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Author Hast, Dorothea E.

Title Music in Ireland : experiencing music, expressing culture / Dorothea E. Hast, Stanley Scott.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.9415 HAST    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank CD M  1993  disc  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm + 1 audio disc (CD).
Series Global music series.
Global music series.
Notes Accompanying CD contains audio examples. CD track list: p. xvii-xix.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-148) and index.
Contents 1. Invitation to a Session 1 -- What is Traditional Irish Music? 15 -- Basic Themes 17 -- 2. Historical Continuities: Music, Dance, and the Making of a Nation 20 -- Colonialism in Ireland 23 -- Dancing and Dance Music 26 -- Music, Religion, and Political Struggle 27 -- Emigration 29 -- Nationalism 36 -- 3. Passing on the Tradition 43 -- Learning by Osmosis: Mary MacNamara and Kevin Crawford 43 -- Competitions 48 -- Willie Clancy Summer School 53 -- 4. Dance Tune Tradition 59 -- Tune Structure 59 -- Tune Collections 60 -- Tune Aesthetics: Variation and Ornamentation 61 -- Tune Names and Tune Types 64 -- A Tune in Performance: Garrett Barry's Jig 68 -- Instruments 70 -- Solo versus Ensemble Playing: Sessions, Ceili Bands, and Small Groups 82 -- 5. Singers, Sessions, and Songs 84 -- Goilin Singers' Club and the Folk Revival 94 -- 6. Sean-nos in the New Ireland: Irish Singing Traditions 98 -- Lyrics of Sean-nos 98 -- Sound of Sean-nos 100 -- A Singer's Mission 104 -- A Linguistic Meeting-Ground: Irish Traditional Songs in English 108 -- 7. Irish Music in the Global Marketplace 121 -- Riverdance 125 -- Black 47 127 -- New Directions 128.
Other author Scott, Stan (Stanley Arnold)
Subject Folk music -- Ireland -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0195145550 (paperback: alk. paper)
0195145542 (cloth : alk. paper)