Music and Economic Development:  A Common Purpose Music and Economic Development: A Common Purpose Brian Norton Music produces wealth, but has music education been reluctant to use economic arguments to obtain additional funding from Government?
Nósanna Nua de Dhith don Sean-nós Breandán Ó hEaghra Bhíodh Eamon Dunphy ag tabairt amach faoi ghné de shaol na hÉireann ar ar thug sé ‘official Ireland’. Séard a bhí i gceist aige leis an téarma seo ná na daoine a cheap iad féin mar...
Recent Publications in Irish Traditional Music Irish Traditional Music Archive Listings from the Irish Traditional Music ArchiveContinued from JMI Nov-Dec 2004CDS PUBLISHED IN 2004Anúna, vocal group, Deep Dead Blue, Danú 020. Reissue of CD with new catalogue noArmstrong, Siobhán, harp, Cláirseach na hÉireann:...
Recent Publications in Contemporary Music Contemporary Music Centre Listings from the Contemporary Music CentreContinued from JMI Nov-Dec 2004NEW WORKS RECEIVED, OCT-DEC 2004Corcoran, Frank, Quasi un Amore [2002]. fl, gui; Variations on ‘A Mháirín de Bharra’ [2004], va.Cullivan, Tom, Lullaby [1984],...
Generation Gap Toner Quinn Understanding the decline in the standard of traditional music CDs.
Dylan-Killin’ Villains Abie Ireland’s singer-songwriter plague.
For Teachers: Wind and Brass James Cavanagh Experienced music teachers share their thoughts on various aspects of instrumental tuition.
Receiving Music John McLachlan The first concert of the Young Composers' Collective and new music from Northern Ireland.
Arnold Bax, the Fleischmanns and Cork Arnold Bax, the Fleischmanns and Cork Séamas de Barra ‘We all felt very lonely after you had gone. Your visit was like a part of an Irish fairy tale...’. Part and parcel of the British Composer Arnold Bax’s attachment to Ireland was his warm friendship with the Fleischmanns in Cork. Drawing on original letters between the composer and this musical family, Séamas de Barra tells the story.
The Arts Council and Traditional Music: A Road Map Dermot McLaughlin The recently published Arts Council document on the traditional arts in Ireland - Towards a Policy for the Traditional Arts / I dTreo Bheartas um na hEalaíona Traidisiúnta.