Recent Publications & Acquisitions, March 2018

Listings of the latest publications and items of interest received in the ITMA collection in the last two months.

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A selection of CD covers from ITMA's newest acquisitions.

Commercial Sound Recordings

Altan, instrumental & vocal group, The gap of dreams, Compass Records COM4708, 2018 

Baile an Salsa, vocal & instrumental group, Éiru, Baile an Salsa [n.n.], 2018

Barrule, vocal & instrumental group, Barrule, Wardfell Records EOTR02, 2012

Barrule, vocal & instrumental group, Manannan's cloak, Wardfell Records EOTR04, 2015

Black, Mary, singing in English, Mary Black sings Jimmy McCarthy, 3ú Records TUCD044, 2017

Blackbeers, vocal & instrumental group, Cúig, Just Music JMCD016, 2004 

Butler, Liam, speech in English, Come here till I tell ya, Nyah No3, 2012

Connla, vocal & instrumental group, The next chapter, Connla [n.n.], 2018

Drew, Ronnie, singing in English, & various, instrumental, The Ha'penny Bridge: the musical, [s.n.] HAPCD, n.d. Single

Friel Sisters, The, instrumental & vocal group, Before the sun, The Friel Sisters FRL002 2018

Gaels, The, instrumental & vocal group, Bachelor's Quay, [The Gaels n.n., 2002]

Bobby Gardiner, melodeon, Melodeon mad, Gardiner n.n., 2018 

Gloaming, The, instrumental & vocal group, Live at the NCH, Real World Records CDRW219, 2018

Hanna, Niall, singing in English, guitar, bouzouki, bass, Autumn winds, Hanna n.n., 2017

Hendry, Brendan, fiddle, & Jonny Toman, banjo, Living Roots, Hendry & Toman LR001, 2017

Irish Rovers, The, vocal & instrumental group, 50 years, Rover Records IR50CD, 2014. 3 CDs

Kavanagh, Teresa, fiddle, singing in English, An choill uaigneach = The lonesome forest, Kavanagh TK2017, 2017

Lamb, Conor, uilleann pipes, Brendan Mulholland, flute, & Deirdre Galway, guitar, Music in the glen, Lamb, Mulholland, Galway BCD01, 2018

Landless, vocal group, Bleaching bones, Humble Serpent HSLP001, 2018

Lúnasa, instrumental group, & various, singing in English, Cas, Lúnasa Records LRCD005, 2018

Monaghan, Úna, harp, electronics, For, [Monaghan n.n., 2018]

Mulchrone, Shane, banjo, tenor guitar, On solid ground, Raelach Records RR015, 2018

Munnelly, David, accordion, Swing, Music & Words/Fréa Records MWCD4051, 2006   

Ní Bhrolcháin, Deirbhile, singing in English & Irish, Starlight falling: Coinnlíní ceoil, Ní Bhrolcháin DNBCD01, 2018

Ó Baoill, Brian, composer, Damhnait Ní Thuama, speech in Irish, & Niamh Ní Thuama, singing in Irish, Gairdín an tsonais, Gael Linn & An Gúm GLGMCD001, 1999

O'Rourke, Brian, singing in English, A loaf in the post, O'Rourke n.n., 2018

Ó Sé, Seán, singing in English & Irish, A singer's choice, Trad Ireland TRADCD10, n.d. Reissue

Planxty, instrumental & vocal group, One night in Bremen, MIG Music MIG02062, 2018

Poor Man's Gambit, instrumental & vocal group, Higher notes & anecdotes, Poor Man's Gambit [n.n.], 2015

Poor Man's Gambit, instrumental & vocal group, Kind providence, Poor Man's Gambit [n.n.], 2016 

Prescott, Mark, fiddle, Step with Annette volume 1: music for old style step dancing, Stoneridge Records Stone121, [2017]

Ritchie, Iona, accordion, melodeon, fiddle, singing in English & Irish, Iona, Ritchie IONA1, 2017

RTÉ Cór na nÓg, singing in English & Irish, RTÉ Cór na nÓg: seasonal favourites & traditional songs, RTÉ Lyric FM n.n. [2005]

Shannon, Sharon, accordion, Renegade, The Daisy Label DLCD023, 2007  

Simon, Frankie, guitar, Ireland west guitar, [Simon] GIMCD002, [2017] 

Slow Moving Clouds, instrumental group, Music for Swan Lake / Loch na hEala Slow Moving Clouds SMC002, 2018

Varian-Barry, Niamh, fiddle, viola, singing in English, Wings, Varian-Barry NVB001, 2018

Various, singing in English & Irish, Ceangailt chlainne: singing families from County Louth, [s.n. n.n., 2016]

White Raven, vocal group, Like a wind o'er the ocean, Blasket Music WRCD004, 2017 

Printed Materials

Accardi, Dan, ‘Denis Murphy: bowing the humble jig’ in Fiddler magazine vol. 25, no 1 (spring 2018), p. 44–45.

Archer, Willian, The Orange melodist: original Orange songs with occasional verses and an appendix containing copious explanatory notes [S.l.]: Scholar Select, [2018]. 157 pp. ISBN 9781358949746 (hbk). Facsimile ed., originally published in 1852

Dalton, Ciarán, James Gandsey the celebrated Killarney minstrel: a study of a Kerry Uilleann Piper c. 1767–1857. [Kerry]: [Ciaran Dalton], 2017. 122 pp. ISBN 9780956310019 (hbk)

Drummond, Brendan, The Londonderry air Jane Ross and the forgotten witness: the real origins of Ireland's most famous melody [S.l.]: [Brendan Drummond], 2014. 72 pp. ISBN 9780992949501 (pbk)

Hall, John, Fair faces: images from a disappearing Ireland Cork: Mercier Press, 2017. 288 pp. ISBN 9781781175156 (hbk). Includes images of musicians

Harbison, Janet, A short history of the Belfast Harp Orchestra 1992–2002 Derry: Harbison, 2017. 19 pp. (pbk)

Hughes, A.J., ed. & translator, Rí Thoraí: ó chathair go creig — Patsaí Dan Mag Ruaidhrí / The king of Tory: from city to crag — Patsy Dan Rodgers, Belfast: Clólann Bheann Mhadagáin, 2018. 368 pp. ISBN 9780995487314 (hbk)

Kearney, Joe & PJ Cunningham, From the candy store to the Galtymore: stories from Ireland’s showband era of the 1950s–70s Bray, Co. Wicklow: Ballpoint Press, 2017. 240 pp. ISBN 9780995479357 (pbk)

Keegan, Fintan, ‘'Gan cabhar ná anacal air fris na ciantaibh': lámhscríbhinní déanacha an Tuaiscirt i gCnuasach Mhá Nuad’ in Irisleabhar Mhá Nuad 2017 pp. 19–39

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘The hidden note: a tale of two ditties’ in Fiddler magazine vol. 25, no 1 (spring 2018), pp. 42–43

Mac Gabhann, Fionnán, ‘The pipes in art: summary of the Breandán Breathnach Lecture’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 1 (February 2018), pp. 42–43

Mac Gabhann, Fionnán, ‘Seanphíobaire: Gareth Barry’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 1 (February 2018), pp. 40–41

Mac Giolla Easpuic, Mícheál, ed., Condaí Phroinnseas Mac Cuinneagáin agus ceolta Theilinn, Dublin: Coiscéim, 2017. 180 pp. (pbk). With 3 CDs

Mac Peaircín, Liam, Gníomh dóchais: Irisleabhar na Gaedhilge (1882–1909), Dublin: Coiscéim, 2018. 299 pp. (pbk)

Moylan, Terry,Brian Manners, The Trinity College harp: Ireland and the most exotic music instrument in the world (Dublin: Dubhlinn Nua Publishing, 2017)’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 1 (February 2018), pp. 8–9. Review

Moylan, Terry, ‘UNESCO: Intangible Cultural Heritage [Uilleann pipes]’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 1 (February 2018), pp. 19–22

Ní Fhuartháin, Méabh, ‘Comhaltas chronicles: enunciating and institutionalising authority in Irish traditional music, 1951–1970.’ Ó Riada Memorial Lecture 27 Cork: Traditional Music Archive & The Irish Traditional Music Society, U.C.C., 2018. [ii]+22 pp. (pbk)

Ní Shíocháin, Tríona, Singing ideas: performance, politics and oral poetry Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2018. x+204 pp. ISBN 9781785337673 (hbk)

Ó Drisceoil, Con, Hunting the hair and other pursuits Dublin: Craft Recordings, 2018. x+82 pp. ISBN 9781527219984 (hbk). With CD

O’Keeffe, John, The Masses of Seán and Peadar Ó Riada: explorations in vernacular chant Cork: Cork University Press, 2017. x+297 pp. ISBN 9781782052357 (hbk). With CD

Ó Muraíle, Nollaig, ed., Dúghlas de Híde ed., Amhráin agus dánta Raiftearaí, An Spidéal: Futa Fata, 2018. 424 pp. ISBN 9781910945339 (hbk)

O'Regan, Susan, Music and society in Cork 1700–1900 Cork: Cork University Press, 2018. [viii]+363 pp. ISBN 9781782052203 (hbk)

Schlesinger, Reidun, My little Irish harp book: first steps made easy for the young beginner Reidun’s Harp Centre Publications, 2018. 36 pp. ISBN 9781788082747 (pbk)

Tuohy, John, Kirean Joy & Joe Daly, ‘Victor Mullally’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 1 (February 2018), pp. 12–14. Obituary Wilkinson, Desmond, ‘The lonesome reel.’ Ó Riada Memorial Lecture 26 Cork: Traditional Music Archive & The Irish Traditional Music Society, U.C.C., 2017. [ii]+12 pp. (pbk)


Some items of interest acquired by the Archive within the last two months:

Tom Davis Collection. 17 reel-to-reel tapes and 16 cassette tapes from an extensive collection of recordings made by Tom Davis during the 1960s–2010s. Donated by Eleanor Davis.

2 digital audio files of material recorded at Tionól Nioclás Tóibín 2018. Donated by Neansai Ní Choisdealbha.

Collection of field recordings made by Mick Dooley and Ciarán Dalton. 6 CDs and 65 digital audio files of recordings of Donie Lyons, a singer and flute player from Glin, Co. Limerick, Paddy Flaherty, a flute player from Firies, Co. Kerry, & Sean Bradley, a fiddler originally from Donegal. Donated by Mick Dooley with permission.


ITMA would also like to acknowledge donations of materials (CDs, printed items, visual items, etc.) and other help and information from the following people and organisations: Peter Aungier, Kevin Branigan, Craft Records, Niall Hanna, Mary Mitchell-Ingoldsby, Traditional Music Archive & the Irish Traditional Music Society, U.C.C., Shane Mulchrone, Raelach Records, Reidun Schlesinger, Frankie Simon, and Lynnsey Weissenberger.