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Listings from the Irish Traditional Music Archive
<< September/October 2007 : Volume 7, Number 5 >>

Continued from JMI July–August 2007

Burke, Joe, Brian Conway & Felix Dolan, accordion, fiddle & piano, A Tribute to Andy McGann, Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD168
Chulrua, instrumental & vocal group, The Singing Kettle, Shanachie 23002
Crowley, Jimmy, singing in English, The Boys of Fair Hill, CDCRO001; Camphouse Ballads, CDCRO002; Some Things Never Change, CDCRO003, all Free State Records 2006 [recte 2007?]. Reissues of LPs
Dunne, Tom, & John Dillon, fiddle & guitar, A Tribute to Paddy Cronin… Master Irish Fiddler, Dha Chat Productions 522470, n.d. [2007?]
Falsey, Michael, uilleann pipes, whistle, singing in English, Music and Songs by the Sea, Falsey n.n.
Gill, Emmett, uilleann pipes, The Mountain Groves, Na Píobairí Uilleann NPUCD015
Grasso, Eliot, uilleann pipes, Up Against the Flatirons, Na Píobairí Uilleann NPUCD014
Harte, Frank, singing in English, There’s Gangs of Them Digging, Daisy Label DLCD022
Horan, Peter, & Gerry Harrington, flute & fiddle, The Merry Love to Play, Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD167
Lennon, Charlie, fiddle, Turning the Tune, Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD166 (2 CDs)
McGowan, Joe, & Friends, storytelling, vocal & instrumental, A Fairy Wind, McGowan n.n., n.d. [2007?]
Mac Mathúna, Lorcán, singing in Irish, Rógaire Dubh, Mac Mathúna n.n.
McNamara, Brian, & Tim Collins, uilleann pipes & concertina, Reed Only, Drumlin Records & Croisin Music BTCD 01
McNamara, Christy, accordion, The House I Was Reared in, Durra Music CMCD001
Moving Hearts, vocal & instrumental group, The Platinum Collection, Warner Platinum 5101199792. Reissue of LPs
Ní Uallacháin, Pádraigín, singing in Irish, A Hidden Ulster: Gaelic Songs of Oriel CD1, Ceoltaí Éireann CE5056
Ó Domhnaill, Beairtle, singing in Irish & English, Nancy Bhán, Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD169
Ó Raghallaigh, Caoimhín, fiddle, whistles, etc., Where the One-Eyed Man is King, Ó Raghallaigh 1000101
Shannon, Gerry, singing in English, Doolin Breeze, Shannon n.n. Reissue of cassette
Shannon, Sharon, Mike McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly, & Jim Murray, accordion, flute & whistle, fiddle, & guitar, Renegade, Daisy Label DLCD023
Various, concertina, etc., The Clare Set, Free Reed FCLAR01–06 (6 CDs). Augmented reissues of 1970s LPs by Clare musicians the Russell Family, Bernard O’Sullivan & Tommy McMahon, Chris Droney, John Kelly, & other concertina players
Various, vocal & instrumental, The Leon, The Leon Committee n.n. (2 CDs)
Various, vocal & instrumental, There’s a Spot in Old Ireland: The Fanore School Case, Cois na hAbhna Traditional Music Archive n.n., n.d. [2007?]
Various, vocal & instrumental, Sound Neighbours. Contemporary Music in Northern Ireland, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFWCD40544

Ahern, Pat, ‘Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill & Bill Frisell, Vicar Street, Dublin 12 May 2007’ in JMI: Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 7, no 4 (Jul.–Aug.) pp. 36–7. Review
Bailiúchán Sheáin Uí Riada. Seán Ó Riada Collection – Descriptive List, Boole Library Archives Service, Cork, n.d. [2007]. 300 pp. (hb.)
Cleary, Joe, Outrageous Fortune: Capital and Culture in Modern Ireland, Field Day Publications, Dublin 2007. 2nd ed. 320 pp. ISBN 978 0 946755 35 6 (pb.). Includes traditional music
Clesham, Brigid, ‘The Ritchie Pickow Photographic Collection’ in Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society vol. 57 (2005), pp. 196–207. Includes traditional singers & musicians
Feldman, Allen, ‘Collecting Music in Donegal in the 1970s’ in Donegal: The Making of a Northern County, Jim Mac Laughlin, ed., Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2007, ISBN 978 1 84682 031 1 (hb.), pp. 323–7. Reprinted from Feldman & Eamonn O’Doherty, The Northern Fiddler, Blackstaff Press, Belfast 1979 & 1985
Geraghty, Des, Luke Kelly. A Memoir, Basement Press, Dublin 2007. 156 pp. ISBN 1 855940 906 (pb.). Reissue of paperback
Greene, Victor R., A Singing Ambivalence: American Immigrants between Old World and New, 1830–1930, Kent State University Press, Kent 2004. 215 pp. ISBN 0 87338 794 5 (hb.). Includes Irish singers
Mac Aoidh, Caoimhin, ‘Traditional Music – A Reflection of Who We Are’ in The Soul of Ireland: Issues of Society, Culture and Identity, Joe Mulholland, ed., Liffey Press, Dublin 2006, ISBN 1 905785 12 7 (pb.), pp. 134–40
McCarrick, Tim, ‘Maeve Donnelly: Passing on the Tradition’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 14, no 3 (Fall 2007), pp. 12–17
Mac Dhonnagáin, Tadhg, Ceara Conway & John Ryan, Aniar: Voices and Verse from the Edge of the World, Futa Fata. An Spidéal 2007. 101 pp. ISBN 0 9550983 2 7 (hb.). With CD
McLaughlin, Dermot, ‘In Safe Hands? Traditional Music and the Role of the Arts Council’ in JMI as above, pp. 8–11
Mangan, James Clarence, The Poets and Poetry of Munster: A Selection of Irish Songs by the Poets of the Last Century, Kessinger Publishing, Montana n.d. [2007?]. 290 pp. ISBN 1432528084 (pb.). Facsimile of 1850 ed.
Ó Canainn, Tomás, ‘The Magic of Traditional Music’ in The Soul of Ireland: Issues of Society, Culture and Identity as above, pp. 141–44
Ó Cearbhaill, Pádraig, ‘…Free from Every Misfortune…’ Séamus Ennis’ Travel Diaries. Ríonach uí Ógáin ed., ‘Mise an Fear Ceoil’: Séamus Ennis – Dialann Taistil 1942–1946, Indreabhán, Co. Galway, Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2007…’ in JMI as above, pp. 16–18. Review
Ó Laoire, Lillis, ‘Siansaí, Cór Thaobh a’ Leithid, (DMGB 002)’ in JMI as above, pp. 30. Review
Ó Sé, Maidhc Dainín, & Gabriel Fitzmaurice translator, House Don’t Fall On Me, Mercier Press, Cork 2007. 224 pp. ISBN 978 1 85635 550 6 (pb.). From Irish: Autobiography of Musician
Poulet, Charlotte, La Pratique du Chant en Irlande: Une Pratique Populaire entre Tradition et Modernite, Postgraduate dissertation, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 2005–06. 117 pp.
Quinn, Maureen, The Recorded Song: Its Preservation and Access in Irish Specialist Collections, MLIS dissertation, NUI, Dublin 2006. 73 pp. With CD
Scahill, Adrian, ‘Niamh Ní Charra, Ón Dá Thaobh – From Both Sides, Imeartas Records (IMCD 001)’ in JMI as above, pp. 30–1; ‘Aoife Granville, Sráid Eoin Shuffle, Granville (AG 001)’ in JMI as above, pp. 31–2. Reviews
Schwödiauer, Lisa Maria, Die Entwicklung Irischer Musikgruppen im Spannungsfeld von Tradition und Innovation (60er – 80er Jahre) [The Development of Group Playing in Ireland within the Realm of Tradition and Innovation (60s–80s)] MA dissertation [?], Universität Wien, Linz 2005. 161 pp. With 2 CDs
Smyth, Jimmy, In Praise of Heroes: Ballads and Poems of the GAA, Geography Publications, Dublin 2007. 546 pp. ISBN 978 0906602 294 (pb.)
Sparling, H. Halliday, Irish Minstrelsy, being a Selection of Irish Songs, Lyrics and Ballads Original and Translated, Kessinger Publishing, Montana n.d. [2007?]. 368 pp. ISBN 1432617443 (hb.). Facsimile of 1887 ed.
Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Sarah Blair: In the Stream, Like a Breath’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 14, no 2 (Summer), pp. 4–9; ‘Up to Your Knees in Sand: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling: Learning from the Pipes’ in Fiddler Magazine as previous, pp. 37–9; ‘Up to Your Knees in Sand: Practical Hints on Irish Fiddling: Learning from Lilting’ in Fiddler Magazine vol. 14, no 3 (Fall), pp. 48–9
Uí Chatháin, Bláthnaid, Éigse Chairbre. Filíocht ó Chairbreacha i gCo. Chorcaí agus ón gCeantar Máguaird 1750–1850, An Clóchomhar, Dublin 2006 [recte 2007]. 533 pp. ISBN 0-903758-56-7 (hb.). Includes music notation for songs

Fiddler Magazine vol. 14, nos 2–3 (Summer–Fall), North Sydney, Canada. ISSN 1079-9974
Hornpipe vol. 9, no 3 (July–Aug. 2007), Austin, USA. ISSN 1526-9078
Irish Dancing vol. 10, no 8 (Aug.), Bristol. ISSN 1751-9470
Irish Music vol. 13, no 11 & vol. 14, no 1 (Aug. & Sept.), Dublin. ISSN 1393 211 X
JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 7, no 4 (July–Aug.)
MQ: Music Quarterly the IMRO Magazine vol. 8, no 2 (July), Dublin
An Píobaire vol. 4, no 41 (July), Na Píobairí Uilleann, Dublin
The Pipers’ Review, Iris na bPíobairí vol. 26, no 3 (Summer), Seattle, USA
Set Dancing News (Aug.–Sept.), Kilfenora

Athy Travellers Group, storytelling, singing in English, Pictureogs, Kildare County Council Library Services, n.n.
Conway, Zoe, fiddle, Zoe Conway Live, Conway n.n.
Gavin, Frankie, fiddle, Frankie Gavin Live¸ Apollo APDVD17, n.d. [2007?]. Reissue of video
RTÉ Symphony Orchestra, Saoirse? Gael Linn GLDVD02. Film soundtrack by Seán Ó Riada
Tubridy, Céline & Michael, step dancing, Irish Traditional Step Dances, Tubridy n.n.

Compiled by the staff of the Irish Traditional Music Archive. All items are available for reference listening, reading and viewing in the premises of the Archive at 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 (for details consult or phone 01-6619699).

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