Printed Materials, March 2010

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Feb.–Mar. 2010

Carolan, Nicholas, ‘The Music Manuscripts of Patrick O’Neill (1765–1832): A Preliminary Note’ in An Píobaire vol. 5, no 5 (Dec. 2009), pp. 18–22.

Carolan, Nicholas, Robert Emmet and Songs of Rebellion’ in The Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lectures 1998–2007, Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin 2009, pp. 109–130. ISBN 9780946841981. With CD

Carr, Joe, & Michael B. Gregory, Mel Bay’s School of Mandolin: Irish Mandolin, Mel Bay, Pacific, MO 2009. 40 pp. ISBN 9780786677788. (pb.). With CD

Carson, Ciaran, ‘Viol, Fiddle, Violin: How Can Musicians that are so Eminent in Their Own Genre Fail to Understand the Conventions of Another?’ The Journal of Music vol. 1, no 5 (Dec. 2009–Jan. 2010), pp. 28–9

Chadwick, Simon, ‘The Early Irish Harp’ in Early Music vol. 36, no 4 (Nov. 2008), pp. 521–31

Chadwick, Simon, Progressive Lessons for Early Gaelic Harp, Early Gaelic Harp Info, St Andrews, Scotland 2009. 52 pp. With CD

Dalton, Ciarán, Ardfert by the Sea: A Century of Music, 1900 – 2000. A Memoir of Music, Musicians and Dance from Ardfert, County Kerry, Caherard Publications, [Kerry] 2009. 71 pp. ISBN 9780956310002. (pb.). With CD

Daye, David, ‘Reeds: The Internal Geometry of Hard D versus Black D’ in The Pipers’ Review=Iris na bPíobairí vol. 28, no 4 (Autumn 2009), pp. 11–12

De Smidt, Mike, ‘Passing it Forward: My Account of Apprenticing with Pipemaker Michael Hubbert’ in The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 12–14

Doherty, Liz, ‘Reviews–Books: Driving the Bow: Fiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic, 2’ in Folk Music Journal vol. 9, no 5 (2010), pp. 821–2. Review

Fitzgerald, Kelly, ‘Singers as Songmakers: Individual Creativity and Expression within the Making of Songs’ in Béaloideas vol. 77 (2009), pp. 80–102

Fletcher, Alan J., ‘What a Performance! Street Entertainment in Medieval and Renaissance Dublin’ in The Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lectures 1998–2007, as above, pp. 27–43

Franks, Jill, ‘Competitive Irish Dance: Art, Sport, Duty, by Frank Hall’ in New Hibernia Review vol. 13, no 4 (Winter 2009), pp. 144–146. Review

Henigan, Julie, ‘Liam P. Ó Murchú (ed.), Amhráin Chearbhalláin/ The Poems of Carolan: Reassessments (Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 18), ITS, London, 2007, ix+100 pp….’ in Eighteenth-Century Ireland/ Iris an Dá Chultúr vol. 24 (2009), pp. 211–13. Review

Kaul, Adam R., Turning the Tune: Traditional Music, Tourism, and Social Change in an Irish Village, Berghahn Books, New York 2009. 190 pp. ISBN 9781845456238 (hb.)

Keegan, Niall, ‘Let Go of the Language of the Past’ The Journal of Music as above, pp. 44–9

Kuntz, Andrew, ‘Fiddle Tune History. Lord(s) A-Leaping: The Cross-Over Journeys of the Duke of Gordon’s Reel’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 16, no 4 (Winter 2009/10), pp. 35–39

Len, Graham, ‘Obituaries: Rita Keane (1923–2009)’ in Folk Music Journal as above, pp. 847–8

Lynch, Padraig, Farewell to Derry: Songs and Music, Farewell to Derry Media, 2009. 34 pp. (pb.) . With CD

McCarrick, Tim, ‘Fiddler and Fiddle Maker Paul Bradley: Life Unrestricted’ in Fiddler Magazine as above, pp. 28–30

McKeon, Conor, ‘Going to the Well for Water: The Séamus Ennis Field Diary 1942–1946’ in An Píobaire as above, pp. 11–12. Review

Martin, Ramon, ‘The Tailor’s Twist: The Costume of the Irish Piper’ in The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 16–18

Moulden, John, ‘”Clodhopper”: Alexander Crawford, Leck, Ballymoney, County Antrim, His Songs, Life and Philosophy’ in Béaloideas as above, pp. 37–57

Moulden, John, ‘Obituaries: Hugh Edwin Shields (1929–2008)’ in Folk Music Journal as above, pp. 857–9

Nic Aodha, Colette, Raiftearaí i gCeartlár a Dhaoine san Aonú hAois is Fiche, Coiscéim, Baile Átha Cliath 2009. 80 pp. (pb.)

Nicholsen, Michael D., ‘Identity, Nationalism, and Irish Traditional Music in Chicago, 1867–1900’in New Hibernia Review as above, pp. 111–126

Ní Mhunghaile, Lesa, ed., Charlotte Brooke’s Reliques of Irish Poetry, Irish Manuscripts Commission, Dublin 2009. xliv+xxvi+369+178 pp. ISBN 9781874280774 (hb.)

Ní Riain, Nóirín, Listen with the Ear of the Heart: An Autobiography, Veritas, Dublin 2009. 202 pp. ISBN 978184730 (hb.)

Ní Riain Nóirín, Stór Amhrán: A Wealth of Songs from the Irish Tradition, Ossian Publications, London 2007. 117 pp. ISBN 9781847722546 (pb.). Reprint with CD

Ní Shíocháin, Tríona, ‘Filí agus Amhránaithe, Foinn agus Focail: “Maidean Álainn Ghréine” agus Ionad an Cheoil i dTraidisiún na nAmhrán’ in Béascna: Journal of Folklore and Ethnology vol. 5 (2009), pp. 37–57.

Ní Úrdail, Meidhbhín, ‘In Memoriam: Ciarán Ó Con Cheanainn 1981–2009’ in Béaloideas as above, pp. 122–124. Obituary

Ó Cathasaigh, Roibeard, et al. eds, Tídil Eidil Éró: Amhránaíocht Thraidisiúnta don Aos Óg, Aonad Forbartha Curclaim, Coláiste Mhuire Gan Smál, Ollscoil Luimnigh / Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Co Chiarrí 2009. 148 pp. ISBN 0906096146. (pb.). With CD

Ó Háinle, Cathal, ‘Scéala Catha Cronnmhóna’: Anailís Liteartha ar Laoi in Duanaire Finn’ in Diasa Díograise: Aistí i gCuimhne ar Mháirtín Ó Briain, Mícheál Mac Craith & Pádraig Ó Héalaí eds., Cló Iar-Chonnachta, Indreabhán, Conamara 2009, pp. 329–354. ISBN9781905560448 (hb.)

Ó Heaghra, Breandán, ‘Comeback don Chéilí? Jumping, Headbanging, the Slow Set – Dancing Today has Thinned Out Incredibly. Can We Broaden it Out Again? The Journal of Music as above, p. 30

O’Kane, K.P., ‘An Interview with Thomas Aebi’ in The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 9–11

Ó Laoire, Lillis, & Sean Williams ‘”Gan Unsa ar Bith Céille”: An Fhearúlacht agus an Bharántúlacht in Dhá Amhrán le Seosamh Ó hÉanaí’ in Béaloideas as above, pp. 58–79

Ó Muraíle, Nollaig,Amhráin Chearbhalláin. The Poems of Carolan: Reassessments, edited by Liam P. Ó Murchú, Cumann na Scríbheann nGaedhilge (2007)’ in Béaloideas as above, pp. 141–149. Review

Ó Muraíle, Nollaig, ‘Seoirse Mac Giolla an Chloig agus a Chuid Lámhscríbhinní’ in Diasa Díograise: Aistí i gCuimhne ar Mháirtín Ó Briain as above, pp. 437–458

O’Rourke, Declan, ed., Clean Cabbage in the Bucket and Other Tales from the Irish Music Trenches, Llumina Press, Coral Springs, FL 2007. 414 pp. ISBN 9781595266880. (pb.)

Ó Séaghdha, Barra, ‘Kathleen Loughnane, The Harpers Connellan: Irish Music of the Late 17th Century’ The Journal of Music as above, p. 59. Review

Quinn, D.M., ‘Pipemaker’s Corner: Around the Bend… The Evolution of a Technique for Bending Metal Tubing. Part One’ in The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 2–4

Ramsey, Gordon, Scots-Irish Music. Produced by Sabine Glasgow and Dick Glasgow’ in Yearbook for Traditional Music vol. 41 (2009), pp. 269–271. Review

Rietmann, Kevin, ‘The Grand Spy: The Tale of a Tune’ in The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 14–16

Rouse, Paul, In Praise of Heroes: Ballads and Poems of the GAA by Jimmy Smyth, Geography Publications (2007)’ in Béaloideas as above, pp. 149–151. Review Rowsome, Helena, ‘Leo Rowsome: A Letter from America 13 March 1968’ in The Pipers’ Review as above, pp. 5–7

Scahill, Adrian, ‘Happy to Meet: The Traditional Music Trio Brings out the Best in Tunes – Máirtín O’Connor, Cathal Hayden and Seamie O’Dowd, Crossroads (MCSCD 001)’ The Journal of Music as above, p. 57. Review

Shields, Hugh, Narrative Singing in Ireland; Lays, Ballads, Come-all-Yes and Other Songs, Irish Academic Press, Dublin 2010. 283 pp. ISBN 9780716525004 (pb.). Reprint with new introduction by Lillis Ó Laoire

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Up to Your Knees in Sand: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling’ in Fiddler Magazine (Winter 2009/10) as above, pp. 42, 51. Slow air playing

Tovote, Jochen, Irish Session Tunes, Schell Music, Hamburg 2008. 67 pp. ISBN 3940474592. (pb.)

uí Ógáin, Ríonach, ‘”Baineadh Ramsach Astu”: Amhráin agus Dánta Pheig Sayers’ in Béaloideas as above, pp. 103–121

Wallis, Geoff, ‘Ireland: The Nya and the Draíocht’ in The Rough Guide to World Music: Europe, Asia & Pacific, Rough Guides, London 2009, pp. 230–248

Williams, Sean, Focus: Irish Traditional Music, Routledge, New York / London 2010. 284 pp. ISBN 9780415991469. (hb.). With CD