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Author Hast, Dorothea E.

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

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.9415 HAS    Available
Description xix, 153 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series Global music series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-148) and index.
Contents CD track list -- Invitation to a session. What is traditional Irish music? ; Basic themes -- Historical continuities: music, dance, and the making of a nation. Colonialism in Ireland ; Dancing and dance music ; Music, religion, and political struggle ; Emigration ; Nationalism ; Conclusion -- Passing on the tradition. Learning by osmosis: Mary MacNamara and Kevin Crawford ; Competitions ; The Willie Clancy summer school -- The dance tune tradition. Tune structure ; Tune collections ; Tune aesthetics: variation and ornamentation ; Tune names and tune types ; A tune in performance: Garrett Barry's jig ; Instruments ; Solo versus ensemble playing: sessions, Céilí bands, and small groups -- Singers, sessions, and song. The Góilín Singers' Club and the folk revival -- The Sean-nós in the new Ireland: Irish singing traditions. The lyrics of Sean-nós ; The sound of Sean-nós ; A singer's mission ; A linguistic meeting-ground: Irish traditional songs in English ; Conclusion -- Irish music in the global marketplace. Riverdance ; Black ; New directions ; Conclusion.
Subject Folk music -- Ireland -- History and criticism
Music -- Ireland -- History and criticism
Added Author Scott, Stan (Stanley Arnold)
ISBN 0195145550 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780195145557 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195145542 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780195145540 (cloth : alk. paper)

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