What was Modernism?: Part 2 What was Modernism?: Part 2 Patrick Zuk In the second and final part of his article on Arnold Schoenberg, Patrick Zuk traces the development of the modernist composer’s social and political vision and explores how it influenced his music.
When Musicians Became Bolder Terry Moylan A review of Seoltaí Séidte's recent 2CD release.
The Atlantean Irish: Irish Music's North-African Connections The Atlantean Irish: Irish Music's North-African Connections Bob Quinn In an extract from his forthcoming book on Ireland's oriental and maritime heritage, film-maker Bob Quinn looks at the musical connections between Ireland and the Arab Lands.
Pedal with Your Ear Réamonn Keary In a new series of articles, experienced instrumental teachers share their thoughts on various aspects of instrumental tuition. Each issue wil focus on a different instrument. The series begins with an article on pedalling in piano playing by Réamonn Keary of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
Amhráin Chomhaimseartha Gaeilge: Cá Bhfuil Siad? Breandán Ó hEaghra Dá n-úsáidfí amhráin nuachumtha chun sláinte teanga a thomhais, is fadó gur chóir an Ghaeilge a bheith clúdaithe ó chois go ceann i mbindealáin agus líonta go cluas le drugaí....
New Music: Branding John McLachlan The Kronos Quartet and Tony MacMahon in Dublin and guitar and flute music by John Buckley.
Recent Publications in Irish Traditional Music 2 Irish Traditional Music Archive Listings from the Irish Traditional Music ArchiveContinued from JMI Sep-OctCDS PUBLISHED IN 2004Arcanadh, vocal & instrumental group, Soundings, Wren WRCD401Black Family, The, singing in English, Our Time Together, Dara Records TORCD163Border Collies,...
Listen Here, Pipers: Uilleann Pipe Teaching Today Robbie Hannan What influences students of the uileann pipes today? Is the role of the solo performer being overlooked? Uileann piper Robbie Hannan looks at some of the issues through drawing on his own experience of teaching.
Education: Move Over Music? Anne Woodworth Education: WIT Music School.
Have Traditional Musicians No Ambition Beyond the Session? Have Traditional Musicians No Ambition Beyond the Session? Rossa Ó Snodaigh Has the traditional session lost its way? Do traditional musicians still enjoy playing in pubs? Kíla whistle-player and percussionist Rossa Ó Snodaigh wonders why traditional musicians still do it...