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... Discusses the social and musical roles of various Irish folk music instruments and players ... . Includes in-depth examinations of the roles of the Irish flute, tinwhistle, fiddle, and others, together ... . Also discusses how these and other Irish folk instruments assume a cultural identity and symbolism. ...
... Irish music sessions not only take place on a regular basis in Ireland, but they can be found ... and continuity of Irish ethnic identity in an age where one's identity can be anything one desires ... . The ethnography that inspires this study examines three local Irish traditional music sessions to ...
... Irish music sessions not only take place on a regular basis in Ireland, but they can be found ... and continuity of Irish ethnic identity in an age where one's identity can be anything one desires ... . The ethnography that inspires this study examines three local Irish traditional music sessions to ...
... Looks at representations of the Irish harp within Irish nationalism. Aims to challenge the ... symbol rather than as a musical instrument. Examines both the history of the Irish harp tradition and its ...
Crossing the River: Exploring the Geography of Irish Traditional Music

Geographical interest in music has developed dramatically in the last decade. Musicology, and ethnomusicology in particular, is already intensely geographical. The two subjects can inform each other to create a better understanding of the role of music in society. In ...

... examined in an Irish context. Just as Irishness has become a global entity, Irish traditional music ... has become a global commodity. Attempts at constructing the narrative of Irish traditional music as ... an essentially Irish music is bound up in the institutionalization of Irish traditional music ...
... how various artists have incorporated Irish influences in their music or collaborated with Irish ...
... Discusses problematic issues regarding ideas of "Irish" and "Celtic" music," and suggests that ... musicians and marketers meld the two forms into one category. Examines the "explicit use of Celtic in the context of Irish music tourism." ...
... Caitríona Rowsome's book "The Complete Carolan Songs & Airs Arranged for the Irish Harp," which ... examines the music of the renowned harper Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan, is discussed. ...
... Irish musician Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) is briefly profiled, and his music is discussed in ...
... Wallis reviews a book, with a two-disc collection of recordings, examining Irish folklore and mythology as expressed in song. ...
... A book by Zimmermann that examines the songs of the Irish Rebellion is reviewed (Four Courts Press, 2002). ...
IMRO Slammed for Billing Schools
Billboard (1996) Vol. 108, No. 19, pp. 43-44
... Covers controversy over the Irish Music Rights Organization's decision to ask for $102,000 in ... responses from the Irish press and Hugh Duffy, chief executive of IMRO, discusses why the organization decided to ask for the money. ...
... Provides a scholarly examination of the Irish manuscript tradition and focuses on information ... concerning the early Irish lip-blown aerophones. Discusses texts which preceded the Norman Invasion of ... musical instruments in the Irish secular literature from the sixth and seventh centuries. Charts the ...
... An encyclopedic examination of the techniques and philosophy of playing the tin whistle and Irish flute is reviewed (Mel Bay, 2004). ...
'The Rest is Silence': Psychogeography, Soundscape and Nostalgia in Pat Collins' Silence
The New Soundtrack (Online) (2015) Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. np

Guy Debord defines the term psychogeography as 'the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, consciously organised or not, on the emotions and behaviour of individuals' (Debord 1955: 23). Similar to the belief of psychogeographers ...

... . Recently a body of Irish films has emerged that directly engages with the Irish soundscape and ... action, these representations of the Irish landscape allow for an engagement with the aesthetic ... representation of the psychogeography and soundscape of the Irish rural landscape can serve to ...
... Irish folk singer and flutist Nuala Kennedy is profiled, and her career is discussed, focusing on ...
... Catholics pertaining to Northern Irish music and identity is reviewed (Ashgate, 2009). ...
... A DVD recording drawn from a public television documentary that traces the evolution of Irish ...
Art Music and the Question of Ethnicity: The Slavic Dimension of Czech Music from an Irish Point of View

The dominant question of nationalism in Irish music can profitably be addressed by supervening the tendency to understand Irish music only in contrast to music in Britain and instead to relocate the problems of Irish musical nationalism within a European ...

... The dominant question of nationalism in Irish music can profitably be addressed by supervening the ... tendency to understand Irish music only in contrast to music in Britain and instead to relocate the ... problems of Irish musical nationalism within a European context. By examining the claims to ...