pp. ISBN 9780786685745 (pbk.). With CD

Moylan, Terry, 'Seanchas: John Kane, wandering piper' in An píobaire as above, pp. 24–25

Munnelly, Tom (Anne Clune, ed.), The singing will never be done: collected essays and lectures, 1990–2007, Miltown Malbay, County Clare: The Old Kilfarboy Society, 2014. x+406 pp. ISBN 9780955603730 (hbk.). Contents: Editor's preface -- Foreword / Ríonach uí Ógain -- Forty years folk song collecting -- Irish song -- Defining excellence in traditional singing -- Junior Crehan of Bonavilla -- Irish travellers and their traditions -- Plaisir d'amour?  Love in Anglo-Irish folksong -- Work and occupation related songs -- Mo bhrón ar an bhfarraige: songs of emigration and exile -- Come all ye loyal Christians: religious song -- Ye a-muses nine: humorous songs in Anglo-Irish tradition -- The prince of the Gael is abroad -- Napoleon and the English language song tradition in Ireland -- Folklore and Folklore collectors in Clare -- Narrative song in Clare -- 'Oh, what a falling off was there': a survey of collections of, and attitudes to, English language folk song in Ireland, 1789–1972 -- Epilogue: 'The judgement of Munnelly' / by Con Ó Drisceoil -- Bibliography -- Discography -- Songs available online from the National Folklore Collection -- Index

Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás (Matthieu Boyd, ed.), Coire Sois, the cauldron of knowledge: a companion to early Irish saga, University of Notre Dame Press, 2014. 648 pp. ISBN 9780268037369 (pbk.)

Purcell, Sandie, 'Music: The Battle of Clontarf' in An píobaire as above, pp. 18–23

Quarto, A sense of the past: a social history of blindness in Northern Ireland, Belfast: RNIB, Northern Ireland, 2014. ix+282 pp. Online

Quinn, Toner, 'The thin green line: on writing about Irish traditional music' in Journal of Music (27 June 2014) Online article

Quinn, Toner, 'From the ground up: Miltown Malbay and the cultural spaces that draw us back' in Journal of Music (25 July 2014) Online article

Rossi, Doc, Learn how to play the Irish way ASAP: Irish mandolin, Anaheim Hills, CA: Centerstream Publishing, 2014. 32 pp. ISBN 9781574243031 (pbk.). With CD

Welch, Robert Anthony, The cold of May Day Monday: an approach to Irish literary history, Oxford University Press, 2014. 352 pp. ISBN 9780199686841. (hbk.)