Recent Publications & Acquisitions, May 2018

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

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Just 3 of the new items in the ITMA collection: 'Ceolta néata: traditional songs and music from Co. Waterford' by Cór Fear na nDéise, 'Compánach' by Fintan Vallely et al., 'A new harvest' by NPU.

Commercial Sound Recordings

Agee, Adam, fiddle, & Jon Sousa, guitar, Ceol na gcarad = Music of friendship, Agee & Sousa n.n., 2018

Bauhan, Sarah, flute, Elmwood Station, Whistler's Music n.n., 2017

Bays, Randal, fiddle, guitar, The salmon's leap, Bays FG0150, 2018. Reissue

Boxing Banjo, instrumental & vocal group, Round #1, Boxing Banjo n.n., 2018

Caldwell, Conor, fiddle, To Belfast..., Caldwell CDD01, 2018

Céilí Dé Collective, vocal & instrumental group, Hymns of passion and resurrection, One by One Records n.n., n.d.

Colin Farrell Band, instrumental group = Colin Farrell, fiddle, Alan Murray, bouzouki, guitar, & Dan Lowery, flute, guitar, Colin Farrell Band, Colin Farrell Band n.n., 2018

Cór Fear na nDéise, vocal & instrumental group, Ceolta néata: traditional songs and music from Co. Waterford, Cór Fear na nDéise CFD002, 2018

Ensemble Éiru, instrumental group, Stargazer, Diatribe Records n.n., 2017

Foley, Dylan, fiddle, Deliriously happy, Foley n.n., 2018 

Glens Trio, The, instrumental group, A glimpse of Scotland, Glens Music n.n., 2018

Gormley, Daithí, accordion, Fiddling without a bow: Irish traditional music on button accordion, Gormley WHRCD001, 2018  

Grennan, Katie, fiddle, The second story, Grennan n.n., 2017 

Grennan, Katie, fiddle, Between worlds, Grennan n.n., 2015

High Seas, The, instrumental & vocal group = Cathal Ó Curráin, singing in Irish & English, fiddle, bouzouki, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, fiddle, octave fiddle, & Caitlín Nic Gabhann, concertina, dance, foot percussion, The High Seas, Caitlín & Ciarán C&C2, 2018

HighTime, instrumental group, Sunda, HighTime n.n., 2018   

Lambe, David, whistle, Full of the pipe, Lambe n.n., 2016  

Luascadh, instrumental & vocal group, Time of day, Luascadh n.n., 2018

McCool, Maria, singing in Irish, & The McCool Family, singing in Irish, Maria McCool agus a clann: Shenandoah, [McCool n.n., n.d.]

McGeown, Eimear, flute, whistle, Inis, McGeown INREC01, 2018

McVittie, Brona, singing in English, harp, We are the wildlife, Company of Corkbots n.n., 2018

Nash, Stephanie, singing in English, Holdin' on, Nash SHP050504, n.d.

Noreia instrumental & vocal group, Moments to treasure, Noreia n.n., 2017

Nugent, Brendan, & various, Brendan Nugent & friends: The blue tar road, Nugent n.n., 2018

O'Grady, Theresa, banjo, Banjo'ista, O'Grady n.n., 2018 

Pappy with a Hatchet, instrumental & vocal group, Pappy with a Hatchet EP, Pappy with a Hatchet n.n., 2018

Rís Ceol, vocal & instrumental group, Aon seans ar riot?, Rís Ceol n.n., 2017

Sands, Seamus, fiddle, A deep pool: traditional Irish fiddle playing, Sands SSCD200, 2018  

Shebish, Deb, fiddle, Kitchen fiddle, Shebish n.n., 2015

St Joseph's School, instrumental music, The Setanta story, St Joseph's School n.n, 2003

Teknopeasant (AKA Conor O'Kane), singing in English, banjo, The heart of the Sperrin Mountains, Teknopeasant n.n, 2018. Single

Vettori, Valerio, uilleann pipes, The market day: traditional Irish music played on the uilleann pipes, Vettori n.n., 2013

Vettori, Valerio, uilleann pipes, The old windmill, Vettori n.n., 2016. EP

Various, instrumental & vocal, The Coleman Archive volume 4: The past is another tune, Coleman Heritage Centre n.n., 2018

Various, instrumental, vocal & step-dance, Compánach, Imusic n.n. 2018. 2 CDs

Various, uilleann pipes, A new harvest, Na Píobairí Uilleann NPUCD022, 2018

Various, instrumental & vocal, Music of Mayo: Ceol Mhaigh Eo, Linenhall Arts Centre n.n., 2018. 2 CDs Various, Scot's sangs: revisiting the ballads of the Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Scottlore SL01-MSB, 2018 

Printed Materials

Bradburd, Rus, ‘“Elizabeth’s Masterpiece”: fiddler and composer Liz Carroll’ in Fiddler magazine vol. 25, no 2 (Summer 2018), pp. 4–6

Browne, Peter, ‘Liam Ó Floinn appreciation’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 2 (May 2018), pp. 7–9. Obituary

Donnelly, Seán, ‘From Croagh Patrick to Table Mountain: a Mayo uilleann piper at the Cape of Good Hope (1845)’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 2 (May 2018), pp. 27–36

Krajewski, Kathryn E., ‘Newfoundland and Irish Music: synonymous or similar?’ (Rock Island, Illinois: Augustana College, 2018). Celebration of Learning. Online article

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘The hidden note: elementary, my dear Doyle’ in Fiddler magazine vol. 25, no 2 (Summer 2018), pp. 34–35

Manners, Brian, ‘The Trinity harp: the most exotic musical instrument in the world!’ in Joseph Mannion and Katharine Simms, eds., Politics, kinship and culture in Gaelic Ireland, c. 1100–c. 1690: essays for the Irish Chiefs’ and Clans’ Prize in History (Dublin: Wordwell, 2018), pp. 99–109. ISBN 9781999790929 (pbk)

Murphy, Pat, Come west along the road: Irish set and social dancing (Cork: Pat Murphy, 2017). 226 pp. (pbk)

Ní Íceadha, Máire, ‘Dánta deoraíochta: ábhar aistí filíochta a chum Eoghan Rua Ó Súilleabháin thar lear’ in Eighteenth-century Ireland: iris an dá chultúr vol. 32 (2017), pp. 87104

O’Brien, Eileen, ed., The compositions of Paddy O’Brien 1922–1991 (JCD Publications, 2017). 64 pp. (pbk). New ed. With 3 CDs

O’Connell, Connie, Bóithrín na smaointe: original compositions from a master fiddle player (Cork: Connie O’Connell, 2015). x+71 pp. ISBN 9781910097649 (hbk). With 2 CDs

Redmond, Mark, ‘An interview with Liam O’Flynn’ in An píobaire vol. 14, no 2 (May 2018), pp. 39–40


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

Aibhlínn McCrann Collection. 32 reel-to-reel tapes and 1 handwritten card index donated by Aibhlínn McCrann.

Declan Fay Collection. 78 non-commercial recordings (recordings of sessions in counties Dublin, Kerry, Galway, and Clare), 210 commercial recordings, and 84 photos from a mixed media collection donated to ITMA on behalf of the late Declan Fay by his brother, Paddy Fay.

Dr Ignatius Lambert Collection. 15 reel-to-reel tapes and 1 non-commercial CD donated to ITMA by Caitríona Lambert.

2 manuscript notebooks loaned for digitisation by Caitríona Lambert.

Lynch Family Tapes. 2 non-commercial CDs of home recordings donated by Anne Sweeney (née Lynch).

1 audio cassette of the singing of Packie Brady. Loaned to ITMA for digitisation by John Finnan.

1 non-commercial CD titled ‘The Songs of Christy McCarthy.’ Donated by Christy McCarthy.

With thanks

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:

Randal Bays, Steve Byrne, Coleman Heritage Centre, Gregory Daly, Orla Henihan, Brian Hughes, Rose Lee, Linenhall Arts Centre, Séamus McGuire & John Lee, Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU), National Gugak Center, Sadhbh Nic Ionnraic, Sean Quinn, Seamus Sands, Fintan Vallely, Alan Woods