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September/October 2007
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Fiddle-player Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh: interviewed in this issue
Fiddle-player Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh: interviewed in this issue
  • ‘…what happens when you stop playing tunes…’:an interview with Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
    Toner Quinn
    From Rathfarnam in County Dublin, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh is a fiddle player, whistle player and uilleann piper. On fiddle he has recorded one solo album, Turas go Tír na nÓg (1999), and made a widely acclaimed duet recording with uilleann piper Mick O’Brien, Kitty Lie Over (2003). Now aged 27, Ó Raghallaigh has this year produced a solo recording which stretches beyond the boundaries of traditional music. This interview took place in An Spidéal, County Galway, on 23 July 2007.
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  • Laughing at the Chaos: György Ligeti (1923-2006)
    Benjamin Dwyer
    This November, a festival dedicated to the music of György Ligeti, one of the giants of twentieth-century composition, takes place in Dublin. Benjamin Dwyer, Artistic Director of ‘Remembering Ligeti’, describes what makes the Hungarian’s music so remarkable.
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  • Nuance
    John McLachlan
    Composer John McLachlan argues that there is a sixth musical parameter which never gets mentioned in musicology or theory
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  • LIVE REVIEWS
    The Dumbshow / John Williams, Masahiro Nitta and Dean Magraw / Young Composers' Collective / Jennifer Walshe's Grove of Drift / Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 13
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  • LETTERS
    Irish Musical Culture / RTÉ LMF / Traditional Music and the Arts Council / Traditional Music and the Arts Council / The Meaning of Minimalism / The Life of Riley / Sligo New Music Festival