Recent Publications & Acquisitions, July 2017

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

Thomas Moore Una Hunt
Sources and Style in Moore's Irish Melodies by Una Hunt

Commercial Sound Recordings


Recently published CDs, digital downloads & LPs of Irish traditional music

Backwest, vocal & instrumental group, The long walk, Backwest Music BWMCD001, 2017. CD

Clohessy, Seán, fiddle, Seán McComiskey, accordion, tin whistle, Kieran Jordan, dance, & various, instrumental music, Cover the buckle, Jordan n.n., [2017]. CD & digital download

Coe, Pete, singing in English, banjo, bouzouki, dulcimer, melodeon, & various, vocal & instrumental music, Backbone, Backshift BASHCD57, 2010. CD

Coe, Pete, singing in English, banjo, bouzouki, guitar, dulcimer, melodeon, & various, vocal & instrumental music, The man in the red van, Backshift BASHCD63, 2017. CD

Commins, Adèle, piano accordion, & Daithí Kearney, banjo, A Louth lilt, Commins & Kearney ACDK001, 2017. CD & digital download

Cordeen, instrumental group, Musical bridge, Cordeen CDN001, 2017. CD       

Coyne, Eamon, fiddle, mandolin, Liverpool connection, Coyne n.n., 2003. Digital download 

Donagher–McGowan, Aileen, flute, tin whistle, & various, instrumental music, Friends of note, Donagher–McGowan n.n., 2017. CD

Droichead, instrumental & vocal group, The banks of Tuira, Droichead DCH001, 2017. CD

Haran, Enda, singing in English, ‘Bout time’, Haran n.n., n.d.. CD

King, Gerry, accordion, The Ard Rí: the music of Gerry King, King KINGGCD01, 2017. CD

Lasses & Kathryn Claire, The, vocal & instrumental group, Live at De Parel van Zuilen, Lasses n.n., 2017. CD & digital download    

Living Stream, The, instrumental & vocal group, The living stream, Living Stream n.n., n.d.. LP & digital download

Lyons, Donie, flute, singing in English, The lovely banks of Blaine: songs and tunes of Donie Lyons, Lyons n.n., [2017]. CD

MacGregor, Gerry, singing in English, The fields of Athenrye, Metoo Records 00502, n.d.. CD

Magical Strings, instrumental group, Fairy wind: sí-ghaoithe, Magic Hill Music MHMCD21, 2016. CD & digital download

Male, Corinne, singing in English, & various, vocal & instrumental music, To tell the story truly, Male CJHM01, 2015. CD

McCabe, Pat, piano accordion, Round the roads, McCabe PMC001, 2017. CD & digital download

McConville, Tom, fiddle, singing in English, & various, instrumental & vocal music, Back to Scotswood, McConville BCCD004, 2014. CD       

McDermott, Kevin, singing in English, & Ralph Richey, piano, Music from the works of James Joyce, Sunphone Records CD61604, 2003. CD & digital download

McDermott, Kevin, singing in English, & Ralph Richey, piano, More music from the works of James Joyce, Sunphone Records CD20282, 2006. CD

McGorman, Fergus, flute, & various, instrumental music, Sweeping the cobwebs out of the sky, McGorman FMCG01, 2017. CD

McFarland, Jim, singing in English, & Ken Wilson, singing in English, Here’s a health to the company, McFarland BITCD346, 2017. CD

McKeaney Sisters, The, vocal group, From the hearth of Glen, McKeaney n.n., 2016. CD

Mountain thyme, vocal & instrumental group, It’s about thyme, Mountain n.n., 2016. CD & digital download

Murphy, Sinéad, singing in English, & various, instrumental music, No better time, Murphy n.n., [2017]. CD

Murrihy, PJ, singing in English, The wonder of the west: 18 songs of County Clare, Murrihy n.n., [2017]. CD

Ní Chathasaigh, Aoife, singing in Irish & English, Aoife Ní Chathasaigh, Podbury Music n.n., 2017. CD

O’Brien, Seán, piano accordion, Feis Music 2: stepping up, O’Brien n.n., 2013. Digital download

Ó Liatháin, Seán, singing in Irish & English, An crúiscín lán, Peadar PORCD023, 2017. 2 CDs

Reidinger, Alex, fiddle, harp, concertina, & various, instrumental music, The pleasures of hope, Reidinger ARCD001, 2008. CD   

Rooney Family, The, instrumental & vocal group, Four miles from anywhere, Rooney n.n., 2004. CD

Saltfishforty, instrumental & vocal group, Bere, Saltfishforty CRSFF0517, 2017. CD & digital download               

Shamrock & Thistle, vocal & instrumental group, 100 Irish & Scots favourites, Handh HHCD108, 2010. CD

Shandrum Ceilí Band, The, instrumental group, The dawn, Shandrum SCB001, 2017. CD

Trioc, instrumental group = Allan Evans, harp, Matthew Horsley, uilleann pipes, flute, & Cameron Hibbs, fiddle, A fair wind, Trioc n.n., 2017. CD & digital download         

Various, singing in English, The tattie howker’s reunion: a night to remember, Achill n.n., n.d.. CD

Various, singing in English, The home I left behind, Achill n.n., n.d.. CD

Various, singing in English, Ceol agus craic: a celebration of song recorded 50 years ago in Ted Lavelle’s Pub, Achill. Achill n.n., n.d.. CD

Various, instrumental & vocal music, Cuimhní Nollag i ngar is i gcéin, Lurgan n.n., n.d.. CD

Various, vocal & instrumental music, The complete songs of Robert Tannahill: volume 2, Brechin All Records CDBAR010, 2010. CD

Various, instrumental & vocal music, Siansa Gael Linn: duaiseoirí 2012, Gael Linn n.n., 2012. CD

Various, instrumental music, Scully’s traditional music weekend, 2014, Scullysfest n.n., 2014. CD

Various, instrumental & vocal music, Nyah culture sharing: the Cavan way Volume 1, dedicated to Mrs Heather Humphreys TD, Minister of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Nyah n.n., 2014. CD

Various, instrumental music, Scully’s traditional music weekend, 2015, Scullysfest n.n., 2015. CD

Various, vocal & instrumental music, The Lord Edward sessions: from Dublin to Africa, working towards an aids-free generation, Artaid n.n., [2016]. CD

Various, instrumental music, Scully’s traditional music weekend, 2015 & 2016, Scullysfest n.n., 2016. CD

Various, vocal & instrumental music, The complete songs of Robert Tannahill: volume 4, Brechin All Records CDBAR029, 2017. CD

Various, instrumental & vocal music, The Thursday sessions: the Cobblestone pub, Cobblestone n.n., [2017]. CD

Walsh, Mick, guitar, banjo, mandolin, singing in English, & various, instrumental music, Memories of great sessions, Walsh n.n., n.d.. CD

Walsh, Mick, guitar, banjo, mandolin, singing in English, & various, instrumental music, Image, Walsh n.n., 2015. CD

Walsh, Mick, guitar, singing in English, & various, instrumental music, Mick Walsh, Walsh n.n., 2016. CD

Printed Materials


Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music

Blaustein, Richard, ‘Grassroots revitalization of North American and Western European instrumental music traditions from fiddlers associations to cyberspace’ in Caroline Bithell & Juniper Hill, eds The Oxford handbook of music revival, New York City: Oxford University Press, 2014. 720 pp. ISBN 9780199765034 (hbk)

Comhairle na Mumhan, Amhráin mhacarónacha = Macaronic songs, Munster: Comhairle na Mumhan, 2017. 28 pp. (pbk)

Commins, Adèle and Daithí Kearney, A Louth lilt: original compositions by Adèle Commins and Daithí Kearney, Dundalk: Dundalk Institute of Technology, 2017. 27 pp. ISBN 9780993045943 (pbk)

Duffy, Marie with Eddie Rowley, Lady of the dance: the choreographer who helped Michael Flatley conquer the world, Dublin: O'Brien Press, 2017. 288 pp. ISBN 9781847179265 (hbk)

Ford, Stephanie, ‘Marginalised and emerging identities: the traditional voice in Irish contemporary Music’ in Meredith Dabek, Páraic Kerrigan, Stephen McCarthy and Shane McGarry, eds New perspectives: Postgraduate Symposium on the Humanities - reflections.  Vol. 1 Maynooth: Maynooth Academic Publishing, 2017. pp. 83–91.

Hunt, Una, Sources and style in Moore’s Irish Melodies, Abingdon: Routledge, 2017. 200 pp. ISBN 9781409405610 (hbk)

Love, Timothy M., ‘Gender and the nationalistic ballad: Thomas Davis, Thomas Moore, and their songs’ in New Hibernia review vol. 21, no 1 (spring 2017), pp. 68-85.

Ó hAllmhuráin, Gearóid, A short history of Irish traditional music, Dublin: The O’Brien Press, 2017. 208 pp. ISBN 9781847178732 (pbk)

Vallely, Eithne, By Dobbin's flowery vale: A journey in traditional song with the Armagh Pipers Club, Armagh: Armagh Pipers Club, 2017. 96 pp. (pbk)

Vekić, Saša, 'In between worlds': the intricate articulation of Irishness in the Pogues’ music’ Ethnic and cultural identity in music and song lyrics, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. 270 pp. ISBN 9781443895668 (hbk)

Williams, Sean, ‘Irish music revivals through generations of diaspora’ in Caroline Bithell & Juniper Hill, eds The Oxford handbook of music revival, New York City: Oxford University Press, 2014. 720 pp. ISBN 9780199765034 (hbk)

Acquisitions

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

250 black & white photographs and negatives taken by Domhnall Ó Máirtín, Cork, 1950s-1980s. Donated by the Martin Family

ITMA would also like to acknowledge with thanks donations of materials (CDs, printed items, visual items, etc.) and other help and information from the following people and organisations:  Philip Boulding, Peter Browne, Nicholas Carolan, Cairde na Cruite, Pete Coe, Adèle Commins, Paddy Daly, Risteárd de Barra, Martin Donohoe, Fred Freeman, Gráinne Hambly, Matthew Horsley, Daithí Kearney, Brian Kelly, Cathal Lynch, Jim MacFarland, Fergus McGorman, John Pat McNamara, Terry Moylan, Tom Mulligan, Sinéad Murphy, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Anne-Marie O'Farrell, Peter O’Leary, Peadar Ó Riada, Eoin O’Sullivan, Kieran Owens, Fergus Russell, Samppa Saarinen and Mick Walsh.