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News

UCC Launches MA in Experimental Sound Practice
Course draws on the vibrant sound art scene in Cork.
Tribute to Tommy Peoples at Willie Clancy Summer School
Celebration of the music of legendary Donegal fiddle-player to take place on 10 July, chaired by Paddy Glackin.
New Releases: Contemporary Music
A round-up of new contemporary music releases

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Reviews

The Theatre of the Sonic Object
The Music Current festival continues to present intriguing, uncompromising sound works, as Anna Murray found at a performance by Yarn | Wire.
Undeniable Craft
Brendan Finan finds self-assurance and careful design in this new collection of Bill Whelan's orchestral works, released on the RTÉ Lyric FM label.
Pointing Towards the Future
Belfast harper Úna Monaghan's new album is a surprising – sometimes startling – mix of traditional music material and electronics, writes Anna Murray.

Articles

No Hint of Bad Taste
Stephen Walsh
Claude Debussy stands apart as a modernist – extremely popular and yet he tore up the rulebook of harmony and form, rebelling against the tyranny of the barline and heavy orchestration. Boulez described it as ‘instantaneous self-renewal’. How did he get there? His starting point was an obsession with pleasure, writes Stephen Walsh.
Is Music the Glue That Will Get Us Through?
When we have instant access to every piece of music that we love, anywhere and anytime, something profound has happened, writes Toner Quinn.
What Does Brexit Mean for Music?
For those who make music, Brexit must surely mean resistance, writes composer Christopher Fox.
70 Years of the RTÉ NSO – In Pictures
Celebrating 70 years this week, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra will perform a celebratory concert on Friday with a new work by Brian Byrne as well as works by Wagner and Deirdre Gribbin. Here, The Journal of Music is delighted to present a range of images from the Orchestra's illustrious history.
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Love Divine | Cappella Caeciliana
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2 June St Thérèse of Lisieux Church, Belfast
Love Divine | Cappella Caeciliana
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Music For Two Harpsichords
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Wexford Sinfonia
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19 May The National Opera House, Wexford
Dulciana Presents: CHILDISH THINGS
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30 April Sandford Church

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Product Manager, Music
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25 April Upstairs at Dolans
Moor Mother
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25 April Whelan's
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25 April St. John's Theatre and Arts Centre,
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26 April Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
Jesus Christ Superstar
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26 April University Concert Hall, Limerick
8Strings2aBow
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26 April Birr Theatre and Arts Centre, Offaly

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Associate Principal Double Bass
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24 April West Australia Symphony Orchestra
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24 April University of Southampton
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25 April Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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25 April South Dublin County Council
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25 April Coventry University
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26 April Education Through Music
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27 April DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama

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Birr Festival of Music & Voice 2018
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4 May Birr Theatre and Arts Centre, Offaly
Baltimore Fiddle Fair 2018
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10 May Baltimore
Jameson & Jazz
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12 May Jameson Distillery
Mostly Modern Festival
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5 June Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College
West Cork Chamber Music Festival
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29 June Bantry

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The Piano Scheme 2018 30 April All over Ireland
PhD Studentship on Cork Opera House 30 April University College Cork
Research Fellow in Machine Listening 1 May University of Surrey
Music Commissions Award 3 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Opera Commissions Award 3 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon