Printed Materials, July 2010

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, May–June 2010

Carolan, Nicholas, A harvest saved: Francis O'Neill and Irish music in Chicago, London: Ossian Publications, n.d. [2009]. [ii]+79 pp. ISBN 9781900428118 (pbk.). Reprint of 1997

Connolly, Aisling, The RTÉ Sound Archives: a story untold, Thesis (MA): University College Dublin School of Library & Information Studies, 2010. 64 pp.

Cooper, David, ‘Fintan Vallely, Tuned out: traditional music and identity in Northern Ireland (Cork University Press, 2008)’ in Ethnomusicology: journal for the Society for Ethnomusicology vol. 54, no 1 (winter 2010), pp. 136–40. Review

Cronin, Maura, '"By memory inspired": the past in popular song, 1798–1900' in Ireland's polemical past: views of Irish history in honour of R. V. Comerford, ed. Terence Dooley, Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2010, pp. 32–50. ISBN 9781906359454 (hbk.)

Cronin, Mike, Mark Duncan & Paul Rouse, ‘Music, parades and culture’ in The GAA: a people's history, Cork: The Collins Press, 2009, pp. 264–89. ISBN 9781848890183 (hbk.)

Cullen, Emily, ‘From the Comerford Crown to the Repeal Cap: fusing the Irish harp symbol with eastern promise in nineteenth-century Ireland’ in Visual, material and print culture in nineteenth-century Ireland, eds Ciara Breathnach & Catherine Lawless, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2010, pp. 59–72. ISBN 9781846822315 (hbk.)

Cunningham, Joseph P., & Ruth Fleischmann, Aloys Fleischmann (1880–1964): an immigrant musician in Ireland, Cork: Cork University Press, 2010. xi+404 pp. ISBN 9781859184622 (hbk.)

Dillane, Aileen, Sound tracts, songlines, and soft repertoire: Irish music performance and the city of Chicago, Thesis (PhD): University of Chicago, 2009. xiii+284 pp.  

Doherty, Rosemarie, The Clonmany coastline, Clonmany, Co Donegal: Clonmany Town Renewal, 2010. [ii]+x+108 pp. (pbk.). Includes song texts

Donnelly, Seán, ‘Pipers who played "Pop it in the pawnshop"’ in The Pipers’ review = Iris na bpíobairí vol. 29, no 2 (spring 2010), pp. 22–4

Dowling, Martin, ‘From vernacular to "traditional": music in post-famine Ireland’ in Power and popular culture in modern Ireland: essays in honour of James S. Donnelly, Jr, eds Michael de Nie & Sean Farrell, Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2010, pp. 145–71. ISBN 9780716530657 (hbk.)

Drummond, Brendan, ‘A long drive from Limavady’ in The journal of music vol. 2, no 2 (June–July 2010), pp. 34–8. About 'The Londonderry air'

Fitzsimons, Bob, Arthur O'Leary & Arthur Sullivan: musical journeys from Kerry to the heart of Victorian England, Tralee, Co Kerry: Doghouse, 2008. 159 pp. ISBN 9780955874611 (pbk.)

Graham, Len, Joe Holmes – here I am amongst you: songs, music and traditions of an Ulsterman, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2010. 328 pp. ISBN 9781846822513 (hbk.)

Jackson, Wyse, & Hector McDonnell, Ulster's other poetry: rhymes and songs of the province, Dublin: The Lilliput Press, 2009. 148 pp. ISBN 9781843511601 (pbk.)

Johow, Joachim, ed., Irish melodies for flute, Hagendorn, Switzerland: De Haske, 2009. 24 pp. ISBN 9789043123334 (pbk.). With CD

Leary, James P., Polkabilly: how the Goose Island Ramblers redefined American folk music, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xii+259 pp. ISBN 9780195141061 (hbk.). With CD. Of Irish-American relevance

Lynch, Rachael Sealy, ‘Harry White, Music and the Irish literary imagination (OUP 2008)’ in New Hibernia review vol. 14, no 1 (spring 2010), pp. 142–45. Review

McCarrick, Tim, ‘Seamus McGuire: an ocean of music’ in Fiddler magazine vol. 17, no 2 (summer 2010), pp. 4–8

Mac Cóil, Liam, An chláirseach agus an choróin: seacht gceolsiansa Stanford, Indreabhán, Co Galway: Leabhar Breac, 2010. 415 pp. ISBN 9780898332452 (pbk.). Includes consideration of Stanford's use of traditional melody

Mc Cormack, Seamus, In the shadow of Sliabh Dá Éan: Ballintogher and its surroundings, [Sligo]: Mc Cormack, 2009. 317 pp. ISBN 9780955642593 (pbk.). Includes biographies of traditional musicians and social history of traditional music

Mac Corraidh, Seán, ed., Bhí an choirm á caitheamh i gCúirt Teamhrach’: Seán Bán Mac Grianna (1905–1979): scéalta agus amhráin, Dublin: Coiscéim, 2010. (pbk.). With 2 CDs

McLucas, Anne Dhu, The musical ear: oral tradition in the USA, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2010. [x]+205 pp. ISBN 9780754663966 (hbk.). Includes consideration of Irish traditional music

Mac Peaircín, Liam, ed., Ó Chill Chaoi go Cill Eoin: clár lámhscríbhinní Chlann Domhnaill, Dublin: Coiscéim, 2010. x+131 pp. (pbk.). Includes music and song manuscript entries

Markus, Radvan, ‘”Níl an focal sin againn": orality, literacy, and accounts of the 1798 Rebellion’ in New Hibernia review as above, pp. 112–26. Includes consideration of songs

Ní Bhaoill, Róise, ed., Ulster Gaelic voices: Bailiúchán Wilhelm Doegen 1931, Belfast: Iontaobhas Ultach / Ultach Trust, 2010. x+366 pp. ISBN 9780955508110 (hbk.). Includes song texts

Ní Fhaircheallaigh, Úna (Agnes O'Farrelly) & Ríona Nic Congáil, ed., Smaointe ar Árainn = Thoughts on Aran, Dublin: Arlen House, 2010. 112 pp. ISBN 9780905223728 (hbk.). Includes social history of traditional music

Nowell, Alan, ‘Dance traces surviving in the ritual of Freemasonry’ in Archaeology Ireland vol. 24, no 1 (spring 2010), pp. 26–30

Power, Brendan, Play Irish music on the chromatic harmonica, [S.l.]: Power, 2008. [ii]+70 pp. (pbk.). With CD

Raab, Timothy H., photographer, "It wasn't just a dream": images of Catskills Irish Arts Weeks, Albany, New York: Raab & Northern Photo, 2009. [160 pp.] ISBN 9780984050314 (hbk.)

Raab, Timothy H., photographer, Melody, tradition & craic: images of Catskills Irish Arts Weeks, Albany, New York: Raab & Northern Photo, 2009. [128 pp.]. ISBN 9780984050338 (hbk.)

Reilly, Jim, ‘Jerry O’Sullivan’ in The Pipers’ review = Iris na bpíobairí as above, pp. 4–13

Seaver, Michael, ‘Stepping into footprint: tradition and the globalization of Irish dance’ in Dance in a world of change: reflections on globalization and cultural difference, ed. Sherry B. Shapiro, Leeds: Human Kinetics, 2008, pp. 3-15. ISBN 9780736069434 (hbk.)

Standún, Pádraig, Tuar Mhic Éadaigh: stair agus seanchas, Indreabhán, Conamara, Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2010. 189 pp. ISBN 9781905560394 (pbk.). Includes song texts

Steinbach, Patrick, & Jeremy Barlow eds, Carolan’s concerto: 15 easy to intermediate Carolan tunes for flute (violin or oboe) and keyboard, and optional cello (bassoon), Mainz: Schott, 2007. 24 pp. ISBN 9781847610461 (pbk.). With CD

Suárez, Yolanda Fernández, Las “Hedge schools” irlandesas: naturaleza, etapas y representación, Thesis (PhD): Universidad de Burgos, 2006. ISBN 9788496394650 (CD-ROM). Includes mentions of dancing masters

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Up to your knees in sand: practical hints on Irish fiddling: "Devanney’s goat"’ in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 46–7