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A Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music

by Gearoid O. Hallmhurain

  • 64 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by O"Brien Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk music,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Ireland,
  • Ethnic,
  • Folk & Traditional,
  • Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Pocket History Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8310512M
    ISBN 100862785553
    ISBN 109780862785550

    A Short History of Irish Traditional Music (O’Brien Press, Dublin, ) A Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music (O’Brien Press, Dublin, ) Book Chapters and Peer Reviewed Articles; Select Chapters Online; Musician. Performance videos; Recordings. Critic Review: TRACIN’ Traditional Music from the West of Ireland. The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance and beyond. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the end of the.

    This bibliography explains the book codes used throughout this site. It may also serve on its own as a useful bibliography of Irish traditional music tune books. Current status: 60 books are covered in this database. A total of 10, transcriptions from those books have been included. Andy McGann was an Irish-American fiddler and an exponent of Sligo-style 's teachers included Catherine Brennan Grant and Michael is best known for his association with fellow Sligo-style fiddler Paddy was also a member of The New York Céilí Band in the s.. Discography. A Tribute to Michael Coleman; Andy Mcgann & Paddy Reynolds.

    Presents an insider perspective on the music and history of Clare, Ireland ; Based on thirty years of fieldwork in Ireland and among Irish diasporic communities in the United States and Britain Introduces new theories of cultural flow to Irish traditional music history and advances the existing literature of Irish/Celtic music studies. Irish Traditional Music The Harp The harping tradition in Ireland flourished from medieval times until the seventeenth was fostered and developed among the powerful and wealthy Irish and Anglo-Irish s were employed along with poets and orators, known as reacoirs, to provide entertainment for the families.


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A Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music by Gearoid O. Hallmhurain Download PDF EPUB FB2

The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the end of the 18th century/5(3).

O'Brien Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music (Pocket History series) - Kindle edition by hAllmhurain, Gearoid O. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading O'Brien Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music (Pocket History series).5/5(7).

The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance.

Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the end of the 18th century/5(12).

The Companion to Irish Traditional Music represents a landmark in the study of one of the Western world's most universally recognizable forms of cultural ambitious volume comes at a time when Irish music and culture is experiencing a genuine renaissance, as evidenced by the popularity of such phenomena as Riverdance/5(6).

A traditional musician and a scholar of the Irish oral traditional, Carson was long the Traditional Arts Officer of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and is a He knows intimately not only the urban Belfast in which he was raised as a native Irish speaker, but also the traditions of rural Ireland/5.

The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the/5.

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From the mythological harp of the Dagda to Riverdance, this concise history of Irish traditional music and dance explores a rich spectrum of historical sources and folklore.

It uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the rote of the music maker in Penal Ireland, and the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the end of the eighteenth century to the present. Irish traditional music began as an oral tradition, passed on from generation to generation by listening, learning by ear and without formally writing the tunes on paper.

This is a practice that Author: Frances Mulraney. The books in this series explore the lore, legends, music, and politics of Ireland.

Their concise, pocket-sized format is well suited for aficionados as well as those who have a general interest in the topics. The role of musicians in Irish society arid the significance of the songs and dances they produced are explored in this overview of the Irish musical tradition.

A pocket history of Irish traditional music. [Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin] Irish American Book Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin.

Find more information about: ISBN: # Folk music--Ireland--History and criticism\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. SUMMARY: Short History of Irish Traditional Music. Written for both general reader and enthusiast, A Short History of Irish Traditional Music follows a chronological journey of Irish traditional music, popular performers, colourful characters, and major events across the on the author’s previous A Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music (Dublin, O’Brien Press, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pocket History: A Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music by Gearoid O'Hallmurain (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the end of the 18th century.

Thousands of Irish people were spread across the world from the USA to Australia. On leaving Ireland, the immigrants brought with them their songs and music and a traditional Irish music network was quickly established in cities such as New York, Chicago and Boston where.

About Irish Music Irish traditional music is part of the genre labelled “Celtic” — the folk music of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany (France), Galicia (Spain) and the Maritime provinces of Canada. It is a vibrant, living tradition that is both popular in its own right and influential on rock, punk, and other Size: 1MB.

Irish traditional music (also known as Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland. In A History of Irish Music (), W. Grattan Flood wrote that, in Gaelic Ireland, there were at least ten instruments in general were the cruit (a small harp) and clairseach (a bigger harp with typically 30 strings), the timpan (a small.

Originally published as: The pocket history of Irish traditional music, Description: pages: 1 portrait ; 18 cm. Series Title: O'Brien pocket series.

Other Titles: Pocket history of Irish traditional music: Responsibility: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. The was a great short recap of the entire Irish history. It is no replacement for a true history book if a true and deep understanding of Ireland's traumatic and bloody past; but, for someone with very limited knowledge on the subject and wants to know more, this book is perfect/5.

The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda right up to Riverdance. Exploring an abundant spectrum of historical sources, music and folklore, this guide uncovers the contribution of the Normans to Irish dancing, the role of the music maker in Penal Ireland, as well as the popularity of dance tunes and set dancing from the end of the 18th century/5(9).

The s brought a growing international awareness of Irish traditional music, along with a period of economic success for Ireland (the "Celtic Tiger") and the launch of the music-and-dance show Riverdance. In America, the television series Bringing It All Back Home, produced by Philip King, focussed on the Irish roots of much American music, and was followed by other TV productions also.In a way, Martin Dowling’s book begins and ends with himself, but in an admirable way, like the classic bar round of Irish traditional dance music itself.Music History.

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